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Game 6 Preview: Nuggets vs Trail Blazers – Betting Lines and Predictions

Last Updated on June 2, 2021 4:54 pm by

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Game 6

Game 6 of the Denver Nuggets vs Portland Trail Blazers Playoff Series will take place Thursday, June 3 at the Portland, Moda Center. The Denver Nuggets are currently leading the series with a 3-2 lead against the Portland Trail Blazers. Game 5 between the Nuggets and the Trail Blazers was one of the most exciting games within the 2021 NBA Playoffs so far, in which the Nuggets took the victory with a result of 147-140.

How Did Nuggets and the Trail Blazers Get Here?

The Nuggets come to Game 6 after having endured an explosive offense by Damian Lillard from the Portland Trail Blazers. The Nuggets had their star players, Nikola Jokic score 38 points and grab 11 rebounds, Monte Morris score 28 points, and Michael Porter Jr. score 26 points and 12 rebounds. 

The Portland Trail Blazers led by Damian Lillard managed to force two overtime time periods in Game 5. Lillard did not want to lose this game and was attempting all kinds of shots to try to lead the team to victory. Lillard forced the first overtime with a triple scored with 3 seconds to go. Next, Lillard took possession of the ball and managed to overcome 8 points with only a minute and a half left. Lillard finished the game with 55 points, 6 rebounds, and 10 assists, and had an exceptional performance as he made 17/24 shots from the field and 12/17 on 3-point shots, breaking the record set by Klay Thompson in 2016.

Watch the best moments of Game 5 between the Nuggets and the Trail Blazers at:

Important Game Information

  • When is it? The game will be on Thursday, Jun 03, 2021.
  • Where? Moda Center, Portland, EE.UU.
  • Where can I watch it? ESPN, TNT.

Betting Line for Nuggets vs Trail Blazers – NBA Playoffs – Game 6

After a very exciting Game 5 between the Nuggets and Trail Blazers, determining who will win the series becomes a bit tricky. Now with the series 3-2 in favor of the Nuggets, losing the game in Portland still gives them a chance to return home and end the series. The Nuggets must come up with a play that allows them to lessen Lillard’s offensive impact, while Portland seeks to do the same with Jokic. That said, we are giving our winner token for Game 6 to the Portland Trail Blazers.

  • Moneyline:  +176 Nuggets            -195 Trail Blazers
  • Field Goals: +227 (-110)               -228 (-110)

Predictions

  • Nuggets: 48%
  • Trail Blazers: 42%

Game 5

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The Denver Nuggets took a real beating in Game 4 of the playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers with a final score of 115-95. Nuggets coach Michael Malone claimed at a news conference after the game that he was disappointed in the team’s performance and that their starting players had played fatal basketball. Game 5 of the series between the Nuggets and the Trail Blazers will be played on Tuesday, June 1, at the Pepsi Center.

How Did the Nuggets and the Trail Blazers Get Here?

In Game 4, the Portland Trail Blazers had a great performance from Norman Powel who scored 28 points, grabbed 2 rebounds, distributed 1 assist, and gave 2 blocks. Powel was accompanied by CJ McCollum who scored 21 points and distributed 8 assists, the offensive weapon Damian Lillard who got off with a double-double with 10 points, 10 assists, and 8 rebounds, and Jusuf Nurkic who scored 17 points, took 6 rebounds, and 2 blocks.

On the other hand, the Nuggets had a very poor game, in which neither the coach nor the players knew what was happening on the court. The top scorer for the Nuggets was their star Nikola Jokic who scored 16 points and had 9 rebounds. These figures are far from what Jokic has shown during the previous playoff games, in which he had averaged more than 36 points per game. Jokic only scored 1 of 4 triples taken and 7 of 18 shots from the field. Additionally, Campazzo did not have a great performance either, in which he scored 12 points and distributed 7 assists. From the bench, Monte Morris had 12 points and JaMychal Green 11 points.

Watch the best moments of Game 4 Nuggets vs Trail Blazers at:

Important Game Information

  • When is it? The game will be on Tuesday, Jun 01, 2021.
  • Where? Pepsi Center, Denver, EE.UU.
  • Where can I see it? ESPN, TNT.

Betting Line for Nuggets vs Trail Blazers – NBA Playoffs – Game 5

Game 4 between the Nuggets and Trail Blazers was very unusual. The Nuggets hope that after a poor Game 4 performance, they will return home with the strong performances that they have been having throughout the season. The Nuggets are a very compact team consisting of strong players that can help them take the win. On the other hand, Portland arrives with spirits through the roof after crushing the Nuggets in Game 4. For Game 5 of the playoff series, we are giving our winner token to the Denver Nuggets.

