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Portland Trail Blazers vs Phoenix Suns 3/2/2022 NBA Spread and Picks

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Portland Trail Blazers vs Phoenix Suns 3-2-2022 NBA Spread and Picks

Portland Trail Blazers vs Phoenix Suns 3/2/2022 – It has not been a great start for the league-leading Phoenix Suns for the second half of the season and this team hopes to avoid getting into a losing streak. They will be taking on the Portland Trail Blazers next coming Wednesday at the Footprint Center located in Phoenix, Arizona. The tip-off happens at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be aired live on television through ESPN. Fans can also enjoy the game through an online live stream by subscribing to NBA League Pass. The Phoenix Suns are seen in NBA betting spreads to dominate the Portland Trail Blazers in this matchup.

Portland Trail Blazers vs Phoenix Suns 3/2/2022

When:March 2, 2022 10:00 PM ET
Where:Footprint Center, Phoenix, Arizona
TV:ESPN
Stream:NBA League Pass

Portland Trail Blazers vs Phoenix Suns 3/2/2022 Betting Odds
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
Portland Trail Blazers +12.5 (-110)228 o (-110)+650
Phoenix Suns -12.5 (-110)228 u (-110)-1000
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Portland Trail Blazers Betting

The Portland Trail Blazers after ending the first half of the season have not won since the NBA All-Star Weekend. This team has lost back-to-back against the Golden State Warriors and the most recent were the Denver Nuggets with the final score settling at 94-14. Those losses pulled their record down to 25-36 and have fallen below the New Orleans Pelicans for the last play-in tournament spot in the NBA Western Conference standings. Anfernee Simons struggled shooting only 5-of-18 from the field to lead the team against the Pelicans with 16 points along with four assists.

Players to watch: D. Lillard PG 29 GP 29 GS 36.4 MIN 24 PTS 0.4 OR 3.7 DR 4.1 REB 7.3 AST 0.6 STL 0.4 BLK 2.9 TO 1.3 PF 2.6 AST/TO 19.05 PER

J. Hart SG 5 GP 5 GS 33.6 MIN 19 PTS 0.8 OR 4.6 DR 5.4 REB 4.2 AST 1 STL 0.4 BLK 3.4 TO 3 PF 1.2 AST/TO 17.63 PER

A. Simons SG 55 GP 28 GS 29.3 MIN 17.1 PTS 0.5 OR 2.2 DR 2.7 REB 3.9 AST 0.5 STL 0.1 BLK 2 TO 1.9 PF 2 AST/TO 15.69 PER.

Phoenix Suns Betting

The Phoenix Suns are facing a slump right now as they lost back-to-back matches against the New Orleans Pelicans and Utah Jazz. They still hold the NBA’s best record at 49-12 and still hold a 6.5 game lead over the Golden State Warriors. During their loss against the Utah Jazz, Devin Booker led the scoring charge with 30 points while also tallying seven rebounds and seven assists. The team is still without Chris Paul but filling his contributions was Cam Johnson starting at point guard with 23 points and five assists. DeAndre Ayton had a strong game in the paint with 23 points and seven rebounds.

Players to Watch: D. Booker SG 54 GP 54 GS 34.4 MIN 25.6 PTS 0.8 OR 4.4 DR 5.2 REB 4.6 AST 1.1 STL 0.4 BLK 2.4 TO 2.5 PF 1.9 AST/TO 20.28 PER

D. Ayton C 40 GP 40 GS 29.3 MIN 16.5 PTS 2.6 OR 7.5 DR 10 REB 1.4 AST 0.8 STL 0.9 BLK 1.7 TO 2.3 PF 0.9 AST/TO 22.13 PER

C. Paul PG 58 GP 58 GS 33 MIN 14.9 PTS 0.3 OR 4.2 DR 4.5 REB 10.7 AST 1.9 STL 0.3 BLK 2.4 TO 2 PF 4.5 AST/TO 21.13 PER.

Portland Trail Blazers vs Phoenix Suns 3/2/2022 Betting Numbers

Trends

Portland Trail Blazers

Portland are 4-8 ATS in their last 12 games.
Trail Blazers are 5-10 SU in their last 15 games.
Portland are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games against Phoenix.
Portland are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Phoenix.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Portland’s last 8 games on the road.
Portland are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Phoenix.
Portland are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games this season.
Trail Blazers are 5-15 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Portland are 2-10 SU in their last 12 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.

Phoenix Suns

Phoenix are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Phoenix’s last 9 games.
Phoenix are 17-3 SU in their last 20 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Phoenix’s last 6 games against Portland.
Phoenix are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games at home.
Phoenix are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games when playing at home against Portland.
Suns are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games this season.
Phoenix are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Phoenix’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Phoenix’s last 9 games played on a Wednesday.

Injuries

Portland Trail Blazers

Eric Bledsoe PG Achilles is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Phoenix
Damian Lillard PG Abdominal is out indefinitely
Joe Ingles SG Knee is out for season
Jusuf Nurkic C Plantar Fasciitis is out indefinitely
Justise Winslow PF Achilles is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Phoenix
Nassir Little SF Shoulder is out for season
Didi Louzada Silva SF Knee is out indefinitely

Phoenix Suns

Chris Paul PG Thumb is out indefinitely
Frank Kaminsky PF Knee is out indefinitely
Devin Booker SG Quarantine is OUT Wednesday vs Portland
Cameron Payne PG Wrist is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs Portland
Dario Saric PF Knee is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Portland Trail BlazersPhoenix Suns
25-35-1Against the Spread 33-28-0
28-31-2Straight Up 30-30-1
Points per Game
Points Allowed per Game
44.67Offensive FG% 48.22
76.18Offensive FT% 79.29
35.15Offensive 3PT% 36.06
47.34Defensive FG% 44.1
76.18Defensive FT% 75.43
37.07Defensive 3PT% 33.17

Portland Trail Blazers vs Phoenix Suns Betting Picks

The Phoenix Suns will look to avoid getting to a losing streak and will do whatever it takes to secure this home game. The online sportsbook puts the Portland Trail Blazers as the riskier pick in this game.

Moneyline: The Suns as the heavy favorites are given an ML of -1000 while the Trail Blazers are +650.

ATS: As wide as 12.5 points is across the spread with the Suns sitting at -12.5 while the Trail Blazers are on the other side of the fence with +12.5.

TOTALs: 228 points is the total set for this matchup with the Suns going under and the Trail Blazers are under.

Score Prediction: 119 – 106, Suns