Golden State Warriors VS Portland Trail Blazers

NBA Basketball 09:00 PM EST

Sunday

05/16/2019

ESPN

Spread: Milwaukee Bucks -6.5

Over/Under: 218.5

Portland Trail Blazers vs Golden State Warriors 5/16/2019 Picks Predictions Previews

Portland Trail Blazers vs Golden State Warriors 5/16/2019 Picks Predictions Previews

Portland Trail Blazers vs Golden State Warriors 5/16/2019 Picks Predictions Previews
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The first 5 minutes of Game 1 in the finals at the Western Conference was all Portland. The rest never saw the Blazers lead and lost in sequence  to a score of 94-116, Tuesday night at the Oracle Arena in Oakland. Portland has not found a solution to PF Stephen Curry’s scoring spree. The Blazers allowed Curry to have open looks and convert his 3-point specialty. PG Damian Lillard delivered 19 points followed by SG CJ McCollum and PG Rodney Hood with 17 points each. Portland coach Terry Stotts wants his team to play better defensively and offensively if they want to survive the finals round in the West. Portland shot just 36.1% overall as their 3-point attempts struggled to find its mark at 7 out of their 28 attempts (25%).

Portland went down in Game 1 of the finals with 114.7 ppg at 46.7% from the field while limiting playoff opponents to score at 110.3 ppg. The Trail Blazers pulled 48.0 rebounds, 23.0 assists, 5.0 blocks, and 6.7 steals pre outing. Lillard wipes the Blazers score sheets with 25.8 ppg, 44.4% in FG shooting, and 91.2% from the free throw line. The team is 4-14 SU in its last 18 matches against the Warriors and 4 out of 6 road games went under the totals on the road. Portland is 1-9 all-time against Golden State in the playoffs and is ranked 4th in the West.

Portland Trail Blazers vs Golden State Warriors Predictions 5/16/2019

Despite of SF Kevin Durant and PF DeMarcus Cousins out of the game, the Golden State Warriors managed to take control of the match with the bench pitching in for the win. Curry is back with his Midas touch scoring 36 points with 9 three-pointers comprising his tally. SF Klay Thompson followed with 26 points while PF Draymond Green made 12 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 blocks, and 2 steals to help seal the victory in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. Golden State is on queue for Game 2 on Thursday evening.

Golden State clobbered the Portland Trail Blazers with 117.7 ppg at 49.1% from the field while restraining rival teams at the playoffs to 110.8 ppg. The Warriors pounded 46.2 rebounds, 29.4 assists, 6.4 blocks, and 7.6 steals per game. PG Stephen Curry leads the Warriors in scoring with 27.3 ppg, 47.2% in FG shooting, and 91.6% from the free throw area. The team is 10-2 SU in its last 12 matches at the Oracle Arena and 8 out of its 10 matches went over the totals. Golden State leads the finals best of seven series at 1-0.

Portland Trail Blazers vs Golden State Warriors. The NBA Playoff Pick for this match is the  Golden State Warriors -8.5. Blazers Center Jusuf Nurkic will be out of the season with a fractured left leg. PG Rodney Hood is listed as day to day with a bruised left knee. Warriors PF DeMarcus Cousins (quad) and SF Kevin Durant (strained right calf) will not be back soon. The Warriors are handling the situation quite well and the momentum will spill to Game 2. An over in the totals is in the offing. Predicted to win this contest is Golden State to a score of 118-113.

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Portland Trail Blazers vs Golden State Warriors 5/16/2019 Picks Predictions Previews

NBA Starting Time: 9:00 PM EST

Location: Oracle Arena, Oakland, California

Date: May 16, 2019

TV: ESPN

NBA Odds: Milwaukee Bucks  -6.5

NBA Totals Odds: 218.5

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