  • Moneyline:  -119 Nuggets             +105 Trail Blazers
  • Field Goals: +226 (-110)               -226 (-110)

Predictions

  • Nuggets: 55.3%
  • Trail Blazers: 44.7%

Game 4

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On Saturday, May 29, the Denver Nuggets and the Portland Trail Blazers will compete in Game 4 of the playoff series. So far, the series between the two teams has been very close and competitive, so Game 4 will be a very intense match.

How Did the Nuggets and the Trail Blazers Get Here?

Game 3 between the Nuggets and the Trail Blazers was very exciting. The first period was won by the Denver Nuggets 39-30, while the second was won by Portland 29-25. The game ended with a victory for the Nuggets with a final score of 120-115. The Nuggets currently have the lead in the playoff series with a 2-1 lead. 

The Nuggets came to Game 2 with confidence and spirit; the aggressiveness shown at the beginning helped them enormously for the rest of the game. The rotation of the Nuggets makes them one of the most collective and best-balanced teams in the tournament, and if we look at the general statistics of the team between Campazzo (11), Rivers (21), Jokic (36), Porter Jr. ( 15) and Gordon (13), they scored 80% of the points for a total of 96 points.

It should be noted, the performance of Campazzo as his handling of the ball and his accurate passes are not recorded on the scoresheets, yet they were essential for the team to achieve a victory in Game 1. 

On the other hand, the Portland Trail Blazers appealed to the offense of Damian Lillard, who in addition to playing 41 minutes of the game, was down with 37 points and 5 assists. Lillard was accompanied throughout the game by McCollum with 22 points and 9 rebounds, Powell with 18 points, and Carmelo Anthony with 17 points.

The Trail Blazers had an impressive game, but it was not enough to take the win. Whereas, the Nuggets showed their best offensive side so far in the Postseason, which allowed them to take the victory. 

Watch the best moments of Game 3 between the Nuggets and the Trail Blazers at:

Important Game Information

  • When is it? The game will be on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 4:00pm. 
  • Where? Moda Center, Portland, EE.UU.
  • Where can I see it? ESPN, TNT.

Betting Line for Nuggets vs Trail Blazers – NBA Playoffs – Game 4

Game 4 will be very intense and competitive for both teams. The Trail Blazers have to change their defensive play if they want to equalize the series at 2 wins per team. Whereas, the Nuggets seek to take the win for a 3-1 advantage in the series. For Game 4, we believe that the Trail Blazers will rebound from their loss in Game 3 and take the victory for Game 4. 

  • Moneyline:  +150 Nuggets                  -180 Trail Blazers

Predictions

  • Trail Blazers: 51.2%
  • Nuggets: 48.8%

Game 3

The 2021 NBA Playoffs continue this Friday with the Denver Nuggets vs Portland Trail Blazers at the Portland Moda Center. This game corresponds to game 3 of the postseason series, in which the teams come into this game 1-1 on aggregate.

How Did the Nuggets and the Trail Blazers Get Here?

Game 2 of the series between the Nuggets and the Trail Blazers was a festival of points for both Damian Lillard by Portland and Nikola Jokic by Denver, in which they scored 42 and 38 points respectively. The Nuggets took the victory with a score of 128-109. The Nuggets’ offensive stars, Jokic and Porter Jr. scored 56 points of the 128 scored by their team. Another player who had great defense during this game was Facundo Campazzo, who in 30 minutes of play, managed to contribute 12 points, 3 rebounds, and 6 assists. Game 2 was full of emotions, so much so that the main referee whistled 4 technical fouls, one of them for Jokic, who was very hot throughout the match. 

The Portland Trail Blazers come to this game after losing game 2 against the Nuggets. Having won the first game of the series, they still have hope in playing as they play on their home court. In Game 1, Portland relied on the offense of Damian Lillard who contributed 42 points and 10 assists, having an excellent double-double in the start of the postseason. Another player who contributed points for Portland was McCollum who managed to score 21 points.

Watch the best moments of the last match between the Nuggets and the Trail Blazers at:

Important Game Information

  • When is it? The game will be on Thursday, May 27, 2021
  • Where? Moda Center, Portland, EE.UU.
  • Where can I watch it? ESPN, TNT.

Betting Line for Nuggets vs Trail Blazers  NBA Playoffs 2021 – Game 3

Game 3 of the series between the Nuggets and Trail Blazers will be an intense match. The Nuggets have to give it their all to stop Lillard, while the Trail Blazers have to watch out for Jokic. For game 3 of the Nuggets vs Trail Blazers, we are giving our winning card to the local team, the Portland Trail Blazers.

  • Moneyline:  +145 Nuggets            -170 Trail Blazers
  • Field Goals: +228 (-110)               -228 (-110)

Predictions

  • Trail Blazers: 51.2%
  • Nuggets: 48.8

Game 2

Game 2: Nuggets vs. Trail Blazers, Picks & Betting Lines

Another exciting series in these Playoffs is the one starring the Denver Nuggets and the Portland Trail Blazers. Game number 2 of this series will be much more exciting than the first; we are entirely sure of it, the Trail Blazers managed to take the victory away, and this, in the NBA, does not happen often. The second game will be played this Monday, May 24, 2021, at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado.

