Portland Trail Blazers vs Phoenix Suns Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 2

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 02, 2022, 6:37 PM
  • The Suns (49-10) are -13.5 favorites vs. the Trail Blazers (25-35)
  • Total (Over/Under): 228.5 points
  • Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at 10:00pm EST
  • Watch the game on BSAZ & ROOT Sports NW

The Portland Trail Blazers visit Footprint Center to take on the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday. Tipoff is scheduled for 10:00pm EST in Phoenix.

The Suns are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -13.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Trail Blazers are 25-36 against the spread, while the Suns are 33-28 against the spread.

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


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

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Portland Trail Blazers+13.5 -110O 228.5 -110625
Phoenix Suns -13.5 -110U 228.5 -110-1000

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

  • 25-36 against the Spread (-14.65 Units / -21.78% ROI)
  • 25-36 against the Moneyline (+0.45 Units / 0.53% ROI)
  • 30-31 against the Over for game total points (-4.1 Units / -6.11% ROI)
  • 31-30 against the Under for game total points (-2 Units / -2.98% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the Moneyline in 7 of their last 11 away games (+15.80 Units / 128% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the Team Total Under in 36 of their last 59 games (+12.46 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the 1Q Spread in 16 of their last 22 away games (+9.46 Units / 39% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 36 of their last 61 games (+9.41 Units / 14% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the 1H Moneyline in 7 of their last 11 away games (+9.11 Units / 76% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 2H Moneyline in 17 of their last 56 games (-25.27 Units / -38% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the Team Total Over in 21 of their last 59 games (-21.21 Units / -31% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 4Q Spread in 20 of their last 56 games (-17.34 Units / -28% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 3Q Spread in 22 of their last 56 games (-15.32 Units / -25% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 24 of their last 61 games (-15.21 Units / -23% ROI)

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

  • 33-28 against the Spread (+2.2 Units / 3.28% ROI)
  • 49-12 against the Moneyline (+22.75 Units / 9.44% ROI)
  • 31-30 against the Over for game total points (-2.05 Units / -3.05% ROI)
  • 30-31 against the Under for game total points (-4.1 Units / -6.11% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have covered the Moneyline in 48 of their last 57 games (+28.60 Units / 12% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have covered the 2H Moneyline in 43 of their last 57 games (+21.52 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have covered the 4Q Spread in 32 of their last 48 games (+15.52 Units / 29% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have covered the 1H Game Total Over in 19 of their last 30 games (+8.03 Units / 24% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have covered the Game Total Over in 19 of their last 29 games at home (+8.00 Units / 25% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 25 of their last 61 games (-11.96 Units / -18% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only covered the 1H Moneyline in 11 of their last 17 games at home (-11.71 Units / -20% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only covered the Team Total Over in 12 of their last 32 games (-11.51 Units / -31% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only covered the Game Total Under in 10 of their last 29 games at home (-10.90 Units / -34% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only covered the 1H Game Total Under in 10 of their last 30 games (-10.71 Units / -33% ROI)

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Portland Trail Blazers: Keys to the Game vs. the Phoenix Suns

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

Phoenix Suns: Keys to the Game vs. the Portland Trail Blazers

The Suns are 33-9 (.786) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .508

The Suns are 20-3 (.870) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .514

The Suns are 35-2 (.946) when scoring 110 or more points this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .726

The Suns were 29-8 (.784) when they win the turnover margin last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .552

Injury Report: Suns vs. Trail Blazers - Wednesday's Game, Mar. 02

  • Dario Saric (Suns): The Suns announced that Sario has a torn ACL in his right knee.
  • Frank Kaminsky (Suns): Kaminsky had surgery on his right knee and will be re-evaluated in eight weeks, according to Kellan Olson arizonasports.com.
  • Cameron Payne (Suns): The Suns have listed Payne as PROBABLE for Wednesday's game (Mar. 2) against the Trail Blazers.
  • Chris Paul (Suns): The Suns announced that Paul has a thumb fracture and will be re-evaluated in 6-8 weeks.
  • 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): The Trail Blazers have listed Winslow as OUT for Wednesday's game (Mar. 2) against the Suns.
  • 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

Phoenix Suns Offensive Stats & Trends

The Suns averaged 0.57 points per possession (8,300 points/15,190 possessions) last season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.54

The Suns had an assist to turnover ratio of 2.2 (1,939 assists/ 864 TOs) last season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.9

The Suns have averaged 0.54 points per possession (4,839 points/9,461 possessions) this season — tied for 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.52

The Suns are shooting 48% (4,946/10,198) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 46%

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

Phoenix Suns Defensive Stats & Trends

The Suns have averaged 36.0 defensive rebounds per game (1,546 rebounds/43 games) this season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Suns have 371 steals this season — 6th most among NBA teams

The Suns have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (180 blocks/43 games) this season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Suns have averaged 4.3 blocks per game (249 blocks/58 games) at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 5.0


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