The Washington Wizards (24-26) host the Portland Trail Blazers (25-26), with the matchup beginning at 7:00 PM ET from Capital One Arena on Friday, February 3, 2023. The Wizards are 3.5-point favorites in the game. The over/under in this game is set at 237.
How to bet Wizards vs. Trail Blazers
Washington Wizards vs. Portland Trail Blazers Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 3.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Wizards as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Wizards have -163 odds to pick up the win, while the Trail Blazers are listed at +138 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 237 points.
Wizards vs. Trail Blazers Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Friday, February 3, 2023
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBC
- Location: Washington D.C.
- Arena: Capital One Arena
Wizards vs. Trail Blazers Betting Trends
In the Wizards’ 50 games this year, they have 24 wins against the spread. Washington has been the favorite in 17 games this season and has come away with the win 11 times (64.7%) in those contests. Wizards games this year have gone over the point total 47.1% of the time (24 out of 51 games with a set point total).
The Trail Blazers are 25-25-1 against the spread this season. Portland has won 10 of the 25 games it was listed as the moneyline underdog this season (40%). Trail Blazers games this year have gone over the total in 23 of 51 opportunities (45.1%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Wizards vs. Trail Blazers Injury Report
Trail Blazers: Jusuf Nurkic: Out (Calf), Jerami Grant: Questionable (Head), Ibou Badji: Out (Knee), Justise Winslow: Out (Ankle), Olivier Sarr: Out (Wrist)
What you need to know about the Washington Wizards
Offensively, Washington is averaging 113 points per game (20th-ranked in league). It is ceding 113 points per contest at the other end of the court (14th-ranked). The Wizards are averaging 113.3 points per game when playing at home. In road games, they are averaging 112.8 points per contest. The Wizards have been racking up 116.7 points per game in their last 10 times on the court, an average that’s slightly higher than the 113 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
This year, Washington is draining 11.2 threes per game (21st-ranked in NBA) and is shooting 35.2% (20th-ranked) from three-point land. Of the shots attempted by the Wizards in 2022-23, 63.4% of them have been two-pointers (73.2% of the team’s made baskets) and 36.6% have been three-pointers (26.8%).
What you need to know about the Portland Trail Blazers
Portland scores 114.3 points per game and allow 113.7, ranking them 14th in the league on offense and 16th on defense. At home, the Trail Blazers score 119.8 points per game. Away, they average 109. The Trail Blazers are putting up 123.3 points per game in their last 10 games, which is nine more than their average for the season (114.3).
Portland is eighth in the NBA in 3-pointers made (12.9 per game) and sixth in 3-point percentage (37.7%). In 2022-23, the Trail Blazers have taken 40.5% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 59.5% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 31.7% of the Trail Blazers’ baskets have been 3-pointers, and 68.3% have been 2-pointers.
Our prediction to win this matchup is the Wizards, and we predict that Wizards will cover the spread (Wizards -3.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 237 points.
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