Denver Nuggets vs Portland Trail Blazers 6/3/2021 NBA Odds and Picks
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Denver Nuggets vs Portland Trail Blazers 6/3/2021 – Denver Nuggets and Portland Trail Blazers will enter their game six in the best-of-seven series as they continue to battle from Moda Center at the Rose Quarter in Portland, Oregon. The Nuggets have taken the lead ahead of the Trail Blazers with a 3-2 record. Denver will need to win one of their two remaining games in the season. As for the Trail Blazers, they will need to win both their remaining games to knock out the Nuggets. The NBA predictions tonight have all the odds and details available online for this exciting game.
Denver Nuggets vs Portland Trail Blazers 6/3/2021
Denver Nuggets vs Portland Trail Blazers 6/3/2021 Betting Odds
Denver Nuggets Betting
The Nuggets took their lead ahead of the Trail Blazers after scoring 147 and restricting them to 140 in their last game. Denver did well to convert 20 of their 44 long-distance attempts. The Nuggets are now one game away from the Western Conference Semifinals. Nikola Jokic tossed in 38 points with 11 boards and nine assists in their success. The other notable player was Michael Porter Jr. with 26 points and 12 boards for Denver. The Nuggets will do their best to defeat Portland in this sixth installment.
Players to watch: N. Jokic C 5 GP 5 GS 35 MIN 32.4 PTS 3.6 OR 7.4 DR 11 REB 4.2 AST 0.4 STL 0.8 BLK 2.2 TO 2.6 PF 1.9 AST/TO 30.31 PER
M. Porter Jr. SF 5 GP 5 GS 34.8 MIN 17.4 PTS 1.4 OR 5.6 DR 7 REB 1 AST 1 STL 0.4 BLK 2.2 TO 3.2 PF 0.5 AST/TO 14.94 PER
M. Morris PG 5 GP 0 GS 28.8 MIN 14 PTS 0.4 OR 2.4 DR 2.8 REB 5.2 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 1 TO 1.2 PF 5.2 AST/TO 16.81 PER.
Portland Trail Blazers Betting
The Portland Trail Blazers battled hard against Denver and were successful in two games. In their fourth game, the Trail Blazers scored 115 and gave up 95 to the Nuggets. Last night was a disaster as they surrendered those extra points to the Nuggets. Portland converted 21 of their 48 shooting attempts from the three-point radar. Damian Lillard was the most impressive with a game-high of 55 points after going 12 for 17 with his shooting attempts. Robert Covington contributed 19 with 11 boards in their loss.
Players to watch D. Lillard PG 5 GP 5 GS 41 MIN 35.6 PTS 0.2 OR 4.2 DR 4.4 REB 9.6 AST 0.8 STL 0.8 BLK 1.6 TO 1.6 PF 6 AST/TO 31.32 PER
C. McCollum SG 5 GP 5 GS 40.2 MIN 20.6 PTS 1 OR 5.4 DR 6.4 REB 4.6 AST 0.4 STL 0.6 BLK 2.2 TO 4 PF 2.1 AST/TO 12.92 PER
N. Powell SF 5 GP 5 GS 36.8 MIN 17 PTS 0.4 OR 1.4 DR 1.8 REB 2 AST 0.8 STL 1.2 BLK 1.2 TO 2.4 PF 1.7 AST/TO 13.84 PER.
Denver Nuggets vs Portland Trail Blazers 6/3/2021 Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver’s last 6 games.
Portland Trail Blazers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Portland’s last 6 games.
Will Barton SG Hamstring is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs Portland
Portland Trail Blazers
Zach Collins PF Ankle is out for season
Denver Nuggets vs Portland Trail Blazers Betting Picks
Portland Trail Blazers are not easy to defeat and Denver is missing out on Will Barton due to his right hamstring. The NBA best bets today favor the Trail Blazers to win this game and rebound from their last defeat.
Moneyline: The ML set for the Nuggets is +160 and the ML for the Trail Blazers is -180.
ATS: A spread of +4 (-111) is set for the Nuggets and a spread of -4 (-111) is set for Portland.
TOTALs: The total will go over 228.5 (-110) for Denver and the same will go under for Portland.
Score Prediction: 118 – 109, Trail Blazers