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The Philadelphia 76ers and the Portland Trail Blazers will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Rose Garden.
Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 113-104 winner as they battled the Kings on the road. The 76ers covered in the match as a 9-point underdog, while 217 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
The Trail Blazers were a 134-104 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Bobcats. They covered the 11.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (238) made winners of OVER bettors.
Team record: 11-21 SU, 14-18 ATS
Current streak: won 3 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Portland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Portland
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 9 games
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Sacramento are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
Team record: 26-7 SU, 20-13 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 10 of last 11 games
is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Sacramento are 4-6
After playing Charlotte are 3-7
After a win are 7-3
Philadelphia home to Minnesota, Monday, January 6
Portland at Sacramento, Tuesday, January 7