Spurs vs Blazers Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/6/2020
Game: San Antonio Spurs vs Portland Trail Blazers
Date: Thursday, February 6, 2020
Location: Moda Center in Portland, OR
TV: NBC Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: Portland -4
Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers (23-28, 4th in the Northwest Division) host the San Antonio Spurs (22-28, 4th in the Southwest Division) at Moda Center on Thursday, February 6, 2020. Portland opens this game as 4 point favorites. The O/U opens at 232.5.
The Spurs cover 44.9% of the time, having gone 22-27-1 ATS. Portland is covering 40.8% of the time, going 20-29-2 against the spread.
Key San Antonio Spurs Injuries
No key injuries to report
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
02/05/20 SF Nassir Little Ankle left last game, is questionable Thursday vs San Antonio
01/05/20 PF Skal Labissiere Knee is out indefinitely
Bryn Forbes averages 11.0 points per contest in 25.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.9 assists per game and 2.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 82%. DeMar DeRozan comes into this game averaging 23.2 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per night. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Hassan Whiteside averages 15.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 13.9 rebounds per game and dishes 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Damian Lillard scores 29.7 points per contest while playing 37.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.3 rebounds per contest and has 7.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spurs allow 114.1 points per contest which is 21st in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 20th and 22nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45.8 rebounds a game which ranks 18th, and they allow 25.6 assists per game which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. San Antonio averages 113.2 points per contest, which is 9th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 7th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 7th in the NBA. They average 45.4 boards per contest and 24.5 assists per game, which ranks them 14th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 29th with 12.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blazers give up 115.0 points per game, which ranks them 25th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 9th and 26th in those defensive statistics. They rank 14th with 23.9 dimes allowed per game and 30th with 47.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Blazers are 5th in the league in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per contest. Portland is 8th in the NBA with 113.3 points per contest this season. They are 20th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -1.7. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 9th in the league. They are 10th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.8 boards per contest and 30th in assists per game with 20.0. The Blazers are 26th in turnovers per contest with 12.9.
The Spurs are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 112.6, and their offensive rating of 111.7 is ranked 23rd. They are 15th in the NBA in pace with 100.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 15th. As a unit they are 12th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 29th in the NBA. San Antonio is 29th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 11th in the NBA.
Portland is 28th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 18th in the league. The Blazers are 11th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.8, 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 52% is 19th. As a team they are 18th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 15th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Portland -4 and over 232.5 total points
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