Blazers vs. Wizards Point Spread Pick 2/3/23

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Portland Trail Blazers (25-26 SU, 27-24-0 ATS) vs. Washington Wizards (24-26 SU, 24-25-1 ATS)

When: Friday, February 3rd, 7:00 PM (ET)

Where: Capital One Arena, DC, Washington


Point Spread: Por +4/Wash -4 (Deposit $100 and get $100 FREE when you use bonus promo code PREDICT100 at MyBookie Sportsbook!)

Total: 237.5

Money Line: Portland Trail Blazers +148/-179

Notable Injuries

Trail Blazers

  • Jerami Grant (Questionable) Head
  • Jusuf Nurkic (Out) Calf
  • Justise Winslow (Out) Ankle
  • Ibou Badji (Out) Knee


  • Anthony Gill (Out) Health Protocols

Recent Form

Heading into the game, Portland is 25-26 overall. When taking to the road, Portland has a mark of 11-15 and a win percentage of 42%. Currently, the team is 11th in the Western Conference. So far, they are 27-24-0 vs. the spread. In their matchup against Washington, the Portland Trail Blazers have won 2 straight games and will look to push that mark to 3 in a row.

After their win against the Grizzlies, Portland will be looking to continue their momentum. Damian Lillard had a big game, scoring 42 points to help lead the team to victory. As 6-point underdogs on the spread, the Trail Blazers were able to come away with an ATS win

Heading into the game, Washington is 24-26 overall. When playing at home, Washington has a mark of 12-10 and a win percentage of 55%. Currently, the team is 9th in the Eastern Conference. So far, they are 24-25-1 vs. the spread. Washington will look to stay hot in today’s game vs. Portland, as they are the winners of 6 straight games.

The Wizards came away with a win in their last matchup against the Spurs with a 127-106 victory as 5-point favorites. Deni Avdija led the Wizards with an impressive performance, scoring 25 points on a shooting percentage of 83.3%. In addition to the win, the Wizards also covered the spread.

The Historicals

In last year’s two head-to-head meetings, the Trail Blazers came out on top in both games. Portland won by scores of 115-110 and 127-115. In last year’s head-to-head meetings, the Trail Blazers averaged 121.0 points per game vs. Washington, which was an increase over their season-long average. While the Trail Blazers saw a boost in scoring, the Wizards averaged 114.0 points per contest in a head-to-head meeting vs. Portland. This figure was similar to their season-long average. The Trail Blazers have had the better record vs. the spread over the last five games, going 4-1. The team’s average scoring margin in these contests sits at 8 points per game. Portland and Washington averaged a combined 236 points per game in these games, leading to an over-under mark of 3-2.

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This season, the Trail Blazers’ offense is averaging 114.3 points per game, which is 15th in the NBA. In terms of pace, Portland has been playing at one of the slower tempo’s in the league, averaging just 97.4 possessions per game. Portland’s offensive attack has benefited from some hot shooting from outside. Not only are they among the league leaders in 3-pointers attempted per game, but they are 6th in 3-point shooting percentage at 37.7%. The defense has been a struggle for Portland, as they are currently allowing 115.11 points per game. The team’s 3-point shooting defense has been a problem this year. So far, opposing offenses have hit 36.95% of their looks from the outside.

Damian Lillard is the top scorer for Portland, averaging 30.7 points per game. This season, his field goal percentage is 46.4%. The team’s second-leading scorer is Anfernee Simons, with an average of 21.7 points per game.

This year, the Washington offense is not only near the NBA average in points at 113.0 points per game, but they are also playing at a pace similar to the league average. So far, the Wizards are ranked 18th in possessions per contest. Washington comes into the game ranked just 21st in 3-point attempts per game. So far, they have connected on 35.2% of their shots from deep, which places them 21st in the NBA. On defense, the Wizards are allowing an average of 112.0 points per game, placing them 16th in the league. So far, teams have shot 35.92% on their looks from outside vs. Washington. This figure places them 21st in 3-point shooting defense.

Coming into today’s game, Kyle Kuzma is the leading scorer for Washington at 21.8 points per game. This season, Kuzma has a field goal percentage of 45.7%. The team’s second-leading scorer is Kristaps Porzingis, at 22.0 points per contest.

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Betting Trends

  • Trail Blazers are 3-12 ATS in their last 15 games playing on one day of rest.
  • Trail Blazers are 1-8 ATS in their last nine road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
  • Wizards are 6-0 ATS in their last six games overall.
  • Wizards are 4-0 ATS in their last four games vs. a team with a losing straight-up record.

Joes Pick To Cover The Spread

This will be the first game back for the Wizards after a five-game road trip. I think they will win the game, but expect them to come out flat in the first quarter. I’m betting on the Portland Trail Blazers’ first-quarter line! Bet your NBA predictions for FREE this week by scoring a 50% real cash bonus up to $250 in free wagers at the web’s best online sportsbook —> Bovada! They do all the important stuff perfectly! They’re live betting platform is incredible, wins get updated immediately after games are over, they pay fast and have a massive menu of prop bets each day! Click here to check them out!