Denver Nuggets vs. Portland Trail Blazers Betting Odds & Game Analysis | November 23


By Lester Mackay | November 22, 2021, 11:37 pm

In a contest featuring one of the highest-scoring teams in the league versus one of the top teams defensively, the Portland Trail Blazers (9-8) face the Denver Nuggets (9-8) at Moda Center on November 23, 2021. The Trail Blazers are fifth in points per game (109.9), and the Nuggets are second in points allowed (101.6). Portland is a favorite, by 5.5 points.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the NBA matchup between the Portland Trail Blazers and Denver Nuggets.

Trail Blazers stats and betting info

Betting trends for Portland

  • Portland is 7-9-1 against the spread this season.
  • The Trail Blazers are 1-3-1 against the spread when favored by 5.5 points or more this season.
  • Portland games have gone over the point total in eight out of 17 opportunities (47.1%).
  • The Trail Blazers have put together a 9-4 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 69.2% of those games).
  • Portland has gone 3-2 when it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -214 or shorter (60%).
  • The Trail Blazers have an implied moneyline win probability of 68.2% in this game.

Key players for Portland

  • Damian Lillard: 21.6 PTS, 8.1 AST, 39 FG%, 29.1 3PT% (44-for-151)
  • CJ McCollum: 20.4 PTS, 1.1 STL, 42.5 FG%, 39.6 3PT% (57-for-144)
  • Jusuf Nurkic: 11.1 PTS, 11.2 REB, 1.4 STL, 57.5 FG%, 25 3PT% (3-for-12)
  • Norman Powell: 16.8 PTS, 49.7 FG%, 44.6 3PT% (29-for-65)
  • Robert Covington: 6.9 PTS, 1.1 STL, 1.1 BLK, 42.9 FG%, 40.7 3PT% (33-for-81)

Trail Blazers Injuries: None

BestOdds rating 9.3
Bet $100 Get An NBA Jersey
Promo Code BESTODDS
Promo
Code
BESTODDS

Nuggets stats and betting info

Betting trends for Denver

  • Portland is 7-9-1 against the spread this season.
  • The Trail Blazers are 1-3-1 against the spread when favored by 5.5 points or more this season.
  • Portland games have gone over the point total in eight out of 17 opportunities (47.1%).
  • The Nuggets have been underdogs in nine games this season and won four (44.4%) of those contests.
  • Denver is 1-2 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +175 or more on the moneyline.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Nuggets have a 36.4% chance to win.

Key players for Denver

  • Nikola Jokic: 26.4 PTS, 13.6 REB, 6.4 AST, 1.2 STL, 59.3 FG%, 41 3PT% (25-for-61)
  • Will Barton: 16.6 PTS, 1.1 STL, 46.4 FG%, 40 3PT% (36-for-90)
  • Aaron Gordon: 13.5 PTS, 50.8 FG%, 34.7 3PT% (17-for-49)
  • Monte Morris: 10.9 PTS, 44.8 FG%, 29.7 3PT% (19-for-64)
  • PJ Dozier: 5.6 PTS, 36.5 FG%, 31.9 3PT% (15-for-47)

Nuggets Injuries: Bones Hyland: Out (Ankle), Nikola Jokic: Day To Day (Wrist), Zeke Nnaji: Out (Ankle), Michael Porter Jr.: Out (Back), Jamal Murray: Out (Knee)

BestOdds is the ultimate website for bettors new and old alike. We offer not just educational content but the latest news and best NBA odds across legal sportsbooks.

Support us by signing up to one of the legal sportsbooks and make sure to follow us on social!