Kings vs. Blazers Prediction
Is the total set too high in tonight’s Kings and Trail Blazers matchup at 10:00PM ET in Portland?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Blazers are 7-point home favorites versus the Kings, while the over/under currently sits at 209.5 points. Both the side and the total have moved off the original numbers set by oddsmakers, with the Blazers going from -6.5 up to -7, while the total opened at 211 before dropping down to 209.5.
KINGS KEY TRENDS: The Kings have failed to cover in four of their last five games on the road and are just 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games overall. They’re also 7-17-1 at the betting window in their last 25 games coming off an ATS loss and are 1-4 against the spread in their last five games when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game.
BLAZERS KEY TRENDS: The Trail Blazers have not been a good home bet, failing to cover in four of their last five games in Portland. They’re also just 2-8 at the betting window in their last 10 games versus an opponent with a losing record and are 2-9 against the spread in their last 11 games when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous contest.
OUR PREDICTION: The under has been a solid play in this series, cashing in 22 of the last 28 meetings between these two teams and going 17-5 in the last 22 meetings in Portland. The under has also hit in four of the Kings’ last five games overall and is 10-3 in their last 13 road games. On the other side, the under is 6-2 in the Blazers’ last eight home games versus a team with a losing road record and is 22-8 in their last 30 games versus a team with a losing straight up record.
FRIDAY NBA FREE PICK: KINGS/TRAIL BLAZERS UNDER 209.5