Philadelphia 76ers vs Portland Trail Blazers NBA Betting Prediction

NBA 76ers vs Portland Trail Blazers Prediction 1/29/2024

The Philadelphia 76ers (29-15) travel to face off against the Portland Trail Blazers (13-33) on Monday, January 29th. This game will be played at Moda Center in Portland and televised on NBCS. Both the 76ers and Trail Blazers will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 10:00 ET.

76ers vs Trail Blazers

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The 76ers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The 76ers were defeated by the Nuggets in the most recent game, concluding with a score of 111-105. Despite being behind at halftime 64-62, the 76ers picked up the win.

As they prepare to take on the Trail Blazers, the 76ers come in with a 29-15 overall record and are looking to end their two-game losing skid. On the road, the 76ers have gone 12-9 this season, compared to a 17-6 record at home.

In terms of the spread, Philadelphia currently holds an ATS record of 29-15, which is above .500. During this season, Philadelphia has a 24-10 record against the spread as favorites and 5-5 as underdogs.

The Trail Blazers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Trail Blazers will look to bounce back from a defeat in their last game, losing to the Bulls with a final score of 104-96. The Trail Blazers turned the game around and came out on top, despite being in a trailing position at halftime with 53-42.

Currently, the Trail Blazers are 13-33 overall and are heading into their matchup with the 76ers as +9 underdogs. In the Western Conference, they are in 14th place and are 5th in the Northwest division.

Portland has an overall ATS record of 21-25 as they come into today’s game. When playing on the road, the Trail Blazers hold an ATS record of 12-14 in contrast to a 9-11 record against the spread when playing at home.

76ers Offense Breakdown

The 76ers come into today’s game as one of the better scoring teams in the NBA at 119.5 points per game (6th).

When it comes to scoring, the 76ers have been one of the league’s best teams this season, averaging 119.5 points per game (6th). However, they have been slightly better at home (121.0) compared to on the road (117.8).

When it comes to pace, Philadelphia is 16th in the NBA at 98.8 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, the 76ers are 12th in the league at 47%.

One area where the 76ers have excelled this season is getting to the free-throw line. They lead the NBA in both free throws made (23) and free throws attempted (27.6) per game.

Trail Blazers Offense Breakdown

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Through 46 games games, Portland is averaging 107.8 points per game (29th).

When it comes to scoring, the Blazers have been below the NBA average in 76.1% of their games this season. Overall, they are 29th in scoring at 107.8 points per game. However, at home, they are averaging 110.2 points per game.

Despite being 30th in field goal percentage, the Blazers are 12th in two-point field goal attempts. They are also one of the top offensive rebounding teams in the league, grabbing 11.9 per game.

So far, the Blazers are 17th in pace at 98.7 possessions per game. In terms of three-point shooting, they are 24th in three-point percentage at 35%.

76ers Team Defense

So far this season, the 76ers defense has been performing well, ranking 9th in the NBA at 112.0 points allowed per contest. When it comes to forced turnovers, the 76ers are forcing 11.4 per game, which is 1st in the league. They also come into the game sitting 4th in blocked shots at 6.1 per game.

Trail Blazers Team Defense

At this time, the Trail Blazers’ defense is positioned 19th in the NBA, permitting 117.0 points per game. When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Trail Blazers squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 59.0% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 34.2% from downtown.

Key Players For The 76ers And Trail Blazers

In today’s game, our projections have Joel Embiid leading the 76ers with 31 points on 10/19 shooting from the field. During this season, he is delivering an average of 36 points per game, along with 11.4 rebounds.

On the opposing side, we anticipate Anfernee Simons to be the top scorer for the Trail Blazers. Our projection has him finishing the game with 22, and he is expected to secure 3 rebounds. This season, he is shooting at a field goal percentage of 43.3%, and his scoring average is 23.2 points per game.

76ers vs Trail Blazers Trends

  • In their last ten games away from home, the 76ers have a straight up record of 5-5 while going 5-5 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 116 points per game in these contests.
  • Across the Trail Blazers last ten home games, the team averaged 104 points per game while allowing 125. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 3-7, while going 2-8 straight-up.
  • Spanning across their last five games as the betting underdog, the Trail Blazers have gone 2-3 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 1-4.
  • Across their last five matchups as the betting favorite, the 76ers have an overall record of 4-1 while going 2-3 against the spread.

76ers vs Trail Blazers Prediction

Our bet is on the 76ers for a win, and we project the score to be 117-105. Additionally, we expect them to cover the spread, so our recommendation is to wager on the 76ers with the spread at -9.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 224.5, and our model predicts the 76ers and Trail Blazers to score a combined 222 points. We recommend betting on the under.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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