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NBA Betting Line Favors Portland Trail Blazers over Houston Rockets

Betting fans will be hoping their prediction comes true for a key NBA battle which sees the visiting Houston Rockets travelling to Portland to face the Trail Blazers on Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at BetOnline opened the Portland Trail Blazers as -4.5-point favorites in this betting matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER betting line was sitting around 223 earlier at Bovada.

A 114-106 result in favor of the Trail Blazers is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Houston Rockets vs Portland Trail Blazers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Rockets will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 24-32-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Portland Trail Blazers are 32-25 ATS. Houston is 34-23 against the points scored total betting line, while Portland is 31-26 versus the line. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Portland vs Houston injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams with the Portland Trail Blazers rated this week at No. 4 and the Houston Rockets sitting at No. 13.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Portland's No. 5-rated NBA squad against Houston's No. 24-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Portland rates No. 4 in the league with 10.21 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 2 with 10.95 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

James Harden chucked in 42 points for Houston on Tuesday, but they still came up short in losing 117-114 at EnergySolutions Arena.

C.J. McCollum went off for 34 points and added 5 rebounds leading Portland to a 112-104 win over Brooklyn on Tuesday at Moda Center.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Houston's last 12 games
  • Houston is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Houston's last 11 games on the road
  • Portland is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Portland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Portland's last 5 games
  • Portland is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston home to San Antonio, Saturday, February 27th
Portland at Chicago, Saturday, February 27th