Portland Trail Blazers vs Denver Nuggets: NBA Playoffs Game 6 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for June 3, 2021

The Portland Trail Blazers (42-30, 2-3) are 5-point favorites heading into a decisive Game 6 of the opening round of the NBA Playoffs against the Denver Nuggets (47-25, 3-2) at Moda Center on Thursday, starting at 8:00 PM ET on TNT. The Nuggets lead the series 3-2. The matchup has an over/under of 227.5.

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Trail Blazers vs Nuggets Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Trail Blazers -5 -110 -110 227.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • Portland and its opponents have hit the over on Thursday’s 227.5 total in 44 out of 77 games (57.1%) this season.
  • In 38 out of Denver’s 77 games this year (49.4%), the competing teams scored a higher point total than the over/under in Thursday’s matchup.
  • The Trail Blazers average 116.4 points per game against the Nuggets’ 115.4, amounting to 4.3 points over the contest’s point total of 227.5.
  • These two teams give up a combined 225.5 points per game, 2.0 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the Trail Blazers have seen a 231.1 over/under in their games this season, 3.6 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 1.3 points separates this matchup’s over/under (227.5 points) and the average total points bet in Nuggets’ games (226.2 points) this season.

Trail Blazers Betting Data

  • Portland holds a winning record against the spread this season, going 38-37 ATS.
  • The Trail Blazers have fared well as a 5-point favorite, going 13-10 against the spread when favored by at least 5 points.
  • Portland has gone over the point total the majority of the time, in 41 of 75 games (54.7%).

Trail Blazers Key Players

  • Damian Lillard leads the Trail Blazers in scoring (28.8 points per game) and assisting (7.5 assists per game).
  • Enes Kanter paces Portland with 11.0 rebounds per game.
  • The Trail Blazers are led by Lillard from long distance. He connects on 4.1 shots from deep per game.
  • Robert Covington averages 1.4 steals and 1.2 blocks per game. Both numbers are team-highs for Portland.

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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
6/1/2021 Nuggets 147-140 DEN No Away +4.5 228.5 375 -500 Playoffs No Over
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
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
6-4 4-6 6-4-0 238.2 122 116.2 +0.4 38.4%

Trail Blazers Injuries

Trail Blazers:

Zach Collins: Out For Season (Ankle)

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Nuggets Betting Data

  • Denver has a winning record against the spread, going 38-37 ATS (covering 50.7% of the time).
  • The Nuggets have fared well as a 5-point underdog, going 19-17 against the spread when they are at least 5-point underdogs.
  • In the majority of Denver’s games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (40 out of 75 games, 53.3%).

Nuggets Key Players

  • Nikola Jokic has the top spot on the Nuggets leaderboards for scoring (26.4 per game), rebounds (10.8 per game), and assists (8.3 per game).
  • Michael Porter Jr. is consistent from three-point range and leads the Nuggets with 2.8 made threes per game.
  • Jokic (1.3 steals per game) is the steal leader for Denver while JaVale McGee (1.2 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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Nuggets Last 10 Games

Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Nuggets Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
6/1/2021 Trail Blazers 147-140 DEN Yes Home -4.5 228.5 -500 375 Playoffs Yes Over
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
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
6-4 7-3 4-6-0 233.4 116.9 116.5 +0.4 38.2%

Nuggets Injuries

Nuggets:

Will Barton: Out (Hamstring),

Jamal Murray: Out For Season (Knee),

PJ Dozier: Out (Adductor)

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