Hornets vs. Trail Blazers Prediction

NBA Predictions: Trail Blazers a good bet to cover vs. Hornets? 1/31/17

As a small home favorite, are the Trail Blazers a good bet to cover versus the Hornets at 10:00PM ET?

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Trail Blazers are now a 3.5-point home favorite versus the Hornets after opening as a 4.5-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 215.5 but has been bet down to 214.

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The Hornets are in a funk, dropping seven of their last 10 games and going 3-7 against the spread over that same stretch. Kemba Walker scored 26 points during a 109-106 loss to the Kings on Saturday, adding three rebounds, seven assists and one steal. Frank Kaminsky added scored eight points with four rebounds, six assists and one block in 22 minutes of work in the loss.

The Trail Blazers are playing .500 ball, going 5-5 both on the court and at the betting window over their last 10 games. In the team's loss to the Warriors on Sunday, C.J. McCollum scored a team-high 28 points, making 10-of-16 shots from the field and 3-of-4 from the free-throw line. Damian Lillard was quiet, meanwhile, going 6-of-14 from the field to finish with 19 points and eight assists.

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OUR PREDICTION: The favorite is a perfect 4-0 against the spread in the last four meetings between these two teams while the home team has covered in 10 of the last 13 meetings between these two teams. The Hornets, meanwhile, are just 1-7 against the spread in their last eight games in Portland and are 1-4 against the number in their last five road games. Charlotte has also whiffed at the betting window in all five of its last five games.

 

TUESDAY NBA PREDICTION: PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS -3.5

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