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Houston RocketsPortland Trail Blazers
March 1, 10:00 PM | Rose Garden

Houston Rockets vs Portland Trail Blazers Odds

30-31TEAM RECORD33-26

Rose Garden will feature Trail Blazers vs. Rockets action on Tuesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.

Portland battles the Rockets, currently with a 30-31 mark (31-28-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 29-29-1 for the Trail Blazers and 32-29 for the Rockets.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 21-rated Trail Blazers and the No. 11-rated Rockets in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 103-101 win for the Trail Blazers on Tuesday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Portland's No. 23-ranked offense (96.2 PPG) against a Rockets defense that ranks No. 24 at 104.8 PPG. The Trail Blazers have averaged 44.5% from the field per game, less than the Rockets have managed so far this season (45.3% on average).

Defensively, the Rockets feature the league's No. 26-rated defense on the road, allowing 107.3 points per game. Portland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 23 in the league in scoring at home.

Houston won its last outing, a 91-89 result against the Hornets on February 27. The Rockets covered in that game as a 6-point underdog, while the 180 combined points took the game UNDER the total. New Orleans was victimized by Kevin Martin for 33 points as the Rockets defeated the Hornets 91-89 in NBA action on Sunday.

Portland was a 90-83 loser in its last match at home against the Hawks. They failed to cover the 5–point spread as favorites, while the total score of 173 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Portland got 20 points from Andre Miller but lost anyway 90-83 against the Hawks on Sunday at Rose Garden.

Houston Rockets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing LA Clippers are 5-5
After playing New Orleans are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

Portland Trail Blazers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Sacramento are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

A few Rockets at Trail Blazers trends to consider:
Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Houston's last 8 games
Houston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing on the road against Portland
Portland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Portland's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Portland's last 5 games when playing at home against Houston
Portland is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games

Next up:
Houston at LA Clippers, Wednesday, March 2
Portland at Sacramento, Wednesday, March 2

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