The Washington Wizards will take on the Portland Trail Blazers at 10 p.m. ET Saturday at Moda Center at the Rose Quarter. Portland is 18-10 overall and 8-5 at home, while the Wizards are 9-17 overall and 4-8 on the road. The Blazers have won the last four games between the teams.
Portland is favored by 4.5 points in the latest Blazers vs. Wizards odds from William Hill Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 242. Before entering any Wizards vs. Blazers picks, you'll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.
The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times, and it returned over $5,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks last season. The model is also up more than $8,400 on top-rated NBA picks over the past two-plus seasons. Dating back to last season, it enters Week 9 of the 2020-21 NBA schedule on a stunning 83-48 roll on top-rated NBA picks against the spread. Anybody who has followed it has seen huge returns.
- Blazers vs. Wizards spread: Trail Blazers -4.5
- Blazers vs. Wizards over-under: 242 points
What you need to know about the Blazers
The Blazers edged the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday, 126-124. Damian Lillard shot 7-for-16 from downtown and finished with a double-double on 43 points and 16 assists. It was the eighth time in NBA history that a player recorded at least 43 points and 16 assists in a game. Portland has won six consecutive games.
Lillard is third in the NBA in scoring at 29.8 points per game. Lillard leads the NBA in 30-point games with 17. Gary Trent Jr. has made at least three 3-point field goals in nine consecutive games. He has scored 20-plus points in six of his last eight games.
What you need to know about the Wizards
Washington narrowly topped the Denver Nuggets, 130-128. The Wizards overcome a 41-24 deficit in the victory. Davis Bertans made a career-high nine 3-pointers on 11 attempts and finished with a career-best 35 points. Washington has won three consecutive games.
The Wizards lost the last meeting with the Blazers on Feb. 2, 132-121. Bradley Beal scored 37 points in the loss. He has scored 30-plus points in 16 games this season, the second-most in the league behind Lillard. Beal leads the NBA in scoring at 32.8 points per game.
How to make Wizards vs. Blazers picks
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