Now that Oregon has legalized sports betting, many basketball fans are eager to learn about Blazers betting.
As of this year, residents of Oregon will be able to engage in sports betting at retail casinos and online/using apps.
So, of course these new sports bettors will want to place their wagers on their favorite basketball team, the Trail Blazers.
As of this year, Oregon is going to start allowing legal sports betting, but the sports betting operations are just launching.
So, there are not many choices just yet if you want to place your legal sports bets. You can engage in sports betting at the retail sportsbook located at the Chinook Winds Casino in Lincoln City, OR.
The OR Scoreboard app is set to go live on October 7th, 2019 and will allow Oregon residents who are of legal age to place sports bets.
You must be 21 years of age or older to place legal sports bets in Oregon.
Blazers Betting 2020
Unfortunately for Blazers fans, the team is not exactly the strongest in the NBA.
The Blazers have not exactly been the team to beat in the past decade. So, when engaging in Blazers betting, you will want to make sure to keep this in mind.
However, the Trail Blazers do have a strong history. In the teams 48 years of playing, the Blazers have qualified for the playoffs 34 times.
And, the team had a 21-year streak where they appeared in the playoffs consecutively from 1983 to 2003.
The team only has one NBA championship title, from back in 1977. And, the Blazers have appeared in the NBA Finals two other times, in 1990 and 1992. The team has also had many famous players on its roster.
How did the Blazers do last season?
So, in order to be the best at Blazers betting, you will need to look at the team’s recent history.
At the end of the 2018-2019 season, the Trail Blazers finished the regular season as the third seed in the Western Conference, which where they finished the year before as well.
The Trail Blazers bested the Oklahoma City Thunder in five games in the first round of playoffs. This was their first series win since 2016.
The team then faced the Denver Nuggets in the second round of playoffs. Game three of the series versus the Denver Nuggets went into quadruple overtime, which was the first time in the NBA playoffs since 1953.
The Blazers came out victorious over the Denver Nuggets with a score of 140-137.
The Trail Blazers managed to win the series in seven games, which sent the team to the Western Conference Finals. It was the first time the Trail Blazers had been to the Western Conference Finals since 2000.
In the Western Conference Finals, the team faced the Golden State Warriors, the defending champions. The Blazers were sadly swept in four games.
But, die hard fans of the basketball team will still want to place their bets on the now. And, now they will be able to place their legal sports bets both on line and in person!