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Portland Trail Blazers vs San Antonio Spurs 10/28/2019 Expert Picks, Predictions and Preview

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Portland Trail Blazers vs San Antonio Spurs 10-28-2019 Expert Picks, Predictions and Preview

Portland Trail Blazers vs San Antonio Spurs 10/28/2019 – The San Antonio Spurs are off to their usual start, going 2-0 after beating the New York Knicks 120-111 and the Washington Wizards 124-122. But on Monday, coach Pop and his guys will be taking on their first real test of the season as they play host to the visiting Portland Trail Blazers at AT&T Center. For online sports betting buffs, this game between Western Conference powerhouses will give them a better clue where these two teams stack up among the elites in the West.

Portland Trail Blazers vs San Antonio Spurs 10/28/2019

When: Monday, October 28, 2019, 8:30 PM ET
Where: AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
TV: FSSW
Stream: NBA League Pass

Portland Trail Blazers vs San Antonio Spurs 10/28/2019 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Portland Trail Blazers +5 (-110) 222.5 o (-110) +165

Spurs
-5 (-110) 222.5 u (-110) -190
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Portland Trail Blazers Betting

The Blazers took that opening night loss to Denver Nuggets in stride, scoring back-to-back wins vs. the Sacramento Kings 122-112 and the Dallas Mavericks 121-119. In Sunday’s game against the Mavs, CJ McCollum waxed hot with 35 points and Damian Lillard added 28 for Portland, who shot 51.7% FG and scored 48 points in the paint. Portland also converted 22 of 26 foul shots, which played a big factor down the stretch.

Players to Watch Damian Lillard (31.7 PPG, 4.0 RPG, and 6.0 APG), CJ McCollum (22.0 PPG, 3.7 RPG, and 3.3 APG), and Rodney Hood (13.7 and 5.0 RPG).

San Antonio Spurs Betting

The San Antonio Spurs are lighting up the NBA through unselfish basketball. San Antonio currently ranks 3rd in points per game (122 PPG) and 10th in assists (25.5 APG). In their latest win vs. Washington, 11 players scored in the game with stars LaMarcus Aldridge and DeMar DeRozan combining for 53 points.

Players to Watch: DeMar DeRozan (19.5 PPG, 4.0 RPG, and 3.5 APG), LaMarcus Aldridge (24.5 PPG, 8.5 RPG and 2.0 APG), and DeJounte Murray (18.5 PPG, 9.0 RPG and 5.0 RPG)

Portland Trail Blazers vs San Antonio Spurs 10/28/2019 Betting Numbers

Trends

Portland Trail Blazers

The total has gone OVER in 10 of Portland’s last 15 games.
Portland is 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
Portland is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
Blazers are 1-7 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against San Antonio.
Portland is 2-5 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Western Conference.
Portland is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games played in October.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Portland’s last 6 games played on a Monday.

San Antonio Spurs

San Antonio is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Antonio’s last 8 games.
San Antonio is 8-4 SU in their last 12 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Antonio’s last 6 games against Portland.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Antonio’s last 5 games at home.
San Antonio is 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Portland.
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of San Antonio’s last 16 games against an opponent in the Western Conference.
San Antonio is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Northwest division.
Spurs are 4-8 ATS in their last 12 games played in October.
San Antonio is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games played on a Monday.

Injuries

Portland Trail Blazers

Pau Gasol – OUT (Foot)

Jusuf Nurkic – OUT (Foot)

Zach Collins – Questionable (Shoulder)

San Antonio Spurs

No Reported Injuries

Head-to-Head
Portland Trail Blazers San Antonio Spurs
52-45-1 Against the Spread 47-40-2
52-45-1 Straight Up 47-42
113 Points per Game 110
110 Points Allowed per Game 109
47.67 Offensive FG% 48.17
88.89 Offensive FT% 81.13
31.03 Offensive 3PT% 34.69
42.26 Defensive FG% 48.15
83.33 Defensive FT% 71.43
47.83 Defensive 3PT% 40.63

Portland Trail Blazers vs San Antonio Spurs Betting Picks

Bet on NBA games now to start earning massive payout at BetNow. McCollum already announced that it’s going to be a win-or-bust year for the Blazers. It’s a bold statement indeed from the Blazers star, but if they really want to make a lot of noise this season, they better beat the Spurs who are no strangers to winning big games.

Moneyline: The Blazers are +180 favorites entering into Monday night’s game with the Spurs. Bettors should understand that they are playing a risky game if they drop a big amount on a Blazers win because the Spurs aren’t pushovers.

ATS: Portland has a 5-5 ATS record vs. Houston in their last 10 meetings, making it a lot harder to pick the right bet. But taking the Spurs’ form in the last two games into account, my pick is for the Spurs to beat the Blazers by five points.

TOTALs: The O/U total for this game is set at 222.5 points. San Antonio is averaging 122.00 points per game through their first two games while Portland is scoring 111.00 per contest. This game will be a high-scoring game. No longer the team that featured some of the best defensive players in the game, the Spurs have now focused more on pilling up the points these past two seasons. The Blazers have the lethal duo of Lillard and McCollum. That only assures an entertaining, gunslinging game in San Antonio.

Score Prediction: 129-122 Spurs