Nuggets vs. Trail Blazers Prediction
Is the Nuggets and Trail Blazers matchup tonight going to be high-scoring at 10:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Trail Blazers are 2-point home favorites versus the Nuggets, who opened as a 2.5-point underdog. As for the total, the number hit the board at 230 but has been bet down to 226.5.
Denver has won six of its last 10 games and is 7-3 against the spread in its last 10 games as well. The Nuggets own a winning record against the number at 40-33 and are 19-15 at the betting window on the road this year.
Portland has won in seven of its last 10 games and has covered in seven of its last 10 games as well. The Trail Blazers still own a losing record against the spread at 33-40 and are 16-18 against the number at home this year.
OUR PREDICTION: The over has cashed in seven of the last eight meetings between these two teams and is 4-1 in the last five meetings in Portland. The over is also a perfect 4-0 in the Nuggets' last four games when they play an opponent with a losing record and is 5-2 in their last seven games overall. On the other side, the over is 6-1 in the Trail Blazers' last seven games versus a team with a losing record and has cashed in 16 of their last 23 games coming off a win of more than 10 points.
TUESDAY NBA PREDICTION: NUGGETS/TRAIL BLAZERS OVER 226.5