Denver Nuggets at Portland Trailblazers NBA Pro Basketball Betting Preview

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The Denver Nuggets are in an extremely difficult scheduling spot when they face the Portland Trailblazers on Saturday night in front of a national audience from NBA pro basketball. The 15-8 Nuggets and 13-10 Trailblazers will begin from Portland at 10PM Eastern Time and you can watch this pro basketball game live over NBA TV.

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The current odds posted at Oddsmaker has the home club Portland Trailblazers favored by -6 ½ points with the over under in the game coming in at 201 points. Those playing Portland on the money line will lay -280 odds. A bet on the underdog Nuggets on the money line will return +240 odds.

The Nuggets traveled into Portland once this season and were soundly defeated by the score of 111-102 as a +5 ½ point underdog. That night Portland was able to defend the Nuggets to just 40.2% shooting from the floor and 4 of 20 coming from beyond the arc. The Trailblazers crushed the Nuggets on the glass by a 50-30 margin.

Denver travels to Portland in a very difficult spot. The team will be playing the back end of a back to back to back and all games involve air plane travel. The Nuggets were at the Clippers on Thursday night then traveled back home on Friday night in their 93-89 home defeat last night to the LA Lakers. In their loss last night to the Lakers the Denver Nuggets were held to 44% shooting and 5 of 23 coming from the three point line. Forward Danilo Gallinari had a rough night last night hitting on 1 of 9 from the floor and 1 of 6 coming from three. Jump shots are difficult to land in spots were fatigue can be a factor. Denver will be challenged tonight getting their points in the paint.

Portland will be the more rested team as they last played on Thursday night in a 95-92 defeat at Sacramento. The Trailblazers have a home road dichotomy this season. They are 10-1 straight up at home and 3-9 on the road. The Trailblazers have been good to their backers with double digit home wins in four straight games. They have soundly defeated 9 of their past 10 home opponents this year by 8 points or more.

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