Basketball betting on Thursday night has the Portland Trail Blazers facing the Denver Nuggets in a TNT nationally televised game. NBA betting odds favor the Nuggets in what should be an exciting late night game. Let’s take a look at the numbers for the Blazers and the Nuggets. Basketball scheduling information tells us that the Blazers are in the second half of a back-to-back as they played at home last night against Indiana. The Nuggets are also in a back-to-back but a much easier one since it is a first half as they play at Utah tomorrow night.