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Los Angeles Clippers vs Portland Trail Blazers 8/8/2020 NBA Spread and Picks

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Los Angeles Clippers vs Portland Trail Blazers 8-8-2020 NBA Spread and Picks

Los Angeles Clippers vs Portland Trail Blazers 8/8/2020 – The Portland Trail Blazers continue to rise and they would want to get into a winning streak inside the bubble but they have the gritty Los Angles Clippers next. This NBA Western Conference showdown is going to happen this August 8, Saturday at the HP Field House in Kissimmee, Florida. TNT will be the official broadcast partner for this event and will be airing it live at 1:00 PM Eastern Time. For those who want to watch the game through live streaming, the options would be an NBA League Pass subscription or SofaScore. The Clippers are also coming off from a victory and NBA Betting Lines Explained puts them above the Portland Trail Blazers in this match.

Los Angeles Clippers vs Portland Trail Blazers 8/8/2020

When: August 8, 2020 1:00 PM ET
Where: HP Field House, Kissimmee, Florida
TV: TNT
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Los Angeles Clippers vs Portland Trail Blazers 8/8/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Los Angeles Clippers -4.5 (-110) 233.5 u (-110) -185

Portland Trail Blazers
+4.5 (-110) 233.5 o (-110) +160
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Los Angeles Clippers Betting

The Los Angeles Clippers outclassed the Los Angeles Clippers in their last matchup and won by 15 points, 125-111. Kawhi Leonard led the team in scoring with 29 points along with six rebounds, five assists and four triples. Paul George followed through with 24 points, seven rebounds and six assists but the big surprise came from Ivica Zubac who was the big surprise as he came in with 21 points and fifteen rebounds. He was also perfect shooting from the field, 10-10. Marcus Morris looks to be more comfortable with the Clippers’ system and 16 points, five rebounds and two steals.

Players to Watch: K. Leonard SF GP 54 GS 54 MIN 32.2 PTS 26.8 OR 1 DR 6.2 REB 7.2 AST 4.9 STL 1.8 BLK 0.6 TO 2.7 PF 1.9 AST/TO 1.8 PER 26.76

P. George SG GP 45 GS 45 MIN 29.3 PTS 21.4 OR 0.5 DR 5.2 REB 5.7 AST 3.8 STL 1.4 BLK 0.4 TO 2.6 PF 2.4 AST/TO 1.4 PER 21.02

M. Harrell PF GP 63 GS 2 MIN 27.8 PTS 18.6 OR 2.6 DR 4.5 REB 7.1 AST 1.7 STL 0.6 BLK 1.1 TO 1.7 PF 2.3 AST/TO 1 PER 23.22.

Portland Trail Blazers Betting

The Portland Trail Blazers remain to be a strong contender for the last spot in the NBA Western Conference playoff race with a 10-point win over the Denver Nuggets, 125-115. Damian Lillard erupted with 45 points, 12 assists four rebounds and three steals. What was more impressive was sinking 11 three-pointers in the game. Gary Trent Jr. from the bench was the main help for Lillard with 27 points and also had seven three-point shots in the game. Jusuf Nurkic finished with 22 points, seven rebounds, four assists and two blocks while C.J. McCollum had 13 points, six rebounds and six assists.

Players to watch: D. Lillard PG GP 61 GS 61 MIN 37.2 PTS 28.8 OR 0.5 DR 3.9 REB 4.4 AST 8 STL 1 BLK 0.4 TO 2.9 PF 1.7 AST/TO 2.7 PER 25.87

C. McCollum SG GP 65 GS 65 MIN 36.2 PTS 22.5 OR 0.7 DR 3.5 REB 4.2 AST 4.4 STL 0.8 BLK 0.6 TO 1.9 PF 2.6 AST/TO 2.3 PER 17.47

J. Nurkic C GP 3 GS 3 MIN 31.3 PTS 22 OR 3.7 DR 8.7 REB 12.3 AST 4.3 STL 1.7 BLK 3.3 TO 2.7 PF 5 AST/TO 1.6 PER 31.53.

Los Angeles Clippers vs Portland Trail Blazers 8/8/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Los Angeles Clippers

LA Clippers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
LA Clippers are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games.
Clippers are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games against Portland.
LA Clippers are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games against Portland.
LA Clippers are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games on the road.

Portland Trail Blazers

Portland are 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Portland’s last 7 games.
Portland are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Portland’s last 7 games against LA Clippers.
Portland are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games at home.

Injuries

Los Angeles Clippers

P. Beverley PG (Calf) is “?” Saturday vs Portland
M. Harrell C (Personal) is “?” Saturday vs Portland

Portland Trail Blazers

T. Ariza SF (Personal) is out for season
R. Hood SG (Achilles) is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Los Angeles Clippers Portland Trail Blazers
38-30-0 Against the Spread 30-37-3
31-36-1 Straight Up 40-30-0
116 Points per Game 114
110 Points Allowed per Game 116
46.34 Offensive FG% 46.16
79.2 Offensive FT% 79.91
37 Offensive 3PT% 37.45
43.64 Defensive FG% 45.16
75.96 Defensive FT% 77.07
34.2 Defensive 3PT% 37.8

Los Angeles Clippers vs Portland Trail Blazers Betting Picks

The Los Angeles Clippers are complete in every position and with the emergence of Ivica Zubac, the team is poised to make a deep run in the playoffs. This is why they are put above by Top Online Sportsbook as the team with the advantage over the Trail Blazers in this game. It will be interesting if Zubac can provide good numbers even with Nurkic guarding him.

Moneyline: The ML handed to the Clippers for this game is -185 while the Trail Blazers are at +160 if they pull an upset.

ATS: It is a wide 4.5 points between both teams across the spread. The Clippers are at -4.5 while the Blazers are at +4.5.

TOTALs: 233.5 is the given total for this game. The Clippers are going under while the Blazers the team under.

Score Prediction: 120 – 113 Clippers