The Portland Trail Blazers (23-25) host the Toronto Raptors (22-28) at Moda Center, beginning at 10:00 PM ET on Saturday, January 28, 2023. The Raptors are 5-point underdogs in the game. The over/under is 231.5 points for this matchup.
How to bet Trail Blazers vs. Raptors
Portland Trail Blazers vs. Toronto Raptors Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Trail Blazers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Trail Blazers have -198 odds to pick up the win, while the Raptors are listed at +165 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 231.5 points.
Trail Blazers vs. Raptors Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, January 28, 2023
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ROOT
- Location: Portland, Oregon
- Arena: Moda Center
Trail Blazers vs. Raptors Betting Trends
The Trail Blazers have played 48 games, with 24 wins against the spread. Portland has won 14, or 58.3%, of the 24 contests in which it was the favorite this year. Trail Blazers games this year have hit the over on 22 of 50 set point totals.
The Raptors have played 50 games, with 24 wins against the spread. Toronto has put together a 7-14 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 33.3% of those games). Raptors games this season have eclipsed the over/under 27 times in 50 opportunities (54%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Trail Blazers: Ibou Badji: Out (Knee), Josh Hart: Questionable (Hamstring), Jusuf Nurkic: Questionable (Calf), Justise Winslow: Out (Ankle), Olivier Sarr: Out (Wrist)
Raptors: Dalano Banton: Out (Right Hip), OG Anunoby: Out (Wrist), Otto Porter: Out (Foot)
What you need to know about the Portland Trail Blazers
So far this year, Portland is averaging 114 points per game (17th-ranked in NBA) and ceding 113.3 points per contest (15th-ranked). The Trail Blazers are averaging 120 points per game when playing at home. In away games, they are averaging 108.4 points per contest. On the offensive side of the ball, the Trail Blazers have picked up their production a little bit over their last 10 games, scoring 120.1 points per contest over that span as opposed to the 114 they’ve put up over the course of this year.
With 12.9 treys per game, Portland ranks ninth in the NBA. It has a 37.6% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranks seventh in the league. In terms of shot breakdown, the Trail Blazers have taken 59.6% two-pointers (accounting for 68.4% of the team’s baskets) and 40.4% three-pointers (31.6%).
What you need to know about the Toronto Raptors
Toronto puts up 112.7 points per game and give up 112.4, ranking them 20th in the NBA offensively and 10th on defense. At home the Raptors are scoring 113 points per game, 0.7 more than they are averaging away (112.3). The Raptors have performed better offensively in their previous 10 games, generating 118.9 points per contest, 6.2 more than their season average of 112.7.
In 2022-23 Toronto is 25th in the NBA in 3-point makes (10.9 per game) and third-worst in 3-point percentage (33.4%). The Raptors take 36% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 26.6% of their made shots are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they attempt 64% of their shots, with 73.4% of their makes coming from there.
Our prediction to win this game is the Trail Blazers, and we project that Raptors will cover the spread (Trail Blazers -5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 231.5 points.
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