Tuesday, August 16 2022

The Phoenix Suns will take on the Portland Trail Blazers at 9 p.m. ET on Wednesday at the Footprint Center. Phoenix is 6-3 overall and 4-2 at home, while Portland is 5-6 overall and 0-5 on the road. These teams squared off in late October, with Portland cruising to a 134-105 victory. 

Phoenix is favored by five points in the latest Suns vs. Trail Blazers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 225. Before entering any Trail Blazers vs. Suns picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the advanced computer model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned over $9,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model enters Week 4 of the 2021-22 NBA season up over $500 on all top-rated NBA picks this season. It’s also on a stunning 110-73 roll on top-rated NBA picks against the spread that dates back to last season. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Suns vs. Trail Blazers. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Trail Blazers vs. Suns:

  • Suns vs. Trail Blazers spread: Suns -5
  • Suns vs. Trail Blazers over-under: 225 points
Featured Game | Phoenix Suns vs. Portland Trail Blazers

What you need to know about the Suns

The Suns didn’t have too much breathing room in their contest with the Sacramento Kings on Monday, but they still walked away with a 109-104 victory. The squad ran away with 67 points in the first half and mostly just sat on those in the second to pick up the win. Point guard Cameron Payne and small forward Mikal Bridges were among the main playmakers for Phoenix as the former had 24 points and the latter had 16.

Phoenix will be shorthanded on Wednesday as it is missing starting center Deandre Ayton (leg) and his backup in Dario Saric (knee). But the team still revolves around its backcourt of Chris Paul and Devin Booker. Paul currently leads the NBA with 11.3 assists per game, while ranking third with 2.3 steals per game. Booker, meanwhile, leads the team with 23.8 points per game.

What you need to know about the Trail Blazers

Meanwhile, Portland came up short against the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday, falling 117-109. Despite its defeat, Portland got to see several of its players rise to the challenge and make noteworthy plays. Shooting guard Norman Powell, who shot 5-for-6 from beyond the arc and finished with 23 points, was the best among equals.

It had to be encouraging for the Blazers to see Damian Lillard drop a season-high of 27 points versus the Clippers. Lillard is off to the worst start of his career as he’s struggled with his shot early on. He is shooting career-lows in both field-goal percentage (36.5) and 3-point percentage (25.5).

How to make Suns vs. Trail Blazers picks

The model has simulated Trail Blazers vs. Suns 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning over, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that has all the value. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Suns vs. Trail Blazers? And which side of the spread has all of the value? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the Blazers vs. Suns spread you need to jump on Wednesday, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.

Source: CBSSports.com


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