Trail Blazers vs Spurs Game 1 NBA Betting Trends

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Trail Blazers vs Spurs Game 1 NBA Betting Trends

The young blood Portland Trail Blazers go head-to-head against the ageless wonder San Antonio Spurs in Round 2 of the Western Conference playoff bracket tonight. In preparation for the series, here’s are the NBA playoff betting trends for this exciting matchup where the Spurs are 6.5 point favorites.

Rip City and San Antonio split the four regular-season games, with the Trail Blazers taking the first two games and the Spurs regaining their dominance in the last two. San Antonio’s wins against Portland were part of a 24-5 record after the All-Star break on their way to the league’s best record.

The Spurs beat the Mavs 4-3 in the series, but only covered the spread in game seven, posting a bad 1-6 against the spread record in the first round. The Blazers advanced by beating the Houston Rockets 4-2, but despite they covered the spread in the first two games of the series by winning at the Toyota Center both times; they didn’t cover in the rest of the encounters.

No. 1 San Antonio Spurs (62-20) vs. No. 5 Portland Trail Blazers (54-28)

  • Game 1 in San Antonio: Tuesday, May 6, 9:30 p.m. ET, TNT
  • Game 2 in San Antonio: Thursday, May 8, 9:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2
  • Game 3 in Portland: Saturday, May 10, 10:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
  • Game 4 in Portland: Monday, May 12, 10:30 p.m. ET, TNT
  • Game 5* in San Antonio: Wednesday, May 14, TNT
  • Game 6* in Portland: Friday, May 16, ESPN
  • Game 7* in San Antonio: Monday, May 19, TNT
    * — if necessary
    Season series: Split 2-2.
Portland Trail Blazers vs. San Antonio Spurs
The Portland Trail Blazers and the San Antonio Spurs meet in game one of the NBA second round playoffs this Tuesday.
Starts: 05/06/2014 9:30PM
AT&T Center, One AT&T Center
San AntonioTexas

Portland Trail Blazers vs San Antonio Spurs Game 1 NBA Betting Trends

  • How the Spurs got here: Beat No. 8 Dallas Mavericks 4-3 in the first round.
  • How the Blazers got here: Beat No. 4 Houston Rockets 4-2 in the first round.
  • Points per game (per 100 possessions): Spurs 105.4, Blazers 106.7 (Spurs 110.5, Blazers 111.5).
  • Points allowed per game (per 100 possessions): Spurs 97.6, Blazers 102.8 (Spurs 102.4, Blazers 107.4).
  • Matchups worth watching: Tony Parker vs. Damian Lillard, Tim Duncan vs. LaMarcus Aldridge.
  • Scoring leaders: Parker (16.7 points a game), Aldridge (23.2).

The Portland Trail Blazers are:

  • 7-19 ATS in their last 26 Tuesday games.
  • 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS loss.
  • 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600.
  • 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games as an underdog of 5.0-10.5.
  • 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
  • 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games as a road underdog of 5.0-10.5.
  • 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games vs. a team with a winning S.U. record.
  • 0-4 ATS in their last 4 when their opponent scores 100 points or more in their previous game.
  • 6-1 ATS in their last 7 road games.
  • 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games as an underdog.
  • 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games as an underdog of 0.5-4.5.
  • 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall.
  • 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games as a road underdog.
  • 1-11 ATS in their last 12 playoff games as a favorite of 0.5-4.5.
  • 2-5 ATS in their last 7 playoff games as an underdog.
  • 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games as a road underdog of 0.5-4.5.
  • 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.

The San Antonio Spurs are:

  • 8-3 ATS in their last 11 Tuesday games.
  • 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games as a favorite.
  • 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games.
  • 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games following a S.U. win.
  • 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games as a favorite of 5.0-10.5.
  • 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
  • 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games following an ATS win.
  • 1-4 ATS in their last 5 playoff games as a favorite of 5.0-10.5.
  • 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games vs. a team with a winning S.U. record.
  • 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games following a SU win of more than 10 points.
  • 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games as a home favorite of 11.0 or greater.
  • 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games as a home underdog of 0.5-4.5.
  • 1-6 ATS in their last 7 playoff games as a favorite.
  • 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games overall.
  • 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games as a home favorite.
  • 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games as a home favorite of 5.0-10.5.
  • 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 day rest.
  • 7-16 ATS in their last 23 playoff games as an underdog.
  • 1-4 ATS in their last 5 after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game.

Head-to-head Betting Trends:

  • Aldridge averaged 21.3 points and 8.0 rebounds Vs. the Spurs.
  • Parker averaged 12.7 points and 6.0 assists against Portland during the regular season
  • Tim Duncan averaged 15.7 points and 8.3 rebounds.
  • Parker, Aldridge and Duncan did not play in game 3 of their regular season matchups which was a 111-109 San Antonio victory in Portland on Feb. 19.
  • Patty Mills had 29 points in relief of Parker