Spurs vs Trail Blazers Prediction: Statistical Analysis

Spurs vs Trail Blazers Prediction: Statistical Analysis

Spurs vs Trail Blazers Prediction: The Portland Trail Blazers are expected to win the upcoming game against the San Antonio Spurs as per the latest prediction.


The San Antonio Spurs have a mighty challenge ahead as they are set to face the Portland Trail Blazers in the upcoming NBA fixture on Tuesday night. The Spurs’ campaign looked off track after 5 consecutive losses. However, they made a good comeback with a win over the Bucks. The Spurs will have no margin of error if they want to avoid another loss in the upcoming away game.

The Portland Trail Blazers will look to return to winning ways when they host the Spurs in the next game at the Moda Center. It has been a great season for the Trail Blazers till now. A win against the Spurs is important for them to retain the top spot in the Western Conference.

Key Insights

The Spurs have made a comeback after consecutive defeats.

It was a smart execution of plans by the San Antonio Spurs in the last game against the Milwaukee Bucks. They shot 50.6% from the field while restricting the Bucks to just 32.7%. San Antonio’s defense gave no chance to Milwaukee. The Bucks without their MVP, Giannis Antetokounmpo, and the Spurs made sure they take advantage of this and dominated the Bucks from the start. In the end, they got a much-needed win by a margin of 18 points.

Keldon Johnson turned out to be the leading scorer for the Spurs again with 29 points. Devin Vassell played well too and secured 22 points with 5 rebounds.

The Trail Blazers failed to continue their winning streak by losing the last matchup.

The Portland Trail Blazers failed to continue their 3-game winning streak as they faced a defeat to the Dallas Mavericks in the last game. The Trail Blazers got off to a flying start to the game, grabbing the first 7 points. They got an early lead but a 15-2 run from Dallas put Portland on the back foot. The Trail Blazers cut the Mavs’ lead to just 2 points at halftime. However, they couldn’t dominate in the last phase of the game and faced a 5-point loss.

Jerami Grant was brilliant in the last game for the Trail Blazers. He finished with 37 points, 6 rebounds, and 2 assists. The guards played well too. Anfernee Simons and Damian Lillard contributed 53 points, 14 rebounds, and 14 assists together.

Spurs vs Trail Blazers Prediction: Recent Form

San Antonio Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs had an average campaign till now. With 6 wins and 7 defeats out of 13 games, the Spurs are currently placed in the 11th spot in the Western Conference. San Antonio struggled in home fixtures this season, winning just 3 out of 8 games. If we talk about their away performance, it looks decent at 3-2 till now.

Portland Trail Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers have been excellent this season. They are currently at 9-6 in the top position of the Western Conference. Portland won 4 of the last 5 fixtures. The Trail Blazers have a home record of 3-2 so far. On road trips, they won 6 out of 8 matchups.

Spurs vs Trail Blazers Winning Odds

The San Antonio Spurs have dominated the Trail Blazers in recent games. But it surely is not going to be easy this time. The Spurs are yet to find consistency in their campaign. The Trail Blazers, on the other hand, have looked in top form from the start of the season. They would like to secure another home win against the Spurs on Tuesday.

Keldon Johnson is the most reliable player for the Spurs. He is averaging 23.6 points this season. For the Trail Blazers, Damian Lillard has been the most valuable player. His current scoring rate stands at 28.6 points per game.

As per FiveThirtyEight, the Portland Trail Blazers have a higher probability of winning this matchup.

Winning Probability:

  • San Antonio Spurs: 33%
  • Portland Trail Blazers: 67%

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Spurs vs Trail Blazers Prediction: Team Stats

San Antonio Spurs

  • The San Antonio Spurs have been quite successful in the defense as of now. They are averaging 113.5 points per game. The Spurs got a success rate of 47.2% in field goals and 37.9% in 3-pointers. The average number of asssits stands at 29.3 per game so far.
  • The Spurs rebounded at an average of 41.9 per game. The average number of steals per game is currently at 7.3, while the average number of blocks per game stands at 4.8.

Portland Trail Blazers

  • The Portland Trail Blazers have maintained an average of 109.3 points per game. The goal conversion rates of the field goals and the 3-pointers are 46.9% and 38.7% respectively. They played with an average of 23.5 assists per game.
  • In the defense, Portland has an average of 44.0 rebounds per game, along with 6.8 steals and 3.9 blocks per game till now.

Spurs vs Trail Blazers Head-to-Head Stats

There have been 180 regular season games between these two teams in NBA history. The San Antonio Spurs have a slight upper hand with 92 wins, while the Portland Trail Blazers won 88 of them.

If we check out the last 5 meetings, the Spurs dominated as they won 4 of them and the Trail Blazers could win just 1. The previous meeting took place in the last season on 3 April 2022. The San Antonio Spurs won that matchup with a score of 113-92.

Spurs vs Trail Blazers Prediction: Players to Watch Out

San Antonio Spurs

Keldon Johnson (Small Forward)

Points Per Game: 23.6 | Rebounds Per Game: 5.3 | Assists Per Game: 3.7

Devin Vassell (Shooting Guard)

Points Per Game: 21.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.1 | Assists Per Game: 3.8

Jakob Poeltl (Center)

Points Per Game: 12.6 | Rebounds Per Game: 9.8 | Assists Per Game: 3.8

Portland Trail Blazers

Damian Lillard (Point Guard)

Points Per Game: 28.6 | Assists Per Game: 6.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 5.0

Anfernee Simons (Shooting Guard)

Points Per Game: 22.3 | Assists Per Game: 4.1 | Rebounds Per Game: 3.0

Jerami Grant (Small Forward)

Points Per Game: 20.7 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.7 | Assists Per Game: 2.7

Spurs vs Trail Blazers Injuries

San Antonio Spurs

  • Malaki Branham (Guard)
  • Romeo Langford (Shooting Guard)
  • Zach Collins (Power Forward)
  • Blake Wesley (Guard)

Portland Trail Blazers

  • Jusuf Nurkic (Center)
  • Justise Winslow (Power Forward)
  • Keon Johnson (Shooting Guard)
  • Gary Payton II (Shooting Guard)
  • Olivier Sarr (Center)

Spurs vs Trail Blazers Prediction: Predicted Winner

The San Antonio Spurs will look to continue their winning streak against the Trail Blazers. They would need a complete team effort to dominate Portland in the upcoming game. On the other hand, the Portland Trail Blazers have looked very strong so far. They are expected to make things difficult for the Spurs. All the predictions and betting experts are favoring the Trail Blazers for this fixture.

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