NBA Matchups  >>  Portland Trail Blazers vs. Atlanta Hawks Preview 03/22/2013

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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 Friday.
Oddsmakers currently have the Hawks listed as 7½-point favorites versus the Trail Blazers, while the game's total is sitting at 199.
In their last action, Portland was a 99-89 winner on the road against the Bulls. They covered the 6.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (188) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
The Hawks were a 98-90 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Bucks. They covered the 6-point spread as favorites, while the total score (188) made winners of UNDER bettors.
Portland:
Team record: 32-36 SU, 32-33-3 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 16 of last 22 games
is 10-3-1 ATS in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games on the road

When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Oklahoma City are 7-3
After playing Chicago are 6-4
After a win are 3-7

Atlanta:
Team record: 38-30 SU, 32-34-2 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games when playing Portland
is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Portland
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Portland

When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After a win are 6-4


NEXT UP:
Portland at Oklahoma City, Sunday, March 24
Atlanta at Milwaukee, Sunday, March 24