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Nuggets home to Trail Blazers in NBA betting action

Portland Trail BlazersDenver Nuggets
Feb 29, 9:00 PM | Pepsi Center

Portland Trail Blazers vs Denver Nuggets Odds

18-16TEAM RECORD18-17

Denver will look to improve on its 18-17 record on Wednesday when they host Portland in NBA odds action at Pepsi Center.

The Trail Blazers will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 18-16 ATS against the number this season, while the Nuggets are 20-15 ATS. Portland is 16-18 on the totals; Denver is 18-17.

View Portland vs Denver Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 9-rated Trail Blazers taking on the No. 16-rated Nuggets in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 104-101 win for the Trail Blazers on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Denver's No. 2-ranked offense, averaging 103.4 PPG, against a Trail Blazers defense that ranks No. 10 at 93.1 PPG. The Nuggets field goal percentage has averaged 46.9% so far, more than the Trail Blazers shooters have achieved on the year, 44.7% per game.

Defensively, the Trail Blazers feature the league's No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 94.2 points per game. Denver, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 in the league in scoring at home.

Portland won its last outing, a 137-97 result against the Spurs on February 21. The Trail Blazers covered in that game as a 7.5-point favorite, while the 234 combined points took the game OVER the total. San Antonio was run off the court by the Trail Blazers on Tuesday as Portland blasted the Spurs 137-97 at Rose Garden.

In their last action, Denver was a 114-99 loser at home against the Spurs. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (213) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Nuggets endured a 114-99 loss at the hands of the Spurs on Thursday, despite a 23-point effort from Corey Brewer at Pepsi Center.

Portland Trail Blazers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Miami are 7-3
After playing San Antonio are 4-6
After a win are 1-9

Denver Nuggets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Houston are 5-5
After playing San Antonio are 8-2
After a loss are 3-7

A few Trail Blazers at Nuggets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Portland's last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Portland's last 21 games on the road
Portland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Denver
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Portland's last 9 games when playing Denver
Denver is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Portland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Denver's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Denver's last 9 games when playing Portland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Denver's last 6 games when playing at home against Portland

Next up:
Portland home to Miami, Thursday, March 1
Denver at Houston, Friday, March 2

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