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Portland Trail Blazers vs. Houston Rockets

The Portland Trail Blazers and the Houston Rockets will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Toyota Center.

Last time out for Portland, they were a 105-99 loser as they battled the Mavericks on the road. The Trail Blazers failed to cover in the match as a 5.5-point underdog, while 204 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

The Rockets were a 114-108 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Heat. They covered the 7.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (222) made winners of OVER bettors.

Portland:
Team record: 25-24 SU, 22-25-2 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games on the road
is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games

When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Orlando are 10-0
After playing Dallas are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5

Houston:
Team record: 27-24 SU, 27-23-1 ATS

is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games when playing at home against Portland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing at home against Portland
is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 11 games at home

When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Sacramento are 6-4
After playing Miami are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6

Next up:
Portland at Orlando, Sunday, February 10
Houston at Sacramento, Sunday, February 10