Bryant Knox previews the Portland Trail Blazers Nov. 3 matchup against the Houston Rockets. The team is going to need more bench production against the Rockets on Friday than they had against OKC, and the starters must handle the pressures of the road better if they hope to escape the Toyota Center with a win. James Harden is averaging 41 points per game so far this season, and it will be Wesley Matthews’ job to stop him from going off against Saturday night.
Jason Green weighs in with his Portland Trailblazers vs. Houston Rockets Saturday NBA basketball Preview and a free nba prediction to boot. NBA odds favor the Blazers by 2. The Blazers’ offense will play much better than they did against San Antonio, as Houston only ranks 24th in the league in opponents’ points allowed. With Marcus Camby out LeMarcus Aldridge and Gerald Wallace will have to step up.