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Portland Trail BlazersGolden State Warriors
33-11January 26, 2014, 09:00 | Oracle Arena26-18



NBA betting interest will be piqued on Sunday when the Trail Blazers of Portland hit the hard court against the Warriors of Golden State.

The Warriors sport a record of 26-18 and 19-23-2 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Trail Blazers sit at 33-11 and 25-19 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 20-23-1 for the Warriors and 29-14-1 for the Trail Blazers. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Portland Trail Blazers vs Golden State Warriors Odds and Stats.

Oddsmakers at 5Dimes opened the Warriors as -3-point Favorite in this matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting around 216.5 earlier at GTbets.eu.

This game pits the Warriors, currently No. 6 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Trail Blazers, who rate No. 2 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 102-100 victory for the Trail Blazers.

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In their last action, Portland was a 115-104 winner at home against the Timberwolves. They covered the 7-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (219) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Portland earned a 115-104 victory over Minnesota on Saturday, getting 21 points from LaMarcus Aldridge at Rose Garden.

Golden State was a 121-120 loser in its last match at home against the Timberwolves. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 241 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Stephen Curry was dynamite, scoring 33 points and adding 3 rebounds but Minnesota still won, 121-120, over Golden State on Friday at Oracle Arena.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Golden State's No. 9-ranked offense, averaging 104 PPG, against a Trail Blazers defense that ranks No. 27 at 103.55 PPG. The Warriors field goal percentage has averaged 46.42% so far, more than the Trail Blazers shooters have achieved on the year, 45.77% per game.

Next up:
Portland home to Memphis, Tuesday, January 28th
Golden State home to Washington, Tuesday, January 28th

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