At 10:00 ET, the 10th-ranked Warriors (-1073) will take on the 14th-ranked Trail Blazers (+679) at Moda Center. Golden State is favored by 14 points and has won two straight games, while Portland has dropped two in a row.

This Western Conference matchup can be seen on NBCS.


The Pick: Portland Trail Blazers +14

This game will be played at Moda Center at 10:00 ET on Thursday, April 11th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 114-105 in favor of the Warriors.
  • Our projections have Stephen Curry finishing with Stephen Curry points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Warriors finishing with a field goal percentage of 47.7% and knocking down 17 threes.

Do the Warriors Stand a Chance in Portland?

In their last two games, the Warriors have covered the spread as the favorite. Overall, they are 35-17 as the favorite this season and have gone 26-26 ATS as the favorite. As the favorite, they have won their last two games straight up.

Golden State's O/U record for the season is 39-39-1, and their last two games have gone over the line. This season, their games have averaged 233.5 points per game, compared to today's O/U line of 222.5.

Against the Western Conference, the Warriors are 24-25 and are currently in 10th place in the West. In the Pacific Division, they are 7-9 and are 5th in the division.

Golden State's last game was a 134-120 win over the Lakers. They were favored by 2 points and are now 44-35 for the season. In the Western Conference, they are currently in 10th place.

When it comes to scoring, the Warriors have been one of the best teams in the league this season. They are currently 7th in the NBA in scoring at 118 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 118.5 points, which is 2nd in the league.

Golden State has been a three-point shooting team this season, as they are 2nd in the league in three-point makes at 14.8 per game. In terms of pace, the Warriors are 11th in the NBA at 99.5 possessions per game.

Overall, the Warriors are 13th in field goal percentage at 47%. However, they are just 27th in free throw attempts per game at 20. In terms of assists, Golden State is 4th in the league at 29.3 per game.

At present, the Warriors' defense is ranked 18th, allowing 115.5 points per game. On two point field goal attempts, the Warriors' defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 54.0% and allowing 35.8% from beyond the arc.

Will Portland Win at Home?

In games where the Trail Blazers have been the underdog this season, the average scoring margin is -8.9 points per game. As the underdog, they have gone 20-53 straight up and 37-35 against the spread.

As for their ATS record at home, the Trail Blazers are 17-21 this season. They have covered the spread in their last three home games and have an average scoring differential of -6.5 points per game.

Against the spread, Portland is 38-40 this season and they have lost their last two games as the underdog. Today, they are 14-point underdogs against the Warriors.

The Trail Blazers' O/U record for the season is 38-40-1, and their games have averaged 222.4 points per game. Today's O/U line is set at 222.5.

In their most recent game, the Trail Blazers lost to the Pelicans by a score of 110-100. They were 14.5-point underdogs going into the game and covered the spread. The O/U line for the game was 214.

Portland is currently in 14th place in the Western Conference with a record of 21-58. In the Western Conference, they are 8-41 and 1-15 against other teams in their division.

At 106.8 points per game, the Trail Blazers are 28th in the NBA in scoring. They have been held below the league average in 75.9% of their games this season. Portland is 28th in scoring at home, averaging 108.5 points per game.

From the field, the Trail Blazers are shooting 44%, which is 29th in the league. They are 30th in true shooting percentage and have made just 35% of their three-point attempts.

Portland is 17th in pace this season, averaging 97.5 possessions per game. In terms of assists, the Trail Blazers are last in the NBA at 23.2 per game.

At this time, the Trail Blazers' defense is positioned 19th in the NBA, permitting 115.5 points per game. Portland's defense is currently forcing 14.5 turnovers per game, which is 27th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 27th in blocked shots, with an average of 4.4 rejections per game.