Houston Rockets vs Portland Trail Blazers 5/10/2021 NBA Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Houston Rockets vs Portland Trail Blazers 5/10/2021 – The Portland Trail Blazers are making the most of their remaining games to stay away from participating at the play-in tournament. They will have a chance to pad their wins by taking on the league’s worst team Houston Rockets for their next game this coming Monday, May 10. The game begins at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be held inside the Moda Center at the Rose Quarter in Portland, Oregon. This game will be featured via online live streaming by subscribing to NBA League Pass. The Portland Trail Blazers are the favorites to win this game in NBA game odds against the Houston Rockets.
Houston Rockets vs Portland Trail Blazers 5/10/2021
Houston Rockets vs Portland Trail Blazers 5/10/2021 Betting Odds
Houston Rockets Betting
The Houston Rockets are coming into this game on a five-game winning streak and they have the best odds to win the upcoming NBA draft lottery with their league’s worst record at 16-52. This team has rested a lot of their key players and letting the youth movement commence. Kelly Olynyk has been shut down for the entire season and during their last game, Khyri Thomas was the best player coming off the bench with 27 points, five rebounds and five steals. Kenyon Martin Jr. also tallied 27 points but also had ten rebounds, four three-pointers, two assists and two steals.
Players to watch: K. Thomas F 2 GP 0 GS 28.5 MIN 21.5 PTS 1.5 OR 2.5 DR 4 REB 2 AST 4 STL 1.5 BLK 1 TO 1.5 PF 2 AST/TO 33.18 PER
C. Wood C 41 GP 41 GS 32.3 MIN 21 PTS 1.9 OR 7.8 DR 9.6 REB 1.7 AST 0.8 STL 1.2 BLK 2 TO 2.1 PF 0.9 AST/TO 20.31 PER
J. Wall PG 40 GP 40 GS 32.2 MIN 20.6 PTS 0.4 OR 2.8 DR 3.2 REB 6.9 AST 1.1 STL 0.8 BLK 3.5 TO 1.2 PF 2 AST/TO 15.68 PER.
Portland Trail Blazers Betting
The Portland Trail Blazers won an important game during their last match by prevailing over the San Antonio Spurs, 102-124. Damian Lillard had led the team as usual with 30 points, eight assists and four rebounds while CJ McCulum is not far behind doing 27 points, five rebounds and four three-pointers. Norman Powell also had a good night tallying 18 points, six rebounds and two triples with Jusuf Nurkic not far behind with a near double-double of 17 points, nine rebounds and five assists. This win helped the Trail Blazers keep a good margin against the Los Angeles Lakers.
Players to Watch: D. Lillard PG 63 GP 63 GS 35.7 MIN 28.6 PTS 0.5 OR 3.7 DR 4.2 REB 7.6 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 3.1 TO 1.6 PF 2.5 AST/TO 25.54 PER
C. McCollum SG 43 GP 43 GS 33.8 MIN 22.8 PTS 0.7 OR 3.4 DR 4.1 REB 4.7 AST 1 STL 0.5 BLK 1.3 TO 1.9 PF 3.5 AST/TO 20.75 PER
C. Anthony PF 66 GP 3 GS 24.5 MIN 13.5 PTS 0.5 OR 2.7 DR 3.1 REB 1.5 AST 0.7 STL 0.5 BLK 0.9 TO 2.1 PF 1.6 AST/TO 14.91 PER.
Houston Rockets vs Portland Trail Blazers 5/10/2021 Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston’s last 6 games.
Portland Trail Blazers
Portland are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games.
Eric Gordon SG Groin is out indefinitely
Portland Trail Blazers
Carmelo Anthony SF Ankle missed last game, is “?” Monday vs Houston
Houston Rockets vs Portland Trail Blazers Betting Picks
The Houston Rockets are better off losing the rest of the season to maintain their draft lottery odds. They are picked as the huge underdogs by an online sportsbook against the win-hungry Portland Trail Blazers.
Moneyline: The Rockets are given a huge ML of +550 if they pull an upset while the Trail Blazers are -800.
ATS: It is a huge 12 points on the ATS with the Trail Blazers having the -12 while the Rockets are far behind with +12.
TOTALs: The total for this matchup is set at 237/5 points with the Trail Blazers going over and the Rockets are under.
Score Prediction: 120 – 101, Trail Blazers