The Trail Blazers enter their final seeding game vs. the Nets 9.5 point favorites, according to the Caesars Casino & Sportsbook.
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Additionally, the over/under point total for the game is 229 points. Portland has averaged 123.2 points per game during the restart and Philadelphia has averaged 117 points per game.
Following the Trail Blazers 134-131 win over the Dallas Mavericks Tuesday, point guard Damian Lillard called Thursday night's contest, "The most important game of our lives. We got to finish it out right. We control our own destiny and we know what we got to do.”
Damian Lillard, who is coming off tying a career-high in points at 61, is listed at over/under 37.5 points according to Action Network.
Meanwhile, CJ McCollum, who is playing with a fractured back, has an over/under of 18.5 points.
You can catch Thursday's Blazers-Nets game on NBC Sports Northwest, the Official Network of the Portland Trail Blazers with tip-off set for 6pm. Our coverage starts at 4:30 p.m. with ‘Blazers Game Day’ followed by ‘Blazers Warm-up’ and ‘Blazers Pregame.’