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Warriors Seeking First Cover of the Season vs. Trail Blazers

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr knew it wouldn’t be a seamless transition to integrate Kevin Durant into the lineup, and his team has had its fair share of struggles through the first three games of the season. The Dubs, who have yet to cover the spread, will be looking to do so against the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday.

Shark Bites
  • The Warriors are 6-1 SU in their last seven games against the Trail Blazers.
  • The Warriors are 0-5 ATS in their last five games after winning the previous game in a matchup.
  • The Warriors are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games on the road against the Trail Blazers.

Sportsbooks opened Golden State as 5-point favorites with an OVER/UNDER of 227.5.

You can expect the Blazers to give their sharpshooting point guard Damian Lillard a ton of looks in this one. Lillard is living up to his preseason MVP prediction by averaging 35 points and 5.3 assists for a Portland offense averaging 111.3 points.

Golden State has struggled with shooting the 3-pointer so far, and it’s a big reason why the Warriors have done so poorly at the betting window. Durant and Stephen Curry have done their part, but the rest of the team went 1-for-17 from beyond the arc in a 106-100 win over Phoenix on Sunday. Shooting guard Klay Thompson was especially poor, going 0-for-6 from downtown.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sports bettors looking to pick the Portland Trail Blazers as their prediction for this matchup, they were listed earlier as 7-point underdogs on the betting odds board at Bovada. Those betting on the total over/under for points scored have seen that line set at 226.5 for Tuesday at shops such as MyBookie.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 117-111 result in favor of the Trail Blazers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Golden State Warriors vs Portland Trail Blazers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Portland Trail Blazers currently sport a record of 2-1, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-1 ATS. The Golden State Warriors are 2-1 and 0-3 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Trail Blazers post a 3-0 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Warriors have gone 2-1 against the total number of points scored. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Portland vs Golden State injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 13-rated Portland Trail Blazers and the No. 2-ranked Golden State Warriors, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Portland's No. 20-rated NBA squad against Golden State's No. 19-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Portland rates No. 11 in the league with 9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 13 with 8 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kevin Durant poured in 37 points for Golden State on Sunday, as they defeated Phoenix 106-100 at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

The Trail Blazers got a 37-point performance from Damian Lillard as Portland handed Denver a 115-113 defeat on Saturday at Pepsi Center.

Betting Trends
  • Golden State is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Golden State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Golden State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Golden State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Portland is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Portland's last 5 games
  • Portland is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Portland's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Golden State home to Oklahoma City, Thursday, November 3rd
Portland at Phoenix, Wednesday, November 2nd

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