NBA betting line favors Trail Blazers over Nets

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March 27, 10:30 PM | Rose Garden

Brooklyn Nets vs Portland Trail Blazers Odds

41-29TEAM RECORD33-37

The Portland Trail Blazers host Brooklyn on Wednesday, looking to build on their 33-37 mark against the 41-29 Nets in NBA action at Rose Garden.

The Nets will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 33-35-2 ATS against the number this season, while the Trail Blazers are 33-34-3 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). Brooklyn is 33-37 on the totals; Portland is 37-33.

View Brooklyn vs Portland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening line for this matchup at BetOnline, the Trail Blazers sat as 2.5-point favorites. The total had been pegged earlier by the oddsmakers at TopBet at 192.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 19-rated Trail Blazers and the No. 14-rated Nets in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 98-96 win for the Nets on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Nets rank No. 11 in the league with 42.6 per game. That compares with Portland’s No. 18 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Portland is the NBA’s No. 5-ranked team at 8.4 per game, while the Nets rate No. 9 with 7.7 per contest.

Defensively, the Nets feature the league's No. 3-rated defense on the road, giving up 94 points per game. Portland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, Brooklyn was a 102-100 winner on the road against the Suns. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (202) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Brook Lopez scored 21 points leading the Nets to a 102-100 victory over Phoenix at US Airways Center on Sunday.

Portland lost its last outing, a 103-83 result against the Thunder on March 24. The Trail Blazers failed to cover in that game as a 11-point underdog, while the 186 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Portland was crushed on Sunday, getting run out of the gym by Oklahoma City and falling 103-83 at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

Brooklyn Nets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Denver are 3-7
After playing Phoenix are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

Portland Trail Blazers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Utah are 4-6
After playing Oklahoma City are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

A few Nets at Trail Blazers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Brooklyn's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Brooklyn's last 5 games on the road
Brooklyn is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Brooklyn is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Portland's last 5 games at home
Portland is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Brooklyn
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Portland's last 5 games
Portland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Brooklyn at Denver, Friday, March 29
Portland home to Utah, Friday, March 29

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