- Two of the NBA’s point that is premier clash once the Warriors meet up with the path Blazers
- Steph Curry dropped 62 the very last time both of these groups met
- Check chances, analysis and betting preview below
It will undoubtedly be a master course of new-age point guard play Wednesday night, whenever Steph Curry as well as the Golden State Warriors travel down the coast to fight Damian Lillard together with Portland Trail Blazers.
Dame is 3rd within the league in scoring, simply a tick above Curry – both simply averaging under 30 per night. Nonetheless it may be the casts that are supporting could be the difference in this one. Currently, the Dubs are the road favorite.
Warriors vs Trail Blazers Odds
|Golden State Warriors||-1 (-110)||-116||Ov 223.5 (-110)|
|Portland Trail Blazers||+1 (-110)||-102||Un 223.5 (-110)|
Odds from FanDuel taken March 2. Tip-off is Wednesday at 10pm ET
This will be the third and final meeting of the season, with each team taking a victory.
Dame vs Steph
No matter your NBA top-5 guards, it’s not a list that is legit Dame and Steph aren’t about it. The 2 are dynamite inside their right that is own this.
For Curry, who played just five games season that is last breaking their hand, happens to be the glue for a Golden State group which had the possible become downright awful. Rather, Curry’s play has got the Dubs at 19-16 as well as in the playoff mix within the ultra-tough West.
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Steph is prepared for the Contest ☔️ that is 3-Point pic.twitter.com/JFAAMWlIj6
— Golden State Warriors (@warriors) March 3, 2021
The two-time MVP is averaging 29.5 points, 6.4 assists and 5.4 rebounds, while stroking the 3-ball at a 41.3% clip. He’s coming off a performance that is 16-point a loss to the Lakers last time away. A 40-point game, and five other games of 30+ points.
Lillard it’s the first time in 16 games that he’s scored below 24 points in a game — a stretch that includes a 50-point game has had his own burden to carry: CJ McCollum, who was having an caliber that is all-star, will miss their twentieth game with a foot damage Wednesday. He’s joined up with in the sideline by starting center Jusuf Nurkic and power forward Zach Collins.
Damian Lillard is having another season that is dominant Rip City ⌚️
Here’s his top 10 plays so far pic.twitter.com/TxJ6TwUSaa
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) February 26, 2021
And yet, despite Portland 25th in the league in points allowed per game (115.1), while ranking a lowly 26th in field-goal and 23rd in three-point shooting defense, the Blazers are 19-14, in a tie that is three-way 5th within the western.
Dame is the huge difference manufacturer, averaging 29.6 points, 8.1 assists and 4.3 rebounds, while shooting 38% from deep. Their 23-point work in a win from the Hornets Monday ended up being simply the time that is third 14 games he’s gone under 24 points, a stretch where he’s dropped 30+ eight times.
Who Can They Count On?
Draymond Green injured his ankle against the Lakers, and his status is up in the air. That could be a loss that is big since the veteran big man ended up being leading the group in assists at 8.5 dimes a casino game. Their protective existence ended up being additionally a factor that is big GState’s turnaround. The Warriors rank fifth in the NBA in defensive rating.
The Warriors have the #1 defense over the last 15 games, and Draymond Green (6’7) started at center for 10 of them.
I don’t think people understand how insane that is. pic.twitter.com/gxK8008wLa
— Guru (@DrGuru_) 26, 2021
Curry is also flanked by wings Andrew Wiggins and Kelly Oubre Jr, who have upped their output as of late february. Oubre Jr is averaging 21.5 points per game in their final seven. And Wiggins, despite coming down a season-low three points against Los Angeles, nevertheless averaged 16 points a casino game in February, while dealing with the top assignment that is defensive a nightly basis.
Can’t say enough about Gary Trent Jr’s play of late. Letting it fly and shots that are hitting and appropriate. pic.twitter.com/1aXY2LyiPj
— Steve Jones Jr. (@stevejones20) February 24, 2021
Portland has stayed afloat while McCollum is out (10-9 in 19 games), because of the emergency of back-up Gary Trent Jr. He’s averaged 18.5 points per game within the role that is level-up while drilling 3.8 threes a night on 41.6% shooting. The Blazers enjoyed a Carmelo Anthony throwback time that is last against Charlotte, as he set up 29, and Robert Covington chipped in 21. A performance that is big any of the others could swing the result.
What’s The bet that is best?
Not interestingly the champion associated with the Steph-Dame head-to-head has matched the result inside their past conferences this present year. Within their game that is first led all scorers with 34 (Curry had 26) in a 123-98 win. Last meeting, Curry went nuclear, dropping 62 (Lillard had 32) in a 137-122 romp.
All of Steph Curry’s 62 points vs. the Blazers.
A new career high in an performance that is unbelievable??? pic.twitter.com/sWZID5RNbc
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) January 4, 2021( uncertainty that is*)Green’s it tough to predict a game that’s basically a pick’em. So let’s dissect the total. Portland is ninth in scoring at 114.4, while Golden State is in 12th, putting up an even 114. It should be in a good old-fashioned shootout.(*)The while I think Portland will win choose: THROUGH 223.5 (-110)(*)