A contest between a pair of the NBA’s coldest squads will see the Portland Trail Blazers (21-25) favored by 8.5 points against the San Antonio Spurs (14-32) at Moda Center on January 23, 2023. The Trail Blazers have dropped three in a row, and are 2-8 in their past 10 games. The Spurs have are 2-8 in their past 10. The over/under for the matchup is 240.5 points.
How to bet Trail Blazers vs. Spurs
Portland Trail Blazers vs. San Antonio Spurs Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 8.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Trail Blazers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Trail Blazers have -349 odds to pick up the win, while the Spurs are listed at +278 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 240.5 points.
Trail Blazers vs. Spurs Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Monday, January 23, 2023
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ROOT
- Location: Portland, Oregon
- Arena: Moda Center
Trail Blazers vs. Spurs Betting Trends
Against the spread, the Trail Blazers are 22-23-1 this season. Portland has been chosen as the favorite in 22 games this year and has walked away with the win 12 times (54.5%) in those games. The Trail Blazers have eclipsed the over/under in 43.5% of their opportunities this year (20 times in 46 games with a set point total).
The Spurs are 23-23-0 against the spread this year. San Antonio has put together a 12-31 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 27.9% of those games). The Spurs have gone over the point total 58.7% of the time this season (27 of 46 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Trail Blazers: Justise Winslow: Out (Ankle), Olivier Sarr: Out (Wrist)
Spurs: Devin Vassell: Out (Knee), Joshua Primo: Out (Undisclosed)
What you need to know about the Portland Trail Blazers
Portland ranks 17th in the NBA with 112.8 points per game this season. At the other end, it ranks 13th with 112.8 points allowed per contest. Offensively the Trail Blazers have performed better at home this year, scoring 118.1 points per game, compared to 108.4 per game in road games. In their last 10 games, the Trail Blazers have been scoring 112.5 points per game, an average that’s slightly lower than the 112.8 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
So far this year, Portland is sinking 12.6 three-pointers per game (10th-ranked in NBA) and is shooting 36.8% (ninth-ranked) from downtown. So far this season, the Trail Blazers have taken 59.4% two-pointers, accounting for 68.6% of the team’s buckets. They have shot 40.6% from beyond the arc (31.4% of the team’s baskets).
What you need to know about the San Antonio Spurs
San Antonio is 17th in the league in points scored (112.8 per game) and worst in points conceded (121.4). In 2022-23 the Spurs are scoring 0.6 more points per game at home (113) than on the road (112.4). The Spurs are averaging 116 points per game over their last 10 games, which is 3.2 more than their average for the season (112.8).
In 2022-23 San Antonio is fourth-worst in the NBA in 3-point makes (10.8 per game) and rank 23rd in 3-point percentage (34.6%). The Spurs take 34.4% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 25.1% of their made shots are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they take 65.6% of their shots, with 74.9% of their makes coming from there.
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