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High-Powered Warriors’ Offense Driving Total Way up

The last time the Trail Blazers and Warriors met up, the Bay Area Rollers ran over Portland on their home court and easily covered the -5.5 spread in a 23-point route. Golden State will get the Blazers at home this time around so you’d think this should be an easy win for the dubs.

SHARK BITES
  • The Trail Blazers are 1-7 SU in their last 8 games against the Warriors.
  • The Warriors are 9-0 SU in their last 9 games against teams with losing records.
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of the Trail Blazers' last 12 games against the Warriors.

GSW has been getting insanely high total lines all year but the 232 total line that this game opened up with would be tied for the highest total this season if it closed there. The highest total that these teams have had in their last 10 matchups was a 228 line that went OVER by 12.

The Warriors and Blazers are both in the top four in team scoring and both in the bottom half of the league in points allowed. This game has the potential to get out of hand and could close with the highest total of the entire season so far.

You may want to stay away from a spread bet here as both teams have been incredibly inconsistent ATS. This is a great game for total bettors – you might want to become one.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Golden State Warriors installed as -13.5-point favorites in this particular NBA matchup. The over-under betting line for the total number of point scored was listed by most sportsbooks, including Bovada, at 232.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Warriors to win this game 2-0. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Portland Trail Blazers vs Golden State Warriors Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Golden State Warriors sport a record of 23-4 and 12-14-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Portland Trail Blazers sit at 13-15 and 11-17 ATS on the NBA season. The OVER/UNDER totals betting records are 13-12 for the Golden State Warriors and 18-8 for the Portland Trail Blazers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Golden State vs Portland injuries news.

The Golden State Warriors sit at No. 1 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Portland Trail Blazers are at No. 18 on that betting chart.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Golden State's No. 12-rated NBA squad against Portland's No. 23-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Golden State rates No. 3 in the league with 11.93 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 6 with 10.89 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Trail Blazers got 25 points from C.J. McCollum, but it was Los Angeles that prevailed in a 121-120 final on Monday at STAPLES Center.

Golden State got 30 points from Klay Thompson en route to a 116-108 victory over Minnesota on Sunday at Target Center.

Betting Trends
  • Portland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Portland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Portland's last 12 games
  • Portland is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Golden State is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Golden State is 19-2 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Golden State's last 5 games
  • Golden State is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Portland at Sacramento, Tuesday, December 20th
Golden State home to Utah, Tuesday, December 20th

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