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Brooklyn Nets at Portland Trail Blazers Betting Preview – Jan 17, 2024

The Brooklyn Nets are on the road at the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday. Brooklyn has dropped three straight games, and 8 out of their last 10 overall. The Nets are 16-23 on the season, which is tied with Atlanta for 10th in the Eastern Conference. Brooklyn is coming off a loss at home to the Heat on Monday.

For Portland, they have dropped four straight games. The Trail Blazers are now 10-29 which is 14th out of 15 teams in the Western Conference. Portland took a loss at home on Sunday to the Phoenix Suns.

The Brooklyn Nets are -4.5 over Portland in this game on Wednesday. The total for this game is set at 225.

Nets Looking to Start Win Streak

The Brooklyn Nets are on the road for the first of three straight. After this, the Nets will head to Los Angeles to take on the Lakers and Clippers. Brooklyn gets to come back home for a home game against the Knicks on January 23rd. That game is the first of five straight at home.

Mikal Bridges and Cam Thomas are the top scorers for the Nets this season. Bridges is scoring more than 21 points per game, while Thomas is just under that number. Cam Johnson and Spencer Dinwiddie are next for Brooklyn, as they are combining for an additional 27.4 per game. Dinwiddie is also the top assist guy with 6.1 per game.

The Nets in their three straight losses have allowed 134, 111 and 96, but scored just 127, 102 and 95. On the season, Brooklyn is scoring 114.1 points per game.  In the latest loss, Bridges had a chance to tie the game, but missed a free throw at the end of the game.

Portland Struggles Continue

For the Portland Trail Blazers, things have not gone well. They have not gone well at home or on the road. Portland is just 5-12 at home this season. During the current four game losing streak, Portland scored under 100 points in three of those games. The latest loss, they scored 116 points, but allowed 127.

Jerami Grant is the top scorer for Portland. The small forward is scoring 21.1 points per game in 33.6 minutes played. Malcolm Brogdon is scoring just shy of 15 per game, while big man DeAndre Ayton is adding 13.1 points per game. Ayton is the leading shooter for Portland, making nearly 55% of his shots.

The Trail Blazers are at home for one more after this. They will host the Pacers on Friday. After that, Portland goes on the road for four games, with trips in Los Angeles, Oklahoma City, Houston and San Antonio.

Nets Win on the Road

The Brooklyn Nets need to get back on track. This is a game they are going to get. Look for the Nets to keep a lead throughout and win by several buckets. The final bet for this game on Wednesday is the Brooklyn Nets -4.5 over the Portland Trail Blazers. Good luck and enjoy the game!

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