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Denver Nuggets vs Portland Trail Blazers 5/16/2021 NBA Spread and Picks

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Denver Nuggets vs Portland Trail Blazers 5-16-2021 NBA Spread and Picks

Denver Nuggets vs Portland Trail Blazers 5/16/2021 – Moda Center in Portland, Oregon will play host to Denver Nuggets and Portland Trail Blazers as they enter the final game of their regular season. The NBA sports gambling websites have predicted a winner for this game based on the odds and predictions of previous games. The Nuggets clinched the playoff position and they remain at the third in their conference play. Portland Trail Blazers are sitting at the sixth spot and they look forward to rebounding from their last defeat. Portland has managed to scrape through into the playoffs once again.

Denver Nuggets vs Portland Trail Blazers 5/16/2021

When: May 16, 2021 9:00 PM ET
Where: Moda Center in Portland, Oregon
TV: NBC Sports Northwest | Altitude
Stream: NBA League Pass

Denver Nuggets vs Portland Trail Blazers 5/16/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Denver Nuggets +5.5 (-111) 230.5 o (-110) +333
Portland Trail Blazers -5.5 (-111) 230.5 u (-110) -450
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Denver Nuggets Betting

The Denver Nuggets won 47 games and dropped 24 on the season. The Nuggets are trailing the Suns in the season and they look forward to building their three-game winning streak. Denver defeated Detroit Pistons in their last game with a final score of 104-91. Denver Nuggets are reaching 115 points per game with their scoring offense which ranks No. 7 in the NBA league. From the field, the Nuggets are reaching close to 49 percent with their shooting attempts. Nikola Jokic is the bright spot for the Nuggets this season with his exceptional gameplay.

Players to watch: N. Jokic C 71 GP 71 GS 34.8 MIN 26.4 PTS 2.9 OR 8.1 DR 10.9 REB 8.4 AST 1.3 STL 0.7 BLK 3.1 TO 2.7 PF 2.7 AST/TO 31.34 PER

J. Murray PG 48 GP 48 GS 35.5 MIN 21.2 PTS 0.8 OR 3.3 DR 4 REB 4.8 AST 1.3 STL 0.3 BLK 2.3 TO 2 PF 2.1 AST/TO 18.33 PER

M. Porter Jr. SF 60 GP 53 GS 31.6 MIN 19.2 PTS 1.5 OR 5.9 DR 7.4 REB 1.2 AST 0.7 STL 0.9 BLK 1.3 TO 2.1 PF 0.9 AST/TO 20.7 PER.

Portland Trail Blazers Betting

Portland Trail Blazers won 41 and dropped 30 games in total. The Trail Blazers are holding the same record as the Lakers and are one game behind the Dallas Mavericks. In their last game, the Trail Blazers lost against the Suns with a final score of 118-117. Portland is reaching an average of 115.9 points per game with their scoring offense. From their field goal attempts, Portland is touching close to 46 percent in total. Denver has a strong defensive unit that is surrendering just 109.8 points per game.

Players to watch: D. Lillard PG 66 GP 66 GS 35.9 MIN 28.9 PTS 0.5 OR 3.8 DR 4.2 REB 7.5 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 3 TO 1.5 PF 2.5 AST/TO 25.68 PER

C. McCollum SG 46 GP 46 GS 34.1 MIN 23.1 PTS 0.6 OR 3.3 DR 4 REB 4.7 AST 0.9 STL 0.5 BLK 1.3 TO 1.9 PF 3.5 AST/TO 20.74 PER

N. Powell SF 26 GP 26 GS 34.4 MIN 17 PTS 0.9 OR 2.4 DR 3.3 REB 2 AST 1.3 STL 0.4 BLK 1.5 TO 2.4 PF 1.3 AST/TO 14.07 PER.

Denver Nuggets vs Portland Trail Blazers 5/16/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Denver Nuggets

Denver are 13-4 SU in their last 17 games.
Nuggets are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against Portland.
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Denver’s last 17 games on the road.
Denver are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Portland.
Denver are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Denver’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Denver are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.

Portland Trail Blazers

Portland are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Portland’s last 5 games.
Portland are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Portland’s last 7 games against Denver.
Portland are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games at home.
Trail Blazers are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games when playing at home against Denver.
Portland are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Portland’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Portland’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
Portland are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games played in May.

Injuries

Denver Nuggets

Paul Millsap PF Rest is “?” Sunday vs Portland
Will Barton SG Hamstring is out indefinitely
Aaron Gordon PF Rest is “?” Sunday vs Portland
Jamal Murray PG ACL is out for season
Monte Morris PG Hamstring is upgraded to probable Sunday vs Portland
PJ Dozier PG Groin is out indefinitely
Facundo Campazzo PG Rest is “?” Sunday vs Portland

Portland Trail Blazers

Zach Collins PF Ankle is out for season
Nassir Little SF Back is upgraded to probable Sunday vs Denver

Head-to-Head
Denver Nuggets Portland Trail Blazers
34-37-0 Against the Spread 37-34-0
38-33-0 Straight Up 37-34-0
115 Points per Game 115.9
109.8 Points Allowed per Game 114.3
48.55 Offensive FG% 45.23
80.16 Offensive FT% 82.25
37.65 Offensive 3PT% 38.48
46.82 Defensive FG% 47.35
77.22 Defensive FT% 78.56
36.26 Defensive 3PT% 37.2

Denver Nuggets vs Portland Trail Blazers Betting Picks

Placing a bet on NBA has never been easier with all the odds and predictions up and running. The Nuggets hold the advantage in this game with their powerful defensive unit. Back Denver to continue their success against Portland.

Moneyline: Denver Nuggets +333, Portland Trail Blazers -450.

ATS: +5.5 (-111) is the spread for Denver and -5.5 (-111) is the spread for the Blazers.

TOTALs: Over 230.5 (-110) is the total for Denver and the same will go under for Portland.

Score Prediction: 117 – 113, Nuggets