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Denver Nuggets vs Portland Trail Blazers: Don Best NBA Odds & Trends for 2/23/2021

Damian Lillard's Portland Trail Blazers (18-12) will look to earn an upset of Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets (16-14) on February 23, 2021. The Nuggets are a 6-point favorite. The matchup has a point total of 232.

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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 -6 -110 -110 232 -110 -110

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Nuggets Betting Data

  • Denver holds a losing record against the spread this year, going 13-17 ATS.
  • The Nuggets' record against the spread as at least a 6-point favorite is above .500 at 6-4.
  • Denver has hit the over the majority of the time, in 20 of 30 games (66.7%).

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Trail Blazers Betting Data

  • Portland has a winning record against the spread this season, 16-14.
  • The Trail Blazers are .500 against the spread (2-2) when at least 6-point underdogs.
  • Portland hit the over in a majority of its outings this season: 17 of 30 games (56.7%).

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Point Total Insights

  • Denver's games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Tuesday's matchup total (232 points) in 14 out of 30 opportunities (46.7% of matchups).
  • In 46.7% of Portland's games this season (14 of 30), the total points scored was more than Tuesday's 232-point over/under.
  • The point total for the matchup of 232 is 1.4 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Nuggets (115.5 points per game) and the Trail Blazers (115.1 points per game).
  • This game's total is 4.4 fewer points than the 227.6 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • The Nuggets have seen a 227.3 average over/under in their games this season, 4.7 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • Trail Blazers' games have an over/under of 230.9 points this season, 1.1 points fewer than the total points bet for this matchup.

Previous Matchups

Denver and Portland have won five games each in their last 10 meetings against each other, while the Nuggets maintain a 3-1 advantage covering the spread against the Trail Blazers.

Nuggets vs Trail Blazers in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
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
5/7/2019 - Nuggets - - - - Playoffs 124-98 DEN
5/5/2019 - Trail Blazers - - - - Playoffs 116-112 DEN
5/3/2019 - Trail Blazers - - - - Playoffs 140-137 POR
5/1/2019 - Nuggets - - - - Playoffs 97-90 POR
  • 8/6/2020 DNP - Nuggets: Jamal Murray, Will Barton, Paul Millsap
  • 2/4/2020 DNP - Nuggets: Paul Millsap;

    Trail Blazers: Jusuf Nurkic

  • 12/12/2019 DNP -

    Trail Blazers: Jusuf Nurkic

  • 10/23/2019 DNP -

    Trail Blazers: Jusuf Nurkic

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    Nuggets Players to Watch

    • The Nuggets leader in points, rebounds and assists is Jokic, who averages 26.6 points, 11.2 boards and 8.5 assists per game.
    • Jamal Murray makes more threes per game than any other member of the Nuggets, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.5 per contest.
    • The Denver steals leader is Jokic, who averages 1.7 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Michael Porter Jr., who compiles 1.2 rejections per contest.

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    Trail Blazers Players to Watch

    • The Trail Blazers' Lillard puts up enough points (29.8 per game) and assists (7.9 per game) to sit atop the squad's leaderboards.
    • Enes Kanter grabs 11.2 rebounds per game (he also scores 11.5 points per game and adds 1.1 assists per game) which puts him at the top of the Portland rebounding leaderboard.
    • CJ McCollum is consistent from deep and leads the Trail Blazers with 4.8 made threes per game.
    • Robert Covington is at the top of the Portland steals and blocks leaderboards with 1.6 steals per game and 1.1 blocks per game.

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    Injury Report

    Nuggets:

    Gary Harris: Out (Adductor),

    JaMychal Green: Out (Shoulder),

    Greg Whittington: Out (Knee),

    Paul Millsap: Out (Knee),

    PJ Dozier: Out (Hamstring)

    Trail Blazers:

    Jusuf Nurkic: Out (Wrist),

    CJ McCollum: Out (Left foot),

    Zach Collins: Out (Ankle),

    Harry Giles III: Day To Day (Calf)

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