Portland Trail Blazers vs. Brooklyn Nets August 13, 2020 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on August 13, 2020

On Thursday (August 13, 2020), the Portland Trail Blazers (34-39) are currently solid 9-point favorites against the Brooklyn Nets (35-36). A 236.5-point over/under has been set for the game. The clash between these two squads is one of seven games slated in the NBA for the day. Tip-off is scheduled for 9:00 PM ET at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Reunion, Florida.

Betting Information

Trail Blazers vs Nets Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Trail Blazers -9 -110 -110 236.5 -110 -110

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Trail Blazers vs Nets
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Nets (+9) Under (236.5) Nets 115 Trail Blazers 112

Head to Head

Brooklyn has a 1-0 record in head-to-head matchups with Portland this season. The Nets have an advantage against the spread as well (1-0) when squaring off against the Trail Blazers.

Trail Blazers vs Nets in 2019-20
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
11/8/2019 Trail Blazers -3.5 240.5 -161 134 119-115 BKN

Trail Blazers Betting Information

  • More often than not, Portland and its foes have united to hit the over, cashing in on 41 of 73 chances this season.
  • Portland has not fared well against the spread this season, posting a 31-38-4 record.
  • When favored by at least 9 points, the Trail Blazers have fared well against the spread, putting together a 3-2 record.

Nets Betting Information

  • Brooklyn and its opponents have hit the over in less than half of their games this year — 34 of 71 (47.9%).
  • Brooklyn has covered the spread in greater than half of its contests, going 37-34 ATS.
  • When they are 9-point underdogs, the Nets have a record ATS of 4-2.

Over/Under Analysis

Trail Blazers vs Nets Total Facts
Games Over Total % Over Total Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
Trail Blazers 29 39.7% 114.7 226.2 115.9 227.9 230.6
Nets 17 23.9% 111.5 226.2 112 227.9 223.5

Trail Blazers Leaders

  • The Trail Blazers points and assists leader is Damian Lillard. He puts up 29.8 points per game and contributes 8.0 assists.
  • Portland’s rebounding leader is Hassan Whiteside, who pulls down 13.6 per game.
  • Lillard is the top three-point shooter for the Trail Blazers, connecting on 4.0 per game.
  • Portland’s blocks leader is Whiteside, who records 2.9 per game. Jusuf Nurkic leads the team averaging 1.4 steals an outing.

Nets Leaders

  • Caris LeVert holds the top spot on the Nets scoring and assist lists, tallying 18.3 points and 4.3 assists per game.
  • Jarrett Allen’s 9.6 rebounds per game paces Brooklyn’s rebounding effort. He also adds 11.0 points per game.
  • Brooklyn’s LeVert has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.2 per game and Allen is first in blocks with 1.3 per game.
  • Joe Harris leads the Nets in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.5 made threes per game.

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