Portland Trail Blazers vs Denver Nuggets 1/13/2022 NBA Spread and Picks

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Portland Trail Blazers vs Denver Nuggets 1-13-2022 NBA Spread and Picks

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

When: January 13, 2022 10:00 PM ET
Where: Ball Arena, Denver, Colorado
TV: TNT
Stream: NBA League Pass

Portland Trail Blazers vs Denver Nuggets 1/13/2022 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Portland Trail Blazers +8 (-107) 216 o (-107) +270
Denver Nuggets -8 (-107) 216 u (-107) -385
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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

Trends

Portland Trail Blazers

Portland are 6-12 ATS in their last 18 games.
Trail Blazers are 5-13 SU in their last 18 games.
Portland are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games against Denver.
Portland are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games against Denver.
Trail Blazers are 2-15 SU in their last 17 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Portland’s last 7 games when playing on the road against Denver.
Portland are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games this season.
Portland are 2-13 SU in their last 15 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Portland’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.

Denver Nuggets

Denver are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Denver’s last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Denver’s last 9 games against Portland.
Denver are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Denver’s last 7 games when playing at home against Portland.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Denver’s last 5 games this season.
Denver are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Nuggets are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
Denver are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games played in January.

Injuries

Portland Trail Blazers

Damian Lillard PG Abdominal is out indefinitely
Cody Zeller C Knee is doubtful Thursday vs Denver
CJ McCollum SG Lung is out indefinitely
Norman Powell SF COVID-19 is OUT Thursday vs Denver
Larry Nance Jr. PF Knee is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs Denver
Anfernee Simons SG Personal is OUT Thursday vs Denver

Denver Nuggets

Will Barton SG Quarantine is upgraded to probable Thursday vs Portland
Jamal Murray PG Knee is out indefinitely
Vlatko Cancar SF Foot is out indefinitely
PJ Dozier PG Knee is out for season
Michael Porter Jr. SF Back is out for season
Markus Howard SG Knee is “?” Thursday vs Portland

Head-to-Head
Portland Trail Blazers Denver Nuggets
15-24-1 Against the Spread 16-23-0
18-21-1 Straight Up 19-20-0
109 Points per Game 106
113 Points Allowed per Game 106
44.7 Offensive FG% 46.25
78.22 Offensive FT% 76.35
35.84 Offensive 3PT% 33.64
47.66 Defensive FG% 46.13
75.72 Defensive FT% 75.23
37.56 Defensive 3PT% 33.86

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