Trail Blazers vs Rockets Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Sunday, February 26, 2023

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The Portland Trail Blazers (28-31) host the Houston Rockets (13-46) on February 26, 2023 at Moda Center. The Rockets are underdogs by a 9.5-point margin as they enter the matchup losers of two in a row with a 5-5 record in their last 10 games. The over/under for this game is 230.5.

How to bet Trail Blazers vs. Rockets

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Houston Rockets Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 9.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Trail Blazers as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Trail Blazers have -433 odds to pick up the win, while the Rockets are listed at +339 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 230.5 points.

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Trail Blazers vs. Rockets Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Sunday, February 26, 2023
  • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ROOT
  • Location: Portland, Oregon
  • Arena: Moda Center

Trail Blazers vs. Rockets Betting Trends

Against the spread, the Trail Blazers are 28-30-1 this season. Portland has been the favorite in 29 games this season and has come away with the win 17 times (58.6%) in those contests. Trail Blazers games this year have hit the over on 29 of 59 set point totals.

The Rockets have played 59 games, with 22 wins against the spread. Houston has won 22.8% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (13-44). The Rockets have hit the over 47.5% of the time this year (28 of 59 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Trail Blazers

Trail Blazers Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jerami Grant 54 20.8 4.3 2.3 0.8 0.8 2.3
Jusuf Nurkic 45 13.8 9.4 2.9 0.9 0.9 0.9
Cameron Reddish 24 9.4 1.7 1.2 0.8 0.4 1.1
Shaedon Sharpe 58 7.9 2.6 0.7 0.4 0.2 1
Justise Winslow 29 6.8 5 3.4 1 0.4 0.5

Rockets

Rockets Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Alperen Sengun 54 14.9 8.8 3.7 0.8 0.9 0.2
Jabari Smith Jr. 56 12 7.1 1.2 0.5 0.9 1.6
Kenyon Martin Jr. 59 11.8 5.6 1.5 0.5 0.4 0.9
Tari Eason 59 8.6 5.5 0.9 1.1 0.6 0.7
Jae’Sean Tate 21 8 3.8 2.6 0.7 0.2 0.4
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Trail Blazers: Jusuf Nurkic: Out (Calf), Justise Winslow: Out (Ankle), Ryan Arcidiacono: Out (Back), Anfernee Simons: Out (Ankle)

Rockets: Danny Green: Out (Trade Pending), John Wall: Out (Abdominal), Kevin Porter: Out (Foot), Jalen Green: Out (Groin)

What you need to know about the Portland Trail Blazers

Portland is putting up 114.9 points per game (12th-ranked in NBA) this season, while giving up 115.3 points per contest (18th-ranked). In home games, the Trail Blazers are averaging 9.4 more points per game (119.5) than they are in road games (110.1). The Trail Blazers have been scoring 120.2 points per game in their last 10 times on the court, an average that’s a little higher than the 114.9 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

Portland ranks eighth in the NBA with 13.1 treys per game so far this season. Meanwhile, it ranks eighth with a 37.5% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. In terms of shot breakdown, the Trail Blazers have taken 58.9% two-pointers (accounting for 68% of the team’s buckets) and 41.1% threes (32%).

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What you need to know about the Houston Rockets

In 2022-23, Houston is second-worst in the league on offense (109.6 points scored per game) and 25th on defense (118.1 points allowed). At home, the Rockets score 109.8 points per game. On the road, they score 109.5. The Rockets have performed better offensively over their past 10 games, compiling 110.5 points per contest, 0.9 more than their season average of 109.6.

Beyond the arc, Houston is 22nd in the league in 3-pointers made per game (10.8). It is second-worst in 3-point percentage at 32.6%. The Rockets take 62.3% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 37.7% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 72.6% of the Rockets’ baskets are 2-pointers, and 27.4% are 3-pointers.

Trail Blazers vs. Rockets Predictions and Pick

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WRITTEN BY

Luis Escalante

Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014 and is currently the Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. Luis comes from an analytics background, leveraging his data skills with multiple years of experience in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting.

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