San Antonio Spurs at Portland Trail Blazers 3/23/22 - NBA Picks & Predictions
The San Antonio Spurs will travel on the road to the state of Oregon to face off against the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday for a tip off time of 7 PM Eastern. This game will be available on ESPN plus. The San Antonio Spurs come into this game with a record on the season of 28–44, and have lost three out of their last five games coming against Indiana, Minnesota, and New Orleans by the score of 124–91. The only two victories for San Antonio came against Oklahoma City, and on the road against Golden State by the score of 110–108.
The Portland Trail Blazers come into this game with a record on the season of 27–44, and have lost four out of their last five games coming against Atlanta, New York, Brooklyn, and the Indiana Pacers by the score of 129–98. The only victory for Portland in the last five games came on the road against Detroit by the score of 119–115. All five of Portland's last five games were all on the road.
Anfernee Simmons is the team leader for Portland in points per game averaging 17.3 on the season with a field goal percentage of 44.3%, and a free throw percentage of 88.8%. Jusef Nurkic is the team leader for Portland in rebounds per game averaging 11.1. Anfernee Simmons is the team leader in minutes per game averaging 29.5 on the year.
DeJounte Murray is the team leader for San Antonio in minutes per game averaging 34.7 on the season. Murray is also the team leader in points per game averaging 20.8, with a field goal percentage of 46% and a free throw percentage of 78.3%. Jacob Poeltl is the team leader for the San Antonio Spurs in rebounds per game averaging 9.2.
As a team, San Antonio currently sits in 11th Pl. in the Western Conference and Portland is currently sitting in the 12th spot. Both teams are fighting for their playoff lives with only about 10 games left in the regular season. Unfortunately for the Portland Trail Blazers, they will be without Eric Bledsoe, Anfernee Simmons, Josh Hart, and the best player on Portland Damian Lillard. With those type of team leaders out we see San Antonio coming away with a victory on the road. Final Score Prediction: San Antonio wins 111-109