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The Portland Trail Blazers and the New Orleans Hornets will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at New Orleans Arena.
In their last action, Portland was a 136-106 winner on the road against the Spurs. They covered the 11.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (242) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
The Hornets were a 96-85 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Grizzlies. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (181) made winners of UNDER bettors.
Team record: 29-32 SU, 29-30-2 ATS
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing New Orleans
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 9 games on the road
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Memphis are 4-6
After playing San Antonio are 1-9
After a win are 4-6
Team record: 21-42 SU, 32-31 ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 12 games when playing Portland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games when playing at home against Portland
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Brooklyn are 6-4
After playing Memphis are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Portland home to Memphis, Tuesday, March 12
New Orleans at Brooklyn, Tuesday, March 12