Portland Trail Blazers
Last 10: 5-5
Last 10: 3-7
Portland and Phoenix have faced off 3 times this season and each time Portland has come our of the game with the win. Two games at Portlands home were won by 14 and 7 points while the game at Phoenix was won by 7. Suffering two loses in a row (one in overtime to Miami), Portland will be eager to win this game.
Phoenix have been struggling to win over the last months play with 3 wins from their land 10 games, all at home. Phoenix won in overtime on the 12th against the Nets a day after getting smashed by Denver the night before.
The odds for this match at time of Publication 16 hours before the match on www.centrebet.com.au are:
Portland Trail Blazers: $1.80
Phoenix Suns: $2.03
Portland should put the last two games behind them and win this game by 7 points.
Portland go into this game slight favourites. We want to get a decent head start as we are not as confident of this games result as some of the others. We are looking to take $1.35 on this match which allows us a 7.5 point head start.