Nets host Trail Blazers in basketball action
|Portland Trail Blazers||Brooklyn Nets|
|8-2||November 18, 2013, 07:30 | Barclays Center||3-6|
The Nets will be trying to slam the Trail Blazers on Monday when the teams tip off at Barclays Center in NBA betting action.
(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Nets are 3-6 so far on the season, and 4-5 ATS vs. the number. The Trail Blazers, meanwhile, are 8-2 and 7-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Brooklyn go 5-4 and the Trail Blazers go 6-4 on the totals.
View Portland Trail Blazers vs Brooklyn Nets Odds and Stats.
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 24-rated Trail Blazers taking on the No. 15-rated Nets in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 98-89 win for the Trail Blazers on Monday.
Portland won its last outing, a 118-110 result against the Raptors on November 17. The Trail Blazers covered in that game as a 2-point underdog, while the 228 combined points took the game OVER the total. Toronto was scorched by Damian Lillard for 25 points as the Trail Blazers defated the Raptors 118-110 in NBA action on Sunday.
Brooklyn was a 110-103 loser in its last match on the road against the Clippers. They covered the 13.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 213 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Brooklyn suffered a 110-103 loss against Los Angeles on Saturday, getting 19 points from Andray Blatche in a losing effort at STAPLES Center.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Brooklyn's No. 19-ranked offense, averaging 97 PPG, against a Trail Blazers defense that ranks No. 17 at 99.7 PPG. The Nets field goal percentage has averaged 43.67% so far, less than the Trail Blazers shooters have achieved on the year, 45.76% per game.
Portland at Milwaukee, Wednesday, November 20th
Brooklyn at Charlotte, Wednesday, November 20th