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Washington Wizards vs Portland Trail Blazers 3/04/2020 NBA Odds and Picks

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Washington Wizards vs Portland Trail Blazers 3-04-2020 NBA Odds and Picks

Washington Wizards vs Portland Trail Blazers 3/04/2020 – The Washington Wizards are the closest team to the final spot of the NBA Eastern Conference playoff picture and they are four and a half games behind the Orlando Magic. They would be needing a huge run as the NBA season dwindles down to its final six weeks. They are in the west right now and will be batling the Portland Trail Blazers next on Wednesday, March 4 at 9:30 pm Eastern Time at the American Airlines Arena in Dallas, Texas. ESPN will be covering this game live on television while the same feed will be shared with NBA League Pass and SofaScore. According to NBA Betting Line Picks, the Portland Trail Blazers carry a wide advantage over the Washington Wizards for this game.

Washington Wizards vs Portland Trail Blazers 3/04/2020

When: March 4, 2020 10:00 PM ET
Where: American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
TV: ESPN
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Washington Wizards vs Portland Trail Blazers 3/04/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Washington Wizards +8.5 (-110) 240.5 o (-110) +290

Portland Trail Blazers
-8.5 (-110) 240.5 u (-110) -370
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Washington Wizards Betting

The Washington Wizards are the closest team to chase and steal the last spot for the NBA Eastern Conference playoffs but they have been having a hard time staying afloat as they lost six of their last ten games. But for the past four games, they have evened out their wins and losses and seems a team that is looking to pick up the pieces. Bradley Beal has been one of the most lethal scorers in the league and he has been proving it in their past games. This season he averages, 30.4 points and 6.1 assists per game while he is getting help from Davis Bertans and Rui Hachimura.

Players to watch: B. Beal SG 52 GP 52 GS 35.8 MIN 30.4 PTS 1 OR 3.4 DR 4.3 REB 6.1 AST 1.2 STL 0.4 BLK 3.4 TO 2.3 PF 1.8 AST/TO 23.34 PER

D. Bertans SF 49 GP 4 GS 29.4 MIN 15.1 PTS 0.7 OR 3.9 DR 4.6 REB 1.7 AST 0.7 STL 0.7 BLK 1 TO 2.5 PF 1.6 AST/TO 15.56 PER

R. Hachimura PF 36 GP 36 GS 29.4 MIN 13.9 PTS 1.6 OR 4.5 DR 6 REB 1.6 AST 0.8 STL 0.1 BLK 1 TO 2.2 PF 1.6 AST/TO 14.51 PER

Portland Trail Blazers Betting

The Portland Trail Blazers finally snapped a three-game losing streak with a win over the Orlando Magic by 23 points. They still don’t have Damian Lillard back but CJ McCollum has been trying to fill up the main scoring role as he fired 41 points along with five rebounds and five assists. Gary Trent Jr. stepped up with 24 points while Hassan Whiteside has been their anchor in the paint with 16 points, 13 boards and two blocks. Overall, this team now needs Damian Lillard to get a chance at that last playoff spot but right now, they have been overtaken by the Sacramento Kings.

Players to Watch: C. McCollum SG 57 GP 57 GS 36 MIN 22.2 PTS 0.7 OR 3.4 DR 4 REB 4.2 AST 0.7 STL 0.6 BLK 1.9 TO 2.5 PF 2.2 AST/TO 16.91 PER

H. Whiteside C 56 GP 56 GS 31.1 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 0.6 AST/TO 24.92 PER

C. Anthony PF 45 GP 45 GS 32.8 MIN 15.4 PTS 1.3 OR 5.1 DR 6.4 REB 1.5 AST 0.8 STL 0.5 BLK 1.8 TO 2.9 PF 0.8 AST/TO 11.99 PER

Washington Wizards vs Portland Trail Blazers 3/04/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Washington Wizards

Washington are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington’s last 6 games.
Washington are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Washington’s last 10 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington’s last 6 games when playing on the road against Portland.
Washington are 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games this season.
Wizards are 3-10 SU in their last 13 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Washington are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.

Portland Trail Blazers

Portland are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Portland’s last 20 games.
Portland are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Portland’s last 12 games against Washington.
Portland are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Portland’s last 6 games when playing at home against Washington.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Portland’s last 6 games this season.
Portland are 12-3 SU in their last 15 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.
Portland are 15-5 ATS in their last 20 games played on a Wednesday.

Injuries

Washington Wizards

John Wall PG Achilles is out indefinitely

Portland Trail Blazers

Damian Lillard PG Groin is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs Washington
Rodney Hood SG Achilles is out indefinitely
Jusuf Nurkic C Leg is out indefinitely
Zach Collins PF Shoulder is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Washington Wizards Portland Trail Blazers
22-37 Against the Spread 27-35
30-27-2 Straight Up 25-35-2
115.9 Points per Game 113.3
119.9 Points Allowed per Game 115.3
46.28 Offensive FG% 45.69
78.36 Offensive FT% 79.76
36.94 Offensive 3PT% 36.93
48.7 Defensive FG% 45.32
76.97 Defensive FT% 76.74
37.46 Defensive 3PT% 37.47

Washington Wizards vs Portland Trail Blazers Betting Picks

No Lillard, no problem because CJ McCullum is there to fill up the scoring need. But he can’t do it alone and would need help. They are still favored to win this game according to Best Sports Book Online and it will be an interesting matchup between Bradley Beal and McCollum.

Moneyline: The Wizards for this match is given a +290 while the Blazers at home are handed -370.

ATS: It is a very wide 8.5 points across the spread with the Wizards taking the +8.5 and the Blazers own -8.5.

TOTALs: The given total for this match is 240.5 with the Trail Blazers the team under while the Wizards are over.

Score Prediction: 125 – 115 Trail Blazers