How do Nuggets and Trail Blazers arrive?

This first game left many emotions and many surprises on the spectacular Pepsi Center court. The Trail Blazers played an amazing road game and managed to take a 123-109 victory against the Nuggets, with an exceptional performance from Damian Lillard.

The Trail Blazers came to this game with the mission of dividing honors to go home and try to finish the series there and, in this first game, they achieved the main objective set and, now, they are going for this second game to go home comfortably. With a slightly wider margin of error. Damian Lillard loaded Portland in this first game since the point guard got off with a double-double scoring 34 points and distributing 13 assists. Portland also supported the other players, C.J. McCollum scored 21 points, and veteran and experienced Carmelo Anthony 18 points in just 22 minutes played.

Portland had a very comfortable game; they attacked as they wanted, and their main strength in this game was the shots of three, which made 19/40 shots for 47.5%, a spectacular average for a game in these instances.

While Nuggets has played a game to forget, especially in his main strength of the season, which was defense, Denver lacked the defensive might it displayed all season. This allowed Portland to roam the court comfortably, scoring points from everywhere. The Argentine Campazzo was the one who had the task of defending Lillard in the match; it was not bad for him, but his teammates were not on the same line as him and, Lillard managed to overcome them very easily.

The Nuggets offense passed absolutely everything through the hands of Nikola Jokic and Michael Porter Jr., who scored 34 and 25 points, respectively, to sustain the Nuggets offense and keep them always in the game. Still, due to the poor defense of the team, these points did not help much.

Next, you will enjoy the best moments of the last match between Nuggets and Trail Blazers:

(Video courtesy of www.youtube.com and the YouTube channel MLG Highlights)

Important game data

ü When is it? The game will be on Monday, May 24, 2021

ü Where? Pepsi Center, Denver, EE.UU.

ü Where can I see it? ESPN, TNT.

Betting line for Nuggets and Trail Blazers – NBA Playoffs – GAME 2

Game 1 between these teams was full of surprises, but we know that things will not be the same in this game. The Nuggets have to bring out the iron defense they have shown throughout the season. At the same time, the Trail Blazers hope to repeat the dose of the first game, but we are sure that the mark for Lillard in this second game will be completely different; it is because Therefore, we opted for the Denver Nuggets as the winners of this second game in the series.

  • Moneyline:  -120 Nuggets +105 Trail BlazersField Goals: +227 (-110) -2271/2 (-110) 

Predictions

  • Nuggets: 57%
  • Trail Blazers: 43%

Game 1

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The duel between the Denver Nuggets vs. Trail Blazers in the Western Conference promises to be an exciting one. The Trail Blazers won the last game in the regular season against the Nuggets, with the latter dominating the series between the two this season with two wins. Facundo Campazzo’s team will try to return to victory against Trail Blazers to get on track for the playoffs. This game can be seen on SaturdayMay 22, on ESPN at 11:30 p.m. ET. 

Let’s review 5 interesting facts between the two teams: 

1. The Denver Nuggets have never won a title since joining the NBA. 

2. The Trail Blazers currently hold three conference titles and one NBA title achieved in the 1976/77 season. 

3. In the Playoffs, they have faced each other 17 times, being 2019 the last time both teams met, where Portland Trail Blazers is who leads with 9 wins the series. 

4. During this season, they met 3 times, where the Denver Nuggets managed to win two games and the most recent loss at the end of the regular season. 

5. The Denver Nuggets have three consecutive seasons in the NBA Western Conference Playoffs, while the Trail Blazers have eight consecutive seasons. 

Relive the last meeting between the two teams:  (Video cortesía de: MLG Highlights) 

How does Denver Nuggets get to the NBA Playoffs against Trail Blazers? 

The team coached by Michael Malone arrives at the Playoffs, having finished third in the regular season with a streak of three consecutive games without defeat. It is not just any defeat; it is against their rival in the series, the Trail Blazers, who managed to defeat them with a score of 132 to 116 points, so they must review what the mistakes made to try to return to the path of victory and take the series at the end were. 

Review how Trail Blazers made it to the NBA Playoffs 

The Trail Blazers arrive at the NBA Playoffs after finishing sixth in the Western Conference. They also closed the regular season with a record of 4 wins in their last five games, taking into account that the previous game was against the Nuggets, their first opponent in the playoffs. They are hoping to return to the conference semifinals after two-year hiatus. 

Betting line: 

Nuggets: 57.8% (-115) – Points: 116.0 – Best O/U: U 227½ – 110 

Trail Blazers: 42.2% (+100) – Points: 113.2 – Best O/U: O 226½ – 110

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