The Houston Rockets (4-4) travel to Portland to take on the Trail Blazers (3-5) Friday night at 10:00 ET. NBA odds are available at Oddsmaker sportsbook.
The Rockets ended a three game home stand having gone 2-1 SU and ATS, bringing their season totals to 4-4 SU and ATS. They have fared better on the road than at home this year, going 2-1 SU and ATS, with their only loss coming to the Grizzlies by 8, when they were getting 7. Friday’s game against Portland will start a three game road swing that will take them to Los Angeles and Utah over the next three days.
Portland snapped a four game losing streak earlier this week by up ending Sacramento. For the season, they are 3-5 SU and ATS, and have been less than a lock at home, going 1-3 SU and ATS at home. They are currently on a three game road losing streak, having lost to the Clippers, Spurs, and Hawks. Their only home win came on opening night against the Lakers.
Portland is a 2 point home favorite, and Houston is the better team. Houston has no problems playing on the road, and Portland’s home court advantage hasn’t amounted to much this year so far. Take the Rockets +2 at online sportsbook usa.