Portland (2nd - Northwest) at Houston (2nd - Southwest)

Matchup Details
Sun, Apr 20 - Toyota Center
TIP OFF - 9:30 PM ET
W/LATSHomeAwayO/U
Portland 54-2844-38-031-1023-1846-35-1
Houston 54-2840-40-233-821-2044-36-2
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
REFEREES

Bennett Salvatore - Profile

 
General
Jersey Number15Avg. Home Score106.2
Games Officiated45Avg. Road Score101.3
Home Team ATS20-25-0Home Avg. Margin4.8
Home Team W/L29-16Avg. Total Score207.5
Over/Under vs. the Total
Overall26-19
184.5 or less0-0
185-194.54-2
195-204.510-10
205+12-7
Favorite or Underdog
SpreadHome FavHome Dog
0-4.52-62-5
5-9.56-63-3
10+6-51-0
 
IN-DEPTH
 
 
Recent Games with Portland
Date vs. Score Line O/U Mar POR FG Opp FG Reb
02/12/14 @LAC L 117-122 W 9 O 217.5 4.0 43/84 46/79 32-33
01/18/14 @DAL W 127-111 W -2 O 215.5 14.0 46/90 42/90 55-30
01/02/14 CHAR W 134-104 W -11.5 O 200.0 18.5 54/93 34/79 52-30
12/18/13 @MIN L 109-120 L 3 O 213.5 -8.0 40/94 46/93 45-53
04/07/13 DAL L 91-96 L 3.5 U 206.5 -1.5 37/80 42/90 39-48
04/01/13 @UTA L 102-112 W 10.5 O 199.5 0.5 39/67 45/83 30-32
03/04/13 CHAR W 122-105 W -13 O 196.5 4.0 49/82 45/97 41-44
01/13/13 OKC L 83-87 P 4 U 201.5 0.0 31/86 32/71 42-43
01/02/13 @TOR L 79-102 L 4 U 192.0 -19.0 31/70 41/77 36-36
11/30/12 @BOS L 78-96 L 4.5 U 193.0 -13.5 24/69 36/73 37-36
Recent Games with Houston
Date vs. Score Line O/U Mar HOU FG Opp FG Reb
04/29/13 OKC W 105-103 W 1.5 O 206.5 3.5 37/76 35/72 39-36
04/03/13 @SAC W 112-102 W -4 U 219.5 6.0 42/86 34/87 47-40
03/20/13 UTA W 100-93 L -7.5 U 209.5 -0.5 34/76 36/79 44-36
01/18/13 @IND L 95-105 L 4.5 O 195.0 -5.5 34/83 40/87 36-41
12/19/12 PHI W 125-103 W -8 O 199.0 14.0 42/75 40/89 41-39
03/12/11 SA L 107-115 L -1 O 211.0 -9.0 38/79 41/86 41-42
11/22/10 PHO L 116-123 L -3 O 213.5 -10.0 49/100 42/78 51-33
11/06/10 @SA L 121-124 (OT) W 6.5 O 208.5 3.5 47/99 49/101 48-47
04/14/10 NO L 115-123 L -7 O 216.0 -15.0 47/87 51/80 32-37
11/18/09 @MIN W 97-84 W -6 U 197.0 7.0 39/90 36/79 46-36
 
COLLAPSE

Tony Brown - Profile

 
General
Jersey Number6Avg. Home Score103.2
Games Officiated63Avg. Road Score101.7
Home Team ATS20-42-1Home Avg. Margin1.5
Home Team W/L40-23Avg. Total Score204.8
Over/Under vs. the Total
Overall37-26
184.5 or less0-2
185-194.513-5
195-204.513-12
205+11-7
Favorite or Underdog
SpreadHome FavHome Dog
0-4.53-105-7
5-9.57-113-2
10+2-110-1
 
