Date/Time: 05-20-2019, 21:00 EDT
Spread: Portland Trail Blazers +4
With the defending champions and first in the West Golden State Warriors winning for a third straight time in the series thus leading 3-0 wins and are just win away from the NBA Finals, they are visiting the 3rd in the West Portland Trail Blazers, who have one more chance to utilize the home court and bounce back and avoid elimination.
Warriors had a 57-25 record (35-46-1 against the spread) in the regular season and finished in the first place of the Western Conference. They have won their last 5 games and in their latest matchup they were victorious against Portland on the road in the third game of the series, 110-99. Blazers had a 53-29 record (45-36-1 against the spread) in the regular season and finished in the third place of the Western Conference. They have lost their last 3 games and in their latest matchup they got defeated by Golden State at home on the third game of the series, 99-110.
Top Basketball BookmakersGolden State are led in scoring by Kevin Durant with 34.2 ppg. He also adds 5.2 rebounds and 4.9 assists per game but he unavailable due to injury. Stephen Curry follows with 26.7 ppg, adding 5.9 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game, while Klay Thompson adds 19.2 ppg and 3.7 rebounds per game. Portland are led in scoring by Damian Lillard with 26.8 ppg. He also adds 4.8 rebounds and leads the team in assists made with 6.3 per game, while CJ McCollum follows with 24.6 ppg, adding 5.2 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game. Enes Kanter adds 11.7 ppg and leads the team in rebounding with 10.1 per game.
Golden State leads Portland 5-2 wins so far this season and have lost once in their three games on the road. Portland are 37-11 at home, while Golden State are 32-16 on the road. Golden State have a better offense with 117.6 ppg to Portland’s 113.8 ppg, while Portland have a better defense, allowing 110.5 ppg to Golden State’s 111. Golden State have a better accuracy both from the field (49% to 46.2%) and from behind the arc (38.3% to 35.9%). They also dish more assists (29.3 to 22.4), while Portland Blazers grab more rebounds (47.6 to 45.8) and commit fewer turnovers per game (13.2 to 13.8). Portland are on the ropes and they don’t seem to have enough strength to bounce back so pick Golden State for the win tonight.
Golden State Warriors vs Portland Trail Blazers Game 4 Prediction: Golden State Warriors -4 (-108)