Trail Blazers vs Pistons: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 31, 2021

Written By Staff on March 31, 2021

The Portland Trail Blazers (28-18) are favored () to build on a three-game win streak when they visit the Detroit Pistons (13-33) at 7:00 PM ET on Wednesday, March 31 at Little Caesars Arena. The matchup airs on NBCS-NW. The matchup’s over/under is .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of March 31, 2021, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Trail Blazers vs Pistons Betting Odds

Trail Blazers vs Pistons Props

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Injury Report as of March 31

Trail Blazers:
Nassir Little: Out (Thumb),
Zach Collins: Out (Ankle)

Jahlil Okafor: Out (Knee),
Rodney McGruder: Out (Elbow),
Wayne Ellington: Day To Day (Calf),
Sekou Doumbouya: Day To Day (Migraine),
Killian Hayes: Out (Hip),
Dennis Smith Jr.: Out (Spine)

Trail Blazers and Pistons Records ATS

  • Portland is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 23-22-1.
  • The Trail Blazers have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 7 points, going 2-3 this season.
  • Portland and its opponents have hit the over in 26 of 46 games this season (56.5%).
  • Detroit has topped the spread so far this season with a record of 23-19-2.
  • Detroit and its opponents have often been held under the total points bet this season, only hitting the over in 47.7% (21) of their 44 games played.

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Scoring Trends

  • In Portland’s matchups this season, the Trail Blazers and their opponents have exceeded Wednesday’s total of 221.5 points 32 times (69.6% of opportunities).
  • In 43.5% of Detroit’s games this season (20 of 46), the total points scored was more than Wednesday’s 221.5-point over/under.
  • This season, the average total for Trail Blazers games is 230.2 points, 8.7 more than the over/under of 221.5 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 3.6 points separates this matchup’s over/under (221.5 points) and the average total points bet in Pistons’ games (217.9 points) this season.
  • The Trail Blazers have an average implied point total of 117.4 this season, which is 3.4 points higher than their implied total in Wednesday’s game (114).
  • This season, Portland has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (114) 25 times.
  • The 112.4-point average implied total on the season for the Pistons is 5.4 more points than the team’s 107-point implied total in this matchup.
  • This season, Detroit has scored more than this game’s implied total of 107 points 25 times.
  • The Trail Blazers are the league’s eighth-highest scoring team (114.8 PPG), while the Pistons allow the 10th-fewest points per game (110.7) in NBA play.
  • The Trail Blazers have a negative point differential on the season (-33 total points, -0.7 per game), as do the Pistons (-163 total points, -3.5 per game).

Trail Blazers Leaders

  • Damian Lillard leads the Trail Blazers in points and assists. He averages 29.7 points per game while adding 7.8 assists.
  • Lillard’s points prop total for the game is set at 30.5, 0.8 points higher than his season average of 29.7.
  • Enes Kanter paces Portland with 11.7 rebounds per game.
  • Kanter’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 25.5, 0.3 greater than his season average of 25.2.
  • CJ McCollum makes 4.2 threes per game to lead the Trail Blazers.
  • McCollum’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 3.5, 0.7 shots less than his season average of 4.2.
  • Robert Covington leads Portland in both blocks and steals, averaging 1.3 blocks and 1.6 steals per game.
  • Covington’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.1 steals less than his season average of 1.6.

Pistons Leaders

  • Mason Plumlee is number one on the Pistons leaderboard in both rebounds (9.5 per game) and assists (3.6 per game).
  • Plumlee’s rebounding prop total for the game is posted at 10.5 rebounds, 1.0 rebound higher than his season average of 9.5.
  • Jerami Grant has outperformed his Detroit teammates in scoring, putting up 22.6 points per game to go with 4.9 rebounds and 2.8 assists.
  • Grant’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 27.5, 2.8 less than his season average of 30.3.
  • Wayne Ellington makes more threes per game than any other member of the Pistons, cashing in 2.7 treys per game.
  • Ellington’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.2 shots less than his season average of 2.7.
  • Nobody on Detroit grabs more steals than Dennis Smith Jr. (1.1 per game) or blocks more shots than Grant (1.1 per game).
  • Grant’s blocks prop total for the game is set at 0.5, 0.6 blocks lower than his season average of 1.1.


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