Portland Trail Blazers vs Denver Nuggets 8/6/2020 Odds Picks and Previews
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Portland Trail Blazers vs Denver Nuggets 8/6/2020 – The Portland Trail Blazers and Denver Nuggets are happy to have their players blossom and key in their latest victories. They are now set on a collision course this Thursday, August 6 at 8:00 PM Eastern Time at the Visa Athletic Center in Reunion, Florida. For those who want to watch via online live streaming, the options are getting an NBA League Pass subscription or through SofaScore. Two teams who have good big men tandem are going to set foot in the same court. The Nuggets may have a better NBA record but in this game, NBA Teaser Calculator sees the Blazers taking this victory away from them.
Portland Trail Blazers vs Denver Nuggets 8/6/2020
Portland Trail Blazers vs Denver Nuggets 8/6/2020 Betting Odds
Portland Trail Blazers Betting
The Portland Trail Blazers found a way this time to go around the fast Houston Rockets and won by 8 points, 110-102. Jusuf Nurkic looks even better than ever as he performed the best with 18 points, 19 rebounds, three assists and three blocks. Damian Lillard had an off shooting night doing just 6-of-19 but still finished with 21 points, nine boards, eight assists and two steals. C.J. McCullom also had a 20-point night along with seven rebounds and five assists. Camelo Anthony chipped in with a double-double as well with 15 points and 11 rebounds while Gary Trent Jr. came off the bench with 16 markers.
Players to watch: D. Lillard PG GP 60 GS 60 MIN 37.2 PTS 28.9 OR 0.5 DR 3.8 REB 4.3 AST 8 STL 1 BLK 0.4 TO 2.9 PF 1.8 AST/TO 2.7 PER 26.03
J. Nurkic C GP 2 GS 2 MIN 32.5 PTS 24 OR 2.5 DR 6.5 REB 9 AST 5 STL 2 BLK 3.5 TO 3 PF 5 AST/TO 1.7 PER 32.4
C. McCollum SG GP 64 GS 64 MIN 36.2 PTS 22.6 OR 0.7 DR 3.5 REB 4.1 AST 4.3 STL 0.8 BLK 0.6 TO 1.9 PF 2.6 AST/TO 2.3 PER 17.56.
Denver Nuggets Betting
The Denver Nuggets are coming from the first game of a back-to-back and they won that match over the San Antonio Spurs by six points, 132-126. Michael Porter Jr. looks like a player ready to bloom come playoff time after hitting 30 points and grabbing 15 boards. He was also able to hit five triples and shot more than 50% from the field. Nikola Jokic became more of a point guard and did 25 points, 11 assists and four rebounds. Monte Morris backed up another solid night with 19 points. Jerami Grand came from the bench and tallied 22 points while Pi Dozier contributed 12 points and eight assists.
Players to Watch: N. Jokic C GP 67 GS 67 MIN 32.4 PTS 20.3 OR 2.3 DR 7.8 REB 10.2 AST 6.9 STL 1.2 BLK 0.7 TO 3.1 PF 3.1 AST/TO 2.2 PER 25.01
J. Murray PG GP 55 GS 55 MIN 32.8 PTS 18.8 OR 0.8 DR 3.2 REB 3.9 AST 4.8 STL 1.2 BLK 0.3 TO 2.3 PF 1.8 AST/TO 2.1 PER 17.59
W. Barton SF GP 58 GS 58 MIN 33 PTS 15.1 OR 1.3 DR 5 REB 6.3 AST 3.7 STL 1.1 BLK 0.5 TO 1.5 PF 2.1 AST/TO 2.4 PER 15.71.
Portland Trail Blazers vs Denver Nuggets 8/6/2020 Betting Numbers
Portland Trail Blazers
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Portland’s last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Denver’s last 20 games.
Portland Trail Blazers
Trevor Ariza SF Personal is out for season
Will Barton SG Knee is “?” Thursday vs Portland
Portland Trail Blazers vs Denver Nuggets Betting Picks
The Denver Nuggets may have Michael Porter running the show for them for the past two games but with Nurkic back in good shape, the more established Portland Trail Blazers are seen by Best Sportsbook as the team that will win this game. The guards of the Blazers completely outmatch the Nuggets.
Moneyline: The Trail Blazers will be owning an ML of -162 in this game while the Nuggets are given a +135.
ATS: It is 3.5 points across the spread between both teams. Blazers are at -3.5 while the Nuggets are +3.5.
TOTALs: 231.5 points is the given total for both teams. It is the Blazers that will be going under and the Nuggets are over.
Score Prediction: 117 – 112 Trail Blazers