Portland Trail Blazers vs Phoenix Suns 3/6/2020 Odds Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Portland Trail Blazers vs Phoenix Suns 3/6/2020 – The Portland Trail Blazers are the closest team right now to challenge the Memphis Grizzlies for the final spot of the NBA Western Conference playoff picture and they hope to reduce that gap with another win. They will be visiting the Phoenix Suns next at the Talking Stick Arena in Phoenix, Arizona on Friday, March 6 at 9:00 pm Eastern Time. It will be Fox Sports Arizona that will hold the broadcast rights for this game while NBA League Pass and SofaScore will feature the same feed through online live streaming. On the road, the Blazers are given the slight upper hand by NBA Betting Lines Explained over the Suns for this game.
Portland Trail Blazers vs Phoenix Suns 3/6/2020
Portland Trail Blazers vs Phoenix Suns 3/6/2020 Betting Odds
Portland Trail Blazers Betting
The Portland Trail Blazers are 3.5 games away from chasing the Memphis Grizzlies for the 8th and final spot of the NBA Western Conference playoff standings. They are coming off from back-to-back victories. In their last match against the Washington Wizards, they won by 21 points and thanks to Hassan Whiteside who dominated the paint with 24 points, 16 rebounds and four blocks. Damian Lillard returned and along with CJ McCollum, they combined for 44 points in this game. Carmelo Anthony had one of his better games as he finished with 25 points, five rebounds and two steals.
Players to watch: D. Lillard PG 54 GP 54 GS 37 MIN 29.5 PTS 0.5 OR 3.8 DR 4.4 REB 7.9 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.9 TO 1.7 PF 2.7 AST/TO 26.75 PER
C. McCollum SG 58 GP 58 GS 36 MIN 22.5 PTS 0.7 OR 3.4 DR 4.1 REB 4.2 AST 0.7 STL 0.6 BLK 1.9 TO 2.5 PF 2.2 AST/TO 17.26 PER
H. Whiteside C 57 GP 57 GS 31 MIN 16 PTS 4 OR 10.2 DR 14.2 REB 1.2 AST 0.4 STL 3.1 BLK 1.9 TO 3 PF 0.7 AST/TO 24.91 PER.
Phoenix Suns Betting
The Phoenix Suns look like a team that gave up the season already as they lost four straight games including the bottom-dwelling Golden State Warriors. For the past ten games, they have only won three games and there are games that they should have won but given up in the final quarter. In their last match, the Raptors rolled them over by 9 points. In that match, Cameron Johnson was the bright spot in the loss as he came off the bench with 21 points while he drilled five three-point shots in the game. Devin Booker had a double-double along with Ricky Rubio and DeAndre Ayton in the loss.
Players to Watch: D. Booker SG 59 GP 59 GS 36.1 MIN 25.9 PTS 0.4 OR 3.7 DR 4.1 REB 6.4 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 3.9 TO 3 PF 1.6 AST/TO 19.75 PER
R. Rubio PG 54 GP 54 GS 31.4 MIN 12.7 PTS 0.7 OR 3.7 DR 4.5 REB 8.8 AST 1.5 STL 0.2 BLK 2.7 TO 2.5 PF 3.2 AST/TO 15.79 PER
A. Baynes C 39 GP 25 GS 21.3 MIN 10.6 PTS 1.6 OR 3.8 DR 5.4 REB 1.6 AST 0.2 STL 0.5 BLK 1.1 TO 3.4 PF 1.5 AST/TO 14.81 PER
Portland Trail Blazers vs Phoenix Suns 3/6/2020 Betting Numbers
Portland Trail Blazers
Portland are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
Phoenix are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games.
Portland Trail Blazers
Rodney Hood SG Achilles is out indefinitely
Frank Kaminsky PF Knee is out indefinitely
Portland Trail Blazers vs Phoenix Suns Betting Picks
The Portland Trail Blazers and Phoenix Suns are seen by Online Sportsbook to be in a tight battle for this game. With the Blazers seeking to make another huge run, they are given the slight upper hand in this game especially with Lillard back on the floor.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Blazers for this game is -120 while the Suns are at +100 in their home floor.
ATS: Just the thinnest one point for this match with the Trail Blazers owning -1 while the Suns are at +1.
TOTALs: The estimated total for this game is 233.5 points with the Trail Blazers going over and the Suns are over.
Score Prediction: 118 – 116 Trail Blazers