Washington Wizards vs Portland Trail Blazers Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 12

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 12, 2022, 12:58 PM
  • The Wizards (27-31) are -5.5 favorites vs. the Trail Blazers (25-35)
  • Total (Over/Under): 220.5 points
  • Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 10:00pm EST
  • Watch the game on ROOT Sports NW & NBCS-DC

The Washington Wizards visit Moda Center to take on the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday. Tipoff is scheduled for 10:00pm EST in Portland.

The Wizards are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -5.5 (-115).

So far this NBA season, the Wizards are 25-36 against the spread, while the Trail Blazers are 25-39 against the spread.

The Wizards vs Trail Blazers Over/Under is 220.5 total points for the game.


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

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Washington Wizards-5.5 -115O 220.5 -110-250
Portland Trail Blazers +5.5 -105U 220.5 -110200

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

  • 25-36 against the Spread (-14.55 Units / -20.39% ROI)
  • 29-36 against the Moneyline (-6.45 Units / -7.35% ROI)
  • 34-29 against the Over for game total points (+2.1 Units / 2.94% ROI)
  • 29-34 against the Under for game total points (-8.4 Units / -11.75% ROI)
  • The Washington Wizards have covered the Game Total Over in 28 of their last 46 games (+10.40 Units / 21% ROI)
  • The Washington Wizards have covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 20 of their last 31 away games (+8.92 Units / 26% ROI)
  • The Washington Wizards have covered the 1H Game Total Under in 20 of their last 31 away games (+7.95 Units / 23% ROI)
  • The Washington Wizards have covered the 4Q Game Total Over in 30 of their last 51 games (+6.95 Units / 12% ROI)
  • The Washington Wizards have covered the 1Q Spread in 9 of their last 11 games (+6.85 Units / 57% ROI)
  • The Washington Wizards have only covered the 1H Spread in 16 of their last 59 games (-30.32 Units / -47% ROI)
  • The Washington Wizards have only covered the 2Q Spread in 17 of their last 58 games (-26.94 Units / -42% ROI)
  • The Washington Wizards have only covered the Spread in 16 of their last 52 games (-20.20 Units / -35% ROI)
  • The Washington Wizards have only covered the Game Total Under in 17 of their last 48 games (-14.90 Units / -28% ROI)
  • The Washington Wizards have only covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 26 of their last 65 games (-14.59 Units / -20% ROI)

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

  • 25-39 against the Spread (-17.95 Units / -25.05% ROI)
  • 25-40 against the Moneyline (-3.55 Units / -4.01% ROI)
  • 31-34 against the Over for game total points (-6.4 Units / -8.95% ROI)
  • 34-31 against the Under for game total points (-0.1 Units / -0.14% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the Team Total Under in 39 of their last 63 games (+14.34 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 39 of their last 65 games (+11.41 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 23 of their last 34 games at home (+10.95 Units / 29% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the 1H Game Total Under in 37 of their last 63 games (+8.35 Units / 12% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the 3Q Game Total Under in 35 of their last 63 games (+7.69 Units / 11% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 2H Moneyline in 17 of their last 60 games (-29.27 Units / -41% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the Team Total Over in 22 of their last 63 games (-23.46 Units / -32% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 4Q Spread in 21 of their last 60 games (-19.69 Units / -30% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the Spread in 22 of their last 60 games (-18.75 Units / -28% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 25 of their last 65 games (-17.71 Units / -25% ROI)

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Washington Wizards: Keys to the Game vs. the Portland Trail Blazers

When Daniel Gafford (WAS) is below his assist average (1.0 asts) , his team is 14-22 (.389) this season — tied for 29th lowest among NBA players; League Avg: .481

Portland Trail Blazers: Keys to the Game vs. the Washington Wizards

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

Injury Report: Trail Blazers vs. WizardsSaturday‘s Game, Mar. 12

  • 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.
  • Justise Winslow (Trail Blazers): Winslow is out for Saturday’s (Mar. 12) game against Washington.
  • 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.
  • Bradley Beal (Wizards): Beal will undergo season ending surgery on his left wrist, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

Washington Wizards Offensive Stats & Trends

The Wizards had 26.2 free throw attempts per game last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 21.8

The Wizards made 10.2 three-pointers per game last season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.7

The Wizards have made 9.9 three-pointers per game this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.3

The Wizards are shooting 47% (1,784/3,785) this season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 45%

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

Washington Wizards Defensive Stats & Trends

The Wizards have averaged 6.1 steals per game (276 steals/45 games) this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

The Wizards averaged 4.1 blocks per game (297 blocks/72 games) last season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

The Wizards have averaged 6.9 steals per game (804 steals/117 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

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


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