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Toronto Raptors (22-28, 12th in Eastern Conference) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (23-25, 12th in Western Conference)

Portland, Oregon; Saturday, 10 PM EST

Fanduel Sportsbook NBA Line: Trail Blazers -4.5

Bottom line: Portland faces the Toronto Raptors after Damian Lillard scored 60 points in the Portland Trail Blazers’ 134-124 win over the Utah Jazz.

The Trail Blazers have gone 13–10 in home games. Portland averages 14.3 turnovers per game and is 9-th when it comes to fewer turnovers than its opponents.

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The Raptors are 7-16 on the road. Toronto’s record in one possession games is 2–9.

The teams are playing for the second time this season. The Raptors won the previous meeting on January 8, 117–105, with Pascal Siakam scoring 27 points in the win.

Top Performer: Lillard is averaging 30.1 points and 7.4 assists for the Trail Blazers. Anfernie Simmons is averaging 19.3 points in the last 10 games for Portland.

Siakam is averaging 24.6 points, 8.1 rebounds and 6.4 assists for the Raptors. Gary Trent Jr. has averaged 18.8 points and 1.8 steals over the past 10 games for Toronto.

Last 10 games: Trail Blazers: 4-6, averaging 120.1 points, 40.3 rebounds, 24.4 assists, 6.3 steals and 4.7 blocks per game, while shooting 49.6% from the field. His opponents scored an average of 118.6 points per game.

Raptors: 5-5, averaging 118.9 points, 42.7 rebounds, 25.1 assists, 8.7 steals and 5.9 blocks per game, while shooting 47.3% from the field. His opponents average 117.3 points.

Injuries: Trail Blazers: Josh Hart: Day to Day (hamstring), Justice Winslow: Out (ankle), Jusuf Nurkic: Day to Day (calf), Ibo Budji: Day to Day (knee).

Raptors: Otto Porter Jr.: Out for the season (foot), Dalano Banton: Out (hip).


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