76ers vs Trail Blazers Pick – NBA Predictions & Odds 3/10/23
Portland Trail Blazers (31-35) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (43-22)
March 10, 2023 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Philadelphia 76ers -8.5; Over/Under: +229
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The Portland Trail Blazers and Philadelphia 76ers meet Friday in NBA action at the Wells Fargo Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Portland Trail Blazers are averaging 114.6 points on 47.9 percent shooting and allowing 115.6 points on 48.7 percent shooting. Damian Lillard is averaging 32.3 points and 4.6 rebounds, while Anfernee Simons is averaging 21.1 points and 2.7 rebounds. Jerami Grant is the third double-digit scorer and Cam Reddish is grabbing 3.4 rebounds. The Portland Trail Blazers are shooting 37.3 percent from beyond the arc and 80.6 percent from the free throw line. The Portland Trail Blazers are allowing 37 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.2 rebounds per game.
The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 115 points on 48.4 percent shooting and allowing 110.9 points on 47.3 percent shooting. Joel Embiid is averaging 33.3 points and 4.1 assists, while James Harden is averaging 21.9 points and 10.8 assists. Tyrese Maxey is the third double-digit scorer and Tobias Harris is grabbing 5.9 rebounds. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 39 percent from beyond the arc and 83.6 percent from the free throw line. The Philadelphia 76ers are allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.5 rebounds per game.
The Trail Blazers are 4-13 ATS in their last 17 road games and 4-9-1 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The 76ers are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 Friday games and 21-8 ATS in their last 29 home games. The under is 5-1 in Trail Blazers last 6 overall. The under is 3-1-1 in 76ers last 5 home games. The Trail Blazers are 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Philadelphia and 6-2-2 ATS in the last 10 meetings.
The Portland Trail Blazers are in terrible form right now as the injuries are piling up, and they’re losing their last 5 games by an average of 8.4 points. It’s hard to get behind the Trail Blazers here. The Philadelphia 76ers are solid at home, where they’re also 22-12 ATS. A bit thick on the line, but give me the 76ers anyway.