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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Tuesday when the Portland Trail Blazers and the Denver Nuggets meet at Pepsi Center.
The Trail Blazers were a 108-97 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Timberwolves. They covered the 3.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (205) made winners of UNDER bettors.
Last time out for Denver, they were a 109-95 loser as they battled the Kings at home. The Nuggets failed to cover in the match as a 5.5-point favorite, while 204 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Team record: 38-18 SU, 30-26 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Denver
The total has gone OVER in 17 of last 25 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 14 of last 21 games when playing on the road against Denver
is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Denver
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Brooklyn are 3-7
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
Team record: 25-30 SU, 22-32-1 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.
is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Portland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Portland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 14 of last 21 games when playing at home against Portland
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Brooklyn are 5-5
After playing Sacramento are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
Portland home to Brooklyn, Wednesday, February 26
Denver home to Brooklyn, Thursday, February 27