Portland Trail Blazers at New Orleans Pelicans
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 8:00 PM (Smoothie King Center)
Pelicans -2.5, O/U Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Portland Trail Blazers are traveling to the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana to face off against the New Orleans Pelicans. The Portland Trail Blazers are 25-29 on the year and 10-18 away, following a 6 point win against the Miami Heat. The New Orleans Pelicans are coming into this game off of a 7 point win against the Indiana Pacers, making them 22-31 on the year and 10-16 at home.
The Portland Trail Blazers enter this matchup averaging 113.5 points per game and also allow 114.9 points per game. The Trail Blazers are led by 29 year old, Damian Lillard. Lillard is leading Portland in scoring and assist, averaging 29.9 points per game and 7.9 assist per game. Lillard has been the hottest player in the league recently and will try to keep it up on the road.
The New Orleans Pelicans are averaging 115.3 points per game and also allow 117.2 points per game. The Pelicans are led by 22 year old, Brandon Ingram. Ingram is leading New Orleans in scoring and rebounding, averaging 24.9 points per game and 6.4 rebounds per game. The Pelicans need Ingram to play well if they want to cover the spread.
Recent Betting Trends
The Portland Trail Blazers are 23-29-2 ATS this year.
The Trail Blazers are 7-1 ATS their last 8 games.
The New Orleans Pelicans are 27-24-2 ATS this year.
The Pelicans are 12-5-1 ATS their last 18 games.
In this matchup I like the Portland Trail Blazers to win and grab the points. No one can stop Damian Lillard from scoring, and he will lead Portland to victory. The Trail Blazers are 7-1 ATS their last 8 games. Final score prediction, the Portland Trail Blazers will win and grab the points 115-112.