Blazers vs. Spurs Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Spurs as 8.5-point favorites over the Trailblazers, while the over/under is currently sitting at 208.5 points. Portland enters play tonight facing elimination down three-games-to-one in this best-of-seven series.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Spurs opened as 8-point favorites but the line has jumped to 8.5 at most online and Vegas sports books. As for the total, it opened at 210 and has dropped to 208.5 or 209, depending on the sports book.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 64% of NBA public bettors currently favor the Spurs. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided to get the most updated public betting numbers.
NBA FREE PICK: Take San Antonio. According to latest NBA trends, the Trail Blazers are 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games in San Antonio and 1-5 ATS overall in their last six games versus the Spurs overall. The home team is also 4-1 ATS in the last five meetings between these two teams, while the Spurs are 4-1 ATS in their last five games overall and 11-5 ATS in their last 16 home games. On the other side, the Blazers are just 1-7 ATS in their last eight games overall, 1-6 ATS in their last seven games playing on one day of rest and 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games following a straight up win of more than 10 points.
2014 NBA PLAYOFFS FREE PICK: SAN ANTONIO SPURS -8.5