Denver Nuggets vs Portland Trail Blazers: NBA Playoffs Game 5 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for June 1, 2021

The Denver Nuggets (47-25, 2-2) are 2-point favorites heading into Game 5 of the opening round of the NBA Playoffs against the Portland Trail Blazers (42-30, 2-2) at Ball Arena on Tuesday, starting at 9:00 PM ET on NBA TV. The series is tied 2-2. The point total is 226.5 in the matchup.

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Nuggets vs Trail Blazers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Nuggets -2 -110 -110 226.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • Denver’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Tuesday’s matchup total (226.5 points) in 40 out of 76 opportunities (52.6% of matchups).
  • 43 Portland games this year (56.6% of its matchups) finished with a final point total greater than Tuesday’s total of 226.5 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 231 points per game, 4.5 points more than the total of 226.5 for this matchup.
  • These two teams give up a combined 224.6 points per game, 1.9 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the over/under in Nuggets games is 1.1 points fewer than the over/under of 226.5 points in this matchup.
  • Trail Blazers’ games have a total points bet of 230.3 points this season, 3.8 points more than the over/under for this matchup.

Nuggets Betting Data

  • Denver has beat the spread in half of its games this year, going 37-37 ATS.
  • When they are at least 2-point favorites, the Nuggets have a winning ATS record of 27-24.
  • Denver and its opponents have hit the over in 52.7% of games (39 out of 74 matchups).

Nuggets Key Players

  • Nikola Jokic leads the Nuggets in scoring (26.4 points per game), rebounding (10.8 per game) and assisting (8.3 per game).
  • The Nuggets are led by Michael Porter Jr. from long distance. He makes 2.8 shots from deep per game.
  • Jokic leads the team with 1.3 steals per game. JaVale McGee collects 1.2 blocks a game to pace Denver.

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Nuggets Last 10 Games

Nuggets Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Nuggets Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/29/2021 Trail Blazers 115-95 POR No Away +12.5 215.5 725 -1200 Playoffs No Under
5/27/2021 Trail Blazers 120-115 DEN Yes Away -3.5 219.5 -200 170 Playoffs Yes Over
5/24/2021 Trail Blazers 128-109 DEN Yes Home -10.5 243.5 -1400 775 Playoffs Yes Under
5/22/2021 Trail Blazers 123-109 POR No Home +9.5 240.5 700 -1100 Playoffs No Under
5/16/2021 Trail Blazers 132-116 POR No Away +19.5 239.5 2200 -10000 Regular Season Yes Over
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
5-5 6-4 4-6-0 229.4 114.2 115.2 -0.3 38.4%

Nuggets Injuries

Nuggets:

Will Barton: Out (Hamstring),

Jamal Murray: Out For Season (Knee),

PJ Dozier: Out (Adductor)

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Trail Blazers Betting Data

  • Portland has covered the spread in greater than half of its outings, going 38-36 ATS.
  • When they are at least 2-point underdogs, the Trail Blazers have a record ATS of 20-18.
  • Portland and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their matchups this season — 40 of 74 (54.1%).

Trail Blazers Key Players

  • Damian Lillard’s points (28.8 per game) and assists (7.5 per game) stat lines give him the top scoring and assists spots on the Trail Blazers’ leaderboards.
  • Enes Kanter grabs 11.0 rebounds per game (he also scores 11.2 points per game and adds 1.2 assists per game) which puts him at the top of the Portland rebounding leaderboard.
  • Lillard averages 4.1 three-pointers per game, the most on the Trail Blazers.
  • Portland’s leader in steals and blocks is Robert Covington with 1.4 steals and 1.2 blocks per game.

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Trail Blazers Last 10 Games

Trail Blazers Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Trail Blazers Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/29/2021 Nuggets 115-95 POR Yes Home -12.5 215.5 -1200 725 Playoffs Yes Under
5/27/2021 Nuggets 120-115 DEN No Home +3.5 219.5 170 -200 Playoffs No Over
5/24/2021 Nuggets 128-109 DEN No Away +10.5 243.5 775 -1400 Playoffs No Under
5/22/2021 Nuggets 123-109 POR Yes Away -9.5 240.5 -1100 700 Playoffs Yes Under
5/16/2021 Nuggets 132-116 POR Yes Home -19.5 239.5 -10000 2200 Regular Season No Over
Trail Blazers Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
7-3 4-6 5-5-0 230.2 118.6 111.6 +0.6 37.4%

Trail Blazers Injuries

Trail Blazers:

Zach Collins: Out For Season (Ankle)

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