San Antonio vs. Portland Game 3 Total Pick
- Updated: May 9, 2014
Time: 10:30 PM EST Saturday May 10, 2014, ESPN
Location: Moda Center, Portland, Oregon
The Portland Trailblazers host the San Antonio Spurs in Game 3 in a Western Conference playoff series.
The Spurs lead this best of 7 series 2-0.
In their last games: In Game 2 the Spurs beat the Blazers 114-97.
In the Game 2 win the Spurs jumped out to a 70-51 halftime lead and for the game the Spurs shot 53.3% from the floor.
Here are some additional handicapping angles to ponder:
The Spurs are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games against the Blazers.
In the last 6 games between these 2 teams in Portland the total has gone Over 5 times.
The Blazers are 10-3 ATS in their last 13 home games against the Spurs.
In both games in this series the Spurs have had at least a 20-point halftime lead.
Point Spread: San Antonio -1.5
Total Line: 209
Money Line: Spurs -122 / Trail Blazers +102
Straight up and Against the Point Spread Records
San Antonio Spurs: 68-23 SU 48-43 ATS
Portland Trail Blazers: 58-32 SU 46-44 ATS
Key Betting Trends
• SA is 15-7 ATS in their last 22 games following a S.U. win.
• SA is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 road games.
• SA has an Over record of 5-0 in their last 5 games.
• PORT is 1-7 ATS in their last 8 home games.
• PORT is 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
• PORT has an Over record of 9-2 in their last 11 games.
Sagarin Power Rankings
San Antonio Spurs: 97.76
Portland Trail Blazers: 93.81
Key Player Injuries
No injuries to report at this time.
Mo Williams G Sidelined May 8 groin Will play Saturday
The Spurs are shooting the lights out with 4 straight games averaging more than 50.6% and 3 of those being 53.3 or greater. The Trail Blazers don’t play great defense, but they should certainly put up a little more resistance on their home court on Saturday. Speaking of shooting, Portland has shot under their seasonal average has failed to hit triple digits in scoring in 4 straight games. Look for this game’s total to fall around San Antonio’s seasonal average of 203 points.
Take the UNDER 209.