At 10:00 ET, the 76ers (-399) will travel to Portland to take on the Blazers (+310) at the Moda Center. Philadelphia is favored by 9 points and the over/under line is 224.5. The 76ers have lost two straight and are 29-15 on the season, while the Blazers have dropped two in a row and are 13-33.

This non-conference matchup will be shown on NBCS.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS VS PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Philadelphia 76ers -9

This game will be played at Moda Center at 10:00 ET on Monday, January 29th.

WHY BET THE PHILADELPHIA 76ERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 117-105 in favor of the 76ers.
  • Our projections have Joel Embiid finishing with Joel Embiid points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • From the field, we have the 76ers finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.3% and knocking down 11 threes.

Do the 76ers Have What it Takes to Win as Road Favorites?

Philadelphia's ATS record for the season is 29-15, and they are 13-8 ATS on the road compared to 16-7 ATS at home. Today, they are favored by 9 points and have an ATS record of 24-10 as the favorite.

The 76ers have a 3-game losing streak as the favorite, and they are 27-7 straight-up when favored. In those games, they have outscored opponents by an average of 10.8 points per game.

For the season, the 76ers have an O/U record of 26-18, and 31 of their games have had higher over/under lines than today's line of 224.5. The average O/U line in their games is 230.2, and their games have averaged 231.5 points.

In their last game, the 76ers lost to the Nuggets by a score of 111-105. Philadelphia covered the spread as 13-point underdogs, and the game finished with a combined scoring total of 216 points.

The 76ers are currently 3rd in the Eastern Conference with a record of 29-15. In the Atlantic Division, they are in 2nd place. In non-conference games, they are 10-4 and 19-11 against other Eastern Conference teams.

So far this season, the 76ers are 6th in the NBA in scoring, averaging 119.5 points per game. Interestingly, they have actually scored more points on the road (117.8 PPG) compared to at home (121.0 PPG).

When it comes to pace, Philadelphia is 16th in the league, averaging 98.8 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 12th in the NBA at 47%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the 76ers are 27th in the league in made threes per game (11.5) and 17th in three-point shooting percentage (36%). However, they are 1st in the NBA in both free throws made and attempted per game.

On defense, the 76ers come into the game ranked 9th in the league in points allowed at 112.0 per game. Over their last three games, the team is allowing 122.7 points per contest (19th). When it comes to defending inside the arc, the 76ers squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 54.1% inside the arc, and they're also giving up 33.9% from downtown.

Can the Trail Blazers Offense Score Enough at Home?

Portland is 13-33 this season and are currently in 14th place in the Western Conference. In games against other Western Conference teams, they are 6-26 and 1-7 against teams in their division.

As the underdog, the Trail Blazers are 12-30 this season and have an ATS record of 20-22 as the underdog. Today, they are getting 9 points against the 76ers and have lost their last two games as the underdog.

In their last game, Portland lost to the Bulls by a score of 104-96. The O/U line for that game was 222 points, and the Trail Blazers were 5.5-point underdogs going into the game.

This season, Portland has an average scoring differential of -5.2 points per game at home. Their ATS record at home is 9-11 compared to 12-14 on the road. On the road, their average scoring differential is -12.2 PPG.

The Trail Blazers have gone under the O/U line in their last two games and have a season record of 19-26-1. Today's O/U line is set at 224.5 points, and their games this season have averaged 224.8 points.

When playing at home, the Trail Blazers have scored 110.2 points per game, which is 28th in the NBA. Overall, they are 29th in scoring at 107.8 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage, Portland is 30th in the league at 43%. In terms of pace, the Trail Blazers are 17th at 98.7 possessions per game.

So far this season, the Trail Blazers have outscored the NBA scoring average in just 23.9% of their games. In terms of assists, Portland is 30th in the league at 22.5 per game. When it comes to three-point shooting, the Trail Blazers are 24th in the NBA at 35%.

When playing at home, the Trail Blazers have scored 110.2 points per game, which is 28th in the NBA. Overall, they are 29th in scoring at 107.8 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage, Portland is 30th in the league at 43%. In terms of pace, the Trail Blazers are 17th at 98.7 possessions per game.

The Trail Blazers' defense is presently ranked 19th in the league, allowing an average of 117.0 points per contest. When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Trail Blazers squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 59.0% inside the arc, and they're also giving up 34.2% from downtown.