Warriors vs. Trail Blazers Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for December 30 (Blazers Frustrate Dubs at Chase Center)
Warriors vs. Trail Blazers Game Info
- Date: Friday, December 30, 2022
- Time: 10:00 PM ET
- Venue: Chase Center -- San Francisco, California
- Coverage: NBA TV, NBCS-BA, and ROOT Sports NW+
The NBA has nine matchups slated for Friday, Dec. 30, including a Western Conference collision between the Golden State Warriors (18-18) and Portland Trail Blazers (18-16).
Despite a lengthy injury list, the Warriors have won three games in a row, most recently defeating the Utah Jazz, 112-107, on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Jerami Grant (32 points, 10 rebounds) and Jusuf Nurkic's (28 points, 15 rebounds) double-doubles helped the Trail Blazers secure a 124-113 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday, ending a three-game skid.
Can the Warriors pick up their fourth straight win tonight? Or will the Trail Blazers prove that their latest win wasn't a fluke?
Warriors vs. Trail Blazers Odds & Spread
- All NBA betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
- Moneyline: POR: (-142) | GSW: (+120)
- Spread: POR: -2.5 (-112) | GSW: +2.5 (-108)
- Total: 233 -- Over: (-112) | Under: (-108)
The Trail Blazers enter this contest as slim road favorites on the moneyline and spread per FanDuel Sportsbook's odds. This 10 p.m. ET clash also features an over/under of 233 points, which is one of Friday's higher totals.
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Warriors vs. Trail Blazers Betting Trends
- The Trail Blazers covered 30 times in 82 games with a spread last season.
- The Warriors had an ATS record of 9-5 as underdogs of 2.5 points or more last year.
- Trail Blazers games hit the over 36 out of 82 times last season.
- Out of 82 Warriors games last year, 34 hit the over.
Warriors vs. Trail Blazers Prediction & Pick
Against all odds, the Warriors have continued to be the best home team in basketball. Not only are they 15-2 straight up at Chase Center this season, but they've also won four straight games at home. Having said that, I don't think the Warriors can rely on Jordan Poole to keep winning their games forever.
The Warriors will be without Stephen Curry (shoulder) and Andrew Wiggins (illness) again while Draymond Green (foot) and Donte DiVincenzo's (knee) game status is up in the air. I just don't see how Golden State will keep up with Portland after Nurkic, Grant and Damian Lillard just combined for 77 points.
In what should be an exciting contest, I've got the Blazers winning this one.
Final Score Prediction: Trail Blazers: 117 | Warriors: 114
Warriors vs. Trail Blazers Best Bet
Although both teams have a ton of offensive potential, I don't anticipate a shootout. First of all, the absence of players like Curry and Wiggins lowers the potential of more points being scored. Secondly, the total has gone under in each team's last three games, respectively, as well as in four of the Blazers' last five and in each of the Warrior's last five at home.
With the total also going under in four of the last six Warriors-Trail Blazers matchups, brace fewer points than expected.
Bet: Under 233 Points (-108)
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