Trail Blazers vs Rockets Game Breakdown & Projections – Mon, Mar 25th 2024

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Portland Trail Blazers

Trail Blazers

19W-52L

Portland Trail Blazers

March 25, 2024

08:00PM EST

Odds: 225.0 o/u

Rockets

35W-35L

Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets

Alright, hoop heads, get ready for some rip-roaring action tonight as the underdog Portland Trail Blazers, with a record that looks like a bad batting average (19-52), are gearing up to tango with the Houston Rockets, who are sitting pretty at a neat 35-35. The Blazers, who are so far back in the Western conference they need binoculars to see the leaders, are about to take the court at the illustrious Toyota Center against the Rockets, who are just a few three-pointers away from the conference’s top tier. The betting gurus are expecting a scoreboard explosion with an over/under of 225.0, and the Rockets are favored to blast off with an 11.5 point lead. Fresh off a sizzling 147-119 win against the Jazz, the Rockets are ready to keep the momentum going, while the Blazers, still smarting from a close 111-114 loss to the Nuggets, are hungry for redemption. So, buckle up and prepare for a night where the Rockets aim to blaze a trail through Portland’s defense, and the Blazers look to rocket past Houston’s offense. It’s gonna be a blast!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 25, 2024 08:00PM EST
Location: Toyota Center, Houston

Vegas Odds

POR ML HOU ML Over/Under Line
Open +460 -675 221.0 11.5/-11.5
Recent +500 -750 225.0 13.0/-13.0
Difference +40 -75 +4.0

Team Performance

por Team Logo
LAST 10
2W-8L
AWAY
8W-24L

16.7% Win Probability

hou Team Logo
LAST 10
9W-1L
HOME
24W-11L

83.3% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
03/08/24 Houston Rockets HOU 28 27 37 31 123 Over
Portland Trail Blazers POR 31 32 24 20 107
01/24/24 Portland Trail Blazers POR 30 27 41 26 13 137 Over
Houston Rockets HOU 31 32 33 28 7 131
02/26/23 Houston Rockets HOU 31 27 30 26 114 Over
Portland Trail Blazers POR 32 41 29 29 131
12/17/22 Portland Trail Blazers POR 33 24 28 22 107 Under
Houston Rockets HOU 27 24 14 30 95
10/28/22 Houston Rockets HOU 23 35 24 29 111 Over
Portland Trail Blazers POR 32 37 27 29 125
03/26/22 Houston Rockets HOU 24 36 25 30 115 Under
Portland Trail Blazers POR 28 32 18 20 98
03/25/22 Houston Rockets HOU 35 31 30 29 125 Over
Portland Trail Blazers POR 22 31 29 24 106
01/28/22 Portland Trail Blazers POR 32 34 25 34 125 Over
Houston Rockets HOU 20 33 32 25 110
11/12/21 Portland Trail Blazers POR 30 25 26 23 104 Under
Houston Rockets HOU 27 18 22 25 92

Trail Blazers Vs Over/Under

Rockets Vs Over/Under

Trail Blazers Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/23 @ DEN 111-114L 45 27 15 94
03/22 @ LAC 117-125L 41 29 10 96
03/20 @ LAC 103-116L 38 21 17 81
03/18 vs CHI 107-110L 43 21 13 88
03/16 vs NOP 107-126L 36 23 19 88
03/14 @ NYK 93-105L 45 19 17 84
03/13 @ ATL 106-102W 49 24 18 83
03/11 @ BOS 99-118L 38 23 11 85
03/09 @ TOR 128-118W 52 31 14 103
03/08 @ HOU 107-123L 49 22 17 91

Rockets Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/23 @ UTA 147-119W 44 31 9 97
03/21 @ CHI 127-117W 49 27 14 93
03/19 vs WAS 137-114W 47 25 7 91
03/16 @ CLE 117-103W 48 28 9 98
03/14 @ WAS 135-119W 47 24 17 87
03/12 vs SAS 103-103L 36 21 12 80
03/10 vs SAC 112-104W 42 23 12 85
03/08 vs POR 123-107W 47 33 7 94
03/06 @ LAC 116-122L 38 33 8 94
03/05 @ SAS 114-101W 51 23 5 107

Starting Lineups

Trail Blazers Notable Injuries

  • Jerami Grant (SF/PF): Avg: 20.7pts, 3.6reb, 2.8ast, 33.8 minutes. Last game: 03/11/24. Impact: 4.9
  • Moses Brown (C): Avg: 2.7pts, 3.9reb, 0.4ast, 8.6 minutes. Last game: 03/23/24. Impact: 1.5
  • Ibou Badji (C): Avg: 1.5pts, 2.5reb, 0.7ast, 10.8 minutes. Last game: 03/16/24. Impact: 0.9
  • Justin Minaya (SG/SF): Avg: 1.2pts, 1.1reb, 0.4ast, 7.9 minutes. Last game: 03/20/24. Impact: 0.7

Rockets Notable Injuries

  • Alperen Sengun (C): Avg: 21.0pts, 9.4reb, 5.0ast, 32.4 minutes. Last game: 03/10/24. Impact: 7.4
  • Jabari Smith Jr. (PF/C): Avg: 12.9pts, 8.3reb, 1.4ast, 31.3 minutes. Last game: 03/23/24. Impact: 4.4
  • Cam Whitmore (SG/SF): Avg: 12.1pts, 3.9reb, 0.5ast, 17.8 minutes. Last game: 03/10/24. Impact: 3.5
  • Boban Marjanovic (C): Avg: 2.3pts, 1.9reb, 0.3ast, 4.6 minutes. Last game: 03/23/24. Impact: 0.9

Top Player Props

This article, published more than 6 hours prior to game time, focuses exclusively on Over prop bets due to the propensity for NBA teams to make last-minute injury adjustments. For the most current prop bets, including any updates closer to tip-off, please refer to the link provided below the table.

Trail Blazers Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #13 #17 #14 #20 2.0%
PF #20 #12 #8 #24 5.9%
PG #13 #5 #27 #21 5.1%
SF #9 #10 #5 #6 -16.8%
SG #17 #4 #18 #19 2.7%

Rockets Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #21 #23 #21 #25 7.4%
PF #5 #23 #3 #5 -9.5%
PG #23 #26 #24 #27 10.4%
SF #25 #28 #22 #28 16.2%
SG #16 #14 #1 #7 -8.3%
Team Logo

Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
107.3
118.5
Rebounds per Game
43.8
46.6
Assists per Game
24.2
24.9
Steals per Game
7.9
8.5
Blocks per Game
4.4
5.3
Shots per Game
89.4
93.7
3-Pointers Made per Game
11.7
14.1
2-Pt Percentage per Game
50.7
53.7
3-Pt Percentage per Game
35.7
36.5
Turnovers per Game
15.6
11.2
Fouls per Game
20.2
19.4

Recent Trends

  • Jeff Green (PF/C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 50.0% to 23.3, 15.6 min average previous 3 games.
  • Duop Reath (C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 89.4% to 23.0, 12.2 min average previous 3 games.
  • Shaedon Sharpe (PG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 30.0% to 27.8, 21.4 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Trail Blazers have a 2-game losing streak on the road. Overall, they are on a 6-game losing streak. The Rockets have a 2-game winning streak at home. Overall, they are on a 8-game winning streak.
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