Blazers vs. Rockets odds, line, spread: 2020 NBA picks, Jan. 15 predictions from advanced computer model

The Houston Rockets will take on the Portland Trail Blazers at 9:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday at the Toyota Center. Houston is 26-13 overall and 14-4 at home, while Portland is 17-24 overall and 8-14 on the road. The Blazers have lost eight of their last 11 games. The Rockets, meanwhile, have won four of their past six games. Houston is favored by 8.5-points in the latest Rockets vs. Blazers odds, while the over-under is set at 236.5. Before entering any Blazers vs. Rockets picks, you'll want to see the NBA predictions from the advanced computer model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times, and last season it returned a whopping $4,280 on its top-rated NBA spread and money line picks. It's already returned over $2,000 in profit on all its top-rated NBA picks during the 2019-20 season and entered Week 12 on a blistering 28-16 run on all top-rated NBA spread picks. Anybody who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, it has simulated Rockets vs. Blazers 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning over, and it's also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in well over 50 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

The Rockets received a tough blow on Tuesday as they fell 121-110 to Memphis. James Harden had 41 points and six assists in addition to six rebounds. Houston squandered an early 11-point lead in the defeat. Despite Houtston's setback on Tuesday, the Rockets will enter tonight's matchup with the second-ranked scoring offense in the NBA, averaging 119.0 points per game. 

Meanwhile, it was a close one, but on Monday Portland sidestepped Charlotte for a 115-112 victory. It was another big night for Damian Lillard, who shot 5-for-10 from beyond the arc and finished with 30 points and nine assists. Anthony Tolliver had a season-high 16 points, all in the fourth quarter. 

However, the Trail Blazers found themselves the reluctant recipients of an unfortunate 132-108 punch to the gut against Houston the last time the two teams met in November. 

So who wins Blazers vs. Rockets? And which side of the spread hits in well over 50 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the Blazers vs. Rockets spread you need to jump on Wednesday, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks.

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