Rockets vs. Trail Blazers - 2/6/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Portland Trail Blazers (24-27) at Houston Rockets (27-25)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 5:00 pm (Toyota Center)
The Line: Houston Rockets -5 -- Over/Under: 217.5 See the Latest Odds
The Portland Trail Blazers and Houston Rockets meet Saturday afternoon at the Toyota Center.
The Portland Trail Blazers look to stay hot after winning nine of their last 12 games. The Portland Trail Blazers are averaging 102.2 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 102.3 points on 44.9 percent shooting. Damian Lillard is averaging 24 points and 7.3 assists while C.J. McCollum is averaging 20.9 points and 3.6 rebounds. Allen Crabbe is dishing 1.2 assists and Mason Plumlee is grabbing 7.7 rebounds. The Portland Trail Blazers are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 72.7 percent from the free throw line. The Trail Blazers are allowing 36.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.8 rebounds per game. The Portland Trail Blazers have split their last eight road games. Noah Vonleh is questionable with an ankle injury.
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The Houston Rockets look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Houston Rockets are averaging 105.4 points on 44.5 percent shooting and allowing 106.5 points on 46.5 percent shooting. James Harden is averaging 27.7 points and 7.1 assists while Dwight Howard is averaging 14.1 points and 11.9 rebounds. Trevor Ariza is grabbing 4.6 rebounds and Patrick Beverley is dishing 2.7 assists. The Houston Rockets are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 70.9 percent from the free throw line. The Rockets are allowing 36.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.6 rebounds per game. The Houston Rockets have won six of their last nine home games. Montrezl Harrell and Terrence Jones are questionable.
The Trail Blazers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a ATS loss and 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games playing on 1 days rest. The Rockets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. NBA Northwest. The Trail Blazers are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Houston.
The Rockets play their best ball at home and are far more consistent on the offensive end than the Trail Blazers. This low line shouldn't be a problem at all for Houston.