Clippers vs. Trail Blazers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Sunday, March 19, 2023

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Clippers vs. Trail Blazers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, March 19, 2023

NBA Predictions

The Los Angeles Clippers (37-34) are a 4.5-point favorite against the Portland Trail Blazers (31-39) on March 19, 2023. A point total of 236 has been set for the game.

Clippers vs. Trail Blazers Odds

  • Clippers odds to win: -184
  • Trail Blazers odds to win: +155
  • Spread: Clippers (-4.5)
  • Total: 236

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Sunday, March 19, 2023 at 9:00 PM ET
  • Where: Moda Center in Portland, Oregon
  • TV: ROOT Sports NW and BSSC

Who Will Win Clippers vs. Trail Blazers?

Clippers and Trail Blazers Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Clippers have a 14-14 record against the spread this season when favored by 4.5 points or more.

The Trail Blazers have an 11-12-1 record against the spread in games they were an underdog by 4.5 points or more this season.

The Clippers and the Trail Blazers combine to average 8.8 fewer points per game than the over/under of 236 set for this game.

Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 228.8 points per game, 7.2 fewer than the over/under for this matchup.

The average total the Clippers have had set in games this season is 10.5 fewer points than this outing’s point total.

The average total in Portland’s games this season is 5.5 fewer points than the point total of 236 in this outing.

Los Angeles is 35-36-0 ATS this season.

The Trail Blazers are 32-37-1 ATS this season.

Clippers Stats & Insights

The Clippers have a +4 scoring differential, putting up 112.8 points per game (22nd in the league) and giving up 112.7 (11th in the NBA).

The 43.4 rebounds per game the Clippers average rank 16th in the league. Their opponents pull down 43.2 per contest.

Los Angeles makes 12.6 three-pointers per game (11th in the league), while its opponents have made 12.3 on average.

The Clippers’ 111.7 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 17th in the NBA, and the 111.7 points they allow per 100 possessions rank 13th in the league.

So far in the 2022-23 season, the Clippers are scoring 2.7 fewer points per home game on average than on the road (111.4 at home, 114.1 on the road), and are also giving up 5.8 fewer points per home game compared to road games (109.8 at home, 115.6 on the road).

Trail Blazers Stats & Insights

The Trail Blazers have a -117 scoring differential, falling short by 1.7 points per game. They’re putting up 114.4 points per game, 15th in the league, and are allowing 116.1 per contest to rank 19th in the NBA.

Portland comes up short in the rebound battle by an average of 1.1 boards. It grabs 41.1 rebounds per game (26th in league) compared to its opponents’ 42.2.

The Trail Blazers hit 13.2 three-pointers per game (eighth-most in the league), 1.1 more than their opponents.

The Trail Blazers score 113.6 points per 100 possessions (10th in league), while conceding 115.2 points per 100 possessions (26th in NBA).

Portland is scoring more points at home (119.0 per game) than on the road (110.1).

Clippers Key Players to Watch

Paul George leads active Clippers players in scoring, tallying 23.8 points per game to go with 6.0 rebounds and 5.2 assists.

Russell Westbrook contributes with 15.5 points, 7.5 assists and 5.9 rebounds a game, and Ivica Zubac adds 10.5 points, 1.0 assist and 10.2 rebounds per contest.

George makes more threes per game than any other (active) member of the Clippers, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.9 per contest.

George averages 1.4 steals per game, while Zubac has 1.3 blocks per contest.

Trail Blazers Key Players to Watch

The Trail Blazers go-to guy, Damian Lillard, leads active Trail Blazers players in both scoring (32.4 points per game) and assists (7.2 assists per game).

Jusuf Nurkic’s per-game averages this season are 13.0 points, 2.8 assists and 9.1 rebounds.

Lillard averages 4.3 made threes per game.

Matisse Thybulle’s 1.1 steals and Drew Eubanks’ 1.1 blocks per game are vital to the Trail Blazers’ defensive effort.

Clippers vs. Trail Blazers Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Trail Blazers (+ 4.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (236)

  • Prediction:
    Trail Blazers 115 – Clippers 114

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