NBA Playoffs betting odds favor the Houston Rockets as they head home to face the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 3 of their first round playoff series on Friday night.
The NBA Playoffs betting series is tied 1-1 after Portland won 107-103 on Tuesday as Brandon Roy scored 42 points. With the series moving to Houston the Rockets are 5.5 point favorites in NBA Playoffs odds for Game 3.
NBA Playoffs betting on Portland has not happened in a while. This is the first time the Blazers have been in the playoffs since 2003. The Blazers don’t want to go out in the first round and they played with a purpose in Game 2. This is the third time in NBA Playoffs betting history that the Blazers and Rockets have met in the playoffs. Houston won the previous two times in NBA Playoffs betting in 1987 and 1994.
The Rockets may have lost Game 2 but they feel very confident going home. "They’re a great team, but we came in here and stole one and now it’s time to go home," Houston’s Aaron Brooks said.
NBA Playoffs betting should be interesting on Friday as both teams have some trends in their favor. The Trail Blazers are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 road games. The problem for Portland in NBA Playoffs odds comes when they are a road underdog as they are 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games in that situation. The Trail Blazers are 2-6 ATS in the last 8 meetings against Houston as NBA Playoffs odds tell us.
The Rockets are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games as a home favorite. The Rockets are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 NBA Playoffs betting Conference Quarterfinals games.
The Over is 5-0 in the Trail Blazers last 5 NBA Playoffs betting Quarterfinals games. The Under is 5-1 in the Trail Blazers last 6 road games and 25-12 in the Trail Blazers last 37 games as a road underdog as NBA Playoffs betting statistics show.
The Over is 4-1 in the Rockets last 5 vs. the Northwest Division as NBA Playoffs betting numbers indicate. The Over is 6-0 in the last 6 meetings between the two teams as NBA Playoffs betting stats show.
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