Rockets look to tie up set with Blazers
The Houston Rockets will get a chance to tie up their first-round series with the Portland Trail Blazers at two wins apiece when they play Game 4 of the set on Sunday night.
The Rockets topped the Blazers 121-116 as a 2-point road underdog on the NBA betting lines in Game 3 of the series last time out, in the 10th straight OVER result between the two teams. Portland won the first two games both SU and ATS.
Houston Rockets vs Portland Trail Blazers Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Portland Trail Blazers installed as -2-point Favorite in this particular NBA matchup. The over-under betting line for the total number of point scored was listed by most sportsbooks, including 5Dimes, at 214.5.
Computer Prediction: Houston Rockets vs Portland Trail Blazers Pick
A 102-101 result in favor of the Rockets is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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 Houston Rockets will try to spoil the party on Sunday; they are 41-41-3 ATS against the betting spread this NBA season, while the Portland Trail Blazers are 46-39 ATS. Houston is 46-37-2 vs the betting total points scored; Portland is 49-35-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Portland vs Houston injuries news.
This game pits the Portland Trail Blazers, currently No. 15 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Houston Rockets, who rate No. 6 in the most recent survey update.
How Houston Rockets vs Portland Trail Blazers Stats Matchup
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Portland's No. 1-rated NBA squad against Houston's No. 2-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Portland rates No. 4 in the league with 9.38 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 3 with 9.44 per outing.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Last time out for Houston, they were a 121-116 winner as they battled the Trail Blazers on the road. The Rockets covered in the match as a 2-point underdog, while 237 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. James Harden poured in 37 points for Houston on Friday, as they defeated Portland 121-116 at Moda Center.
Houston Rockets vs Portland Trail Blazers Betting Odds Trends
Houston is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Houston's last 12 games
Houston is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
Houston is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Portland is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Portland is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Portland's last 5 games
Portland is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Houston home to Portland, Wednesday, April 30th