Portland Trail Blazers vs. Washington Wizards: 2/20/2021 NBA Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 18, 2021

The Portland Trail Blazers (18-10) will look to extend a six-game winning streak when they host the Washington Wizards (9-17) at 10:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 20, 2021 as 1.5-point favorites. The Wizards have won three games in a row. The matchup has a point total of 241.5.

Betting Information

Trail Blazers vs Wizards Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Trail Blazers -1.5 -117 -117 241.5 -111 -117
Place a bet on Portland Trail Blazers or the Washington Wizards for Saturday’s game.

Head to Head

Portland holds a 6-4 record in the last 10 head-to-head matchups with Washington. The Trail Blazers also have a 3-0 advantage against the spread when playing the Wizards.

Trail Blazers vs Wizards in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/2/2021 Wizards Wizards -3 241 -142 119 Regular Season 132-121 POR
3/4/2020 Trail Blazers Trail Blazers -8 243.5 -338 265 Regular Season 125-104 POR
1/3/2020 Trail Blazers Wizards -7.5 233 -305 245 Regular Season 122-103 POR
11/18/2018 Wizards Regular Season 119-109 POR
10/22/2018 Trail Blazers Regular Season 125-124 WAS
12/5/2017 Trail Blazers Regular Season 106-92 WAS
11/25/2017 Wizards Regular Season 108-105 POR
3/11/2017 Trail Blazers Regular Season 125-124 WAS
1/16/2017 Wizards Regular Season 120-101 WAS
3/8/2016 Trail Blazers Regular Season 116-109 POR
  • 3/4/2020 DNP – Trail Blazers: Jusuf Nurkic; Wizards: Thomas Bryant
  • 1/3/2020 DNP – Trail Blazers: Jusuf Nurkic; Wizards: Bradley Beal, Davis Bertans, Rui Hachimura, Thomas Bryant
  • Trail Blazers Betting Information

    • Portland has been good against the spread this season, posting a 16-12 record.
    • The Trail Blazers fare well when favored by at least 1.5 points, posting an 8-7 record against the spread.
    • More often than not, Portland and its foes have united to hit the over, cashing in on 16 of 28 chances this season.
    Bet on the Portland Trail Blazers to win the NBA Championship.

    Wizards Betting Information

    • Washington has a losing record against the spread, going 12-14 ATS (covering just 46.2% of the time).
    • When they are at least 1.5-point underdogs, the Wizards have not fared well, going 1-4 against the spread.
    • Washington and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their matchups this year — 14 of 26 (53.8%).
    Bet on the Washington Wizards to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Trail Blazers and their opponents have combined to put up more than 241.5 points in 28.6% of their outings this year (eight of 28 opportunities).
    • Washington and its opponents have combined to score at least 241.5 points in 38.5% of their games this year (10 of 26 chances).
    • The Trail Blazers and the Wizards combine to average 11.8 fewer points per game than the over/under of 241.5 set for this matchup.
    • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 6.9 less points per game (234.6) than this matchup’s over/under of 241.5 points.
    • The average point total for Trail Blazers games this year is 10.6 less points than the over/under of 241.5 in this matchup.
    • The average point total for the Wizards this year is 8.2 points lower than this game’s over/under.
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    Trail Blazers Leaders

    • Damian Lillard leads the Trail Blazers in scoring (29.8 points per game) and assisting (7.7 assists per game).
    • Portland’s rebounding leader is Enes Kanter, who grabs 11.0 per game.
    • The Trail Blazers are led by CJ McCollum from long distance. He knocks down 4.8 shots from deep per game.
    • Robert Covington leads Portland in both blocks and steals, averaging 0.9 blocks and 1.6 steals per game.

    Wizards Leaders

    • Russell Westbrook grabs 9.4 rebounds per game, 9.5 assists per game, and 18.9 points per game, putting him in the top spot on the Wizards in both rebounds and assists.
    • Bradley Beal holds the title of Washington’s top scorer by putting up 32.8 points per game.
    • Davis Bertans makes more threes per game than any other member of the Wizards, cashing in 3.0 treys per game.
    • Beal is at the top of Washington’s steals hierarchy with 1.3 steals per game and Alex Len leads the squad in blocks with 1.1 per game.
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