Portland Trail Blazers vs. Philadelphia 76ers
Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 9:00 PM (Moda Center)
Portland Trail Blazers -1.5 . Total 223.0 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Philadelphia 76ers enter this road matchup with a record of (4-0). The host Portland Trail Blazers are (3-2) on the season. The 76ers are coming off a 117-95 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Trail Blazers enjoyed a 102-99 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder last time out.
The 76ers will be without Joel Embiid in this matchup with the Trail Blazers. Embiid was suspended 2 games, after being involved in a brawl with Timberwolves player Karl-Anthony Towns. In the win, the 76ers saw their whole starting 5 finish with double figures. Embiid was ejected in the contest, but still led the 76ers in points scored with 19. Tobias Harris added 18 points and 9 rebounds. The 76ers committed 22 turnovers in the game.
In the win over theThunder, Portland was led in scoring by Damian Lillard. Lillard was 7 of 19 from the floor, while posting a double-double, totaling 23 points and 13 assists. CJ McCollum added 22 points in the game, going 5 of 10 from 3 point range. The Trail Blazers shot an impressive 48% from 3 point range. The Trail Blazers had an assist to turnover ratio of 19 to 17. Portland finished the game with 9 steals and blocked 8 shots.
Recent Betting Trends:
76ers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
76ers are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 following a straight up win.
The under is 4-1 in the 76ers last 5 games.
Trail Blazers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games.
Trail Blazers are 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 home games.
The over is 7-2 in Trail Blazers last 9 games following a straight up win.
The 76er are without a key part of their offensive production, with Embiid suspended. I think the 76ers miss Embiid to much in this one and the Trail Blazers are able to get it done at home. The Trail Blazers have controlled this series recently, winning 7 of the last 10 meetings. Final score prediction, Trail Blazers win and cover 109-103.