Phoenix Suns vs. Portland Trail Blazers NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 13, 2021

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The Portland Trail Blazers (41-29) are 5.5-point underdogs as they look to continue a five-game win streak when they visit the Phoenix Suns (48-21) on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at Phoenix Suns Arena. The matchup airs at 10:00 PM ET on BSAZ. The over/under in the matchup is 232.5.

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Suns vs Trail Blazers Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Suns-5.5-110-110232.5-115-105

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Point Total Insights

  • Phoenix's games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Thursday's matchup over/under (232.5 points) in 25 out of 69 opportunities (36.2% of matchups).
  • 31 Portland games this year (44.3% of its matchups) ended with a final score higher than Thursday's over/under of 232.5 points.
  • The Suns average 114.8 points per game against the Trail Blazers' 115.9, amounting to 1.8 points under the matchup's total of 232.5.
  • The 223.5 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 9.0 fewer than the 232.5 total in this contest.
  • The Suns have seen a 224 average over/under in their games this season, 8.5 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this contest is 2.4 points more than the average over/under in Trail Blazers' games this season (230.1 points).

Suns Betting Data

  • Phoenix has a 39-29-1 record against the spread this season.
  • The Suns are 18-18 against the spread when playing as at least a 5.5-point favorite.
  • Phoenix generally hits the over, eclipsing the point total in 35 of 69 games (50.7%).

Suns Key Players

  • Devin Booker leads the Suns scoring 25.6 points per game.
  • Phoenix is led in rebounding by Deandre Ayton's 10.5 rebounds per game and assisting by Chris Paul's 8.9 assists per game .
  • Jae Crowder hits 2.5 threes per game to lead the Suns.
  • Phoenix's steals leader is Paul, who averages 1.4 per game. Ayton leads the team averaging 1.2 blocks a contest.

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Suns Last 10 Games

Suns Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalSuns MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/11/2021Warriors122-116 GSYesAway-7.5240.5-400310Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/9/2021Lakers123-110 LALNoAway+6.5243.5525-750Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/7/2021Knicks128-105 PHOYesHome-1.5228.5-135110Regular SeasonYesOver
5/5/2021Hawks135-103 ATLNoAway+4.5247.5200-250Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/4/2021Cavaliers134-118 PHOYesAway-6.5226.5-400300Regular SeasonYesOver
Suns Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
6-45-55-5-0234.3118.1116.2-0.939.8%

Suns Injuries

Suns:Abdel Nader: Out (Knee),Cameron Johnson: Out (Wrist)

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Trail Blazers Betting Data

  • Portland has a winning record against the spread, going 35-33 ATS (covering 51.5% of the time).
  • The Trail Blazers have fared well as a 5.5-point underdog, going 11-7 against the spread when they are at least 5.5-point underdogs.
  • Portland and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their matchups this season -- 37 of 68 (54.4%).

Trail Blazers Key Players

  • The Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard averages enough points (28.7 per game) and assists (7.5 per game) to top the squad's leaderboards.
  • Enes Kanter is at the top of the Portland rebounding leaderboard with 11.0 rebounds per game. He also racks up 11.2 points and tacks on 1.2 assists per game.
  • Lillard knocks down 4.1 three-pointers per game, the most on the Trail Blazers.
  • Portland's leader in steals and blocks is Robert Covington with 1.4 steals and 1.2 blocks per game.

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Trail Blazers Last 10 Games

DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalTrail Blazers MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/12/2021Jazz105-98 PORYesAway-7.5213.5-750525Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/10/2021Rockets140-129 PORYesHome-19.5258.5-100003300Regular SeasonNoOver
5/8/2021Spurs124-102 PORYesHome-13.5222.5-1400825Regular SeasonYesOver
5/7/2021Lakers106-101 PORYesHome-7.5223.5-400310Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/5/2021Cavaliers141-105 PORYesAway-23.5239.5-100003300Regular SeasonYesOver
Trail Blazers Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
9-16-45-5-0235.7125110.7+3.437.3%

Trail Blazers Injuries

Trail Blazers:Zach Collins: Out For Season (Ankle),Nassir Little: Out (Back)

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