Trail Blazers visit Warriors in NBA clash
Portland Trail Blazers vs Golden State Warriors Odds
The Warriors will try to cover the spread at Oracle Arena on Saturday when they get a visit from the Trail Blazers in basketball action.
The Warriors sit at 41-32 (36-35-2 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Trail Blazers are currently 33-39 (33-36-3 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Golden State is 41-31-1 OU, and Portland is 39-33 OU. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game pits the Warriors, currently No. 7 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Trail Blazers, who rate No. 19 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 100-98 victory for the Warriors.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Trail Blazers rank No. 18 in the league with 41.5 per game. That compares with Golden State’s No. 2 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Golden State is the NBA’s No. 8-ranked team at 7.9 per game, while the Trail Blazers rate No. 6 with 8.3 per contest.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Trail Blazers own the league's No. 19-rated mark, allowing 101.5 points per game when playing on the road. Golden State, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in scoring on their home court.
Last time out for Portland, they were a 105-95 loser as they battled the Jazz at home. The Trail Blazers failed to cover in the match as a 1.5-point favorite, while 200 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Portland suffered a 105-95 loss against Utah on Friday, getting 24 points from Damian Lillard in a losing effort at Rose Garden.
Last time out for Golden State, they were a 105-98 loser as they battled the Kings at home. The Warriors failed to cover in the match as an 8.5-point favorite, while 203 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Warriors got a 20-point performance from David Lee, who added 10 rebounds, but Sacramento still ran past Golden State 105-98 on Wednesday at Oracle Arena.
Portland Trail Blazers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Utah are 3-7
After playing Utah are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing New Orleans are 4-6
After playing Sacramento are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
A few Trail Blazers at Warriors trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Portland's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Portland's last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Portland's last 6 games when playing on the road against Golden State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Portland's last 6 games
Golden State is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games when playing at home against Portland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Golden State's last 6 games
Golden State is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games at home
Golden State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Portland at Utah, Monday, April 1
Golden State home to New Orleans, Wednesday, April 3