Trail Blazers vs. Nuggets Prediction

Trail Blazers vs. Nuggets NBA Prediction: Will Portland Cover? 1/22/18

Will the Portland Trail Blazers cover the point spread as a road underdog when they visit the Denver Nuggets at 9:00 p.m. ET?

WHO ODDSMAKERS LIKE: Denver. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Nuggets are 3-point home favorites to knock off the Trail Blazers, who opened as 4.5-point underdogs. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 212.5 but was bet down to 210.5.

Bet Tonight’s NBA Game

WHO PUBLIC BETTORS LIKE: Portland. As of Monday afternoon, 57% of betting tickets wagered online are on the Trail Blazers to cover the spread. That said, 63% of the money wagered at online sports books is on Denver. Meanwhile, 65% of the betting tickets and 77% of the money is on the over.

WHO WE LIKE: Portland. As of Monday afternoon, the Trail Blazers are 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 games in Denver. They’re also 11-4 against the number in their last 15 games when playing against Northwest opponents, are 6-0 against the number in their last six games played on Monday, and are 3-1-1 at the betting window in their last five games following a win.

The Nuggets, meanwhile, are 0-4 against the spread in their last four games overall, are 0-4 against the number in their last four games versus conference opponents and are 1-5-1 at the betting window in their last seven games when their opponent scores 100 points or more in their previous game.

 

MONDAY NBA PREDICTION: PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS +3

NBA Headlines

  • DENVER (AP) The Denver Nuggets woke up out of first place in the Western Conference for the first time in 2019.
    Arriving at work on Wednesday, a stark reminder of just why awaited: Watching t...
  • EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) LeBron James has been cleared to practice with the Los Angeles Lakers after they return from their upcoming two-game road trip.
    The Lakers gave the latest update on Ja...
  • ANKARA, Turkey (AP) Turkish prosecutors are seeking an international arrest warrant for New York Knicks player Enes Kanter, accusing him of membership in a terror organization.
    Sabah newspape...
  • DENVER (AP) The Golden State Warriors scored an NBA-record 51 points in the first quarter against the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday night.
    Kevin Durant led the way with 17 points as the Warriors ...
  • SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Kings guard Iman Shumpert was stopped from going into Portland's locker room by arena and Trail Blazers security after Sacramento's 115-107 victory Monday night.
    Shump...

NBA Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Bulls vs. Nuggets Prediction Will the Denver Nuggets be able to cover a big spread at home when they host the Chicago Bulls tonight at 9PM ET?
Thumbnail Suns vs. Raptors Prediction After a tough loss in Boston last night, will the Toronto Raptors take out their frustrations on the Phoenix Suns tonight at 7:30PM ET?
Thumbnail 76ers vs. Pacers Prediction Can the Indiana Pacers pick up a big win at home tonight when they welcome the Philadelphia 76ers to town at 7PM ET?
Thumbnail Kings vs. Hornets Prediction Will the Sacramento Kings be able to go on the road and pick up a win out East when they take on the Charlotte Hornets tonight at 7PM ET?
Thumbnail Knicks vs. Wizards Prediction Which team will be able to shine on the stage of London when the Washington Wizards take on the New York Knicks today at 3PM ET?