While Golden State and Houston is the series that is attracting all the attention in the West there is another matchup that merits attention. Denver and Portland have played a tight series that has left gamblers challenged. In fact, those betting on NBA Games have had a hard time figuring out what the Nuggets and Trail Blazers will do next. With Portland’s Damian Lillard and Denver’s Nikola Jokic the series features to marquee men not to be missed. Looming large is the question as to whether the Trail Blazers can get the most out of their home court advantage.
Denver Nuggets vs. Portland Trail Blazers Game 6
Date and Time: Thursday, May 9, 2019, 10:30 p.m. ET
Location: Moda Center, Portland, Oregon
NBA Betting Online Odds at SBG:
|Nuggets||+4 (-110)||215 (-110)||+155|
|Trailblazers||-4 (-110)||215 (-110)||-175|
Nuggets vs. Trail Blazers TV Coverage: ESPN
Now Denver has taken a 3-2 lead in this best of seven series after a 124-98 home blowout and cover in game five. If Portland wins game six there will be a seventh and deciding game at Denver. Concurrently Paul Millsap and Nikola Jokic were the game five heroes for the Nuggets. Millsap posted 25 points and eight rebounds. While the All Star Jokic added 25 points with a whopping 19 rebounds. Already emerging as a superstar, Jokic is shining on the playoff stage. Denver has paid in four of the first five games in this post season series.
Overall Denver’s Nikola Jokic has been the best player in the series. Jokic is averaging 24.5 points and 13.1 rebounds per playoff game. Damian Lillard has been clutch for the Trail Blazers. Namely Lillard is averaging 29.6 points per game in the post season. CJ McCollum has also been an asset for Portland with 24 points per outing in the playoffs.
Denver vs. Portland Betting Trends
In recent road games the Nuggets have been in the black for betting on NBA Games. Denver has covered five of their last nine away matchups. Eight of their last 10 in that role have gone over the total. By contrast the old reliable value of the Blazers has decreased at home. Portland has paid in just five of their last 14 home court tilts. Five of their last seven in that situation have gone over the total.
Nuggets vs. Trail Blazers Head to Head Against Spread
Late in this series the Nuggets have had the sports betting advantage over the Trailblazers. Portland has gotten the cash in only two of the last 11 matchups with Denver. Seven of the last eight between these teams went over the total. Furthermore, the Nuggets have bossed the payout window at Moda Center. Denver has covered seven of their last nine games at Portland. Six of the last eight between these teams at Moda Center went over the total.
Matchup to Watch
In this situation Portland faces elimination at home. Of great concern is the Trail Blazers loss of home value for betting on NBA Games. Denver has proven to be the better value and team so far.
Nuggets vs. Trail Blazers NBA games Betting Odds Picks
As has been noted Denver has shown the ability to get the money at Moda Center.
NBA Betting Online Pick: Denver Nuggets
NBA Betting Online Score Prediction: Nuggets 104, Trail Blazers 99
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