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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.

Portland was a 126-113 loser in its last match on the road against the Rockets. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 239 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Oklahoma City was a 108-93 winner at home against the Kings. They covered the 8.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (201) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Portland:
Team record: 31-10 SU, 24-17 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 12 of last 14 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma City
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games when playing Oklahoma City
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 10 games on the road

When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Denver are 5-5
After playing Houston are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

Oklahoma City:
Team record: 31-10 SU, 23-18 ATS
Current streak: won 3 straight games.

is 18-3 SU in its last 21 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of last 14 games when playing at home against Portland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games when playing Portland

When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing San Antonio are 8-2
After playing Sacramento are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

Next up:
Portland home to Denver, Thursday, January 23
Oklahoma City at San Antonio, Wednesday, January 22