NBA Matchups  >>  Portland Trail Blazers vs. Atlanta Hawks Preview 03/27/2014

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The fans at Philips Arena will be treated to a game between the Portland Trail Blazers and the Atlanta Hawks when they take their seats on Thursday.
Oddsmakers currently have the Trail Blazers listed as 2½-point favorites versus the Hawks, while the game's total is sitting at 210.
In their last action, Portland was a 95-85 loser on the road against the Magic. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (180) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
The Hawks were a 107-83 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Timberwolves. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (190) made winners of UNDER bettors.
Portland:
Team record: 45-27 SU, 38-34 ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games
is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games when playing Atlanta

When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing Chicago are 7-3
After playing Orlando are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

Atlanta:
Team record: 31-39 SU, 30-39-1 ATS
Current streak: lost 4 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games when playing Portland
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Portland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing at home against Portland
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 8 games

When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8


NEXT UP:
Portland at Chicago, Friday, March 28
Atlanta at Washington, Saturday, March 29