Golden State Warriors vs Portland Trail Blazers Prediction
The Portland Trail Blazers (29-31) take to the road to face the Golden State Warriors (31-30) on Tuesday at the Chase Center. The Portland Trail Blazers rank 11th in the Western Conference, four positions behind the seventh-placed Golden State Warriors. We’re now into the final leg of the regular season games, and it’s a win-or-bust scenario for every team. The Golden State Warriors and the Portland Trail Blazers know a win here could be pivotal for their respective campaigns.
Form Golden State Warriors
The Golden State Warriors made it two straight wins in their last match. They beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 109-104, improving their run of form for the past 10 games to 5-5. Their home record is 24-7 this season.
The Golden State Warriors have tormented defenses all season, scoring 119.0 points per game. There has been no letup in the last five games, with 118.3 points scored on average. Defensively, they continue to struggle, giving up 117.8 points in their last five matches and 118.1 points this year alone.
The Golden State Warriors were expected to climb to even greater heights this season after winning the NBA last year. Instead, the hosts have stumbled along to a 31-30 start. They’re down in seventh in the Western Conference, leaving them set for the Play-In Tournament as things stand.
The Golden State Warriors have 5 players injured for the upcoming match in Andre Iguodala, Stephen Curry, Draymond Green, Gary Payton II, and Ryan Rollins.
Form Portland Trail Blazers
The Portland Trail Blazers slammed home 131 points in their last match against the Houston Rockets, winning 131-114. They’re now 5-5 in their past 10 games, going 12-17 on the road this season.
The Portland Trail Blazers average 115.2 points per contest, putting them near the middle of the pack among NBA teams for most points. Defensively, the away team hasn’t been as effective in shutting out opponents recently, giving up 125.2 points in the last five matches and 115.3 points for the season.
Last year, the Portland Trail Blazers failed to qualify for the playoffs after a 27-55 regular season. They ended up 13th in the Western Conference and fourth in the Northwest Division. Their chances of reaching postseason play this season don’t look good either, with the away side 29-31 so far.
Ryan Arcidiacono, Jusuf Nurkic, Justise Winslow, Anfernee Simons, and Ibou Badji are all carrying injuries going into the latest Portland Trail Blazers game.
The total reached 236.0 points in the most recent encounter between these teams in February 2023. The matchup ended in a 125-122 victory for the Portland Trail Blazers. Playing the Golden State Warriors on the road has often proved to be an experience to forget for the Portland Trail Blazers, especially in their last five visits, which saw them fall to defeat five times.
The Golden State Warriors tallied 120.8 points on average per game from their ten most recent head-to-head games against the Portland Trail Blazers. The latter managed an average of 106.1 points in comparison.
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- Moneyline (ML): Portland Trail Blazers (+150) | Golden State Warriors (-170)
- Against the spread (ATS): Portland Trail Blazers +4.0 (-110) | Golden State Warriors -4.0 (-110)
- Over/Under (O/U): 236.0 (-110) | (-110)
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Go for the Golden State Warriors to win (1.59) on the moneyline.
The Golden State Warriors appear to have turned a corner. A 109-104 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves last time out was their second straight win, raising their past 10-game record to 5-5. The oddsmakers are now implying there is a 63% chance of the hosts taking a third win in a row, offering -170 odds for a home win on the moneyline. The Portland Trail Blazers are seen as the weaker team with odds of +150. Although they got a victory in their last match, they have had difficulty away from home lately, losing two consecutive road games.
This is a real even-stevens game, with both teams winning just half of their last ten games. We’re taking a Golden State Warriors win on the moneyline, though. The hosts have gone 7-3 at Chase Center lately, which outshines the 2-8 record the Portland Trail Blazers have posted in their last ten road games.
Against the Spread
Go for the Golden State Warriors -4.0 (1.91) if you’re looking for a safe bet.
The Golden State Warriors enter Tuesday’s game as favorites, but not by much. The hosts open up as 4-point favorites over the Portland Trail Blazers, with odds of -110. The average points difference between the teams was 15.7 points from their last ten matchups.
The Golden State Warriors have covered the spread in four of their last five games at the Chase Center. Their home record this season is 19-11-1 ATS. The hosts have been a reliable pick for covering the spread. They have succeeded in their last two games, going 4-5-1 ATS in their last ten overall.
The Portland Trail Blazers have failed to cover the spread in their last two road games. Their away record is 14-15 ATS this season. The visitors are 2-8 ATS from their ten most recent road trips and 4-5-1 ATS in their last ten games overall.
Total under 236.0 (1.91) is how we’d bet on the total.
Games between the Golden State Warriors and Portland Trail Blazers tend to be high-scoring affairs. The total averaged 226.9 points in their past ten matchups and 218.8 points in the last five at Chase Center.
The total line is set at 236.0. The Golden State Warriors and the Portland Trail Blazers’ combined points total has not exceeded this 236.0 line eight times in their last ten matchups. Betting Under on the Total market returns odds of -110.
The total went under in the last three Golden State Warriors games. Their record for the season is now 34-24 O/U. Looking back on the last five games at home court, the total went under three times. The Golden State Warriors are 6-4 O/U overall from their previous ten matches overall.
The last two Portland Trail Blazers games went over. Their record for the season is now 30-29 O/U. Over paid out in three of the last five Portland Trail Blazers road games, leaving the visitors 7-3 O/U in their last 10 matches.