Trail Blazers vs. Rockets NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 8

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Trail Blazers vs. Rockets NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 8

Trail Blazers vs. Rockets Game Info

  • Date: Friday, March 8, 2024
  • Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • Venue: Moda Center -- Portland, Oregon
  • Coverage: ROOT Sports NW+ and Space City Home Network

The Portland Trail Blazers (17-44) are underdogs (by 5.5 points) to stop an eight-game home losing streak when they host the Houston Rockets (27-35) on Friday, March 8, 2024 at 10:00 PM ET. The matchup's over/under is set at 218.5.

Trail Blazers vs. Rockets Odds & Spread

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Trail Blazers vs. Rockets Prediction & Pick

All NBA win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Rockets win (63%)

Trail Blazers vs. Rockets Betting Trends

  • The Rockets are 32-28-2 against the spread this season.
  • The Trail Blazers are 29-31-1 against the spread this season.
  • This season, Rockets games have hit the over 26 times out of 61 chances.
  • Trail Blazers games this season have hit the over on 29 of 61 set point totals (47.5%).
  • Houston has covered the spread in a higher percentage of its home games than away games. It has covered 21 times in 32 opportunities when playing at home, and it has covered 11 times in 30 opportunities in road games.
  • The Rockets have exceeded the total less often when playing at home, hitting the over in 12 of 32 home matchups (37.5%). In road games, they have hit the over in 14 of 30 games (46.7%).
  • Against the spread, Portland has had better results away (17-13-1) than at home (12-18-0).
  • Looking at the over/under, Trail Blazers games have finished over less frequently at home (14 of 30, 46.7%) than away (15 of 31, 48.4%).

Rockets Leaders

  • Alperen Sengun averages 21.3 points, 9.4 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • Fred VanVleet is averaging 16.6 points, 3.8 boards and 8 assists. Defensively, he averages 1.2 steals and 0.9 blocked shots.
  • Jalen Green averages 18.2 points, 4.8 boards and 3.3 assists, shooting 40.9% from the field and 31.3% from downtown, with 2.1 made treys per game.
  • Jabari Smith Jr. averages 13.3 points, 8.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists, shooting 45% from the field and 35.7% from beyond the arc, with 1.7 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Dillon Brooks is averaging 13.2 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.7 assists. At the other end, he averages 0.9 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.

Trail Blazers Leaders

  • Jerami Grant is averaging 21.1 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.8 assists for the Trail Blazers.
  • Per game, Anfernee Simons gives the Trail Blazers 22.8 points, 3.6 boards and 5.5 assists. He also averages 0.4 steals and 0.1 blocks.
  • Deandre Ayton averages 14.3 points, 10.6 boards and 1.7 assists. He is making 57% of his shots from the field.
  • The Trail Blazers are getting 8.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 0.9 assists per game from Jabari Walker.
  • Per game, Scoot Henderson gets the Trail Blazers 12.9 points, 3 rebounds and 4.7 assists, plus 0.6 steals and 0.2 blocks.

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