Portland Trail Blazers vs Denver Nuggets 1/13/2022 NBA Spread and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Portland Trail Blazers vs Denver Nuggets 1/13/2022 – The Portland Trail Blazers have picked up a couple of wins and they hope to convert that momentum to a winning streak. The Denver Nuggets will be their next opponent this coming Thursday, January 13 and it will be played inside the halls of the Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado. TNT will be putting the game live on television at exactly 10:00 p.m. Eastern time and the online live stream can be seen by subscribing to NBA League Pass. The Denver Nuggets are seen in NBA betting spreads as the favorites and will bring the Portland Trail Blazers back to earth.
Portland Trail Blazers vs Denver Nuggets 1/13/2022
Portland Trail Blazers vs Denver Nuggets 1/13/2022 Betting Odds
Portland Trail Blazers Betting
The Portland Trail Blazers have some terrible news right now as Damian Lillard will be missing the next six weeks to have surgery. This team hopes to keep the momentum running as they won back-to-back games against the Sacramento Kings and Brooklyn Nets. The Trail Blazers are now placed 10th in the NBA Western Conference standings and they own a one-game lead over the Sacramento Kings. During their recent win over the Nets, Anfernee Simons filled in Lillard’s position doing 23 points, 11 assists and six rebounds. Ryan Covington had 21 points while Ben McLemore contributed 20 markers.
Players to watch: D. Lillard PG 29 GP 29 GS 36.4 MIN 24 PTS 0.4 OR 3.7 DR 4.1 REB 7.3 AST 0.6 STL 0.4 BLK 2.9 TO 1.3 PF 2.6 AST/TO 19.52 PER
C. McCollum SG 24 GP 24 GS 35.3 MIN 20.6 PTS 1.1 OR 3 DR 4.1 REB 4.5 AST 1.1 STL 0.7 BLK 1.9 TO 2.1 PF 2.3 AST/TO 16.62 PER
N. Powell SF 34 GP 34 GS 32.9 MIN 18.6 PTS 0.4 OR 2.5 DR 2.9 REB 2.1 AST 1 STL 0.4 BLK 1.5 TO 2.3 PF 1.4 AST/TO 16.22 PER.
Denver Nuggets Betting
The Denver Nuggets were not able to convert their back-to-back wins against the Sacramento Kings and Oklahoma City Thunder after losing to the Los Angeles Clippers by just two points 85-87. This team sits at 6th place in the NBA Western Conference standings with their record at 20-19 and they are behind the Dallas Mavericks by just one game. Against the Clippers, Aaron Gordon was the team’s best performer as he led the team with 30 points and 12 boards. Reigning MVP Nikola Jokic tallied stats across the board with 21 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists.
Players to Watch: N. Jokic C 34 GP 34 GS 32.8 MIN 25.7 PTS 2.8 OR 11.4 DR 14.1 REB 7 AST 1.4 STL 0.8 BLK 3.6 TO 2.4 PF 1.9 AST/TO 32.65 PER
W. Barton SF 34 GP 34 GS 32.8 MIN 15.1 PTS 0.6 OR 4.3 DR 4.9 REB 4.2 AST 0.9 STL 0.4 BLK 1.9 TO 1.4 PF 2.3 AST/TO 14.14 PER
A. Gordon PF 36 GP 36 GS 31.9 MIN 14.3 PTS 1.7 OR 3.9 DR 5.6 REB 2.1 AST 0.6 STL 0.6 BLK 1.7 TO 1.9 PF 1.3 AST/TO 15.58 PER.
Portland Trail Blazers vs Denver Nuggets 1/13/2022 Betting Numbers
Portland Trail Blazers
Portland are 6-12 ATS in their last 18 games.
Denver are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Portland Trail Blazers
Damian Lillard PG Abdominal is out indefinitely
Will Barton SG Quarantine is upgraded to probable Thursday vs Portland
Portland Trail Blazers vs Denver Nuggets Betting Picks
The Portland Trail Blazers are very inconsistent for the past few games and they are going to be the riskier pick to take as seen in the best online sportsbook. The total should go over but it will not be covering the very wide spread.
Moneyline: The Trail Blazers as the huge underdogs are +270 on the ML while the Nuggets at home are at -385.
ATS: Eight points separate both teams across the spread with the Trail Blazers getting the +8 while the Nuggets sit on the -8.
TOTALs: The total set for this game is at 216 with the Nuggets under while the Trail Blazers are over.
Score Prediction: 112 – 102, Nuggets