The San Antonio Spurs will be on the back end of a back to back as they travel to play the Portland Trailblazers in an NBA pro basketball game scheduled for Saturday night.
Tip time from Portland is set for 10PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.
The NBA point spread from this contest is lined at a pick with an over under line set at 197 points.
San Antonio is a perfect 2-0 on the season following a 91-85 road victory on Friday night to the LA Lakers as a -7 ½ point betting favorite. The game total landed at under 208 ½ points. It was a close game late but the Spurs were able to pull away with key stops on defense in the final two minutes.
The Spurs shot just 40.4% from the floor with 5 of 21 from three. The team won the rebounding battle by a +4 margin. On defense San Antonio held the Lakers to 36.6% shooting along with 8 of 27 from beyond the arc. Tony Parker led the Spurs with 24 points and six assists on 12 of 18 shooting. Tim Duncan missed the game with a chest contusion and his doubtful for Saturday’s game.
Portland is 1-1 on the 2013-4 campaign following a 113-98 road victory on Friday to the Denver Nuggets as a +4 ½ point betting odds underdog. The game total landed at over 198 points. The Trailblazers went up 64-50 at the half in victory.
They shoot 42.7% from the floor along with 14 of 22 three pointers. The Trailblazers took good care of the basketball with seven turnovers. On defense they hold Denver to 36.4% shooting with 6 of 18 from three. LaMarcus Aldridge led Portland with 25 points and 9 rebounds on 12 of 26 shooting.