Houston Rockets vs Portland Trail Blazers Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 26

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 26, 2022, 10:57 AM
  • The Rockets (15-43) are -4.5 favorites vs. the Trail Blazers (25-35)
  • Total (Over/Under): 232.5 points
  • Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 10:00pm EDT
  • Watch the game on ROOT Sports NW & BSSW

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

The Rockets are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -4.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Rockets are 30-43 against the spread, while the Trail Blazers are 29-43 against the spread.

The Rockets vs Trail Blazers Over/Under is 232.5 total points for the game.


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

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Houston Rockets-4.5 -110O 232.5 -110-190
Portland Trail Blazers +4.5 -110U 232.5 -110155

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

  • 30-43 against the Spread (-17.3 Units / -21.27% ROI)
  • 19-55 against the Moneyline (-13.8 Units / -17.98% ROI)
  • 39-34 against the Over for game total points (+1.6 Units / 1.96% ROI)
  • 34-39 against the Under for game total points (-8.85 Units / -10.88% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have hit the 4Q Game Total Over in 38 of their last 62 games (+12.66 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have hit the Game Total Over in 34 of their last 57 games (+9.80 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have hit the 3Q Game Total Over in 29 of their last 53 games (+7.96 Units / 14% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the 1Q Spread in 13 of their last 18 away games (+7.45 Units / 38% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have hit the Team Total Under in 17 of their last 28 games (+7.10 Units / 23% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 2Q Spread in 20 of their last 63 games (-25.85 Units / -38% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the Spread in 15 of their last 47 games (-20.20 Units / -39% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 26 of their last 68 games (-19.20 Units / -26% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only hit the 2H Moneyline in 22 of their last 72 games (-16.95 Units / -23% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only hit the 1H Moneyline in 16 of their last 63 games (-15.92 Units / -25% ROI)

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

  • 29-43 against the Spread (-18.35 Units / -22.81% ROI)
  • 27-46 against the Moneyline (-3.65 Units / -3.78% ROI)
  • 36-37 against the Over for game total points (-4.7 Units / -5.85% ROI)
  • 37-36 against the Under for game total points (-2.6 Units / -3.24% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have hit the 2Q Game Total Over in 26 of their last 37 games at home (+13.95 Units / 34% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have hit the Team Total Under in 43 of their last 71 games (+13.77 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 42 of their last 73 games (+8.89 Units / 11% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the 2Q Spread in 40 of their last 72 games (+7.22 Units / 9% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 20 of their last 32 games (+6.77 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only hit the 2H Moneyline in 17 of their last 68 games (-37.27 Units / -47% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 4Q Spread in 21 of their last 68 games (-28.49 Units / -38% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only hit the Team Total Over in 26 of their last 71 games (-24.07 Units / -29% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 3Q Spread in 24 of their last 68 games (-23.13 Units / -31% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the Spread in 26 of their last 68 games (-19.15 Units / -26% 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. RocketsSaturday‘s Game, Mar. 26

  • Nassir Little (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers announced that Little will undergo surgery and miss the remainder of the season.
  • Josh Hart (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers have listed Hart as OUT for Friday’s game (Mar. 25) against the Rockets.
  • 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.
  • Justise Winslow (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers have listed Winslow as OUT for Friday’s game (Mar. 25) against the Rockets.
  • 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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