Houston Rockets vs Portland Trail Blazers Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 25

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 25, 2022, 2:46 PM
  • The Rockets (15-43) are -3.5 favorites vs. the Trail Blazers (25-35)
  • Total (Over/Under): 233.5 points
  • Friday, March 25, 2022 at 10:00pm EDT
  • Watch the game on ROOT Sports NW & SportsNet SW

The Houston Rockets visit Moda Center to take on the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday. Tipoff is scheduled for 10:00pm EDT in Portland.

The Rockets are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -3.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Rockets are 29-43 against the spread, while the Trail Blazers are 29-42 against the spread.

The Rockets vs Trail Blazers Over/Under is 233.5 total points for the game.


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Rockets vs. Trail Blazers Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Houston Rockets-3.5 -110O 233.5 -110-160
Portland Trail Blazers +3.5 -110U 233.5 -110135

Against the spread this NBA season, the Rockets have gone:

  • 29-43 against the Spread (-18.3 Units / -22.8% ROI)
  • 18-55 against the Moneyline (-14.8 Units / -19.77% ROI)
  • 39-33 against the Over for game total points (+2.7 Units / 3.36% ROI)
  • 33-39 against the Under for game total points (-9.85 Units / -12.27% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have hit the 4Q Game Total Over in 38 of their last 61 games (+13.76 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have hit the Game Total Over in 34 of their last 56 games (+10.90 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have hit the Team Total Under in 17 of their last 27 games (+8.20 Units / 27% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have hit the 3Q Game Total Over in 28 of their last 52 games (+6.96 Units / 12% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the 1Q Spread in 12 of their last 17 away games (+6.45 Units / 35% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 2Q Spread in 20 of their last 62 games (-24.75 Units / -37% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the Spread in 14 of their last 46 games (-21.20 Units / -42% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 25 of their last 67 games (-20.20 Units / -27% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 1H Spread in 23 of their last 64 games (-19.63 Units / -28% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only hit the 2H Moneyline in 21 of their last 71 games (-17.95 Units / -25% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Trail Blazers have gone:

  • 29-42 against the Spread (-17.25 Units / -21.74% ROI)
  • 27-45 against the Moneyline (-2.65 Units / -2.77% ROI)
  • 36-36 against the Over for game total points (-3.6 Units / -4.55% ROI)
  • 36-36 against the Under for game total points (-3.6 Units / -4.55% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have hit the 2Q Game Total Over in 25 of their last 36 games at home (+12.95 Units / 33% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have hit the Team Total Under in 42 of their last 70 games (+12.77 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have hit the Moneyline in 13 of their last 34 games (+12.35 Units / 34% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 41 of their last 72 games (+7.89 Units / 10% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the 2Q Spread in 39 of their last 71 games (+6.22 Units / 8% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only hit the 2H Moneyline in 17 of their last 67 games (-36.27 Units / -47% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 4Q Spread in 21 of their last 67 games (-27.39 Units / -37% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 3Q Spread in 24 of their last 67 games (-23.13 Units / -31% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only hit the Team Total Over in 26 of their last 70 games (-22.96 Units / -28% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the Spread in 26 of their last 67 games (-18.05 Units / -24% ROI)

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Houston Rockets: Keys to the Game vs. the Portland Trail Blazers

The Rockets are 11-43 (.200) when attempting 25 or more free throws since the start of the 2020-21 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .540

The Rockets are 8-32 (.200) when they lose the turnover margin this season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .439

The Rockets were 1-15 (.062) when allowing fewer than 8 offense rebounds last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .512

The Rockets were 6-32 (.158) when scoring fewer second chance points than their opponent last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .458

Portland Trail Blazers: Keys to the Game vs. the Houston Rockets

The Trail Blazers were 14-3 (.824) when allowing fewer than 10 fastbreak points last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .558

The Trail Blazers were 10-3 (.769) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points last season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .553

The Trail Blazers are 40-7 (.833) when shooting 40% or better from three since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .738

Injury Report: Trail Blazers vs. Rockets - Friday's Game, Mar. 25

  • Nassir Little (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers announced that Little will undergo surgery and miss the remainder of the season.
  • Josh Hart (Trail Blazers): Hart did not play in Wednesday's game (Mar. 23) against the Spurs.
  • Jusuf Nurkic (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers announced that Nurkic will miss at least four weeks.
  • Didi Louzada (Trail Blazers): Louzada is dealing with a torn meniscus in his left knee. There is no timetable for his return.
  • Damian Lillard (Trail Blazers): Lillard will not return this season, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.
  • Eric Bledsoe (Trail Blazers): Bledsoe is dealing with a left Achilles injury and does not appear close to returning to action, according to Trail Blazers' beat reporter Casey Holdahl.
  • Anfernee Simons (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers announced that Simons will be re-eavaluated in 1-2 weeks.
  • Joe Ingles (Trail Blazers): Ingles suffered a torn left ACL in Sunday's (Jan. 30) game against Minnesota.
  • Houston Rockets - No Injuries Reported

Houston Rockets Offensive Stats & Trends

The Rockets have averaged 16.3 turnovers per game (751 turnovers/46 games) this season — highest among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

The Rockets have 24.5 free throw attempts per game this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 20.8

The Rockets have a 29% free throw rate (1,129 free throw attempts/3,941 field goal attempts) this season — highest among NBA teams; League Avg: 24%

The Rockets have an assist to turnover ratio of 1.4 (1,052 assists/ 751 TOs) this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.8

Portland Trail Blazers Offensive Stats & Trends

The Trail Blazers averaged 10.8 turnovers per game (775 turnovers/72 games) last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

The Trail Blazers averaged 5.4 turnovers per game (388 turnovers/72 games) in the second half last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 6.6

The Trail Blazers averaged 21.2 assists per game (1,526 assists/72 games) last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 24.7

The Trail Blazers averaged 11.0 assists per game (794 assists/72 games) in the first half last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.8

Houston Rockets Defensive Stats & Trends

The Rockets have blocked 304 shots on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — 6th most among NBA teams

Portland Trail Blazers Defensive Stats & Trends

The Trail Blazers have blocked 307 shots at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — 10th most among NBA teams


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