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Portland Trail BlazersPhiladelphia 76ers
March 18, 7:00 PM | Wells Fargo Center

Portland Trail Blazers vs Philadelphia 76ers Odds

31-34TEAM RECORD25-40

Portland pays a visit to Philadelphia on Monday, hoping to send the 76ers to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA action at Wells Fargo Center.

Supporters of the Trail Blazers have seen them go 31-34 and 31-32-2 ATS so far this season, while the 76ers are at 25-40 and 31-34 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the 76ers are 34-31, while the Trail Blazers are 36-29.

View Portland vs Philadelphia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back the visiting Trail Blazers before tip-off in this one found them as 1.5-point underdogs earlier at Bovada, while the total was sitting at 193 at TopBet.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game pits the 76ers, currently No. 24 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Trail Blazers, who rate No. 19 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 95-93 victory for the Trail Blazers.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Trail Blazers rank No. 19 in the league with 41.5 per game. That compares with Philadelphia’s No. 20 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Philadelphia is the NBA’s No. 22-ranked team at 6.2 per game, while the Trail Blazers rate No. 6 with 8.2 per contest.

Defensively, the Trail Blazers feature the league's No. 19-rated defense on the road, giving up 102.1 points per game. Philadelphia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 26 in the league in scoring at home.

The Trail Blazers were a 112-101 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Pistons. They covered the 10.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (213) made winners of OVER bettors. LaMarcus Aldridge went off for 31 points and added 12 rebounds leading Portland to a 112-101 win over Detroit on Saturday at Rose Garden.

In their last action, Philadelphia was a 98-91 winner at home against the Pacers. They covered the 5.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (189) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Jrue Holiday scored 27 points and added 12 assists for a double-double, leading Philadelphia over Indiana, 98-91, on Saturday at Wells Fargo Center.

Portland Trail Blazers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Milwaukee are 2-8
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing LA Clippers are 6-4
After playing Indiana are 5-5
After a win are 2-8

A few Trail Blazers at 76ers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Portland's last 5 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Portland's last 5 games
Portland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Portland's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing at home against Portland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games
Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Portland

Next up:
Portland at Milwaukee, Tuesday, March 19
Philadelphia at LA Clippers, Wednesday, March 20