NBA basketball betting expectations have not been fully met by the Portland Trailblazers as their injury woes have slowed them down in the NBA sports betting playoff race.
The Portland Trailblazers will host the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night with a start time of 10 PM ET. Be sure and open your account at Sports Gambling for action on both the side and over under in this important Western Conference matchup.
San Antonio had a record of 40-7 straight up and 28-17-2 with the NBA lines. The Spurs were 13-6-1 against the spread on the road and went over the total in 12 of their 20 away games. The Spurs lost just 2 of 10 games against the spread from January 11 through January 29.
Portland was 25-22 straight up and 22-23-2 with the NBA betting odds. The Blazers covered 12 of 23 home games and went over the total in just 9 of those games. The knee injury to Brandon Roy continues to be a problem as Portland ranked 24th in the NBA for offense.
San Antonio has been a reliable favorite as of late with just 2 losses in their last 10 games as a chalk. The Spurs went under the total in 14 of their last 18 games as a favorite. Portland has paid out in just 1 of their last 5 games as a dog with 4 of their last 6 games as a pup going under the total.
Portland has paid out in 5 of their last 6 games against San Antonio with 4 of the last 5 meetings between the teams going under the total. This is the second meeting of the season between these two teams as the Spurs snapped a 5 game payout streak by the Blazers in the head to head series with a 95-78 home win as 7.5 point chalks as the game went under 193.
Portland has been especially tough on the Spurs at home with 8 payouts in their last 10 home games versus San Antonio including 6 straight trips to the cashier’s window as a host versus the Spurs. The last 2 meetings between the teams in Portland have gone under the NBA basketball betting total.