Houston Rockets vs Portland Trail Blazers 1/29/2020 NBA Picks and Previews
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Houston Rockets vs Portland Trail Blazers 1/29/2020 – The Houston Rockets and Portland Trail Blazers have been battling to be consistent in the past games and both are coming off from bounce-back victories. They are set to clash at on Tuesday, January 29, at 10:00 pm Eastern Time at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. ESPN will show the game live on television while NBA League Pass and SofaScore will have the online live stream available. This is going to be a tough game to call but NBA Betting Covers give the home team Portland Trail Blazers the slight upper hand in this match.
Houston Rockets vs Portland Trail Blazers 1/29/2020
Houston Rockets vs Portland Trail Blazers 1/29/2020 Betting Odds
Houston Rockets Betting
The Rockets played without James Harden and Russell Westbrook and they pulled off a victory over the red-hot Utah Jazz and gives them a good confidence boost. Eric Gordon erupted with 50 points along with six rebounds and three assists. He is accurate shooting 14-of-22 from the field and did 16-of-22 from the free-throw line. He got some support with Danuel House and Austin Rivers contributing 21 points each. Houston found lightning in a bottle but the huge question is if they can do this again. With the odds of that happening is bleak, the Rockets need to secure the paint with Hassan Whiteside a vacuum of rebounds in their opponent’s roster.
Players to watch: R. Westbrook PG 39 GP 39 GS 35.7 MIN 26 PTS 1.6 OR 6.4 DR 8.1 REB 7.4 AST 1.6 STL 0.4 BLK 4.4 TO 3.6 PF 1.7 AST/TO 20.5 PER
E. Gordon SG 22 GP 6 GS 30 MIN 16.3 PTS 0.3 OR 2 DR 2.2 REB 1.4 AST 0.5 STL 0.3 BLK 1.3 TO 2 PF 1.1 AST/TO 11.33 PER
D. House Jr. SF 40 GP 30 GS 30.5 MIN 10.3 PTS 1 OR 3.2 DR 4.2 REB 1.2 AST 1.1 STL 0.6 BLK 1 TO 2.2 PF 1.2 AST/TO 10.86 PER
Portland Trail Blazers Betting
The Trail Blazers secured home-court against the tough Indiana Pacers by 10 points. Damian Lillard continues his offensive barrage even with CJ McCollum back as he had a 50-point night along with 13 assists, six rebounds while drilling eight three-pointers. McCollum doesn’t seem to have some rust after missing some cames as he had 28 points, five assists and six three-pointers. Carmelo Anthony added 14 points along with eight rebounds while Hassan Whiteside was huge in the paint with 21 points, 14 rebounds and six blocks. This is a game that Whiteside should dominate with Clint Capela not playing for the Rockets. Lillard is expected to have another high scoring night against a Rockets defense that is relaxed on defense.
Players to Watch: D. Lillard PG 45 GP 45 GS 37 MIN 28.8 PTS 0.4 OR 3.8 DR 4.2 REB 7.7 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.8 TO 1.7 PF 2.8 AST/TO 26.3 PER
C. McCollum SG 43 GP 43 GS 35.6 MIN 21.6 PTS 0.7 OR 3.3 DR 4 REB 3.8 AST 0.8 STL 0.7 BLK 1.7 TO 2.5 PF 2.2 AST/TO 17.16 PER
C. Anthony PF 32 GP 32 GS 32.4 MIN 16.1 PTS 1.2 OR 5.3 DR 6.5 REB 1.5 AST 0.9 STL 0.6 BLK 1.8 TO 3.1 PF 0.8 AST/TO 13.36 PER.
Houston Rockets vs Portland Trail Blazers 1/29/2020 Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston’s last 6 games.
Portland Trail Blazers
Portland are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
James Harden SG Thigh is “?” Wednesday vs Portland
Portland Trail Blazers
Rodney Hood SG Achilles is out indefinitely
Houston Rockets vs Portland Trail Blazers Betting Picks
This is a very interesting game with both teams having players coming off from 50-point scoring nights with Damian Lillard and Eric Gordon. Still, the Best Sports Book Online sees the home team taking a slight advantage over the Rockets.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Rockets is -105 while the Blazers are at -115 if they win at home.
ATS: Just a point across the spread between both teams. Blazers sit on -1 while Rockets are on the +1.
TOTALs: Rockets are predicted to go over the given total of this game of 235.5 while the Trail Blazers are the team under.
Score Prediction: 118 – 116 Trail Blazers