Philadelphia 76ers vs Portland Trail Blazers 8/9/2020 Spread Odds and Picks
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Philadelphia 76ers vs Portland Trail Blazers 8/9/2020 – The Portland Trail Blazers are coming in strong inside the bubble but they need more to secure a playoff spot. They have the Philadelphia 76ers next and this team is looking for stability in their playoff position. This game will happen this Sunday, August 9 and it will be aired by the broadcast partner NBATV at exactly 6:30 PM from the Visa Athletic Center in Reunion, Florida. The live streaming partner for this game is NBA League Pass while the same feed can be seen in SofaScore. Heading to this game, NBA Betting Lines have the Portland Trail Blazers winning against the Philadelphia 76ers but it is not at a wide margin.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Portland Trail Blazers 8/9/2020
Philadelphia 76ers vs Portland Trail Blazers 8/9/2020 Betting Odds
Philadelphia 76ers Betting
The Philadelphia 76ers managed to pull a much-needed victory in their last game against the Orlando Magic, 108-101. Joel Embiid and Tobias Harris led the team in scoring as they both notched 23 points each. Embiid had 13 rebounds while Harris grabbed 15 boards and four assists. Alec Burks stepped up from the bench to add another scoring punch as he did 22 points in 22 minutes. He also had four rebounds and three triples while Al Horford had a great game doing 21 points and nine rebounds. Josh Richardson had a tough night and sank only two shots in 12 attempts.
Players to watch: J. Embiid C GP 48 GS 48 MIN 30.5 PTS 24 OR 2.8 DR 9.1 REB 12 AST 3.1 STL 0.9 BLK 1.3 TO 3.1 PF 3.5 AST/TO 1 PER 26.52
T. Harris SF GP 69 GS 69 MIN 34.6 PTS 19.6 OR 1 DR 5.9 REB 6.9 AST 3.1 STL 0.8 BLK 0.6 TO 1.5 PF 2.4 AST/TO 2.1 PER 16.95
B. Simmons PG GP 57 GS 57 MIN 35.4 PTS 16.4 OR 2 DR 5.8 REB 7.8 AST 8 STL 2.1 BLK 0.6 TO 3.5 PF 3.3 AST/TO 2.3 PER 20.5.
Portland Trail Blazers Betting
The Portland Trail Blazers lost a close match against the Los Angeles Clippers in their last game, 117-122. It was C.J. McCullum that led the charge for the Blazers in this game with 29 points, eight assists, four rebounds and six three-pointers. Damian Lillard had 22 points, five assists and three rebounds while Gary Trent Jr. chipped in with 22 points of his own coming from the bench. Carmelo Anthony made a living in the mid-range and had 21 points, seven rebounds and a block but Jusuf Nurkic had a near triple-double with 10 points, 13 rebounds and nine assists.
Players to Watch: D. Lillard PG GP 62 GS 62 MIN 37.2 PTS 29.1 OR 0.5 DR 3.9 REB 4.4 AST 8 STL 1 BLK 0.4 TO 2.9 PF 1.7 AST/TO 2.8 PER 26.27
C. McCollum SG GP 66 GS 66 MIN 36.3 PTS 22.4 OR 0.7 DR 3.5 REB 4.2 AST 4.4 STL 0.8 BLK 0.6 TO 1.8 PF 2.6 AST/TO 2.4 PER 17.34
J. Nurkic C GP 4 GS 4 MIN 32.3 PTS 22 OR 3.8 DR 7.3 REB 11 AST 4.3 STL 1.5 BLK 3 TO 2.8 PF 4.3 AST/TO 1.5 PER 28.48.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Portland Trail Blazers 8/9/2020 Betting Numbers
Philadelphia are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
Portland Trail Blazers
Portland are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Glenn Robinson III SG Hip is “?” Sunday vs Portland
Portland Trail Blazers
Trevor Ariza SF Personal is out for season
Philadelphia 76ers vs Portland Trail Blazers Betting Picks
The Portland Trail Blazers have been a team that was helped a lot by the long lay off and that made them activate Jusuf Nurkic. He will be going up against Joel Embiid in the paint and that will be an interesting matchup. With no Ben Simmons, the Blazers are just picked above by Sports Betting as the easier bet to prevail over the Sixers.
Moneyline: The Sixers are given an ML of +110 for this game while the Blazers are at -130 as the favored team.
ATS: It is just two points across the spread between both teams with the Blazers owning the -2 while the Sixers are at +2.
TOTALs: The total handed to this game is at 229 points. Sixers are the team going over while the Blazers are under.
Score Prediction: 115 – 111 Trail Blazers