Philadelphia – Portland
Starting in less than 1 hour, we have another NBA game to bet on.
Tonight we chosed a game between two teams fighting for a NBA playoff spot in both conferences.
Portland (39-29) is sixth in the Western Conference standings, 1 game and a half behind Denver for the fifth place and three games and half ahead of ninth place Utah.
The Trail Blazers have improved their postseason cause by winning six of eight, with three of the victories coming against teams with negative records. Portland won easily against Cleveland on Thu, 111-70.
LaMarcus Aldridge should be well rested after playing just 28 minutes against the Cavaliers, making 9 of 10 shots for 20 points while grabbing 11 rebounds, two nights after scoring 30 points in a 104-101 win over Dallas. The forward-center leads Portland with 22.3 points per game with 8.8 boards.
The Sixers are 2-2 so far on the road swing and won their second straight game with Friday’s 102-80 drubbing of the Sacramento Kings. Jrue Holiday had 15 points, Lou Williams scored 14 and Andre Iguodala filled the impressive stat sheet with 13 points, nine assists and seven rebounds. Elton Brand had 10 points and Thaddeus Young provided nine and 10 rebounds for Philadelphia, which is 19-8 over its previous 27 games. Since starting the season 3-13, the Sixers have gone 33-20 and own a 14-22 record as the guest.
Playing back to back it won’t be the only problem for the 76rs. A. Iguodala will miss tonight’s game due to the tendinatis at hs knee and also, Elton Brand is announces as probable.
For this game, the NBA line for the favorite started at -4,5 and is now at -7.
Little to say, our free NBA tip for tonight is :