Portland
Trail Blazers
Stadium Moda Center
29-37 Overall | WESTERN 9th
TEAM STATSPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Northwest Division113.6115.2
Schedule
Regular season
Mon  3/2
@
Orlando
W130-107
Wed  3/4
vs
Washington
W125-104
Fri  3/6
@
Phoenix
L117-127
Sat  3/7
vs
Sacramento
L111-123
Tue  3/10
vs
Phoenix
W121-105
Thu  3/12
vs
Memphis
POSTPONED
Sun  3/15
vs
Houston
POSTPONED
Tue  3/17
vs
Minnesota
POSTPONED
Thu  3/19
vs
Dallas
POSTPONED
Sun  3/22
@
Minnesota
POSTPONED
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

There are 3 teams who have 100/1, 1% odds to win the championship. They do not have any real chance to win the championship. They are not a good value to win the West either at 50/1, 2%. They are projected to win 38 games and come in under their pre-season futures line of 45.5. Their playoff chances stand at 12.8% (0% to win the division). Their average wins per simulation puts them at #10 in the West.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

After 66 games, their expected win percentage is 48% based on the money line odds. At 29-37 they are short of expectations. Money line backers would be down quite a bit (711 units). They are not good against the spread (27-38-1) for a -1480 loss. Their over-under record is 36-29-1. They are heavy favorites in their upcoming game vs the Memphis Grizzlies. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

SHOOTING (AVERAGE): Their true FG% is 56.6% (#15 in League). The team has improved to 60.1% in their last 7 games. They average 114.6 pts per game vs an expected average (based on pre-game odds) of 112. On the road they average 111.1 (111 expected), and at home 118.2 ppg (112.9 expected).

DEFENSE (AVERAGE): They are an average defensive team allowing opponents to shoot 56 true FG% (#15 in League). They allow 110.5 pts per game vs an expected value of 109.7. They are allowing 111.1 (111.3 expected) on the road, and at home 109.8 ppg (108.1 expected).

REBOUNDING (WEAKNESS): They are outrebounded by opponents by 2 per game (#23 in league). However, the team has recently outrebounded opponents by 0.1.

TURNOVERS (BELOW AVERAGE): They have an average turnover margin of -0.5 per game (#19 in league).

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Damian Lillard who is projected to be the #10 Guard the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
00 Anthony, Carmelo SF6-823805/29/198416Syracuse
8 Ariza, Trevor SG6-821506/30/198515UCLA
4 Brown, Moses C7-224510/13/19990UCLA
33 Collins, Zach PF6-1125011/19/19972Gonzaga
35 Gabriel, Wenyen PF6-920503/26/19970Kentucky
44 Hezonja, Mario SF6-822002/25/19954No College
6 Hoard, Jaylen SF6-921003/03/19990Wake Forest
5 Hood, Rodney SF6-820810/20/19925Mississippi State; Duke
0 Lillard, Damian PG6-219507/15/19907Weber State
9 Little, Nassir SF6-522002/11/20000North Carolina
3 McCollum, CJ SG6-319009/19/19916Lehigh
27 Nurkic, Jusuf C7-029008/23/19945No College
1 Simons, Anfernee SG6-318106/08/19991No College
50 Swanigan, Caleb PF6-926004/18/19972Purdue
2 Trent Jr., Gary SG6-520901/18/19991Duke
21 Whiteside, Hassan C7-026506/13/19897Marshall