Miami Heat versus Portland Trailblazers Pick Prediction NBA Pro Basketball Odds Preview 2-12-2013

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The 25-26 Portland Trailblazers will be the road team when they go head to head with the 34-14 Miami Heat in an NBA pro basketball game on Tuesday night. Tip off time from Miami is scheduled for 7:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA TV.

The pro basketball odds from this game has the home team Miami Heat favored by -11 ½ points with an over under line of 200 points. There has been no line movement in the spread or total since the odds opened up.

The teams went head to head back on January 10th with the Trailblazers posting the 92-90 home win against the Heat as a +3 ½ point underdog. The total came in at under 194 ½ points. Trend: Portland Trailblazers are 0-3 ATS in their past three games.

Portland has a road record this season of 8-18. The team is 1-3 on this current six game road trip. They lose their third straight in a 110-104 road defeat on Sunday to the Orlando Magic as a -3 point betting favorite. The total came in at over 196 ½ points. The Trailblazers waste a 50.6% shooting game and hit on 10 of 27 from three. Portland loses because they allowed Orlando 50.5% from the floor and to pull down 12 more rebounds than the Trailblazers. LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and 6 rebounds on 12 of 21 shooting. The Trailblazers defense has been poor on the year as the club is 25th in the NBA in field goal defense giving up 46.4% shooting. Portland has given up an average of 111 points a game during this three game losing streak.

The Heat is 22-3 on their home court. They win their fifth game win streak in a 107-97 home win on Sunday afternoon to the LA Lakers as a -9 point betting favorite. The total came in at over 203 ½ points. Miami shot well in the win hitting on 55% from the field and 6 of 16 from the three point line. They hit on 13 of 14 free throws. Good thing the Heat pulled down 9 more rebounds as they allowed the Lakers 50% shooting. Lebron James had 32 points and 7 rebounds on 12 of 18 shooting. Miami is the top field goal shooting team in the NBA making 49.2% of their shots. The Heat offense at home is outstanding as they score 107 points and make 50.8% of their shots.