Trail Blazers vs. Rockets - 2/10/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Houston Rockets (27-26) at Portland Trail Blazers (26-27)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 10:30 pm (Moda Center)
The Line: Portland Trail Blazers -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN, KGW
The Houston Rockets and Portland Trail Blazers meet Wednesday night at the Moda Center.
The Houston Rockets could use a nice win after losing five of their last seven games. The Houston Rockets are averaging 104.9 points on 44.3 percent shooting and allowing 106.3 points on 46.4 percent shooting. James Harden is averaging 27.8 points and seven assists while Dwight Howard is averaging 14.2 points and 11.9 rebounds. Trevor Ariza is grabbing 4.6 rebounds and Ty Lawson is dishing 3.8 assists. The Houston Rockets are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 71 percent from the free throw line. The Rockets are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.6 rebounds per game. The Houston Rockets have split their last 10 road games.
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The Portland Trail Blazers look to stay hot after winning eight of their last 10 games. The Portland Trail Blazers are averaging 102.2 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 101.9 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Damian Lillard is averaging 24.2 points and 7.3 assists while C.J. McCollum is averaging 20.8 points and 3.6 rebounds. Allen Crabbe is dishing 1.2 assists and Al-Farouq Aminu is grabbing 6.4 rebounds. The Portland Trail Blazers are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 72.5 percent from the free throw line. The Trail Blazers are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.8 rebounds per game. The Portland Trail Blazers have won seven of their last nine home games. Noah Vonleh is doubtful with an ankle injury.
The Rockets are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 vs. NBA Northwest and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 0 days rest. The Trail Blazers are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 vs. Western Conference and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Rockets are 8-2-1 ATS in the last 11 meetings in Portland and 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings overall.
The Portland Trail Blazers have been more consistent as of late and are catching the Rockets on the end of a back to back after they played well against the Warriors. Portland should be able to get the job done here at home.