Betting on today’s Trail Blazers and Suns game? Catch the action at Footprint Center in Phoenix, AZ, as the Suns hosts this showdown at 9:00 ET on AZFa. The over/under for this game is set at 224.5 points, and the Suns are the home favorites against the Trail Blazers in a Western conference matchup.
PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS VS PHOENIX SUNS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Phoenix Suns -13.5
This game will be played at Footprint Center at 9:00 ET on Tuesday, November 21st.
WHY BET THE PHOENIX SUNS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 115-98 in favor of the Suns.
- Our projections have Kevin Durant finishing with Kevin Durant points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists.
- From the field, we have the Suns finishing with a field goal percentage of 51.8% and knocking down 14 threes.
Can Portland Pull Off A Win at Footprint Center?
As they prepare to face off against the Suns, the Trail Blazers are 3-10 overall and are looking to snap a seven game losing streak. The Western Conference sees the Trail Blazers currently at 14th, and in the Northwest division, they are 5th.
Portland’s ATS record sits below .500 (5-8). Portland has not been good vs. the spread in their last four home games, and they are 1-5 ATS at home compared to 4-3 on the road.
The Trail Blazers’ offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 91 points against the Thunder. In that game, they made 9/34 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 40%. For the season, the Trail Blazers offense has struggled to get to the free-throw line, ranking just 23rd in terms of free-throw attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 42%.
Currently, the Trail Blazers’ defense holds the 14th rank in the NBA, allowing 113.1 points per game.
In the terms of takeaways, Trail Blazers are causing 15.7 turnovers per game, ranking 27th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 17th in rejections, averaging 5.1 blocked shots each game.
Can the Suns Grab a Win at Home?
Coming into today’s matchup, the Suns will be looking to build on their current three game winning streak and their overall record is currently 7-6. In their 13 games, the Suns have achieved a 5-5 record in games against Western Conference teams, and they have a 2-1 record in non-conference play.
So far, Phoenix is below .500 in their ATS record, currently standing at 5-8. When playing on the road, the Suns hold an ATS record of 3-4 in contrast to a 2-4 record against the spread when playing at home.
Phoenix’s offense had a good outing, putting up 140 points against the Jazz. They achieved a 49% field goal percentage and went 22/26 from the free-throw line. Kevin Durant is leading the team in scoring at 31.4 points per contest. Eric Gordon has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 14.2 going into the game.
So far, the Suns’ defense is ranked 20th in the league at 115.5 points per contest.
Opponents are hitting 52.2% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 34.6% of their three-point attempts.