The Portland Trail Blazers (31-35) take to the road for a matchup against the Philadelphia 76ers (43-22) at the Wells Fargo Center on Friday. The Portland Trail Blazers rank 13th in the Western Conference going into their latest road game, while the Philadelphia 76ers are third in the Eastern Conference. It wouldn’t have been a surprise to see the Philadelphia 76ers as even bigger favorites than the oddsmakers currently have them pinned down. They welcome the Portland Trail Blazers after winning their previous three games, and confidence is high going into this next match.
Form Philadelphia 76ers
The Philadelphia 76ers continued their sensational run of form by beating the Minnesota Timberwolves in their last match. They downed their opponents by a score of 94-117. The result extended their winning streak to three games, leaving the home side 43-22 for the season.
Going into Friday’s game, the Philadelphia 76ers have been fairly average in terms of their offensive output, averaging 115.0 points per contest. The home defense is one of the toughest to break in the league, giving up an average of only 110.9 points to their opponents.
The Philadelphia 76ers are a legitimate postseason contender once more. Last season’s Conference semi-finalists are currently sitting in third place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 43-22. They are ranked second in the Atlantic Division after 65 games.
James Harden is the only reported injury concern for the Philadelphia 76ers ahead of Friday’s game.
Form Portland Trail Blazers
Despite their best efforts, the Portland Trail Blazers have now dropped six of their last 10 games. They are coming off a 115-93 loss to the Boston Celtics, leaving them with a 31-35 record for the season.
The Portland Trail Blazers will bring a middle-of-the-park offense for their latest game on the road, having scored 114.6 points per game this season. Defensively, the away team has restricted opponents to 115.6 points per game on average and 114.3 points on the road.
The Portland Trail Blazers had a disappointing regular season last year, finishing 27-55, which resulted in them not making the playoffs. They placed 13th in the Western Conference and fourth in the Northwest Division. Unfortunately, their chances of making the playoffs this year aren’t looking great either, as they currently have a record of 31-35.
The Portland Trail Blazers have 4 players injured for the upcoming match in Ryan Arcidiacono, Justise Winslow, Anfernee Simons, and Ibou Badji.
In their last matchup, the Philadelphia 76ers emerged victorious with a score of 95-105 against the Portland Trail Blazers. The game took place at the Moda Center on January 2023. The Portland Trail Blazers have a 7-3 record against the Philadelphia 76ers from their last ten meetings. They have taken four wins out of ten on the road.
The Philadelphia 76ers tallied 111.8 points on average per game from their ten most recent head-to-head games against the Portland Trail Blazers. The latter managed an average of 118 points in comparison.
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- Moneyline (ML): Portland Trail Blazers (+290) | Philadelphia 76ers (-370)
- Against the spread (ATS): Portland Trail Blazers +8.5 (-105) | Philadelphia 76ers -8.5 (-115)
- Over/Under (O/U): 229.5 (-110) | (-110)
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Go for the Philadelphia 76ers to win (1.27) on the moneyline.
After a dominant 94-117 victory against the Minnesota Timberwolves last time out, the Philadelphia 76ers should be high on confidence. They’ll be looking to take the Portland Trail Blazers down with ease. The oddsmakers have installed them as the -370 favorites on the moneyline. This implies there is a 79% chance of a home win on Friday. The Portland Trail Blazers have been struggling lately, dropping six of their last ten matches. In their most recent game, they were defeated by the Boston Celtics by a score of 115-93. Because of their current form, the visitors are the +290 underdogs.
The Philadelphia 76ers look like a tempting bet for the moneyline. They’re performing exceptionally at home, going 7-3 at Wells Fargo Center in their most recent outings. In our eyes, this gives them the edge over the Portland Trail Blazers, who have gone 4-6 on the road lately.
Against the Spread
Take the Philadelphia 76ers -8.5 (1.87) as they are the best bet.
The Philadelphia 76ers are the 8.5-point favorites over the Portland Trail Blazers, according to the oddsmakers. If the hosts hold that to be true, they could well be on their way to one of the biggest victories on Friday. Based on their last ten matchups, the average points margin between the two teams was 10.4 points.
The Philadelphia 76ers have gone 22-12 ATS at the Wells Fargo Center for the season. Their overall record stands at 38-27 ATS. In their previous ten games, the Philadelphia 76ers went 6-4 ATS overall and 6-4 ATS in the last ten at home.
The Portland Trail Blazers are 16-18 on the road this season, with their overall ATS record standing at 32-33-1. In recent matchups against teams from the Eastern Conference, the Portland Trail Blazers went 36-55 ATS. They have covered the spread in four of their latest ten games.
Go for Total under 229.5 (1.91) on the total.
Games between the Philadelphia 76ers and Portland Trail Blazers tend to be high-scoring affairs. The total averaged 229.8 points in their past ten matchups and 210.8 points in the last five at Wells Fargo Center.
The total line is set at 229.5. The Philadelphia 76ers and the Portland Trail Blazers’ combined points total has surpassed this 229.5 line four times in their last ten encounters. This gives the -110 odds for betting Under on the Total market a lot of appeal.
The Philadelphia 76ers went under in their last three games at the Wells Fargo Center. Their home record is 18-16 O/U. The total went over in half the previous 10 Philadelphia 76ers home games. The hosts are 5-5 O/U in their last 10 contests overall.
The Portland Trail Blazers are 12-22 O/U away from home this season. The score finished under the total in four of their last five road games. Going on the road doesn’t always seem to produce the expected number of points for the Portland Trail Blazers. The total has gone under in four of the past five matchups away from home.