Warriors vs. Trail Blazers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Sunday, April 9, 2023

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Warriors vs. Trail Blazers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, April 9, 2023

NBA Predictions

Golden State is acolossal favorite against Portland when the Jordan Poole-led Warriors (43-38) and the Damian Lillard-led Trail Blazers (33-48) meet on April 9, 2023. The Warriors are 17-point favorites. A 234-point total is set for the game.

Warriors vs. Trail Blazers Odds

  • Warriors odds to win: -1781
  • Trail Blazers odds to win: +975
  • Spread: Warriors (-17)
  • Total: 234

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Sunday, April 9, 2023 at 3:30 PM ET
  • Where: Moda Center in Portland, Oregon
  • TV: ROOT Sports NW and NBCS-BA

Who Will Win Warriors vs. Trail Blazers?

Warriors and Trail Blazers Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Warriors are 0-1 against the spread when favored by 17 points or more this season.

The Trail Blazers are 3-0 against the spread when an underdog by 17 points or more this season.

The two teams average a combined 1.9 fewer points per game (232.1) than this game’s over/under of 234 points.

Golden State and Portland have seen its opponents average a combined 0.2 more points per game than the over/under of 234 set for this matchup.

The average point total in Warriors games this season is 1.8 more points than the over/under of 234 in this matchup.

The average over/under in Portland’s games this year is 3.5 fewer points than the point total of 234 for this outing.

Golden State’s ATS record is 38-42-1 this season.

The Trail Blazers are 38-42-1 against the spread this year.

Warriors Stats & Insights

The Warriors outscore opponents by 1.2 points per game (scoring 118.5 points per game to rank second in the league while giving up 117.3 per outing to rank 22nd in the NBA) and have a +92 scoring differential overall.

The Warriors are eighth in the NBA at 44.5 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 43.5 their opponents average.

Golden State makes 16.5 three-pointers per game (first in the league), 3.5 more than its opponents (13).

The Warriors rank 11th in the NBA with 113.1 points scored per 100 possessions, and 16th in the league defensively with 111.7 points conceded per 100 possessions.

The Warriors’ offense has been much better in home games (119.7 PPG) compared to away games (117.2 PPG). Likewise, their defense has been much better at home (111.7 PPG allowed) when compared to away games (123.1 PPG allowed).

Trail Blazers Stats & Insights

The Trail Blazers are being outscored by 3.3 points per game, with a -273 scoring differential overall. They put up 113.6 points per game (17th in NBA), and allow 116.9 per outing (21st in league).

Portland is 27th in the NBA at 40.7 rebounds per game. That’s 2.3 fewer than the 43 its opponents average.

The Trail Blazers connect on 12.9 three-pointers per game (eighth-most in the league), while their opponents have made 12.4 on average.

The Trail Blazers rank 15th in the NBA with 112.3 points scored per 100 possessions, and 26th defensively with 115.7 points conceded per 100 possessions.

Portland is scoring more points at home (116 per game) than away (111.2).

Warriors Key Players to Watch

The Warriors active scoring leader is Poole, who averages 20.4 per contest to go with 2.7 rebounds and 4.5 assists.

Draymond Green contributes with 8.4 points, 6.9 assists and 7.3 rebounds per game, and Kevon Looney adds 7.1 points, 2.5 assists and 9.3 rebounds per outing.

The Warriors get 4.3 three-pointers per game out of Klay Thompson.

Donte DiVincenzo averages 1.3 steals per game, while Green swats 0.8 shots per contest.

Trail Blazers Key Players to Watch

The Trail Blazers go-to guy, Lillard, leads active Trail Blazers players in both scoring (32.2 points per game) and assists (7.3 assists per game).

This season, Drew Eubanks has a statline of 6.6 points, 1.3 assists and 5.4 rebounds per game.

Lillard hits 4.2 treys per game.

The Trail Blazers’ defensive efforts get a lift from Lillard (0.9 steals per game) and Eubanks (1.3 blocks per game).

Warriors vs. Trail Blazers Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Trail Blazers (+ 17)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (234)

  • Prediction:
    Warriors 118 – Trail Blazers 115

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