Wizards vs. Trail Blazers Prediction
Will tonight's Wizards and Trail Blazers matchup sail over the total for bettors when the two teams tip-off at 10:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Trail Blazers are now 4-point home favorites versus the Wizards after the game opened as a pick'em. As for the total, the number hit the board at 226 but has been bet down a full three points to 223.
Bradley Beal continued his hot play for the Wizards, scoring 38 points during a 130-122 overtime win over the Kings on Friday night. He added 10 rebounds, four assists, one steal, one blocked shot and five 3-pointers in 43 minutes for Washington, which has now won seven of its last 10 games.
Damian Lillard is coming off a 6-for-21 performance in which he missed all six of his 3-point attempts in Thursday's overtime win over the 76ers. Lillard finished with 24 points, four rebounds, four assists and two blocked shots in the victory, while C.J. McCollum hit 8-of-16 shots with three 3-pointers for 23 points.
OUR PREDICTION: The over has cashed in five of the last six meetings between these two teams and is 4-1 in the last five meetings in Portland. The over is also a perfect 5-0 in the Wizards' last five games, has hit in four of their last five road games and is 22-6 in their last 28 games when they're playing on zero rest. The over is 6-0 in the Trail Blazers' last six games and is 5-1 in their last six home games as well.
SATURDAY NBA PREDICTION: WIZARDS/TRAIL BLAZERS OVER 223