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Rockets battle vs Trail Blazers highlights NBA odds

Portland Trail BlazersHouston Rockets
Jan 14, 8:00 PM | Toyota Center

Portland Trail Blazers vs Houston Rockets Odds


Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Saturday when the Rockets try to run the Trail Blazers off the court at Toyota Center in pro hoops action.

This season the Rockets are 4-7 overall and 6-5 ATS against the number, while the Trail Blazers are 7-4 and 6-5 ATS. As for the totals, Houston is 3-8 on the OU, and Portland is 5-6.

View Portland vs Houston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back the visiting Trail Blazers before tip-off in this one will find them as 2-point favorites, while the total sits at 196.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 10-rated Rockets and the No. 1-rated Trail Blazers in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 100-94 win for the Trail Blazers on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Trail Blazers rank No. 17 in the league with 41.5 per game. That compares with Houston’s No. 8 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Houston is the NBA’s No. 7-ranked team at 7.1 per game, while the Trail Blazers rate No. 19 with 5.7 per contest.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Trail Blazers own the league's No. 16-rated mark, allowing 96.8 points per game when on the road. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 12 in home scoring.

Portland was a 99-83 loser in its last match on the road against the Spurs. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 182 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Trail Blazers wasted a 29-point performance from LaMarcus Aldridge as San Antonio ran past them 99-83 on Friday at AT&T Center.

Last time out for Houston, they were a 103-89 winner as they battled the Kings at home. The Rockets covered in the match as an 8.5-point favorite, while 192 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Sacramento was scorched by Kyle Lowry for 25 points as the Rockets defated the Kings 103-89 in NBA action on Friday.

Portland Trail Blazers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing New Orleans are 8-2
After playing San Antonio are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

Houston Rockets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Washington are 7-3
After playing Sacramento are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

A few Trail Blazers at Rockets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Portland's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Portland's last 11 games when playing Houston
Portland is 6-11-1 ATS in its last 18 games
Portland is 7-14 SU in its last 21 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 5 games at home
Houston is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Portland
Houston is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games at home

Next up:
Portland at New Orleans, Monday, January 16
Houston at Washington, Monday, January 16