The streaking Portland Trail Blazers host the Indiana Pacers on Thursday night at the Moda Center, and if you’re looking to do some last-minute betting research, you’re in luck! We’ll give you the latest point spread, moneyline odds and over-under number, as well as the information you’ll need to make the smartest bet on BetMGM.
The game tips off at 10:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT and can be seen on NBC Sports Northwest and Fox Sports Indiana.
The Blazers are on a four-game winning streak, and have covered the spread in three of those four wins. The Pacers will be shorthanded on Friday following the Victor Oladip trade, and Indiana has a handful of other players set to miss the game, with Jeremy Lamb and T.J. Warren out and Goga Bitadze, Brian Bowen and Jalen Lecque all doubtful.
The lines, courtesy of BetMGM
Point spread: Blazers -2.5
Money line: Blazers -150 / Pacers +125
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Advice and prediction
Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum have been stellar over the course of the Blazers’ four-game winning streak, combining for an average of 58.5 points a game during that span. The Pacers have lost two of three this season, have lost five of their last six games against the Blazers, and historically have not fared well at the Moda Center. The last time Indiana won at Portland? November 28th, 2007. I’m sticking with the trends and taking Blazers -2.5 and Blazers -0.5 first quarter.
I’d stay away from a bet on the total. Over bets have gone 2-2 during the Blazers’ win streak and 2-2 over the Pacers’ last four. Good luck with that.
Prediction: Blazers 121, Pacers 112
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