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FiveThirtyEight Gives Trail Blazers Slim Odds to Beat Thunder

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The data and analytics site isn’t high on Portland’s chances against OKC.

NBA: Portland Trail Blazers at Chicago Bulls Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports

The 3-seed Portland Trail Blazers will take on the 6-seed Oklahoma City Thunder in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. The Blazers will face a team that swept the season series 4-0 against them. Data and analytics site FiveThirtyEight is giving Portland only a 23 percent chance to advance to the second round:

They only have a 6 percent chance of making the conference finals, per FiveThirtyEight.

Portland has earned home-court advantage in the series, with the first game in the series being played Sunday. You can find the entire schedule here.