Blazers, Sixers Tuesday NBA Betting Favorites

The Portland Trail Blazers will be seeking to maintain their first playoff series victory in 3 years when they tip off against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday in Game 5 of their opening-round matchup as 4-point house favorites on the NBA playoff betting odds.
Portland rebounded from a 120-108 loss in Game 3 by marching to some critical 111-98 win in Oklahoma City as 5.5-point underdogs on Sunday, and takes a 3-1 series lead into Tuesday’s game at the Moda Center.
The Trail Blazers have gone 23-7 straight up in 30 outings since February 11, and are especially dominant on home hardwood, in which they ride a 10-game SU win streak, while rewarding bettors with against-the-spread wins in three of four.
Portland has been rewarded to get their recent dominance on the NBA playoff lines. The Trail Blazers now return home pegged as -700 favorites around the NBA series prices, and have also made gains on the NBA championship chances, where they sit a +3000 wager.
Now on the verge of a first-round exit in the NBA playoffs for a third consecutive year, the Thunder look to Game 5 recorded as long +450 underdogs about the NBA series prices. After dominating the Trail Blazers while observing SU and ATS wins in four regular-season meetings, the Thunder have been outclassed by Portland from the series, decreasing to defeat by an average margin of 12.7 points in their three losses.
The Thunder have posted consecutive road wins only once during a 6-10 SU run, such as a 4-6 SU and ATS run when set as road underdogs by four or fewer points. Now teetering on the edge of elimination, Oklahoma City is at no cost on the odds to win the NBA championship, tumbling to +10000.
Sixers Strong swipes on NBA Playoff Odds
Elsewhere on Tuesday night, the Philadelphia 76ers will be also be looking to progress to the next round as they sponsor the Brooklyn Nets in Game 5 of the series since 8.5-point favorites around the NBA playoff chances.
The Sixers took a commanding 3-1 series lead with Saturday’s 112-108 win in Brooklyn as 3.5-point street chalk, and come home as enormous -100000 favorites to knock off the Nets on the NBA playoff series odds.
Philadelphia has rediscovered its offensive groove while tallying three straight wins over Brooklyn. The 76ers have averaged 129.3 points per game in those victories, and have topped 120 points in five of nine outings, making a 6-3 run for its OVER in totals gambling. The team has also been steady on home court, heading 8-2 SU in its past 10, but has failed to reward players, going 5-5 ATS at home during that stretch.
And while Philadelphia remains among the favorites as a +475 bet to win the Eastern Conference, it’s failed to gain ground on the NBA championship odds, trailing at +2400.
With just three SU wins in 11 meetings with Philadelphia, the Nets are now listed as heavy +1600 underdogs on the NBA show costs, and sit near the bottom of the NBA championship odds, deadlocked with all the Orlando Magic in +50000.

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