Portland vs Golden State Odds, Picks & Preview

The Trail Blazers and the Warriors will both be gunning for a victory on at when they meet Tuesday, May 14 in a game matchup.

Portland Trail Blazers vs Golden State Warriors
When: 9:00 PM  ET, Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Where: Oracle Arena, Oakland, California

ROT TEAM PS OU ML
533 PORTLAND 7.5(-110) 219.5(-110) 250
-330
534 GOLDEN STATE

TV: 9 p.m. ET, ESPN
LINE: -330
PREDICTION: Warriors 121, Trail Blazers 116

Oddsmakers currently have the Warriors listed as 7.5 point favorites versus the Trail Blazers, while the game’s total is sitting at 219.5.

The Portland Trail Blazers outlasted the Denver Nuggets in seven games in the Western Conference finals to reach the conference finals for the first time since 2000. The Trail Blazers’ reward is a date with the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors, who got a few extra days to rest after knocking off the Houston Rockets in six games.

Despite the extra time off after Friday’s Game 6, reports indicate that superstar forward Kevin Durant (calf) will miss at least one game of the series, but the Warriors still have plenty of confidence forging ahead without him for a few more days after watching Stephen Curry score all 33 of his points in the second half to key the clinching win over Houston. “It did not surprise me one bit,” Golden State guard Klay Thompson told reporters of Curry’s performance. “The man is a competitor, a champion, and on top of all that he just plays with such great heart. He’s our leader. His composure is unbelievable as well.” Portland got its own outstanding performance from a guard in the clinching game when CJ McCollum went for 37 points in Sunday’s 100-96 triumph at Denver. “This is arguably the biggest win that we’ve had in the franchise for a long time,” Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts told reporters. “To be a part of it, to do it the way we did, I’m thrilled. I’m really happy for our guys.”

Tony’s Pick TEAM
PORTLAND TRAIL -113

ABOUT THE TRAIL BLAZERS: All-Star point guard Damian Lillard, who clinched the first-round series win over Oklahoma City with a buzzer-beating 3-pointer, went 3-of-17 from the floor on Sunday but contributed 10 rebounds and eight assists while shifting the focus of the offense to McCollum. McCollum, who averaged 32 points in the four wins over the Nuggets, went 17-of-29 from the floor in the decisive win. “It’s a luxury to have two guys like that who can find ways to score in different ways,” Stotts told reporters. “CJ does it one way, Dame does it another. On a night where Dame struggled shooting, CJ came up big. That’s being part of a team. Most of the time one of them is going to have something going, so you count on that. It was CJ tonight.”

ABOUT THE WARRIORS: Golden State can point to a similar relationship between the stars in its backcourt after watching Thompson carry the team in the first half of Game 6 before Curry took over down the stretch. Curry could find himself matched up in the conference finals against younger brother and Portland reserve guard Seth Curry, but the Warriors are glad to have the older brother on their side. “He’s a guy who can make some plays that leave you scratching your head – the fouls, some of the turnovers … but sometimes he just makes plays and you kinda look around and think, ‘What is he doing?’ But most of the time, he makes these incredible plays, and he’s just fearless,” Golden State coach Steve Kerr told reporters of Stephen Curry. “And that’s what makes him who he is.”WALK-OFFS1. Trail Blazers SG Rodney Hood (knee) left Sunday’s game and is day-to-day.2. Golden State SF Andre Iguodala went 5-of-8 from 3-point range and scored a 2019 postseason-high 17 points in Friday’s Game 6.3. The teams split the four-game season series, with each earning one road victory.

PREDICTION: Warriors 121, Trail Blazers 116

ATS TRENDS

Portland
  • Trail Blazers are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 when their opponent scores 100 points or more in their previous game.
  • Trail Blazers are 27-12 ATS in their last 39 when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game.
  • Trail Blazers are 3-10 ATS in their last 13 Tuesday games.
  • Trail Blazers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games following a straight up win.
Golden State
  • Warriors are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Northwest.
  • Warriors are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 Conference Finals games.
  • Warriors are 7-18-1 ATS in their last 26 Tuesday games.
  • Warriors are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games following a straight up win.
  • Warriors are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 after allowing 100 points or more in their previous game.
  • Warriors are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games.
  • Warriors are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 when their opponent scores 100 points or more in their previous game.
  • Warriors are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a winning road record.
  • Warriors are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS win.

OU TRENDS

Portland
  • Over is 5-1 in Trail Blazers last 6 games following a straight up win.
  • Over is 4-1 in Trail Blazers last 5 overall.
  • Over is 4-1 in Trail Blazers last 5 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
  • Over is 4-1 in Trail Blazers last 5 vs. Western Conference.
  • Over is 25-8-2 in Trail Blazers last 35 games playing on 1 days rest.
  • Over is 19-7 in Trail Blazers last 26 vs. a team with a winning straight up record.
Golden State
  • Under is 5-0 in Warriors last 5 Conference Finals games.
  • Over is 4-1 in Warriors last 5 games following a straight up win.
  • Under is 4-1 in Warriors last 5 vs. NBA Northwest.
  • Under is 10-3-1 in Warriors last 14 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
  • Over is 3-1-1 in Warriors last 5 overall.
  • Over is 3-1-1 in Warriors last 5 vs. Western Conference.
  • Over is 3-1-1 in Warriors last 5 after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game.
  • Over is 19-7 in Warriors last 26 vs. a team with a winning straight up record.
  • Under is 10-4 in Warriors last 14 games following a ATS win.
  • Under is 12-5 in Warriors last 17 home games.
  • Under is 36-16 in Warriors last 52 Tuesday games.

HEAD TO HEAD

  • Over is 19-7 in the last 26 meetings.
  • Trail Blazers are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
  • Trail Blazers are 9-22 ATS in the last 31 meetings in Golden State.

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