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Portland Trail Blazers vs Brooklyn Nets 4/30/2021 NBA Spread and Picks

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Portland Trail Blazers vs Brooklyn Nets 4-30-2021 NBA Spread and Picks

Portland Trail Blazers vs Brooklyn Nets 4/30/2021 – The Brooklyn Nets are looking to lock on the best record in the NBA Eastern Conference and begin their title quest. They will be hosting the Portland Trail Blazers for their next game this Friday, April 30. The match will be held inside the halls of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York and it will be shown live on NBATV at around 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass subscribers can also enjoy the game through an online live stream. This is going to be close but surprisingly NBA betting covers are giving the slight edge to the Portland Trail Blazers against the Brooklyn Nets.

Portland Trail Blazers vs Brooklyn Nets 4/30/2021

When: April 30, 2021 8:00 PM ET
Where: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York
TV: NBATV
Stream: NBA League Pass

Portland Trail Blazers vs Brooklyn Nets 4/30/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Portland Trail Blazers -1.5 (-111) 240.5 o (-110) -105
Brooklyn Nets +1.5 (-111) 240.5 u (-110) -111
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Portland Trail Blazers Betting

The Portland Trail Blazers are sitting on top of the play-in tournament position and have the seventh best record in the NBA Western Conference standings. This team still aims to get out of the playin tournament as they trail the Dallas Mavericks by just one game. The Blazers are right on track winning their last two games to keep a steady lead over the Memphis Grizzlies. Damian Lillard will need to bring โ€œDame Timeโ€ for the next few games in order to chase for a better playoff position. CJ McCullom has been great for them and the team has been very healthy so far with only Zach Collins on the injured list.

Players to watch: D. Lillard PG 57 GP 57 GS 35.8 MIN 28.2 PTS 0.5 OR 3.7 DR 4.2 REB 7.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 3.1 TO 1.6 PF 2.4 AST/TO 24.39 PER

C. McCollum SG 37 GP 37 GS 33.8 MIN 23.3 PTS 0.7 OR 3.4 DR 4.1 REB 4.8 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 1.4 TO 2 PF 3.4 AST/TO 21.31 PER

N. Powell SF 18 GP 18 GS 33.7 MIN 16.7 PTS 0.9 OR 2.2 DR 3.1 REB 2 AST 1.5 STL 0.4 BLK 1.8 TO 2.4 PF 1.1 AST/TO 14.04 PER.

Brooklyn Nets Betting

The Brooklyn Nets may be the best team in the NBA Eastern Conference so far but their stars have been trying to keep their legs intact. They own a 1.5 game lead over the chasing Philadelphia 76ers with Kevin Durant expected to rest this next match. Kyrie Irving is listed as questionable for this game and that gives the backcourt of Damian Lillard and CJ McCullom lesser things to think about. This will be a good test for other players to step up with Jeff Green expected to lead. Even with the injuries, the Nets are still tough to beat as they run Steve Nash and Mike Dโ€™Antoniโ€™s run-and-gun system.

Players to Watch: K. Durant PF 26 GP 23 GS 32.5 MIN 27.1 PTS 0.3 OR 6.5 DR 6.8 REB 5.1 AST 0.7 STL 1.3 BLK 3.6 TO 1.9 PF 1.4 AST/TO 26.77 PER

K. Irving PG 46 GP 46 GS 35.2 MIN 26.9 PTS 1.1 OR 3.9 DR 5 REB 6.4 AST 1.3 STL 0.6 BLK 2.5 TO 2.6 PF 2.5 AST/TO 24.42 PER

J. Harden SG 34 GP 34 GS 37.3 MIN 25.4 PTS 0.9 OR 7.8 DR 8.7 REB 11 AST 1.3 STL 0.7 BLK 4.1 TO 2.4 PF 2.7 AST/TO 25.03 PER.

Portland Trail Blazers vs Brooklyn Nets 4/30/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Portland Trail Blazers

Portland are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Portland’s last 15 games.
Portland are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
Trail Blazers are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games against Brooklyn.
Portland are 11-4 SU in their last 15 games against Brooklyn.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Portland’s last 5 games on the road.
Portland are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Brooklyn.
Trail Blazers are 4-9 SU in their last 13 games this season.
Portland are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Portland’s last 12 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.

Brooklyn Nets

Brooklyn are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Nets are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
Brooklyn are 12-1 SU in their last 13 games at home.
Brooklyn are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Portland.
Nets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Brooklyn’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Brooklyn’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
Brooklyn are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games played in April.

Injuries

Portland Trail Blazers

Zach Collins PF Ankle is out for season

Brooklyn Nets

LaMarcus Aldridge PF Retired has retired
Kevin Durant SF Rest is doubtful Friday vs Portland
James Harden SG Hamstring is out indefinitely
Blake Griffin PF Possible Rest is “?” Friday vs Portland
Kyrie Irving PG Groin missed last game, is “?” Friday vs Portland
Spencer Dinwiddie PG ACL is out for season
Bruce Brown Jr. SG Knee is “?” Friday vs Portland
Chris Chiozza PG Hand is out indefinitely
Nicolas Claxton C Quarantine is doubtful Friday vs Portland

Head-to-Head
Portland Trail Blazers Brooklyn Nets
31-31-0 Against the Spread 33-30-0
33-29-0 Straight Up 37-26-0
115 Points per Game 119
115 Points Allowed per Game 114
44.65 Offensive FG% 49.39
82.5 Offensive FT% 80.9
37.96 Offensive 3PT% 38.87
47.77 Defensive FG% 46.16
77.96 Defensive FT% 77.65
36.94 Defensive 3PT% 36.54

Portland Trail Blazers vs Brooklyn Nets Betting Picks

The Portland Trail Blazers are holding the edge in this game with the Brooklyn Nets sitting their big three as seen in sports betting. This is still expected to be close but putting your faith in the Nets on their homecourt is very risky.

Moneyline: The Trail Blazers are holding an ML of -105 for this game while the Nets are not far behind with -111.

ATS: Just 1.5 points is on the ATS for this matchup with the Nets given the +1.5 while the Trail Blazers are -1.5.

TOTALs: The total is 240.5 points with the Trail Blazers as the team expected to go over and the Nets are under.

Score Prediction: 123 – 119, Trail Blazers