Knight has been held out of the past three games with left knee soreness and will not return Saturday against the Lakers.
%W 0.50% | Streak 3
L10: W8 L2 P0
%W 0.47% | Streak 0
L10: W3 L7 P0
The Rockets and Blazers have split their two meetings this season, both games played in Houston. But the Rockets are on an entirely different plateau from the last time they met in mid-December.
%W 0.51% | Streak 4
L10: W7 L2 P1
%W 0.48% | Streak 1
L10: W4 L6 P0
- TrendOver is 5-1 in Trail Blazers last 6 games as a home underdog of 5.0-10.5.Hit %83.30% (6)O/U5|1Push0W/L
- TrendOver is 8-3 in Trail Blazers last 11 games as an underdog of 11.0 or greater.Hit %72.70% (11)O/U8|3Push0W/L
- TrendOver is 5-2 in Trail Blazers last 7 games as a favorite of 11.0 or greater.Hit %71.40% (7)O/U5|2Push0W/L
- TrendUnder is 10-4 in Trail Blazers last 14 games as a home favorite.Hit %71.40% (14)O/U4|10Push0W/L
- TrendUnder is 4-1 in Rockets last 5 games as a road favorite.Hit %80.00% (5)O/U1|4Push0W/L
- TrendOver is 5-2 in Rockets last 7 games as a road underdog of 5.0-10.5.Hit %71.40% (7)O/U5|2Push0W/L
- TrendOver is 5-0 in Rockets last 5 games as a favorite of 11.0 or greater.Hit %100.00% (5)O/U5|2Push0W/L
- TrendUnder is 21-7-1 in Rockets last 29 games as a road favorite of 0.5-4.5.Hit %75.00% (29)O/U7|21Push1W/L
Houston Rockets last injuries
Capela had surgery to repair the ligament damage in his right thumb and will likely need four-to-six weeks to recuperate.
Ennis III sat out the previous game due to a lacerated left calf but it is expected he will suit up against the Lakers on Saturday.
Gordon was lifted from the last game due to a sore knee but it is not expected to impede his status for Saturday's contest against the Lakers.
Gordon has been held out of action with soreness in his right knee and it is unclear if he will be available for Wednesday's contest versus the Nets.
Nene will receive a day of rest and will not be available against the Magic on Sunday.
Paul suffered a Grade 2 left hamstring strain and is expected to remain sidelined until the latter part of January.
Rivers sustained a neck injury last game but is expected to be available for Saturday's contest versus the Trail Blazers.
Portland Trail Blazers last injuries
Swanigan has a right knee injury that kept him out of the last game. His status Monday against the Jazz is uncertain.
Harkless has been held out of the previous five games with a left knee injury and it is uncertain if he will return against the Pelicans on Friday.
Lillard is hampered by a right hand strain but is expected to play against the Cavaliers on Wednesday.
Lillard has a left elbow sprain but is expected to suit up against the Hornets on Friday.
Turner is expected to play Monday against the Knicks despite a left ankle injury.
Harkless is battling a left knee injury but is likely to suit up against the Knicks on Monday.
Harkless may not participate in Saturday's game against the Rockets as he is likely to be given a day of rest.