Portland Trail Blazers vs New Orleans Pelicans Odds and Prediction

Portland Trail Blazers vs New Orleans Pelicans Odds and Prediction
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The home side, New Orleans Pelicans is predicted to win tonight’s game against Portland Trail Blazers as per the latest Portland Trail Blazers vs New Orleans Pelicans Odds and Prediction

The New Orleans Pelicans will be facing the Portland Trail Blazers tonight at the Smoothie King Center. The Pelicans and the Trail Blazers will be facing each other for the first time this season.

Both the teams have won the last two of their games but both are struggling at the bottom of the Western Conference standings. Both the teams will be looking to win this game to extend their winning streak as well as improve their ranking in the points table.

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Portland Trail Blazers:

The Portland Trail Blazers are 11th in the Western Conference standings with a 13-18 record. They have won two games in a row, but in the last 10 games the Blazers have lost 7 games,. The Blazers are without CJ McCollum who is out due to collapsed lung injury. In his absence, the Blazers have lost 7 games out of 9.

The Portland Trail Blazers are one of the worst teams in the league on the road. They have won only 2 games out of 13 games they have played on the road. The Blazers have been hit hard by injuries too. All the trade rumors surrounding the Blazers and the injury woes have had an impact on the Blazer performance this season.

The Blazers’ defensive woes continue, they are ranked 27th in defensive rating in the league. Their defense gets worse on the road they are ranked 30th in the league in defensive rating.

The Blazers however are coming off two impressive wins against the Charlotte Hornets and the Memphis Grizzlies. The Blazers will be looking to use this momentum to get the win on the road against the Pelicans.

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New Orleans Pelicans:

The New Orleans Pelicans are having a tough season so far. Their offseason moves have not helped them this season. They are last in the Western Conference standings with a 10-21 record. They have missed their star Zion Williamson the entire season so far, and he is expected to miss 4-6 more weeks as he is still recovering from the foot injury he sustained last season.

The Pelicans have won two in a row, and in the last 10 games, they won 5 games. The Pelicans are at the bottom five in both Defensive and Offensive rating in the league.  They are ranked 23rd in turnovers. They commit 15.2 turnovers per game, which is the 8th worst in the league.

The Pelicans are bottom ten in a three-point shooting percentage, they shoot at 33.9% from three this season. But the Pelicans in the last 2 games are 11th in the league in three-point percentage, they shot at 36.9% from three in the last 2 games. They are ranked 11th and 12th in defensive and offensive rating respectively in the last 2 games in the league.

The Pelicans will be looking to carry their good performance and winning momentum and will look to use their home court advantage and will try to secure the win at home.

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Portland Trail Blazers vs New Orleans Pelicans Odds and Prediction: Key Players

Damian Lillard: Damian Lillard struggles initially at the start of the season, but now Damian Lillard has started to show his class. He is coming off a 43 point game against the Memphis Grizzlies. He has been averaging 23.2 PPG, 7.6 APG, and 4.2 RPG so far this season.

Brandon Ingram: He missed a few games at the start of the season, since he got back on the court he is averaging 23.3 PPG, 6.2 RPG, and 4.9 APG. In the last five games, Ingram has been averaging 25 PPG, 6.2 RPG, and 5.6 APG.

Portland Trail Blazers vs New Orleans Pelicans Odds and Prediction: Injury Report

Portland Trail Blazers:

Player
Status
Injury
Damian Lillard
Questionable
Hamstring
Cody Zeller
Out
Right Patellar Fracture
CJ McCollum
Out
Collapsed right lung

New Orleans Pelicans:

Player
Status
Injury
Zion Williamson
Out
Foot
Kira Lewis
Out
Torn ACL.
Daulton Hommes
Out
Right fibula stress fracture.

Portland Trail Blazers vs New Orleans Pelicans: Odds and Predictions

 
Portland Trail Blazers
New Orleans Pelicans
Predicted Winner
FiveThirtyEight
Win Probability: 46%
Win Probability: 54%
New Orleans Pelicans.
Odds: 1.78
Odds: 1.84

The home-court advantage, and the fact that Port Trail Blazers have struggled on the road this season gives the New Orleans advantage over the Blazers. Added to it the Trail Blazers may be without their star Damian Lillard as he is listed questionable due to a hamstring injury. The recent performance of both teams has not been much impressive. However, in tonight’s game, New Orleans Pelicans will start as favorites.

Portland Trail Blazers vs New Orleans Pelicans Odds and Prediction: Match Details

Portland Trail Blazers vs New Orleans Pelicans.

Date and Time: Tuesday, December 14, 8 PM ET

Venue: Smoothie King Center

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