Portland Trail Blazers vs Houston Rockets Prediction, Pick and Preview, October 28 (10/28): NBA
- Tactical Picks
- Oct 28, 2022, 7:29:00 PM
|Time||10:00 p.m. EST|
|Rockets money line||-195|
|Rockets spread||-5 (-110)|
|Trail Blazers money line||+165|
|Trail Blazers spread||+5 (-110)|
|Over / under||225.5|
2022-2023 season stats
|Houston Rockets||Portland Trail Blazers|
|Road / home record||1-1||1-0|
|Points per game||117.3||114.00|
|Points allowed per game||121.00||109.00|
|Rebounds per game||40.00||46.00|
|Rebounds allowed per game||41.00||41.00|
|Over / under record||2-1||0-2-1|
The Houston Rockets travel to Portland to take on the Trail Blazers at the Moda Center at the Rose Quarter on Monday night. These teams met 4 times last season and the Rockets led 3-1.
The Rockets have lost 4 of their last 5 games and are only 7-29 on the road this season with a 18-54 record overall ranking 5th in the Southwest Division. They beat the Wizards 115-97 last Monday. Wood set career highs with eight 3-pointers and 39 points as the Rockets used a huge second-half run to rally to win the game.
Kevin Porter Jr. is averaging 14 points and 5.9 assists for the Rockets. Jalen Green is averaging 18.9 points and 4.2 assists over the last 10 games for Houston.
In their last 10 games the Rockets are 3-7, averaging 111.7 points, 41.4 rebounds, 25.4 assists, 6.4 steals and 4.9 blocks per game while shooting 48.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 119.3 points.
Portland Trail Blazers
The Blazers have won their first 3 games of the season and are 1-0 at home so far ranking 2nd in the Northwest division. The Trail Blazers went 1-12 against division opponents last season.
Damian Lillard is scoring 34 points per game with 4.3 assists for the Trail Blazers. Jusuf Nurkic is averaging 12.3 rebounds and 11.3 points over the last 3 games for Portland.
The team is 3-7 in the last 10 games, averaging 106.3 points, 42.4 rebounds, 23.1 assists, 8.3 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 44.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 123.6 points per game.
Houston are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against Portland.
Houston are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against Portland.
Houston are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Houston's last 13 games when playing on the road against Portland.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Portland's last 8 games.
Portland are 4-15 SU in their last 19 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Portland's last 6 games against Houston.
Portland are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games at home.
The Rockets were awful in their 1st game of the season as they were outscored 123-102 against Utah but they have been much better in their last 2 games and they also outscored the Blazers the last season. The Trail Blazers have also been great so far and already beat tough teams like the Lakers and the Suns. Expect a high scoring game as the Rockets are allowing a lot of points and both offenses are hot. Take the over.
PICK: Over 225.5 (-110)
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