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Denver Nuggets vs Portland Trail Blazers: Don Best NBA Playoff Odds & Trends for 5/24/2021

The Denver Nuggets (47-25, 0-1) are 2-point favorites heading into Game 2 of the opening round of the NBA Playoffs against the Portland Trail Blazers (42-30, 1-0) at Ball Arena on Monday, starting at 10:00 PM ET on TNT. The Trail Blazers lead the series 1-0.

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How to Watch

Time: 10:00 PM EST
TV Channel: TNT

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Nuggets vs. Trail Blazers Betting Data

Nuggets vs Trail Blazers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Nuggets -2 -110 -110 225.5 -110 -110

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Nuggets Betting Data

  • Denver has failed to cover the spread more often than not this year, going 34-39.
  • The Nuggets' record against the spread as at least a 2-point favorite is above .500 at 28-25.
  • Denver regularly hits the over, eclipsing the point total in 40 of 73 games (54.8%).

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Trail Blazers Betting Data

  • Portland has a winning record against the spread this season, 39-34.
  • The Trail Blazers are .500 against the spread (19-19) when at least 2-point underdogs.
  • Portland hit the over in 50.7% of its games (37 of 73 games).

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Point Total Insights

  • Denver's games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Monday's matchup over/under (225.5 points) in 39 out of 73 opportunities (53.4% of matchups).
  • In 60.3% of Portland's games this season (44 of 73), the total points scored was higher than Monday's 225.5-point over/under.
  • The Nuggets average 115 points per game against the Trail Blazers' 116.2, amounting to 5.7 points over the matchup's point total of 225.5.
  • The 224.5 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 1.0 fewer than the 225.5 over/under in this contest.
  • The Nuggets have seen a 225.3 average over/under in their games this season, 0.2 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 5.0 points separates the average total points bet in Trail Blazers' games (230.5 points) and this matchup's over/under (225.5 points).

Previous Matchups

Denver and Portland have each won five games over the last 10 head-to-head matchups, while the Trail Blazers are 5-3 against the spread when playing the Nuggets.

Nuggets vs Trail Blazers in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
5/22/2021 Nuggets Nuggets -1 226 -115 -106 Playoffs 123-109 POR
5/16/2021 Trail Blazers Trail Blazers -8.5 230 -396 306 Regular Season 132-116 POR
4/21/2021 Nuggets Trail Blazers -2 230 -128 107 Regular Season 106-105 DEN
2/23/2021 Nuggets Nuggets -6 232 -241 196 Regular Season 111-106 DEN
8/6/2020 Trail Blazers Nuggets -4.5 229.5 -200 165 Regular Season 125-115 POR
2/4/2020 Nuggets Nuggets -4.5 225.5 -190 158 Regular Season 127-99 DEN
12/12/2019 Nuggets Nuggets -7.5 216.5 -313 246 Regular Season 114-99 DEN
10/23/2019 Nuggets Trail Blazers -1.5 217.5 -116 -103 Regular Season 108-100 DEN
5/12/2019 - Nuggets - - - - Playoffs 100-96 POR
5/9/2019 - Trail Blazers - - - - Playoffs 119-108 POR

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Nuggets Players to Watch

  • The leader in scoring, rebounding and assists for the Nuggets is Nikola Jokic, who averages 26.4 points, 10.8 rebounds and 8.3 assists per game.
  • Michael Porter Jr. makes more threes per game than any other member of the Nuggets, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.8 per contest.
  • The Denver steals leader is Jokic, who averages 1.3 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is JaVale McGee, who compiles 1.2 rejections per contest.

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Trail Blazers Players to Watch

  • Damian Lillard scores 28.8 points and tacks on 7.5 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Trail Blazers' leaderboards in those statistics.
  • Enes Kanter is at the top of the Portland rebounding leaderboard with 11.0 rebounds per game. He also racks up 11.2 points and adds 1.2 assists per game.
  • Lillard is the top shooter from the three-point line for the Trail Blazers, hitting 4.1 threes per game.
  • Robert Covington is at the top of the Portland steals and blocks leaderboards with 1.4 steals per game and 1.2 blocks per game.

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Injury Report

Nuggets: Will Barton: Out (Hamstring), Jamal Murray: Out For Season (Knee), PJ Dozier: Out (Adductor)

Trail Blazers: Zach Collins: Out For Season (Ankle)

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