Trail Blazers visit Wizards in hoops battle
Portland Trail Blazers vs Washington Wizards Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Portland when they hit take on the Wizards on Wednesday in pro hoops betting action.
The Trail Blazers will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 5-8-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Wizards are 5-7 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). Portland is 7-7 on the totals; Washington is 6-6.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 18-rated Wizards and the No. 20-rated Trail Blazers in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 93-89 win for the Trail Blazers on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Washington's No. 10-rated squad against Portland's No. 29-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Washington rates No. 15 in the league with 6.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 4 with 8.4 per outing.
Defensively, the Trail Blazers feature the league's No. 21-rated defense on the road, giving up 101.6 points per game. Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 28 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, Portland was a 108-101 loser on the road against the Pistons. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (209) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Trail Blazers got a terrific 32-point performance from LaMarcus Aldridge but Detroit handed them a 108-101 defeat on Monday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Last time out for Washington, they were a 118-92 loser as they battled the Spurs at home. The Wizards failed to cover in the match as a 7-point underdog, while 210 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Washington was crushed on Monday, getting run out of the gym by San Antonio and falling 118-92 at Verizon Center.
Portland Trail Blazers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
Washington Wizards Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing New York are 5-5
After playing San Antonio are 3-7
After a loss are 0-10
A few Trail Blazers at Wizards trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Portland's last 14 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Portland's last 9 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Portland's last 8 games on the road
Portland is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Washington's last 14 games when playing Portland
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Washington's last 9 games when playing at home against Portland
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Washington's last 21 games
Portland at Boston, Friday, November 30
Washington at New York, Friday, November 30