Blazers vs Pelicans Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/11/2020
Game: Portland Trail Blazers vs New Orleans Pelicans
Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Location: Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, LA
TV: Fox Sports New Orleans
Odds/Point Spread: New Orleans -1
Jrue Holiday and the New Orleans Pelicans (22-31, 5th in the Southwest Division) play the Portland Trail Blazers (25-29, 4th in the Northwest Division) at Smoothie King Center on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. The spread on this game has New Orleans as 1 point favorites. The total is set at 224.
The Blazers are covering the spread 44.2% of the time, having gone 23-29-2 ATS. New Orleans covers the spread 52.9% of the time, going 27-24-2 against the spread.
Key Portland Trail Blazers Injuries
12/25/19 PF Zach Collins Shoulder is out indefinitely
12/06/19 SG Rodney Hood Achilles is out indefinitely
10/19/19 C Jusuf Nurkic Leg is out indefinitely
02/09/20 SF Mario Hezonja Ankle left last game, is questionable Tuesday vs New Orleans
02/08/20 G Anfernee Simons Concussion is questionable Tuesday vs New Orleans
02/08/20 SF Nassir Little Ankle is questionable Tuesday vs New Orleans
Key New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
02/09/20 G Kenrich Williams Back is questionable Tuesday vs Portland
02/09/20 PF Zion Williamson Toe is questionable Tuesday vs Portland
02/09/20 SF Brandon Ingram Ankle is questionable Tuesday vs Portland
Damian Lillard averages 29.9 points per game in 37.1 minutes per contest. He averages 7.9 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%. CJ McCollum comes into this contest averaging 21.3 points per game while playing 35.7 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Brandon Ingram averages 24.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.4 rebounds per contest and 4.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 86%. Jrue Holiday averages 19.5 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per game and has 6.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blazers allow 114.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 8th and 26th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.9 rebounds a game which ranks 30th, and they give up 24.0 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league. Portland averages 113.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 8th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 5th in the league. They average 45.8 rebounds per game and 20.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 9th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 12.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pelicans surrender 117.2 points per contest, which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 19th and 17th in those defensive statistics. They rank 16th with 24.4 assists allowed per contest, and 16th with 45.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Pelicans are 14th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per game. New Orleans is 6th in the league with 115.3 points per game this year. They are 18th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -1.9. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 4th in the NBA. They are 5th in the league in rebounding with 46.5 boards per game and 8th in assists per contest with 25.9. The Pelicans are 3rd in turnovers per game with 16.1.
The Blazers are 8th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.1, and their defensive rating of 113.5 is ranked 26th. In terms of pace they are 11th in the league with 100.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 19th. As a team they are 18th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 15th in the league. Portland is 28th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 18th in the league.
New Orleans is 6th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 12th in the league. The Pelicans are 16th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.3, and their defensive rating of 112.1 is ranked 22nd. In terms of pace they are 3rd in the league with 103.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 7th. As a team they are 14th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 6th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Blazers/Pelicans NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Portland +1
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