Portland Trail Blazers vs Golden State Warriors Prediction, 12/8/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Portland Trail Blazers vs Golden State Warriors
Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
The Portland Trail Blazers (11-14) are on their way to Chase Center on Wednesday where they will attempt to beat the Golden State Warriors (20-4).
The Trail Blazers faced the Clippers and took a loss by a score of 102-90 in their last contest. Portland ended having earned a 44.3% FG percentage (35 of 79) and made 5 of their 22 shots from distance. At the charity stripe, the Trail Blazers converted 15 of 20 tries for a rate of 75.0%. When talking about rebounding, they compiled 45 with 7 of them being on the offensive end. They also dished out 16 assists in this contest while creating 7 turnovers and getting 6 steals. When discussing defense, Portland allowed 44.6% from the floor on 41 of 92 shooting. Los Angeles earned 37 dimes and had 18 steals in this game. On top of that, Los Angeles snagged 30 rebounds (7 offensive, 23 defensive) and added 6 blocks. Los Angeles finished the game at 64.3% from the charity stripe by converting 9 of 14 attempts. They knocked down 11 out of their 36 attempts from beyond the arc. When discussing personal fouls, the Trail Blazers walked away with 19 while the Clippers recorded 13 personal fouls.
Jusuf Nurkic is a guy who came through in this matchup. Nurkic finished the contest at 63.2% from the floor and also distributed 1 assist. He was on the court for 30 mins and snagged 5 boards. He accumulated 31 points on 12 of 19 shooting.
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Portland steps onto the hardwood with a mark of 11-14 on the campaign. They turn it over 13.5 times per contest and as a unit are committing 18.9 personal fouls per contest. As a unit, Portland is collecting 44.2 rebounds per contest and has totaled 576 dimes on the season, which is 16th in the NBA in terms of passing the rock. The Trail Blazers are connecting on 34.9% on 3-point shots (326 of 934) and 78.7% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 108.7 pts per contest (13th in the NBA) while connecting on 45.4% from the field.
Defensively, the Trail Blazers are forcing 13.5 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 19.1 fouls. They surrender 38.6% on 3-point attempts and they are 26th in the NBA in points per game allowed (111.3). The Trail Blazers defensively are allowing a FG percentage of 47.6% (1,035 of 2,174) and they surrender 42.8 rebounds per contest as a group. They currently rank 28th in basketball in giving up assists with 641 surrendered so far this year.
The last time they took the hardwood, the Warriors walked away with a victory by a final of 126-95 when they played the Magic. When it comes to team rebounding, Golden State allowed Orlando to grab 33 in all (5 offensive). They finished the game shooting 28.9% from downtown by going 11 of 38 and finished the contest at 18 of 22 from the free throw line (81.8%). The Warriors permitted the Magic to make 33 out of 76 tries from the floor which left them with a rate of 43.4% for the game. When this game wrapped up, the Warriors walked away from this one shooting 43 for 87 from the floor which had them shooting 49.4%. When talking about 3-point attempts, Golden State knocked down 20 out of 40 attempts (50.0%). They were able to make 20 of the free throws for a clip of 69.0%. The Magic earned 22 fouls for this game which took the Warriors to the charity stripe for 29 shots. They coughed it up 15 times, while getting 15 steals for this game. The Warriors recorded 36 defensive boards and 7 offensive rebounds for a total of 43 for this game.
Stephen Curry pitched in for the Warriors for this contest. Curry earned 31 points in his 31 mins of playing time and had 8 dimes in the game. He converted 8 of 16 in this game for a rate of 50.0%, and accumulated 3 rebounds.
Golden State has a win-loss record of 20-4 so far this year. The Warriors commit 19.8 fouls per contest while shooting 75.8% from the charity stripe. They are getting an assist 29.0 times per game (1st in the league) and they are giving up possession 16.2 times per contest. Golden State has totaled 2,727 points on the campaign (113.6 per game) and they pull in 47.1 boards per game. When it comes to executing on offense, the Warriors are shooting 47.6% from the field, which is ranked 2nd in the league.
The Warriors on the defensive end are ranked 1st in the league in PPG allowed with 100.6. They are able to force 16.3 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 42.4% from the field (1st in the NBA). The Golden State defense gives up 32.4% on 3-point shots (287 of 885) and their opposition makes 73.6% of their foul shots. They allow 21.6 assists and 41.5 boards on a nightly basis, which has them ranked 2nd and 2nd in basketball.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Portland
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