The Washington Wizards will visit the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday, February 14th, in the second and final meeting between the teams this season. The Trail Blazers won the first meeting by a score of 124-116.
The 26-30 Wizards are in 10th place in the Eastern Conference. Washington is ranked 18th in points per game and 15th in offensive rating, while ranking 17th in opponents’ points per game and 19th in defensive rating.
The 28-29 Trail Blazers are 11th in the Western Conference. Portland is ranked 11th in points per game and fifth in offensive rating, however, they have not found the same success on the less flashy side of the ball, ranking 18th in opponents’ points per game and 27th in defensive rating.
The Wizards are 12-18 on the road, while the Trail Blazers are 16-13 at home.
Washington Wizards vs. Portland Trail Blazers Match Details
Fixture: Washington Wizards at Portland Trail Blazers
Date and Time: Tuesday, February 14th, 10:00 p.m. EST
Venue: Moda Center, Portland, Oregon
Washington Wizards vs. Portland Trail Blazers Injury Report
The Washington Wizards will enter the contest at full strength as they do not have any players listed on their injury report.
The Portland Trail Blazers will be without starting forward Jerami Grant as he remains in the NBA’s concussion protocol. Starting center Jusuf Nurkic will also be sidelined due to a left calf sprain. Forward Justise Winslow is also listed as out with a left ankle sprain.
|Jerami Grant||Portland Trail Blazers||Out||Concussion|
|Jusuf Nurkic||Portland Trail Blazers||Out||Calf|
|Justise Winslow||Portland Trail Blazers||Out||Ankle|
Washington Wizards vs. Portland Trail Blazers Betting Odds and Spread
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Washington Wizards vs. Portland Trail Blazers Starting 5s
Wizards – PG Monte Morris, SG Bradley Beal, SF Kyle Kuzma, PF Kristaps Porzingis, C Daniel Gafford
Trail Blazers – PG Damian Lillard, SG Anfernee Simons, SF Cam Reddish, PF Matisse Thybulle, C Drew Eubanks
Washington Wizards vs. Portland Trail Blazers Betting Prediction
The Portland Trail Blazers and Washington Wizards will both be on the second night of a back-to-back. In the previous meeting between the two teams, Portland was able to pull off a road victory behind big nights from Damian Lillard and Anfernee Simons. Look for the Trail Blazers, who have been much better at home this season, to once again emerge victorious as they win by at least three points.