At the beginning of the Western Conference Finals there was great excitement about the star power of Portland and Golden State. Portland’s Damian Lillard may not get a lot of national attention playing at the Northwest Outpost. But betting on NBA games sharps and the Warriors certainly know about his impact and star power. Along the same lines Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant light up the marquee for the two-time defending NBA champions. Durant was hobbling with a calf issue at the start of the series. While Curry was battling a bad finger. Golden State’s value remains a challenge.
Portland Trail Blazers vs. Golden State Warriors Game 2
Date and Time: Thursday, May 16, 2019, 9 p.m. ET
Location: ORACLE Arena, Oakland, California
NBA Betting Online Odds at SBG:
|Trailblazers||+8 (-110)||218 (-110)||+290|
|Warriors||-8 (-110)||218 (-110)||-350|
Trail Blazes vs. Warriors TV Coverage: ESPN
Western Conference Finals Series Update
Golden State won the opener of this best of seven series 116-94 for an easy home payout. Concurrently games three and four will be at Portland. If necessary, game five returns to Golden State with game six back at Portland. A game seven would be at Golden State.
Stephen Curry was far and away the top player in Golden State’s game one win. To be exact Curry scored 36 points to go with six rebounds and seven assists. Klay Thompson added 26 points for the Warriors. In like manner the Golden State defense held Portland star’s CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard in check. Lillard was held to 19 points while McCollum added 17. Of great concern for the Warriors is the calf injury to Kevin Durant. Golden State’s leading scorer is doubtful for game two. Durant was averaging 34.2 points per game this post season.
Portland and Golden State Betting Trends
Portland has been a weak betting on NBA Games value as a road dog. For example, the Trail Blazers have covered only three of their last 10 games getting points on the road. Four of their last six in that role have gone under the total. By contrast the Warriors have been in the red as a home chalk. Golden State has lost four of their last six games laying points at home. Three of their last four in that situation have gone under the total.
Trail Blazers vs. Warriors Head to Head with Spread at ORACLE Arena
Despite their game one failure the Trail Blazers have had profitable online wagering value as a dog at Golden State. Portland has covered four of their last seven games getting points at ORACLE Arena against the Warriors. Four of their last five getting points at Golden State going under the total.
Matchup to Watch
In this situation Portland should show improved focus. As was previously noted the Trail Blazers have shown the ability to get the money at Golden State. Additionally, the Warriors halve been a consistently poor betting on NBA Games Value. Durant’s injury will factor into this game and series as it progresses.
Trail Blazers vs. Warriors NBA games Betting Odds Picks
Starting with their long-term record at ORACLE Arena the Trail Blazers rate the call!
Trail Blazers vs. Warriors NBA Betting Online Pick: Portland Trail Blazers
Trail Blazers vs. Warriors NBA Betting Online Score Prediction: Trail Blazers 109, Warriors 110
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