At the beginning of any series or game that they take part in Golden State is an immediate favorite for betting on NBA Games. Much to the ignorance of the public the name brand of the Warriors has long ago proven to be a drag on their wagering value. While Golden State has won three of the last four NBA titles, they have gushed red ink along the way. That is why sharps and bargain hunters are constantly looking at the other side when the Warriors are on the board. Golden State is the epitome of the world “overlay.”
Golden State Warriors vs. Portland Trail Blazers Game 3
Date and Time: Saturday, May 18, 2019, 9 p.m. ET
Location: Moda Center, Portland, Oregon
NBA Betting Online Odds at SBG:
|Warriors||+2½ (-110)||221 (-110)||+120|
|Trailblazers||-2½ (-110)||221 (-110)||-140|
Warriors vs. Trail Blazers TV Coverage: ESPN
Western Conference Finals Series Update
Initially Golden State payed off for betting on NBA Games in a 116-94 game one win. In game two the Warriors had a much tougher time of it in a 114-111 close call. Most important of all they failed to cover as seven-point home chalks. The Trail Blazers blew a 15 point half time lead. Games three and four will be at Portland. If necessary, game five will take place at OARACLE Arena. Subsequently game six would be at the Moda Center. A seventh game would be at Golden State.
Extending Golden State’s game two comeback was Stephen Curry. He led all scorers with 37 points and eight rebounds with eight assists. Meanwhile Portland star Damian Lillard had a so-so 23 points with 10 assists. Lillard has not looked himself so far in this series. Kevin Durant remains out indefinitely with a calf issue.
Golden State and Portland Betting Trends
Post season has brought surprising sports betting value for Golden State in road games. To show, the Warriors have covered six of their last nine away games in post season. Five of their last six in that role have gone over the total. By contrast the Trail Blazers have been a terrible home value in playoff action. Portland has paid in only three of their last 11 Moda Center post season matchups. The Blazers have gone over the total in their last four home playoff tilts.
Warriors vs. Trail Blazers Against the Spread at Moda Center
Portland has had the head to head betting value advantage in their home series against Golden State. For example, the Trail Blazers have covered three of their last four home games against the Warriors. Five of the last six between these teams at Moda Center have gone over the total.
Matchup to Watch
In this situation Portland knows that they cannot blow a single betting on NBA Games home matchup. So, it’s logical to expect a top effort. Along the same lines there will be considerable pressure on the Trail Blazers. Golden State’s recent profits on the road is another factor. Of great concern is Portland’s flood of red ink in-home post-season action.
Warriors vs. Trail Blazers NBA games Betting Odds Picks
On this occasion Portland should make a strong last stand at home.
Warriors vs. Trail Blazers NBA Betting Online Pick: Portland Trail Blazers
Warriors vs. Trail Blazers NBA Betting Online Score Prediction: Trail Blazers 105, Warriors 101
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