Rockets in a hole against the Blazers
The Houston Rockets find themselves in an 0-2 series hole against the Portland Trail Blazers in NBA playoff betting action as those two teams hit the hardwood on Friday night.
Houston is 0-2 both SU and ATS so far in their first-round playoff series against Portland, and they're just 4-5-1 ATS on the NBA betting lines in their 10 most recent meetings. The OVER is 9-0 in the past nine Rockets vs. Blazers contests.
Houston Rockets vs Portland Trail Blazers Opening Odds and Betting Line
Portland Trail Blazers opened as -2.5-point Favorite at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 215.5 at Sportsbook.ag for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.
Computer Prediction: Houston Rockets vs Portland Trail Blazers Pick
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 103-101 win for the Trail Blazers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Portland Trail Blazers sport a record of 56-28 and 46-38 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Houston Rockets sit at 54-30 and 40-41-3 ATS on the NBA season. The OVER/UNDER totals betting records are 48-35-1 for the Portland Trail Blazers and 45-37-2 for the Houston Rockets. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Portland vs Houston injuries news.
The Trail Blazers - Rockets betting odds would favor the Rockets if the lines were set according to power rankings. Portland is rated No. 15 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Houston Rockets sit at No. 6.
How Houston Rockets vs Portland Trail Blazers Stats Matchup
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Houston Rockets rank No. 2 in the league with 45.45 per game. That compares with Portland's No. 1 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Portland is the NBA's No. 4-ranked team at 9.37 per game, while the Houston Rockets rate No. 3 with 9.4 per contest.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Houston Rockets vs Portland Trail Blazers Betting Odds Trends
Houston is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
Houston is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Houston's last 11 games
Houston is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Portland is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Portland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Portland's last 5 games
Portland is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Houston at Portland, Sunday, April 27th