Portland vs Atlanta: prediction for the NBA match
On January 31, Portland will host Atlanta for the NBA clash. Will the Blazers beat the Hawks? The answer is in our prediction.
Portland Trail Blazers
Two days ago, Portland suffered an unexpected defeat to Toronto. Chauncey Billups' men failed to break through Toronto's defense. The Blazers suffered a 105:123 defeat to the Raptors.
Latest defeats sent the Trail Blazers to a 12th position in the Western conference. There are no signs of improvement for Portland. It will be hard for the Blazers to break into the play-off zone.
Atlanta team is in a poor form now. Nate McMillan's men suffered three defeats in four latest matches. In that period, they secured the only victory over Oklahoma (137:132).
Young might miss the upcoming game for the Hawks. In the match against the Clippers, Trae played for 36 matches, scoring 31 points, five rebounds and ten assists. But now Young is struggling with a right foot injury.
Ставка Portland: total under 118,5 points
Blazers failed to score more than 118 points in 3 of 5 latest matches
Ставка Lillard: total under 7,5 assists
Damian averages 6,7 assists per game
Portland have been successful in recent home matches against Atlanta. Since 2017, the Blazers have won all home games against the Hawks. We are expecting the same result today. Visitors will play without Trae Young, so we offer to place a bet on the hosts.
Our prediction - Handicap (-1,5) points on Portland
Without Young, Hawks surely won't be so strong on the offense. We offer to place a bet on total under.
Our second bet is on total under 239,5 points