IN-DEPTH
 
 
Recent Games with Portland
Date vs. Score Line O/U Mar POR FG Opp FG Reb
03/11/14 @MEM L 99-109 L 3 O 196.0 -7.0 35/86 47/84 40-41
03/05/14 ATL W 102-78 W -9.5 U 218.5 14.5 35/79 29/88 53-37
11/09/13 @SAC W 96-85 W 2 U 198.5 13.0 36/82 36/78 52-33
10/20/13 SAC W 109-105 W -3 O 190.5 1.0 40/82 40/97 54-40
02/24/13 BOS W 92-86 W -2 U 192.0 4.0 35/79 36/85 47-36
02/04/13 @MIN W 100-98 W 4 O 193.0 6.0 41/70 40/85 39-29
10/10/12 @LAL W 93-75 W 5.5 U 187.0 23.5 37/85 27/71 48-38
04/04/12 BK W 101-88 W -9 U 195.0 4.0 37/81 32/86 46-45
01/23/12 SAC W 101-89 W -11 U 194.0 1.0 41/88 32/80 53-36
01/16/12 @NO W 84-77 W -5.5 U 182.0 1.5 34/72 28/68 37-40
Recent Games with Houston
Date vs. Score Line O/U Mar HOU FG Opp FG Reb
02/12/14 WAS W 113-112 L -8.5 O 204.5 -7.5 34/64 44/97 51-35
04/27/13 OKC L 101-104 L -1 U 206.5 -4.0 36/83 33/87 41-49
04/06/13 @DEN L 114-132 L 6 O 210.5 -12.0 39/83 54/99 41-46
03/08/13 @GS W 94-88 W 2 U 223.0 8.0 27/74 33/87 45-51
01/23/13 DEN L 95-105 L -3 U 218.0 -13.0 37/83 40/86 38-41
01/11/13 @BOS L 91-103 L 3 U 200.5 -9.0 35/80 41/79 38-43
12/22/12 MEM W 121-96 W -1 O 196.5 24.0 44/82 42/79 38-37
03/26/12 SAC W 113-106 (OT) W -6 O 210.5 1.0 43/89 41/96 49-45
03/18/12 @PHO L 86-99 L 5.5 U 203.0 -7.5 35/82 40/85 48-39
02/23/11 @CLE W 124-119 L -6 O 213.5 -1.0 47/100 47/91 57-37
 
COLLAPSE

Derrick Stafford - Profile

 
General
Jersey Number9Avg. Home Score102.4
Games Officiated30Avg. Road Score99.9
Home Team ATS16-14-0Home Avg. Margin2.5
Home Team W/L18-12Avg. Total Score202.3
Over/Under vs. the Total
Overall20-10
184.5 or less1-0
185-194.58-3
195-204.54-5
205+7-2
Favorite or Underdog
SpreadHome FavHome Dog
0-4.54-22-6
5-9.53-24-2
10+3-20-0
 
IN-DEPTH
 
 
Recent Games with Portland
Date vs. Score Line O/U Mar POR FG Opp FG Reb
11/11/13 DET W 109-103 W -4.5 O 198.5 1.5 42/82 42/91 44-42
03/29/13 UTA L 95-105 L -1.5 O 197.0 -11.5 33/67 43/86 35-42
03/10/13 @NO L 96-98 L -3.5 U 196.0 -5.5 37/76 40/86 30-48
01/23/13 IND W 100-80 W -1 U 181.5 19.0 44/78 30/80 42-34
12/26/12 SAC W 109-91 W -7.5 O 198.5 10.5 44/87 35/86 53-35
11/28/12 @WAS L 82-84 L -3.5 U 193.0 -5.5 30/86 31/71 45-42
11/16/12 HOU W 119-117 (OT) P -2 O 198.0 0.0 44/86 41/88 37-47
02/21/12 SA W 137-97 W -4.5 O 187.0 35.5 51/86 32/84 47-33
01/06/12 @PHO L 77-102 L -3 U 196.5 -28.0 25/77 37/79 38-47
04/21/11 DAL W 97-92 P -5 O 187.5 0.0 36/75 35/68 37-37
Recent Games with Houston
Date vs. Score Line O/U Mar HOU FG Opp FG Reb
04/11/14 @MIN L 110-112 L 1 O 218.0 -1.0 36/83 41/94 52-50
03/20/14 MIN W 129-106 W -7.5 O 215.5 15.5 49/85 38/87 44-40
03/05/14 @ORL W 101-89 W -8 U 204.5 4.0 40/82 38/84 49-34
04/12/13 MEM L 78-82 L -2.5 U 195.0 -6.5 23/74 29/83 51-44
03/24/13 SA W 96-95 W 1.5 U 212.5 2.5 32/80 33/78 44-38
02/20/13 OKC W 122-119 W 3 O 220.5 6.0 44/92 42/87 42-48
12/22/12 MEM W 121-96 W -1 O 196.5 24.0 44/82 42/79 38-37
11/16/12 @POR L 117-119 (OT) P 2 O 198.0 0.0 41/88 44/86 47-37
10/15/12 @DAL L 104-123 L 5.5 O 191.5 -13.5 42/102 48/93 48-54
04/22/12 @MIA L 88-97 L 5 U 190.5 -4.0 35/76 35/85 37-48
 
