Denver Nuggets vs. Portland Trail Blazers - 2/4/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction
Portland Trail Blazers at Denver Nuggets
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 9:00 PM (Pepsi Center)
DEN -4.0 . Total 220.5 .
The Portland Trail Blazers are on the road for a matchup with the Denver Nuggets. The Trail Blazers are (23-27), coming off a 124-107 win over the Utah Jazz. The Nuggets are (34-16), after falling to the Detroit Pistons, 128-123 in OT.
In the Trail Blazers win over the Jazz, Portland was guided throughout the game by Damian Lillard. Lillard had a tremendous game, finishing with a double-double, totaling 51 points and 12 assists. The Trail Blazers are shooting 51% from the floor and 52% from 3-point range. The Trail Blazers struggled on 3-point defense, allowing Utah to convert 18 times for 44%. The Trail Blazers saw their largest lead at 21 points.
In the Nuggets loss to the Pistons, Denver was led offensively by Nikola Jokic. Jokic recorded a triple-double, finishing with 39 points, 10 rebounds, 11 assists, while adding 3 steals. Denver connected on 50% from the floor and 31% from 3-point range. The Nuggets out rebounded Detroit, 47 to 43. Denver had the largest lead between the two teams, as the Nuggets led by 21 in the game. The Nuggets trailed by 3 points at the half.
Recent Betting Trends:
Trail Blazers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Trail Blazers are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games against Denver.
The over is 7-1 in Trail Blazers last 8 games.
Nuggets are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Nuggets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games.
The over is 9-4 in Nuggets last 13 games against Portland.
The Trail Blazers look like they have turned a page on this season and have look good over their last handful of game. Portland has won 4 straight and 5 of their last 6. During those games, Portland has wins over: Pacers, Rockets, Lakers, and Jazz. Those 4 teams have a combined record of 131-64. The Nuggets just lost on the road to a Pistons team that is 15 games below .500. I'll side with Portland to outright win on the road and keep their success going, 116-112.