NBA Pro Basketball Betting Match up Previews for Thursday May 16, 2019

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The NBA playoff card for Thursday May 16th features a single game over national television to the satisfaction of pro basketball bettors worldwide.

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It will be Game 2 of the Western conference finals set at 9PM Eastern Time as the Golden St Warriors are home to the Portland Trailblazers. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Golden St Warriors favored by -8 points with the over under line set at 218 points.

Golden St takes the 1-0 series lead following their 116-94 home win in the opener to Portland. Trailblazers had only one day of rest between their Game 7 win at Denver while the Warriors were off for three days after eliminating Houston Rockets on Friday night. Golden St took over the game in the fourth quarter as they outscored the Trailblazers 39-23 in the win. Warriors had a good shooting night converting on 50% with 17 of 33 from three point range. Stephen Curry led the team with 36 points and seven assists hitting on 12 of 23 shots. Klay Thompson contributed with 26 points as he made 10 of 24 from the floor. Portland had a poor shooting performance in the loss finishing at 36.1% with 7 of 28 from three. Team had 21 turnovers. Their floor leaders shot poorly with CJ McCollum making 7 of 19 shots and Lillard only 4 of 12. These two guards played fewer than 38 minutes.

Kevin Durant will not play in Game 2. Stephen Curry has stepped up his game in Durant’s absence as the point guard scored 33 at Houston in the series clincher then 36 to start this series plus has limited his turnovers. Klay Thompson scored 27 at the Rockets in Game 6 then 26 points in the opener. Thus far Curry and Thompson has been on in Durant’s absence from the lineup. CJ McCollum in the playoffs is averaging 24.9 points and making 39.6% from three. Lillard has contributed 27.7 points and making 37.6% from three in the postseason for the Trailblazers. Portland is heavily reliant on McCollum and Lillard to have huge games to stay competitive with the Warriors.

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