The Washington Wizards (26-30) take to the road for a matchup against the Portland Trail Blazers (28-29) at the Moda Center on Tuesday. The Washington Wizards enter the game with the tenth seed in the Eastern Conference, while the Portland Trail Blazers are 11th in the Western Conference. Fans could be in for a treat as the two teams have achieved a significant amount of points recently and should be raring to go once again here.
Portland Trail Blazers VS Washington Wizards Betting expert picks
Portland Trail Blazers VS Washington Wizards Moneyline
Bet on the Portland Trail Blazers to win (1.61) on the moneyline.
The Portland Trail Blazers are looking to bag another victory in this series on Tuesday after their 127-115 victory against the LA Lakers. With -165 moneyline odds, the hosts have a 62% chance of a home win. They have gone 7-3 against the Washington Wizards in their most recent matchups. The Washington Wizards are the +145 underdogs. Although they lost to the Golden State Warriors with a score of 135-126 in their most recent matchup, the visitors have been playing well on the road, going 6-4 SU in their last ten away games.
Bet on the Portland Trail Blazers for the outright moneyline win. The hosts have gone 7-3 in their past ten matchups against the Washington Wizards, winning the last game 116-124 at Capital One Arena on February 2023.
Portland Trail Blazers VS Washington Wizards Spread
Take the Portland Trail Blazers -3.5 (1.91) as they are the best bet.
The betting sites in Maryland predict the Portland Trail Blazers to win the game, but only by a slight margin. The hosts open up as the 3.5-point favorites. The Washington Wizards were the dominant team in their last five trips to the Moda Center. They won three times by a 7.3-point margin on average.
The Portland Trail Blazers have gone 15-13-1 ATS at Moda Center. Their overall record for the season is 29-27-1 ATS. The hosts are 3-6-1 ATS from their past ten games at Moda Center, going 4-5-1 ATS in their last ten games overall.
Away from home, the Washington Wizards have gone two games without covering the spread. Their road record this season is 15-14-1 ATS. In their past 10 matches, the Washington Wizards went 6-4 ATS and also ended up 6-4 ATS from their ten most recent road trips.
Portland Trail Blazers VS Washington Wizards Total
Total over 235.5 (1.91) is our pick on the total.
The past ten contests between the Portland Trail Blazers and the Washington Wizards were anything but boring. The total averaged 232.1 points and 230 points in the last five at Moda Center
For Tuesday’s game, the total line is set at 235.5. This is 2.9 points less than the combined 238.4-point average the Portland Trail Blazers and the Washington Wizards have put up in their last five meetings. Betting on the Over in the total market returns odds of -110.
The last three Portland Trail Blazers games went over. Their record for the season is now 28-28 O/U. The total has gone over in no less than four of the last five home contests. In all the Portland Trail Blazers are 7-3 O/U across their past 10 home and away games combined.
The last two Washington Wizards games went over. Their record for the season is now 27-26 O/U. Exactly half of the previous 10 road games went over, leaving the Washington Wizards 5-5 O/U in their last 10 home and away contests combined.
Portland Trail Blazers VS Washington Wizards Betting trends
- Moneyline (ML): Washington Wizards (+145) | Portland Trail Blazers (-165)
- Against the spread (ATS): Washington Wizards +3.5 (-110) | Portland Trail Blazers -3.5 (-110)
- Over/Under (O/U): 235.5 (-110) | (-110)
Portland Trail Blazers Form
The Portland Trail Blazers are coming off an impressive 127-115 victory over the LA Lakers. The win extended their excellent form, leaving them with a 6-4 record for their last 10 games.
Heading into Tuesday’s match, the Portland Trail Blazers have been nothing special in their offensive production, clocking in at an average of 115.1 points per contest. Defensively, the home team hasn’t been as effective in shutting out opponents recently, giving up 126.2 points in the last five matches and 114.8 points for the season.
Last year, the Portland Trail Blazers failed to qualify for the playoffs after a 27-55 regular season. They ended up 13th in the Western Conference and fourth in the Northwest Division. Their chances of reaching postseason play this season don’t look good either, with the home side 28-29 so far.
Jerami Grant, Jusuf Nurkic, Justise Winslow, and Ibou Badji are all carrying injuries going into the latest Portland Trail Blazers game.
Washington Wizards Form
The Washington Wizards gave up a whopping 135 points in their last match against the Golden State Warriors. They lost by a final score of 135-126, leaving them with a 6-4 record for their past 10 games.
The Washington Wizards are close to the midpoint among all NBA teams in terms of points scored per game, averaging 113.4. On the defensive end of the floor, the away team has given up 118.2 points in the last five outings and 113.7 points on average for the season.
Last year, the Washington Wizards finished their regular season with a 35-47 record. The visitors ended up 12th in the Eastern Conference and fourth in the Southeast Division, thus failing to qualify for the playoffs. This season, however, they currently hold the Eastern Conference’s tenth seed and a spot in the Play-In Tournament.
Kyle Kuzma is the only reported injury concern for the Washington Wizards ahead of Tuesday’s game.
Portland Trail Blazers VS Washington Wizards H2H history
On February 2023, the Portland Trail Blazers won 116-124 against the Washington Wizards at the Capital One Arena in their last matchup. The Portland Trail Blazers have had a firm grip on the Washington Wizards recently. They won the last three games in a row, going 7-3 in their last ten matchups.
In their last ten head-to-head games, the Portland Trail Blazers managed 119.1 points on average per game, while the Washington Wizards put 113 points on board.