In this early season matchup, the Portland Pilots (10-4) will hit the court against the Brooklyn Nets (6-9) in Portland on Thursday, November 17 at Moda Center. Still in the early part of the season, both of these teams will of course be searching for a win in this game as they look to set the tone for the rest of the year. The action starts at 7:00 PM PT, but you’re going to want to get your bets in now!
For context on Thursday’s early-season showdown, how have the Pilots and the Nets performed against each other in the past?
So far this season, these squads haven’t competed yet and the Trail Blazers are preparing to go hard in their first confrontation with the Nets. In their previous meeting on March 18, 2022, the score was 128-123 in favor of the Nets. In that game, the Pilots had a 40.22% field goal percentage and a 37.14% three pointer percentage, whereas the Nets had a 45.65% field goal percentage and shot 40% from the perimenter. Elsewhere on the stat sheet, Portland came away with 37 rebounds and 29 assists while Brooklyn wound up with 45 boards and 24 assists.
Betting Preview for the Brooklyn Nets vs Portland Pilots NBA Game on November 17 2022
Where: Moda Center in Portland, Oregon
When: Thursday, November 17, 2022
Betting on the Brooklyn Nets
Record: 6-9 | Atlantic Division Standing: 5
The Brooklyn Nets have had a bit of a mixed bag with regard to wins and losses lately and are in the last position in the division and 12th in the conference currently. In their most recent game they defeated the Golden State Warriors, 125-99, due to the notable performance of Kyrie Irving and Caris Levert. Furthermore, Irving supplied 26 points (62.5 FG%) and Caris Levert had 20 points (35.29 FG%). Check out our assessment below to learn how this performance has shaped their odds for the upcoming game against Portland on Thursday.
Absences and Injuries
As far as inactive players go, the Nets are lacking T.J. Warren (Foot).
Betting on the Portland Pilots
Record: 10-4 | Northwest Division Standing: 1
The Portland Pilots were defeated by the Utah Utes in their most recent game on Wednesday, 100-120, in spite of the momentum-propelling contribution of Enes Kanter. Kanter amassed 14 points (100.0 FG%), whereas Cj Mccollum added 23 points (36.84 FG%). The Trail Blazers are the conference leader presently. Be sure to read our odds analysis for Thursday’s matchup further down and think about how the team’s recent performance could impact their meeting versus Brooklyn.
Absences and Injuries
In terms of injuries, the Pilots are without Gary Payton II (Core) and Olivier Sarr (Wrist). Justise Winslow (Non-COVID Illness) and Keon Johnson (Hip) are questionable.
Nets vs Trail Blazers | Moneyline, Over/Under and Point Spread Odds
Moneyline Pick: Brooklyn Nets (+110) at FanDuel
Heading into this game, the Portland Pilots are considered the favorite. The team enters this game sporting a winning percentage of 60% in the last 10 games (six wins and four losses) while the winning percentage of the Brooklyn Nets on the other hand, is less at 50% in the last 10 games (a record of five wins and five losses).
Over/Under Pick: Over 220.5 Total Points (-110) at FanDuel
It is predicted that the total score for the game will be over 220.5.
The Portland Pilots have recorded 106.9 points per game over their last 10 games. Alternatively, the Brooklyn Nets have logged an average of 106.4 points per game in the 10 games since October 27.
Spread Pick: Brooklyn Nets +2 Points (-110) at FanDuel
The Brooklyn Nets will need to lose by less than the amount of the spread or win outright in order to cover.
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