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Spurs host Trail Blazers in basketball action

Portland Trail BlazersSan Antonio Spurs
March 8, 8:30 PM | AT&T Center

Portland Trail Blazers vs San Antonio Spurs Odds

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The Spurs will be trying to slam the Trail Blazers on Friday when the teams tip off at AT&T Center in NBA betting action.

The Trail Blazers will try to spoil to the party on Friday; they are 28-30-2 ATS against the number this season, while the Spurs are 35-25-2 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). Portland is 32-28 on the totals; San Antonio is 28-33-1.

View Portland vs San Antonio Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back the visiting Trail Blazers before tip-off in this one found them as 10.5-point underdogs earlier at Bovada, while the total was sitting at 200 at TopBet.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Spurs sit at No. 2 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Trail Blazers are at No. 22 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Spurs will win this game 109-97.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Antonio's No. 4-ranked offense (104.7 PPG) against a Trail Blazers defense that ranks No. 20 at 99.7 PPG. The Spurs have averaged 48.8% from the field per game, more than the Trail Blazers have managed so far this season (44.5% on average).

Defensively, the Trail Blazers feature the league's No. 21-rated defense on the road, giving up 102.1 points per game. San Antonio, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 in the league in scoring at home.

Portland was a 91-85 loser in its last match on the road against the Grizzlies. They covered the 7.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 176 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Damian Lillard scored 20 points in a failed effort to lead the Trail Blazers to victory (they lost 91-85 to Memphis at FedExForum on Wednesday).

The Spurs were a 101-83 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Bulls. They covered the 8.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (184) made winners of UNDER bettors. San Antonio got 18 points from Tim Duncan en route to a 101-83 victory over Chicago on Wednesday at AT&T Center.

Portland Trail Blazers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing New Orleans are 3-7
After playing Memphis are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

San Antonio Spurs Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Oklahoma City are 7-3
After playing Chicago are 9-1
After a win are 7-3

A few Trail Blazers at Spurs trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Portland's last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Portland's last 8 games on the road
Portland is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing San Antonio
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Portland's last 7 games when playing San Antonio
San Antonio is 21-1 SU in its last 22 games at home
San Antonio is 20-3 SU in its last 23 games
San Antonio is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against Portland
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of San Antonio's last 14 games at home

Next up:
Portland at New Orleans, Sunday, March 10
San Antonio home to Oklahoma City, Monday, March 11