Trail Blazers vs. Warriors - 2/19/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Golden State Warriors (48-4) at Portland Trail Blazers (27-27)
NBA Basketball: Friday, February 19, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Moda Center)
The Line: Portland Trail Blazers +9 -- Over/Under: 220 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSNB, CSNN
The Golden State Warriors and Portland Trail Blazers meet Friday night at the Moda Center.
The Golden State Warriors haven’t lost a game since January 16th. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 115.5 points on 49 percent shooting and allowing 103 points on 43 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 29.8 points and 6.6 assists while Klay Thompson is averaging 2.13 points and 3.7 rebounds. Draymond Green is dishing 7.2 assists and Harrison Barnes is grabbing 4.6 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 42.4 percent from beyond the arc and 75.5 percent from the free throw line. The Warriors are allowing 31.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.9 rebounds per game. The Golden State Warriors have lost six road games since April. James Michael McAdoo is questionable with a toe injury.
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The Portland Trail Blazers look to keep rolling after winning eight of their last nine games. The Portland Trail Blazers are averaging 102.5 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 101.9 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Damian Lillard is averaging 24.3 points and 7.3 assists while C.J. McCollum is averaging 20.7 points and 3.6 rebounds. Allen Crabbe is dishing 1.2 assists and Al-Farouq Aminu is grabbing 6.4 rebounds. The Portland Trail Blazers are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 72.6 percent from the free throw line. The Trail Blazers are allowing 36.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.9 rebounds per game. The Portland Trail Blazers have won eight of their last 10 home games.
The Warriors are 20-9-1 ATS in their last 30 road games and 12-3 ATS in their last 15 games following a ATS loss. The Trail Blazers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games and 7-1 ATS in their last 8 vs. Western Conference. The Warriors are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Portland and 20-7 ATS in the last 27 meetings overall.
I've been buying Trail Blazers stock left and right, as I really like the direction this team is heading and love the young talent. However, getting the Warriors under double digits against anybody seems to be a bargain at this point. Golden State is just another level.