Golden State Warriors vs Portland Trail Blazers NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Warriors vs Portland Trail Blazers Prediction 4/11/2024

The Golden State Warriors (44-35) travel to face off against the Portland Trail Blazers (21-58) on Thursday, April 11th. This game will be played at Moda Center in Portland and televised on NBCS. The Warriors are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Trail Blazers are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Lakers. Tip-off is set for 10:00 ET.

Warriors vs Trail Blazers

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The Warriors Are Coming Off A Win

Klay Thompson led Golden State with 27 points against the Lakers, the highest on the team. He finished with a field goal percentage of 58.8% in the game. As the Warriors secured the victory with a final score of 134-120, Stephen Curry also chipped in with 23 points.

Coming into today’s matchup vs. the Trail Blazers, the Warriors have a 44-35 record and are looking to stay above .500. In the Western Conference, they are in 10th place and are 5th in the Pacific division.

Golden State is currently performing above .500 against the spread with an ATS record of 43-35. On the road, the Warriors have an ATS record of 27-13 compared to a 16-22 record vs. the spread at home.

The Trail Blazers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their most recent matchup, the Trail Blazers conveyed a message to the Pelicans with a score of 110-100. The start of the second half saw the Trail Blazers in the lead, at 55-52.

Despite being heavy underdogs (+14), the Trail Blazers are aiming for a win against the Warriors. Overall, the Trail Blazers have gone 21-58 this season. In conference play, they are 8-41 compared to 13-17 in non-conference games.

Portland has an overall ATS record of 38-40 as they come into today’s game. When playing on the road, the Trail Blazers hold an ATS record of 21-19 in contrast to a 17-21 record against the spread when playing at home.

Warriors Offense Breakdown

Coming into today’s action, Golden State is averaging 118 points per contest. This figure places them 7th in the league.

When it comes to scoring, the Warriors are 7th in the NBA at 118 points per game. On the road, they are even better, averaging 118.5 points per game (2nd).

Golden State is one of the league’s most prolific three-point shooting teams, ranking 2nd in three-pointers made per game (14.8). Overall, they are 5th in three-point shooting percentage (38%).

In terms of pace, the Warriors are 11th in the NBA at 99.5 possessions per game. They are also 4th in the league in assists (29.3).

Trail Blazers Offense Breakdown

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Through 79 games the Trail Blazers are averaging 106.8 points per contest, placing them 28th in the NBA.

At home, the Blazers are averaging 108.5 points per game this season, which is 28th in the NBA. Overall, they are 29th in the league in scoring at 106.8 points per game. In terms of pace, Portland is 17th in the league with an average of 97.5 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Blazers are 26th in the NBA at 35%. They are making an average of 11.5 threes per game, which is 26th in the league. In terms of field goal percentage, Portland is 29th at 44%.

When it comes to scoring, the Blazers have outscored the NBA average in just 24.1% of their games this season. In terms of two-point shooting, Portland is 30th in the league in both field goal percentage and percentage of points that come from two-pointers.

Warriors Team Defense

Coming into the game, the Warriors defense has held opposing team’s to fewer points than the league average in 48.1% of their games. Currently, they are 18th in the NBA at 115.5 points per game allowed. Inside the arc, the Warriors defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 54.0% and 35.8% from three-point territory.

Trail Blazers Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Trail Blazers’ defense is giving up an average of 115.5 points per contest. So far this season, the Trail Blazers’ defense has struggled with fouls, averaging 5th in fouls per contest. On average, opponents are getting to the line 23.7 times per game vs. Portland.

Key Players For The Warriors And Trail Blazers

In today’s game, our projections have Stephen Curry leading the Warriors with 26 points on 9/19 shooting from the field. For the season, he has been averaging 26.4 points per game, in addition to 4.4 rebounds.

On the flip side, our predictions place Deandre Ayton as the leading scorer for the Trail Blazers. We expect him to conclude the game with a team-high 17 while also collecting 11 rebounds. This season, he has put together a field goal percentage of 57.6%, and he is contributing 16.8 points per game on average.

Warriors vs Trail Blazers Trends

  • When looking at their past three road matchups, Golden State has an ATS record of 2-1 while averaging 124 per game. The team went 2-1 overall in these games.
  • Across their last three home contests, Portland has been good against the spread posting a mark of 2-1. Their overall mark in these games was 2-1, while averaging 101 points per game.
  • Through their last three games as the betting underdog, the Trail Blazers have a strong record vs the spread going 2-1. Their straight up mark in these contests is 1-2.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the favorite, the Warriors have a straight up record of 7-3. But, their mark vs the spread was just 5-5.

Warriors vs Trail Blazers Prediction

When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this Warriors vs. Trail Blazers game, our recommendation is to take the Trail Blazers at +14. Despite our model showing the Warriors winning 114-105, we like Trail Blazers as our point-spread pick.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 222.5, and our model projects the Warriors and Trail Blazers to reach a combined total of 219 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

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