Warriors at Trail Blazers Game 4 - 5/9/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Golden State Warriors (79-11) at Portland Trail Blazers (49-42)
NBA Basketball: Monday, May 9, 2016 at 10:30 pm (Moda Center)
The Line: Portland Trail Blazers +4.5 -- Over/Under: 214 See the Latest Odds
The Golden State Warriors and Portland Trail Blazers meet Monday night for game four at the Moda Center.
The Golden State Warriors look to regain full control of this series by winning and taking a 3-1 lead. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 110.8 points on 47.8 percent shooting and allowing 97.6 points on 40.5 percent shooting. Klay Thompson is averaging 27 points and 3.3 assists while Draymond Green is averaging 17.9 points and 10.5 rebounds. Shaun Livingston is dishing 5.5 assists and Andrew Bogut is grabbing 7.1 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 39.9 percent from beyond the arc and 71.1 percent from the free throw line. The Warriors are allowing 33.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.4 rebounds per game. The Golden State Warriors have won 10 of their last 14 road games. Stephen Curry is questionable with a knee injury.
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The Portland Trail Blazers can get back in this series by winning and tying it up at 2-2. The Portland Trail Blazers are averaging 101 points on 41.8 percent shooting and allowing 102.9 points on 44.9 percent shooting. Damian Lillard is averaging 25.2 points and 5.8 assists while C.J. McCollum is averaging 19.3 points and 3.2 rebounds. Mason Plumlee is grabbing 12.1 rebounds and Al-Farouq Aminu is dishing 1.8 assists. The Portland Trail Blazers are shooting 37.2 percent from beyond the arc and 74.2 percent from the free throw line. The Trail Blazers are allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.2 rebounds per game. The Portland Trail Blazers have won 13 of their last 14 home games.
The Warriors are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Monday games and 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Trail Blazers are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 Conference Semifinals games and 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games following a ATS win. The Warriors are 9-4 ATS in the last 13 meetings in Portland and 20-7 ATS in the last 27 meetings overall.
You guys know I've been high on the Trail Blazers pretty much all season long, and we've made the most of our money when they're at home or as underdogs. Portland is extremely good at home and has the outside shooting to beat Golden State again. Whether Curry plays or not, I think the Trail Blazers can tie up this series.