Portland Trail Blazers vs. Golden State Warriors - 4/13/14
Golden State Warriors (49-30) at Portland Trail Blazers (52-28)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 9:00 pm (Moda Center)
The Line: Portland Trail Blazers -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CSNB, CSNN
The Portland Trail Blazers and Golden State Warriors will meet Sunday in a battle between two playoff teams. The Warriors lead the series 2-1.
The Warriors recently clinched a playoff spot and are likely going to settle for the sixth seed in the West. On the season, the Warriors average 103.6 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allow 98.8 points on 43.4 percent shooting. The Warriors are back to their lights out shooting, as they’re knocking down 40.9 percent from three in their last five games and Stephen Curry is making 50 percent of his shots from the field. The Warriors have scored more than 100 points in four of their last six games. The Golden State Warriors are 38-38-3 ATS overall and 20-18-1 ATS on the road.
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The Trail Blazers are still fighting with the Houston Rockets for the fourth seed in the West and home court advantage. On the season, the Trail Blazers average 106.6 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allow 102.6 points on 45.1 percent shooting. Damien Lillard is shooting 45.2 percent from three in his last five games, while LaMarcus Aldridge has scored 18 or more points in six straight games. The Trail Blazers have won six straight games when holding their opponent under 100 points. The Portland Trail Blazers are 43-37 ATS overall and 18-21 ATS at home.
The Warriors are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. Western Conference and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games following a S.U. win. The Trail Blazers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 1 days rest and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning S.U. record. The Warriors are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Portland.
The Warriors are the better and more complete team, and has won two of the three meetings this season. Getting plus points is a pure value pick and should be the side you take.