The Portland Trail Blazers (26-28) are favorites by 2.5 points over the Golden State Warriors (28-26) on February 8, 2023 at Moda Center in a matchup of two of the NBA’s top marksmen. The Trail Blazers’ Simons makes 3.7 3-pointers per game (fourth in league), while the Warriors’ Thompson hits 4.2 (first). The matchup’s over/under is 234.5.
How to bet Trail Blazers vs. Warriors
Portland Trail Blazers vs. Golden State Warriors Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Trail Blazers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Trail Blazers have -139 odds to pick up the win, while the Warriors are listed at +118 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 234.5 points.
Trail Blazers vs. Warriors Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, February 8, 2023
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Portland, Oregon
- Arena: Moda Center
Trail Blazers vs. Warriors Betting Trends
Against the spread, the Trail Blazers are 26-27-1 this season. Portland has been the favorite in 26 games this season and has come away with the win 15 times (57.7%) in those contests. Trail Blazers games this year have hit the over on 25 of 54 set point totals.
In the Warriors’ 54 games this year, they have 25 wins against the spread. Golden State has won six of the 18 games it was the moneyline underdog this season (33.3%). Warriors games this season have hit the over on 32 of 54 set point totals (59.3%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Trail Blazers: Keon Johnson: Questionable (Ankle), Drew Eubanks: Probable (Back), Jusuf Nurkic: Out (Calf), Ibou Badji: Out (Knee), Justise Winslow: Out (Ankle), Olivier Sarr: Out (Wrist)
Warriors: Ryan Rollins: Out (Foot), Stephen Curry: Out (Leg), Andre Iguodala: Out (Hip)
What you need to know about the Portland Trail Blazers
Portland is averaging 114.5 points per game (14th-ranked in NBA) this season, while surrendering 114.3 points per contest (18th-ranked). At home, the Trail Blazers are scoring 9.4 more points per game (119.3) than they are away from home (109.9). The Trail Blazers’ offense has been improved over their last 10 games, racking up 119.7 points per contest compared to the 114.5 they’ve averaged this year.
With 12.9 threes per game, Portland is eighth in the NBA. It sports a 37.4% shooting percentage from three-point land, which ranks seventh in the league. Of the shots taken by the Trail Blazers in 2022-23, 59.2% of them have been two-pointers (68.3% of the team’s made baskets) and 40.8% have been from beyond three-point land (31.7%).
What you need to know about the Golden State Warriors
In 2022-23, Golden State is second-best in the NBA offensively (118.4 points scored per game) but fifth-worst on defense (118.2 points conceded). At home the Warriors are putting up 120.3 points per game, 3.7 more than they are averaging on the road (116.6). The Warriors are putting up 122.4 points per game over their past 10 games, compared to their season average of 118.4.
Beyond the arc, Golden State is best in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game at 16.6. And it is fourth-best in 3-point percentage at 38.4%. The Warriors take 47.9% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 38.6% of their made shots are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they attempt 52.1% of their shots, with 61.4% of their makes coming from there.
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