|NBA Blazers vs. Rockets Picks & Predictions for March 9, 2014|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Sunday, 09 March 2014 15:00|
Blazers vs. Rockets Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Rockets as a 5.5-point favorites over the Blazers while the over/under total is currently sitting at 215 points. Portland is 42-20 overall and 18-12 on the road, while Houston is 43-19 on the year and 25-7 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Rockets opened as 5-point favorites but the spread has been bet up to 5.5 or 6 at most online and Vegas sports books. As for the total, it opened at 214 and has been bet up to 215 at most books.
PUBLIC BETTING: The latest public information says that 70% of bettors that have wagered on this game favor the Rockets. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure to click on the link provided to get the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NBA FREE PICK: Take Portland. According to latest NBA trends, the Blazers are 5-1 against the spread in their last six road games and 4-1 ATS in their last five road games versus a team with a winning home record. On the other side, the Rockets are 1-4 against the number in their last five Sunday games and 1-4 ATS in their last five games following a straight up win of more than 10 points.
SUNDAY NBA FREE PICK: PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS +5.5