Portland Blazers at Los Angeles Lakers NBA Parlay 4/9/2019
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
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The Portland Blazers head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. The opening line for this game has Portland as 9 point favorites.
The Blazers head into this matchup with a mark of 51-29. They are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They have a point differential of 4.2 as they average 114.5 points per contest while giving up 110.3 per game. The Lakers have an overall record of 37-44 this season. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They average 111.9 points per game and surrender 113.6, good for a point differential of -1.7.
Valuable Portland Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Blazers are 44-36-0 against the spread this season
The Portland Blazers are 42-37-0 against the over/under this year
Important Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 33-46-2 against the spread this season
The Los Angeles Lakers are 33-48-0 against the over/under this year
Key Portland Blazers Injuries
04/07/19 SF Maurice Harkless Hip left last game, is questionable Tuesday vs LA Lakers
03/26/19 C Jusuf Nurkic Ankle is out for season
Key Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
04/08/19 PG Rajon Rondo Rest is doubtful Tuesday vs Portland
04/08/19 C Tyson Chandler Rest is doubtful Tuesday vs Portland
04/07/19 F Kyle Kuzma Ankle is questionable Tuesday vs Portland
04/07/19 SF Reggie Bullock Neck is questionable Tuesday vs Portland
03/30/19 SF LeBron James Groin is out for season
03/28/19 G Josh Hart Knee is out for season
03/09/19 SF Brandon Ingram Shoulder is out for season
01/20/19 PG Lonzo Ball Ankle is out for season
Damian Lillard averages 25.9 points per contest in 35.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 6.9 assists per game and 4.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 91%. CJ McCollum comes into this game averaging 21.1 points per contest while playing 34.0 minutes per night. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Kyle Kuzma averages 18.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes 2.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Javale McGee scores 12.0 points per contest while playing 22.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.6 rebounds per contest and has 0.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is at 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blazers allow 110.3 points per contest which is 14th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 12th and 17th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 42.8 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd, and they allow 23.2 assists per game which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Portland averages 114.5 points per contest, which is 6th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 12th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 9th in the NBA. They average 48.1 boards per contest and 23.1 assists per game, which ranks them 2nd and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 20th with 13.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lakers give up 113.6 points per game, which ranks them 21st in the league. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 9th and 13th in those defensive statistics. They rank 21st with 25.1 dimes allowed per game and 26th with 46.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Lakers are 19th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per contest. Los Angeles is 16th in the NBA with 111.9 points per contest this season. They are 9th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -1.7. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 29th in the league. They are 6th in the NBA in rebounding with 46.5 boards per contest and 12th in assists per game with 25.5. The Lakers are 2nd in turnovers per contest with 15.6.
The Blazers are 3rd in the league in defensive rating with 110.3, and their offensive rating of 114.5 is ranked 16th. They are 18th in the NBA in pace with 99.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 14th. As a unit they are 10th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 20th in the NBA. Portland is 20th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 21st in the NBA.
Los Angeles is 4th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 19th in the league. The Lakers are 24th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.9, and their defensive rating of 109.5 is ranked 13th. In terms of pace they are 4th in the league with 103.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 13th. As a team they are 18th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 18th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Los Angeles +9 and under 224.5 total points
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