Portland Trail Blazers vs Los Angeles Lakers: Best Odds & NBA Betting Preview | 11/6/2021


By Lester Mackay | November 6, 2021, 1:37 am

The Portland Trail Blazers (4-5) enter as favorites by five points over the Los Angeles Lakers (5-4) on November 6, 2021 at Moda Center for a matchup of two of the top shooters in the league. The Trail Blazers’ McCollum knocks down 4.2 triples per contest (third in league), while the Lakers’ Anthony makes 3.6 (fourth).

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the NBA matchup between the Portland Trail Blazers and Los Angeles Lakers.

Trail Blazers stats and betting info

Betting trends for Portland

  • So far this season, Portland has compiled a 3-6-0 record against the spread.
  • The Trail Blazers have not yet covered the spread as favorites of 5 points or more this season (0-3).
  • The teams have hit the over in three of Portland’s nine games with a set total.
  • The Trail Blazers have put together a 4-4 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 50% of those games).
  • Portland is 1-2 (winning just 33.3% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -200 or shorter.
  • Based on this matchup’s moneyline, the Trail Blazers have an implied win probability of 66.7%.

Key players for Portland

  • CJ McCollum: 23.8 PTS, 1.2 STL, 45 FG%, 44.2 3PT% (38-for-86)
  • Damian Lillard: 17.8 PTS, 8.8 AST, 33.7 FG%, 21.7 3PT% (18-for-83)
  • Jusuf Nurkic: 11.1 PTS, 11.3 REB, 1.4 STL, 52.7 FG%
  • Anfernee Simons: 14.4 PTS, 52.1 FG%, 45.5 3PT% (25-for-55)
  • Norman Powell: 18 PTS, 52.4 FG%, 45.7 3PT% (16-for-35)

Trail Blazers Injuries: None

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Lakers stats and betting info

Betting trends for Los Angeles

  • Portland is 3-6-0 against the spread this season.
  • The Trail Blazers are winless against the spread (0-3) when playing as at least 5-point favorites.
  • Three of Portland’s nine games with a set total have hit the over (33.3%).
  • The Lakers have split the two games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • Los Angeles has not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +170.
  • The Lakers have a 37.0% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.

Key players for Los Angeles

  • Anthony Davis: 25.4 PTS, 11.9 REB, 2.3 BLK, 50.8 FG%, 14.3 3PT% (3-for-21)
  • Russell Westbrook: 20.2 PTS, 8.4 REB, 8.1 AST, 1.2 STL, 44.4 FG%, 26.3 3PT% (10-for-38)
  • Carmelo Anthony: 17 PTS, 50.5 FG%, 52.5 3PT% (32-for-61)
  • DeAndre Jordan: 5.1 PTS, 1.1 BLK, 78.6 FG%
  • Kent Bazemore: 6.8 PTS, 1.4 STL, 38.9 FG%, 38.7 3PT% (12-for-31)

Lakers Injuries: Anthony Davis: Day To Day (Thumb), Dwight Howard: Day To Day (Neck), Talen Horton-Tucker: Out (Thumb), Trevor Ariza: Out (Ankle), LeBron James: Out (Abdominal), Kendrick Nunn: Out (Ankle/Knee)

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