Portland Trail Blazers vs Brooklyn Nets Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 18

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 18, 2022, 5:47 PM
  • The Nets (31-29) are -14.5 favorites vs. the Trail Blazers (25-35)
  • Total (Over/Under): 228.5 points
  • Friday, March 18, 2022 at 7:30pm EDT
  • Watch the game on YES & ROOT Sports NW

The Portland Trail Blazers visit Barclays Center to take on the Brooklyn Nets on Friday. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:30pm EDT in Brooklyn.

The Nets are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -14.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Trail Blazers are 26-39 against the spread, while the Nets are 26-38 against the spread.

The Trail Blazers vs Nets Over/Under is 228.5 total points for the game.


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Trail Blazers vs. Nets Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Portland Trail Blazers+14.5 -110O 228.5 -110700
Brooklyn Nets -14.5 -110U 228.5 -110-1100

Against the spread this NBA season, the Trail Blazers have gone:

  • 26-39 against the Spread (-16.95 Units / -23.3% ROI)
  • 26-40 against the Moneyline (-1.25 Units / -1.4% ROI)
  • 32-34 against the Over for game total points (-5.4 Units / -7.44% ROI)
  • 34-32 against the Under for game total points (-1.2 Units / -1.65% ROI)
  • Away - Positive ATS Trends
  • Away - Negative ATS Trends

Against the spread this NBA season, the Nets have gone:

  • 26-38 against the Spread (-15.8 Units / -21.14% ROI)
  • 35-33 against the Moneyline (-19.75 Units / -13.4% ROI)
  • 35-33 against the Over for game total points (-1.3 Units / -1.74% ROI)
  • 33-35 against the Under for game total points (-5.5 Units / -7.35% ROI)
  • Home - Positive ATS Trends
  • Home - Negative ATS Trends

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Portland Trail Blazers: Keys to the Game vs. the Brooklyn Nets

The Trail Blazers were 14-3 (.824) when allowing fewer than 10 fastbreak points last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .558

The Trail Blazers were 10-3 (.769) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points last season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .553

The Trail Blazers are 40-7 (.833) when shooting 40% or better from three since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .738

Brooklyn Nets: Keys to the Game vs. the Portland Trail Blazers

The Nets are 32-21 (.604) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds since the start of the 2020-21 season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .508

The Nets were 24-7 (.750) when allowing fewer than 10 fastbreak points last season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .558

The Nets were 30-6 (.833) when shooting 40% or better from three last season — tied for 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .716

The Nets were 9-2 (.750) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points last season — tied for 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .553

Injury Report: Nets vs. Trail Blazers - Friday's Game, Mar. 18

  • Ben Simmons (Nets): Brooklyn has no set timetable for Simmons' return, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.
  • Kyrie Irving (Nets): Irving will miss Friday (Mar. 18) and Monday's (Mar. 21) games against Portland and Utah.
  • Joe Harris (Nets): The Nets announced that Harris will miss the rest of the season as he recovers from ankle surgery.
  • LaMarcus Aldridge (Nets): Nets coach Steve Nash said Aldridge will miss at least another week.
  • Seth Curry (Nets): Curry did not play in Wednesday's (Mar. 16) game against Dallas.
  • Nassir Little (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers announced that Little will undergo surgery and miss the remainder of the season.
  • Jusuf Nurkic (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers announced that Nurkic will miss at least four weeks.
  • Didi Louzada (Trail Blazers): Louzada is dealing with a torn meniscus in his left knee. There is no timetable for his return.
  • Damian Lillard (Trail Blazers): Lillard will be reevaluated in 2-3 weeks after beginning reconditioning.
  • Eric Bledsoe (Trail Blazers): Bledsoe is dealing with a left Achilles injury and does not appear close to returning to action, according to Trail Blazers' beat reporter Casey Holdahl.
  • Anfernee Simons (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers announced that Simons will be re-eavaluated in 1-2 weeks.
  • Joe Ingles (Trail Blazers): Ingles suffered a torn left ACL in Sunday's (Jan. 30) game against Minnesota.

Portland Trail Blazers Offensive Stats & Trends

The Trail Blazers averaged 10.8 turnovers per game (775 turnovers/72 games) last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

The Trail Blazers averaged 5.4 turnovers per game (388 turnovers/72 games) in the second half last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 6.6

The Trail Blazers averaged 21.2 assists per game (1,526 assists/72 games) last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 24.7

The Trail Blazers averaged 11.0 assists per game (794 assists/72 games) in the first half last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.8

Brooklyn Nets Offensive Stats & Trends

The Nets averaged 1.36 points per shot (8,412 points/6,197 shots) last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.27

The Nets averaged 0.57 points per possession (8,412 points/15,414 possessions) last season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.54

The Nets had a TS% of 54% last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 51%

The Nets have averaged 1.33 points per shot (13,129 points/9,889 shots) since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.25

Portland Trail Blazers Defensive Stats & Trends

The Trail Blazers have blocked 307 shots at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — 10th most among NBA teams

Brooklyn Nets Defensive Stats & Trends

The Nets averaged 6.6 steals per game (473 steals/72 games) last season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.5

The Nets blocked 372 shots last season — 7th most among NBA teams

The Nets have blocked 237 shots this season — 7th most among NBA teams

The Nets have averaged 6.7 steals per game (381 steals/57 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6


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