Washington Wizards at Portland Trailblazers Free NBA Pick - Betting Odds - ATS Prediction

December 5, 10:00 PM EST

Betting Odds

Point Spread: 
Portland -5.5

The Portland Trailblazers (13-10) host the Washington Wizards (12-11) in a non-conference match up that will take place at the Moda Center in Portland, OR at 10 PM ET. The Blazers are the 5.5-point home favorite with the total offered at 203.

The Wizards were crushed in their latest losing by 47 to the Utah Jazz 116-69. Otto Porter Jr. was the high scorer for Washington with 14 points on 6/13 shooting and he also had six rebounds. Alec Burks came off the bench and was the high scorer for Utah with 27 points on 9/13 shooting and he also had five rebounds and made three of his five 3-pointers. The Jazz were up 64-30 at halftime and for the game they shot 56.6% from the floor and held the Wizards to 28.8% shooting. Washington failed to cover the spread as a 4-point underdog and the combined 195 points fell short of the 198 total. The Wizards have now lost two of their last three and four of their last six games.

In their last game the Blazers were at home and lost to the New Orleans Pelicans 123-116. Damian Lillard was the high scorer for Portland going for 29 points on 11/25 shooting and also had eight assists and five rebounds. DeMarcus Cousins was the high scorer for New Orleans with 38 points on 14/28 shooting and he also had eight rebounds. After taking a seven point first quarter lead the Blazers were outscored by 23 points in the next two quarters and for the game Portland shot 44.8% from the floor and New Orleans shot 52.3%. The Blazers failed to cover the spread as a 7-point favorite and the 229 points easily surpassed the 210.5 total line. After winning three in a row Portland has lost their last two.

The Wizards are 6-6 on the road this season and they rank 13th in ppg, tied for 15th in 3-pt FG%, and 10th in free throw percentage. On defense Washington ranks tied for 13th in ppg allowed, 3rd in 3-pt FG% allowed, and 6th in free-throw percentage allowed.

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The Blazers are 7-6 at home this season and they rank 21st in ppg, 9th in 3-pt FG%, and 3rd in free throw percentage. On defense Portland ranks 5th in ppg allowed, 4th in 3-pt FG% allowed, and 5th in free-throw percentage allowed.

These teams met in Washington on November 25th where the Blazers beat the Wizards 108-105.

Washington at Portland Key Betting Trends

  • The Wizards are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 road games.
  • The Wizards are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games after a straight up loss.
  • The Wizards have an Under record of 12-3 in their last 15 games.
  • The Blazers are 0-2-2 ATS in their last 4 home games.
  • The Blazers are 5-12-2 ATS in their last 19 games.
  • The Blazers have an Under record of 7-1 in their last 8 home games.

Washington at Portland Betting Angles

The home team is 15-7 ATS in the last 22 games between these teams.

In the last 4 games between these teams the total has gone Over every time.

In the last 4 games between these teams in Portland the total has gone Over every time.

Washington Wizards at Portland TrailBlazers Prediction

Seven out of the last eight in this series have gone over the number including their match this season where the Trailblazers won in Washington 108-105. That game was the first one missed by star point guard John Wall and I think that impacted the team. Portland shot 51.2 % in that game a number I ddon’t think that they repeat this go around. Washington is coming off of their worst offensive performance of any team this season in the NBA and will certainly improve, but I think that without Wall in the line-up, the team will have to rely on their defensive to lead them to victory and that starts tonight.

Free Pick: 
Take the UNDER 203