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Denver Nuggets vs. Portland Trail Blazers

The fans at Rose Garden will be treated to a game between the Denver Nuggets and the Portland Trail Blazers when they take their seats on Thursday.

Last time out for Denver, they were a 117-103 loser as they battled the Suns on the road. The Nuggets failed to cover in the match as a 1.5-point underdog, while 220 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Last time out for Portland, they were a 105-97 loser as they battled the Thunder on the road. The Trail Blazers failed to cover in the match as a 6-point underdog, while 202 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Denver:
Team record: 20-20 SU, 17-22-1 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Portland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Portland

When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Indiana are 5-5
After playing Phoenix are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8

Portland:
Team record: 31-11 SU, 24-18 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Denver
is 15-3 SU in its last 18 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Denver
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing at home against Denver

When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 6-4
After playing Oklahoma City are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Next up:
Denver home to Indiana, Saturday, January 25
Portland home to Minnesota, Saturday, January 25