Raptors vs Trail Blazers: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 28, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 28, 2021

The Toronto Raptors (18-27) play the Portland Trail Blazers (27-18) as just 1-point favorites on Sunday, March 28, 2021 at 7:00 PM ET on NBCS-NW. The over/under is set at 228.5 in the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of March 28, 2021, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Raptors vs Trail Blazers Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 28

Raptors:
DeAndre’ Bembry: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Patrick McCaw: Out (Knee),
Paul Watson: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

Trail Blazers:
Nassir Little: Out (Thumb),
Damian Lillard: Day To Day (Knee),
Zach Collins: Out (Ankle)

Raptors and Trail Blazers Records ATS

  • Toronto is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 20-25
  • The Raptors are 10-15 against the spread this season when they are at least a 1-point favorite.
  • Toronto and its opponents have hit the over in 24 of 45 games this season (53.3%).
  • Portland has a 22-23 record ATS this season.
  • When they play as at least a 1-point underdog, the Trail Blazers often have trouble covering with only an 11-15 record against the spread.
  • Portland and its opponents have typically hit the over this season, doing so in 55.6% (25) of its 45 games played.

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Head to Head

CJ McCollum scored a team-high 30 points to help lead the Trail Blazers past Pascal Siakam (22 points) and the Raptors 112-111 in their last matchup on January 11, 2021. The Trail Blazers were favored by 5 points in the game, but the Raptors covered the spread in the win. The teams scored 223 total points to go under the 230.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/11/2021 Trail Blazers Trail Blazers -5 230.5 -195 159 Regular Season 112-111 POR


Scoring Trends

  • Toronto’s games this year have gone over the point total for Sunday’s matchup point total (228.5 points) in 42.2% of opportunities (19 out of 45 matchups).
  • In Portland’s games this season, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Sunday’s matchup over/under in 24 out of 45 matchups (53.3%).
  • This season the average total for Raptors games is 224.4 points, 4.1 fewer than the over/under of 228.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 1.5 points fewer than the average over/under in Trail Blazers’ games this season (230 points).
  • The Raptors have an average implied point total of 114.2 this season, which is 0.8 points lower than their implied total in Sunday’s game (115).
  • This season, Toronto has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (115) 17 times.
  • The Trail Blazers’ average implied point total on the season (117.5 points) is 4.5 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (113 points).
  • Portland has scored more than 113 points in 24 games on the season.
  • The Raptors are the NBA’s 17th-highest scoring team (112.2 PPG), while the Trail Blazers allow their opponents the 27th-fewest points per game (115.4) in the league.
  • The Raptors have totaled just one more point than their opponents this year (an average of zero per game), while the Trail Blazers have been out-scored by opponents on average this year (by 38 total points, -0.8 per game).

Raptors Leaders

  • Fred VanVleet leads the Raptors scoring 20.1 points per game.
  • VanVleet’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 29.5, 1.2 less than his season average of 30.7.
  • Toronto is led in rebounding by Siakam’s 7.4 rebounds per game and assisting by Kyle Lowry’s 7.4 assists per game .
  • Lowry’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 29.5, 0.7 less than his season average of 30.2.
  • VanVleet is the top three-point shooter for the Raptors, knocking down 3.4 per game.
  • VanVleet’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.1 shots greater than his season average of 3.4.
  • VanVleet leads the team with 1.8 steals per game. Chris Boucher collects 1.9 blocks a contest to pace Toronto.
  • Boucher’s blocks prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.4 blocks lower than his season average of 1.9.

Trail Blazers Leaders

  • The Trail Blazers go-to guy, Damian Lillard, leads the team in both scoring (29.9 points per game) and assists (7.7 assists per game).
  • Lillard’s points prop total for the game is set at 27.5, 2.4 points lower than his season average of 29.9.
  • When it comes to rebounds, Enes Kanter is the Portland leader with 11.8 per game.
  • Kanter’s rebounding prop over/under for the matchup is posted at 11.5 boards, 0.3 rebounds less than his season average of 11.8.
  • McCollum leads the Trail Blazers in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 4.4 made threes per game.
  • McCollum’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.9 shots lower than his season average of 4.4.
  • One Portland player is its leader in both steals and blocks. Robert Covington averages 1.6 steals per game and 1.2 blocks per game.
  • Covington’s blocks prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.3 blocks higher than his season average of 1.2.

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