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The Portland Trail Blazers will take on the Golden State Warriors on Friday at the Chase Center. Golden State is 16-2 overall and 10-1 at home, while the Trail Blazers are 10-9 overall and 1-8 on the road. Golden State is 13-4 against the spread. Portland has an 8-10 ATS mark on the season. 

Tipoff is set for 10 p.m. ET. Golden State is favored by 6.5 points in the latest Warriors vs. Trail Blazers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 224.5. Before entering any Blazers vs. Warriors picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $9,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model enters Week 6 of the 2021-22 NBA season up over $1,200 on all top-rated NBA picks this season. It’s also on a stunning 115-76 roll on top-rated NBA picks against the spread that dates back to last season. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Warriors vs. Trail Blazers. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Blazers vs. Warriors:

  • Warriors vs. Trail Blazers spread: Warriors -6.5
  • Warriors vs. Trail Blazers over-under: 224 points
Featured Game | Golden State Warriors vs. Portland Trail Blazers

What you need to know about the Warriors

Golden State is not only the hottest team in the NBA, but it has won nine straight home games by an average of 20.6 points per game. The Warriors trailed Philadelphia by 19 points in the second quarter on Wednesday, but they erased the deficit with a massive second half en route to a 116-96 win. Steph Curry had another huge game, scoring 25 points and dishing out 10 assists.

The Warriors lead the NBA in points per game (114.3) and assists per game (29.4). Andrew Wiggins has averaged 26.0 points per game since Nov. 19, ranked seventh in the league during that stretch. Golden State has covered the spread in five straight games and has won 17 of its last 19 home games against Portland.

What you need to know about the Blazers

Portland enters this game in good form of its own. The Trail Blazers dropped a nail-biter to Sacramento on Wednesday night, but they had won their previous four games. Jusuf Nurkic came alive in the loss to the Kings, scoring 28 points and grabbing 17 rebounds.

All-Star point guard Damian Lillard leads Portland with 22.3 points and 8.1 assists, while CJ McCollum is adding 20.6 points per game. The Blazers have won four of their last five games against Golden State, so they will bring some confidence into this meeting. Lillard scored 34 points in a 123-98 win at Golden State last year.

How to make Warriors vs. Blazers picks

The model is leaning under on the total, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in almost 70 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Blazers vs. Warriors? And which side of the spread hits almost 70 percent of the time? Visit SportsLine now to find out, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks

Source: CBSSports.com

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