The Golden State Warriors (2-0) will travel to Moda Center at the Rose Quarter to square off with the Portland Trail Blazers (0-2) in game three of the Western Conference Finals. The Trail Blazers opened as 2.5-point favorites. The game’s Over/Under (O/U) opened at 221.5 points and it can be seen on ESPN at 9 p.m. ET on Saturday, May 18, 2019.
Golden State Warriors vs. Portland Trail Blazers Betting Odds
In game two, Curry led the Warriors to a 114-111 win. He scored a game-high 37 points. The two teams combined for 225 points, which was over the projected point total of 219.5, and Golden State was unable to cover as a 7-point favorite. The Warriors’ 30.8 offensive rebounding percentage was their largest advantage over the Trail Blazers, who had a rate of 20.8.
A little over half of the Warriors’ games have finished under the projected point total. Golden State is 67-29 straight up (SU), but they are just 41-54-1 against the spread (ATS).
Unlike Golden State, games involving the Trail Blazers have finished over the total 53.1 percent of the time. Moreover, Portland owns records of 61-35 SU and 52-44 ATS.
In the playoffs, the Warriors are 11-6 ATS with 13 overs and four unders while the Trail Blazers are 1-3 with three overs and one under
It might turn into a high-scoring affair as a pair of the league’s top offenses clash. Portland ranks fifth with 111.4 points per 100 possessions and Golden State is first (114.7).
Golden State Warriors at Portland Trail Blazers Betting Pick
NBA Tip: SU Winner – Trail Blazers, ATS Winner – Warriors, O/U – Over
- The Trail Blazers rank fourth in rebounds per game (47.7) while the Warriors rank 12th (45.8).
- Golden State ranks first in assists per game (29.3) while Portland ranks 26th (22.4).
- The Warriors rank first in blocks allowed per game (3.6) while the Trail Blazers rank 20th (5.3).
- Portland ranks third in second chance points per game (15.2) while Golden State ranks 20th (12.8).
- Portland ranks 17th in points in the paint per game (48.7) while Golden State ranks 29th (43.3).
- The Trail Blazers rank third in three pointers allowed per game (29.8) while the Warriors rank 27th (34.1).
- The Warriors rank 12th in points off turnovers per game (16.8) while the Trail Blazers rank 26th (14.8).
- Golden State ranks third in fast break points per game (18.8) while Portland ranks 24th (10.9).
- When allowing below 100 points, Portland is 19-2 and Golden State is 12-0.
- The Warriors are 67-21 when they reach the century mark, while the Trail Blazers are 58-27.
- Golden State is 22-25 ATS on the road, while Portland is 27-20 ATS at home.
- The total has gone over in 27 of the Warriors’ 47 road games, while 28 of the Trail Blazers’ 47 home games have gone over.
- In their last five games, Golden State and Portland have both had 3 overs and 2 unders.
- The Trail Blazers are 3-2 ATS over their last five games, while the Warriors are 2-3.
- The Trail Blazers have been outscored by an average of 7.2 points in their last five games. On the season, Portland has defeated opponents by an average of 3.5 points.
- During their last five games, the Warriors have scored an average of 112.0 points per game (5.7 below their season average) and allowed an average of 105.8 points per game (5.4 below their season average).