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Portland Trail Blazers vs. Charlotte Bobcats

The Portland Trail Blazers and the Charlotte Bobcats will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Portland was a 116-103 winner in its last match at home against the Wizards. They covered the 5.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 219 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Charlotte lost its last outing, a 104-99 result against the Nets on March 19. The Bobcats covered in that game as a 6.5-point underdog, while the 203 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Portland:
Team record: 45-24 SU, 37-32 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Charlotte
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing on the road against Charlotte
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Charlotte

When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Miami are 6-4
After playing Washington are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

Charlotte:
Team record: 33-36 SU, 39-28-2 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing at home against Portland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games at home

When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Houston are 4-6
After playing Brooklyn are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

Next up:
Portland at Miami, Monday, March 24
Charlotte home to Houston, Monday, March 24