Portland Trail Blazers vs Denver Nuggets Prediction, Pick and Preview, October 24 (10/24): NBA
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- Oct 24, 2022, 8:05:14 AM
|Time||10:00 p.m. EST|
|Nuggets money line||-195|
|Nuggets spread||-5 (-110)|
|Trail Blazers money line||+165|
|Trail Blazers spread||+5 (-110)|
|Over / under||225.5|
2022-2023 season stats
|Denver Nuggets||Portland Trail Blazers|
|Road / home record||1-1||1-0|
|Points per game||117.3||114.00|
|Points allowed per game||121.00||109.00|
|Rebounds per game||40.00||46.00|
|Rebounds allowed per game||41.00||41.00|
|Over / under record||2-1||0-2-1|
The Denver Nuggets travel to Portland to take on the Trail Blazers at the Moda Center at the Rose Quarter on Monday night. These teams met 4 times last season and the Nuggets led 3-1.
The Nuggets get here with a 2-1 record after beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 122-117 at home. They were 25-16 on the road last season with a 48-34 record ranking second in the Northwest. Denver was sixth in the Western Conference with 48.7 points per game in the paint led by Nikola Jokic averaging 15.6.
Nikola Jokic was scoring 26.5 points per game and averaging 13.6 rebounds for the Nuggets. Nah'Shon Hyland is averaging 16.0 points and 3.2 rebounds over the last 10 games for Denver.
In their last 10 games, the Nuggets are 4-6, averaging 118.4 points, 43.2 rebounds, 30.1 assists, 6.2 steals and 3.6 blocks per game while shooting 51.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 117.8 points per game.
Portland Trail Blazers
The Blazers have won their first 3 games of the season and are 1-0 at home so far ranking 2nd in the Northwest division. The Trail Blazers went 1-12 against division opponents last season.
Damian Lillard is scoring 34 points per game with 4.3 assists for the Trail Blazers. Jusuf Nurkic is averaging 12.3 rebounds and 11.3 points over the last 3 games for Portland.
The team is 3-7 in the last 10 games, averaging 106.3 points, 42.4 rebounds, 23.1 assists, 8.3 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 44.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 123.6 points per game.
Denver are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against Portland.
Denver are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against Portland.
Denver are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Denver's last 13 games when playing on the road against Portland.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Portland's last 8 games.
Portland are 4-15 SU in their last 19 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Portland's last 6 games against Denver.
Portland are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games at home.
The Nuggets were awful in their 1st game of the season as they were outscored 123-102 against Utah but they have been much better in their last 2 games and they also outscored the Blazers the last season. The Trail Blazers have also been great so far and already beat tough teams like the Lakers and the Suns. Expect a high scoring game as the Nuggets are allowing a lot of points and both offenses are hot. Take the over.
PICK: Over 225.5 (-110)
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