COLLAPSE

Scott Foster - Profile

 
General
Jersey Number48Avg. Home Score101.4
Games Officiated67Avg. Road Score101.9
Home Team ATS24-39-4Home Avg. Margin-.5
Home Team W/L30-37Avg. Total Score203.3
Over/Under vs. the Total
Overall37-29
184.5 or less3-0
185-194.56-11
195-204.511-9
205+17-9
Favorite or Underdog
SpreadHome FavHome Dog
0-4.57-96-7
5-9.55-121-4
10+4-41-3
 
IN-DEPTH
 
 
Recent Games with Portland
Date vs. Score Line O/U Mar POR FG Opp FG Reb
03/07/14 @DAL L 98-103 L 2.5 U 215.0 -2.5 38/83 37/79 49-38
02/08/14 @MIN W 117-110 W -4 O 205.0 3.0 40/83 40/97 47-50
12/14/13 @PHI W 139-105 W -10.5 O 211.5 23.5 52/93 39/87 46-33
12/07/13 DAL L 106-108 L -5.5 O 208.0 -7.5 39/87 46/87 50-36
03/08/13 @SA W 136-106 W 11.5 O 202.0 41.5 53/86 44/84 38-29
01/07/13 ORL W 125-119 (OT) L -6.5 O 192.0 -0.5 48/94 46/93 44-36
12/20/12 DEN W 101-93 W 6 U 200.5 14.0 33/92 38/98 50-59
04/16/12 @PHO L 107-125 L 11 O 201.5 -7.0 41/89 51/85 36-41
03/10/12 @WAS W 110-99 W -5.5 O 200.5 5.5 40/78 39/82 41-39
02/06/12 OKC L 107-111 (OT) L 1 O 196.5 -3.0 41/97 43/95 39-59
Recent Games with Houston
Date vs. Score Line O/U Mar HOU FG Opp FG Reb
04/06/14 DEN W 130-125 (OT) L -10.5 O 222.0 -5.5 45/98 51/107 50-54
03/16/14 @MIA L 104-113 L 5.5 O 207.0 -3.5 37/75 40/78 34-31
01/29/14 @DAL W 117-115 W 5 O 210.5 7.0 41/74 40/86 42-41
01/16/14 OKC L 92-104 L -2.5 U 208.0 -14.5 33/82 38/82 42-47
11/14/13 @NY W 109-106 W -1.5 O 206.5 1.5 31/68 38/87 43-36
11/02/13 @UTA W 104-93 W -6 U 199.5 5.0 34/67 34/81 40-39
03/22/13 CLE W 116-78 W -12 U 212.0 26.0 44/77 31/86 54-32
01/04/13 @MIL W 115-101 W 1 O 213.5 15.0 45/83 39/87 35-49
11/21/12 CHI W 93-89 W -1 U 192.0 3.0 32/74 38/95 45-48
02/28/12 TOR W 88-85 L -9.5 U 190.5 -6.5 29/75 35/75 37-47
 
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RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
Portland
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
No injuries to report.
Houston
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
GP. Beverley
Prob Wed
Knee
04/21/14
Beverly suffered a sprained knee during Game 1 on Sunday. An MRI revealed no significant damage and he is expected to play in Game 2 against Portland on Wednesday.0-0
$+0
0-0
GJ. Lin
Ques Wed
Illness
04/22/14
Lin missed Tuesday's practice due to an illness. He is questionable for Game 2 against Portland on Wednesday.0-0
$+0
0-0
NEWS

Covers Preview - Two offensive powerhouse squads are set to keep the scoreboard busy when the Houston Rockets entertain the visiting Portland Trail Blazers in Sunday’s opening game of the first-round Western Conference series. Fourth-seeded Houston averaged 116 points while winning three of the four regular-season meetings and finished second in the league in scoring at 107.7 points. Fifth-seeded Portland was fourth in scoring at 106.7 and put up an average of 109.5 against the Rockets.

 
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