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Trail Blazers vs Rockets Betting Matchup Report

Houston RocketsPortland Trail Blazers
April 9, 10:00 PM | Rose Garden

Houston Rockets vs Portland Trail Blazers Odds

31-25TEAM RECORD27-30

The Portland Trail Blazers host Houston on Monday, looking to build on their 27-30 mark against the 31-25 Rockets in NBA action at Rose Garden.

This season the Trail Blazers are 27-30 overall and 27-30 ATS against the number, while the Rockets are 31-25 and 30-25-1 ATS. As for the totals, Portland is 31-26 on the OU, and Houston is 26-30.

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Betting Line:
Sportsbooks have set the Trail Blazers as 3.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. The total was listed at 196, but may be on the move.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Trail Blazers sit at No. 21 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Rockets are at No. 17 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Trail Blazers will win this game 100-98.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Portland's No. 14-ranked offense (97.2 PPG) against a Rockets defense that ranks No. 19 at 97.4 PPG. The Trail Blazers have averaged 44.5% from the field per game, less than the Rockets have managed so far this season (45.4% on average).

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Rockets own the league's No. 24-rated mark, allowing 100.3 points per game when on the road. Portland, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in home scoring.

In their last action, Houston was a 104-87 winner on the road against the Kings. They covered the 4-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (191) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Courtney Lee scored 25 points for Houston on Sunday, leading the Rockets to a 104-87 victory over Sacramento at Power Balance Pavilion.

The Trail Blazers were a 116-94 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Bucks. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (210) made winners of OVER bettors. Portland was crushed on Saturday, getting run out of the gym by Milwaukee and falling 116-94 at Bradley Center.

Houston Rockets Trends:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing Utah are 6-4
After playing Sacramento are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

Portland Trail Blazers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Golden State are 8-2
After playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3

A few Rockets at Trail Blazers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games when playing on the road against Portland
Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Houston's last 20 games
Houston is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games when playing Portland
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Portland's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Portland's last 6 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Portland's last 5 games at home
Portland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next up:
Houston home to Utah, Wednesday, April 11
Portland home to Golden State, Wednesday, April 11