Betting on basketball fans remain optimistic that if the Portland Trailblazers can get healthy they can be a serious post season threat and potential NBA betting value.
The Portland Trailblazers will host the Sacramento Kings on Monday night with a telecast on NBA TV set to start at 10 PM ET. Sports Gambling will have the side and total odds on this matchup so be sure and have your account open and ready for action.
Portland has been bitten bad by the injury bug this year and yet has remained a basketball betting NBA online playoff contender in the Western Conference. Brandon Roy is the latest injury that the Blazers have had to deal with as he is out indefinitely with a knee problem.
Portland was 12-9 against the spread at home and went over the total in just 9 of 21 home games. Without Roy the Blazers offense has slumped to 24th overall for scoring.
Sacramento had a mark of 8-11 with the NBA sports betting line on the road as 10 of those away games went under the total. The Kings ranked 22nd for defense in the NBA. Sacramento was showing good value as of late with 6 payouts in their last 9 games much to the delight of bargain hunters.
Sacramento is such an unappealing team that odds makers are giving them enhanced value in order to attract action their way, which is something that bargain oriented handicappers are watching as the Kings have gotten the money in 6 of their last 9 games as an underdog. Portland has paid out in 7 of their last 10 games as a chalk.
Portland has gotten the money in 5 of their last 6 matchups with Sacramento and the series has gone under the total in 10 of the last 13 meetings. In the previous meeting between the teams this season the Trailblazers scored a 94-90 road payout at Sacramento as the game went under the total.
The Kings are 8-10 against the spread at Portland and have failed to cover 2 of their last 3 visits as 7 of the last 8 betting on basketball matchups between the teams at Portland have gone under the total.