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Portland Trail Blazers Betting Odds Open as NBA Underdog vs Miami Heat

Portland pays a visit to Miami on Sunday, hoping to send the Heat to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA betting action at AmericanAirlines Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Portland Trail Blazers betting line opened this morning as 6.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark (including Bovada), while the total was hovering around 194.5 at BetOnline and other betting odds shops.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 101-99 result in favor of the Heat. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Portland Trail Blazers vs Miami Heat Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Miami Heat bring a 15-10 record (11-13-1 ATS) to the battle against the 11-17 Portland Trail Blazers, who are 14-14 ATS. Fans OVER/UNDER betting have seen Miami Heat go 7-18 so far and the Portland Trail Blazers go 14-14. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs Portland injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 19 (Miami Heat) and the No. 11 (Trail Blazers) teams in the league, according to our current NBA betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Portland Trail Blazers rank No. 6 in the league with 45.43 per game. That compares with Miami's No. 21 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Miami is the NBA's No. 26-ranked team at 6.2 per game, while the Portland Trail Blazers rate No. 5 with 9.82 per contest.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Portland got 27 points from C.J. McCollum en route to a 102-94 loss against Orlando on Friday at Amway Center.

The Heat got 21 points from Dwyane Wade, but it was Toronto that prevailed in a 108-94 final on Friday at AmericanAirlines Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Portland is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Portland's last 5 games
  • Portland is 8-14-1 ATS in its last 23 games on the road
  • Portland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Miami is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 18 of Miami's last 24 games
  • Miami is 3-7-1 ATS in its last 11 games at home
  • Miami is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Portland at Atlanta, Monday, December 21st
Miami home to Detroit, Tuesday, December 22nd