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The division rival Portland Trail Blazers and Oklahoma City Thunder are set to renew hostilities on Tuesday when they meet at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Last time out for Portland, they were a 110-108 loser as they battled the Pelicans on the road. The Trail Blazers failed to cover in the match as a 1.5-point favorite, while 218 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Oklahoma City was a 117-86 winner in its last match at home against the Rockets. They covered the 4.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 203 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Team record: 24-7 SU, 18-13 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of last 13 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma City
is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Charlotte are 8-2
After playing New Orleans are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
Team record: 25-5 SU, 17-13 ATS
Current streak: won 3 straight games.
is 14-1 SU in its last 15 games at home
is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games
is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Portland
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of last 13 games when playing at home against Portland
When playing on Tuesday are 9-1
Before playing Brooklyn are 6-4
After playing Houston are 8-2
After a win are 9-1
Portland home to Charlotte, Thursday, January 2
Oklahoma City home to Brooklyn, Thursday, January 2