Portland
Trail Blazers
Stadium Moda Center
53-29 Overall | WESTERN 3rd
TEAM STATSPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Northwest Division114.7110.5
Schedule
Postseason
Wed  5/1
@
Denver
W97-90
Fri  5/3
vs
Denver
W / 4OT140-137
Sun  5/5
vs
Denver
L112-116
Tue  5/7
@
Denver
L98-124
Thu  5/9
vs
Denver
W119-108
Sun  5/12
@
Denver
W100-96
Tue  5/14
@
Golden State
L94-116
Thu  5/16
@
Golden State
L111-114
Sat  5/18
vs
Golden State
L99-110
Mon  5/20
vs
Golden State
L / OT117-119
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

PLAYOFF FORECAST

They have a 44.2% chance of getting past the first round of the playoffs. They have a 20.5% chance of getting past round 2. Their chances of then winning the West is 9.3%. They have 2.9% chance of winning the championship.

REGULAR SEASON RECAP

Their 53 regular season wins exceeded expectations. It was +6.1 above what oddsmakers' money line projected. The season went better than expected. Their strength was at home. They won 51.2% on the road which was as expected (49.5%). They won 32 at home and were expected to win 26.6.

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STATISTICAL STRENGTHS & WEAKNESSES

SHOOTING (STRENGTH): This is an above average shooting team with a true FG% of 56.4% (#11 in League). The team shooting has declined to 52% in their last 7 games. They average 114.6 pts per game vs an expected average (based on pre-game odds) of 112. On the road they average 111.1 (111 expected), and at home 118.2 ppg (112.9 expected).

DEFENSE (STRENGTH): They are an above average defensive team holding opponents to 55.2 true FG% (#10 in League). They allow 110.5 pts per game vs an expected value of 109.7. They are allowing 111.1 (111.3 expected) on the road, and at home 109.8 ppg (108.1 expected).

REBOUNDING (STRENGTH): They significantly outrebound opponents by an average of +3.8 per game (#3 in league). However, the team has recently been outrebounded by 7.

TURNOVERS (WEAKNESS): Their average turnover margin is -1.2 per game (#24 in league).

TEAM STATS AND AGAINST THE SPREAD GAMELOG

Below is a recap of all 82 regular games. Anyone who backed the Trail Blazers in all of their games would be down -67 units. Against the spread, they have delivered a +540 profit risking 110 to win 100 (45-36 ATS). The Trail Blazers have lost ATS on the road, but at home they have turned a profit.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
8 Aminu, Al-Farouq PF6-922009/21/19908Wake Forest
33 Collins, Zach PF7-023511/19/19971Gonzaga
31 Curry, Seth SG6-218508/23/19904Liberty; Duke
4 Harkless, Maurice SF6-922005/11/19936St. John's (N.Y.)
5 Hood, Rodney SG6-820610/20/19924Mississippi State; Duke
00 Kanter, Enes C6-1125005/20/19927Kentucky
17 Labissiere, Skal PF6-1123503/18/19962Kentucky
10 Layman, Jake SF6-921503/07/19942Maryland
11 Leonard, Meyers PF7-125502/27/19926Illinois
0 Lillard, Damian PG6-319507/15/19906Weber State
0 Little, Nassir F6-622402/11/20000No College
3 McCollum, CJ SG6-319009/19/19915Lehigh
27 Nurkic, Jusuf C7-027508/23/19944No College
24 Simons, Anfernee SG6-418506/08/19990No College
9 Trent Jr., Gary SG6-620501/18/19990Duke
1 Turner, Evan SG6-722010/27/19888Ohio State