Free NBA Hoops Pick: Trailblazers vs Clippers Lines
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(36-35) Portland Trailblazers vs. LA Clippers (43-26)
Date: Thursday March 24th
Time: 10:30PM EST
Venue: Staples Center in Los Angeles, California
NBA Moneyline Odds: Off
NBA Betting Odds: Clippers -5
NBA Betting Total: 212.5
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This Western Conference matchup includes two of the better teams in the conference that could end up seeing each other in the first round.
The Trailblazers look to turn things around here in the 2nd half.
The Clippers look to solidify their spot before the return of Blake Griffin.
The Portland Trailblazers are not playing the ball they were earlier in this half of the season. The Trailblazers are 2-3 in their last 5 games. During that span they are averaging 112.4 points and giving up 114.8 points per matchup.
The Trailblazers are led by their guards Damien Lillard and C.J. McCollum. Lillard is having a phenominal year, averaging 25.8 points to go with 6.9 assists. C.J. McCollum is in the running to be the NBA’s most improved player, averaging 20.9 points per game.
Portland was last in action at Dallas, in which they lost 132-120 in overtime.
Damien Lillard posted a 26 point, 8 assist line.
C.J. McCollum had 22 points, 8 rebounds and Allen Crabbe posted 24 points.
The Trailblazers currently stand in 6th place in the Western Conference.
The Los Angeles Clippers have been going through a rough patch, going 1-4 in their last 5 games. During that span, L.A is averaging 101.2 points per game and giving up 110 points per game.
They are led by all-star point guard Chris Paul. Paul is averaging 20 points to go with 9.9 assists. Deandre Jordan is having a solid year, averaging 12.7 points to go with 13.9 boards per game. J.J. Redick is averaging 16.8 points per game.
The Clippers were last in action in New Orleans in defeat to the Pelicans.
Chris Paul had a double-double with 24 points and 13 assists.
J.J Redick also produced 24 points, and Jamal Crawford had 14 points of the bench.
The Clippers currently stand in 4th place in the West.
NBA Betting Trends:
- Over is 17-5 in POR last 22 vs. Western Conference.
- Over is 16-5 in POR last 21 overall.
- Under is 8-1 in LAC last 9 home games.
- Under is 39-19 in LAC last 58 Thu. games.
Free Portland Trailblazers vs. LA Clippers NBA Prediction:
The Clippers seem to be struggling lately without big man Blake Griffin. I see the guards of Lillard and McCollum to be too much here, as I don’t think the Clipper guards match up as well with them. This will be a close, high scoring game.
4* Free NBA Betting Pick: OVER 210
I am taking the Trailblazers on the road, in which the Clippers stay cold.
NBA Free Score Prediction: Portland 115 Los Angeles 110
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