Boston Celtics vs. Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Game. The Celtics are trying to close this tour on the road with positive numbers. But games away from home are always difficult for the Celtics. For now the record is positive, but in the most recent games the numbers are not good. The home team look good in the last ten at home, this season is not the best for the Trail Blazers but the team knows how to score points.
Boston Celtics: We can do it.
The Celtics are the third best team in the East Conference with 39-17 overall. The record on the road is positive with 16 wins and 12 losses. The last game was a loss against Los Angeles Lakers 112-114. The record in the last 10 is 5-5, the most recent victory was against the Timberwolves 127-117.
On the road the Celtics are scoring an average of 109.9 points per game, 40.18 FG points, 11.86 three pointers, 78.3% free throw shots, 46.75 rebounds, 22.18 assists, 13.86 turnovers. In the last two quarters the team is scoring 57.2 points.
The defense allows up to 106.2 points, 37.46 FG points, 11.29 three pointers and 46.11 rebounds. The team is considered the fourth best in defense this season.
Kemba Walker will not be available. Jayson Tatum leads the Celtics with 22.9 points per game, Jaylen Brown with 20.3 and Gordon Hayward with 17.4 points per game. Enes Kanter leads the bench with 8.8 points this season.
Portland Trail Blazers: Difficult moments.
At home the record is positive but very little. 16 wins and 12 losses, the last game was a victory against the Pistons 107-104. In the last ten games the team has 8 wins and only two losses. The best record this season at home for them. The overall record is 26-32 in the ninth position of the West Conference.
Trail Blazers at home are scoring an average 116.8 points per game, 42.29 FG points, 82.5% free throw shots, 13.68 three pointers, 47.36 rebounds, 20.39 assists. In the first half the team scores up to 59.2 points per game.
The defense is bad at home allowing 115.1 points per game, 41.61 FG points, 77.8% free throw shots, 13.86 three pointers, 45.82 rebounds, 23.93 assists, 10.89 turnovers.
Damian Lillard will not be available. Of rest, McCollum is scoring an average of 21.8 points per game, Whiteside with 15.8, Anthony 15.6 points per game. Rodney Hood is out tonight due to injury.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Boston Celtics vs. Portland Trail Blazers 02/25/2020 is: take the Boston Celtics -7.0 (SPREAD).
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