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Portland Trail Blazers vs San Antonio Spurs: Don Best NBA Odds & Trends for 5/8/2021

Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers (38-29) will look to fend off DeMar DeRozan's San Antonio Spurs (32-34) on May 8, 2021. The Trail Blazers are a 6-point favorite. The matchup features a point total of 233.

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How to Watch

Time: 10:00 PM EST
TV Channel: NBCS-NW

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Trail Blazers vs. Spurs Betting Data

Trail Blazers vs Spurs Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Trail Blazers -6 -110 -110 233 -110 -110

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Trail Blazers Betting Data

  • Portland has a 34-33 record against the spread this year.
  • The Trail Blazers' record against the spread as at least a 6-point favorite is above .500 at 7-4.
  • Portland normally hits the over, breaking the point total in 34 of 67 games (50.7%).

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Spurs Betting Data

  • Against the spread this season, San Antonio has a winning record: 36-29-1.
  • The Spurs have a losing record (4-5) when they're at least 6-point underdogs.
  • San Antonio hit the over in half of its games this season -- 33 out of 66 opportunities.

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Point Total Insights

  • Portland's games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Saturday's matchup total (233 points) in 30 out of 67 opportunities (44.8% of matchups).
  • In San Antonio's games this season, the competing teams added up to a higher point total than Saturday's matchup point total in 19 out of 66 matchups (28.8%).
  • The over/under for the game of 233 is 6.6 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Trail Blazers (115.6 points per game) and the Spurs (110.8 points per game).
  • This matchup's total is 6.8 fewer points than the 226.2 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the over/under in Trail Blazers games is three points fewer than the over/under of 233 points in this contest.
  • A difference of 10.4 points separates this contest's over/under (233 points) and the average total points bet in Spurs' games (222.6 points) this season.

Previous Matchups

Portland and San Antonio have been evenly matched in their last 10 matchups, playing to a 5-5 record, while the Trail Blazers perform better against the spread, putting together a 4-1 record ATS in those contests against the Spurs.

Trail Blazers vs Spurs in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
4/16/2021 Spurs Spurs -1.5 229 -121 101 Regular Season 107-106 POR
1/18/2021 Spurs Trail Blazers -1.5 226 -122 102 Regular Season 125-104 SA
2/6/2020 Trail Blazers Trail Blazers -3.5 228 -162 134 Regular Season 125-117 POR
11/16/2019 Spurs Spurs -1 226.5 -119 100 Regular Season 121-116 POR
10/28/2019 Spurs Spurs -5.5 223.5 -227 182 Regular Season 113-110 SA
3/16/2019 - Spurs - - - - Regular Season 108-103 SA
2/7/2019 - Trail Blazers - - - - Regular Season 127-118 POR
12/2/2018 - Spurs - - - - Regular Season 131-118 SA
10/20/2018 - Trail Blazers - - - - Regular Season 121-108 POR
4/7/2018 - Spurs - - - - Regular Season 116-105 SA
  • 4/16/2021 DNP - Trail Blazers: Damian Lillard
  • 1/18/2021 DNP - Trail Blazers: CJ McCollum; Spurs: Derrick White
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    Trail Blazers Players to Watch

    • The Trail Blazers leader in points and assists is Lillard, who scores 28.6 points per game along with 7.6 assists.
    • Enes Kanter is Portland's best rebounder, grabbing an average of 11.2 boards in each contest while scoring 11.5 points per game.
    • The Trail Blazers get the most three-point shooting production out of Lillard, who makes 4.1 threes per game.
    • The Portland leader in both steals and blocks is Robert Covington, who averages 1.4 takeaways and 1.2 rejections per game.

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    Spurs Players to Watch

    • The Spurs' DeRozan puts up enough points (21.5 per game) and assists (7.2 per game) to sit atop the squad's leaderboards.
    • Jakob Poeltl grabs 7.9 rebounds per game (he also scores 8.6 points per game and adds 1.9 assists per game) which puts him at the top of the San Antonio rebounding leaderboard.
    • Patty Mills is dependable from deep and leads the Spurs with 2.3 made threes per game.
    • San Antonio's leader in steals is Dejounte Murray (1.5 per game), and its leader in blocks is Poeltl (1.7 per game).

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    Injury Report

    Trail Blazers: Carmelo Anthony: Out (Ankle), Zach Collins: Out For Season (Ankle)

    Spurs: Derrick White: Out For Season (Ankle), Trey Lyles: Out (Ankle)

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