Portland Blazers at Denver Nuggets NBA Parlay 4/5/2019
Friday, April 5, 2019
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The Portland Blazers head to Pepsi Center to take on the Denver Nuggets on Friday, April 5, 2019. The opening line for this game has Denver as 6.5 point favorites.
The Blazers head into this matchup with a mark of 50-28. They are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They have a point differential of 4.3 as they average 114.6 points per contest while giving up 110.2 per game. The Nuggets have an overall mark of 52-26. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They total 110.8 points per contest and give up 106.6, which is a point differential of 4.2.
Valuable Portland Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Blazers are 44-34-0 against the spread this season
The Portland Blazers are 40-37-0 against the over/under this year
Important Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 40-38-0 against the spread this season
The Denver Nuggets are 32-46-0 against the over/under this year
Key Portland Blazers Injuries
03/26/19 C Jusuf Nurkic Ankle is out for season
03/17/19 G CJ McCollum Knee is out indefinitely
Key Denver Nuggets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Damian Lillard averages 26.0 points per contest in 35.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 6.9 assists per game and 4.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 91%. Al-Farouq Aminu comes into this game averaging 9.3 points per contest while playing 28.4 minutes per night. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Nikola Jokic averages 20.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 10.8 rebounds per game and dishes 7.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 83%. Jamal Murray scores 18.1 points per contest while playing 32.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.2 rebounds per contest and has 4.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blazers allow 110.2 points per contest which is 13th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 13th and 20th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 42.9 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd, and they allow 23.1 assists per game which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Portland averages 114.6 points per contest, which is 6th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 12th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 9th in the NBA. They average 48.1 boards per contest and 23.1 assists per game, which ranks them 2nd and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 20th with 13.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nuggets give up 106.6 points per game, which ranks them 6th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 15th and 1st in those defensive statistics. They rank 17th with 24.6 dimes allowed per game and 1st with 42.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Nuggets are 13th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per contest. Denver is 19th in the NBA with 110.8 points per contest this season. They are 13th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 4.2. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 19th in the league. They are 6th in the NBA in rebounding with 46.7 boards per contest and 2nd in assists per game with 27.5. The Nuggets are 22nd in turnovers per contest with 13.6.
The Blazers are 3rd in the league in defensive rating with 110.1, and their offensive rating of 114.4 is ranked 16th. They are 18th in the NBA in pace with 99.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 14th. As a unit they are 10th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 19th in the NBA. Portland is 22nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 22nd in the NBA.
Denver is 23rd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 17th in the NBA. The Nuggets are 6th in the league in defensive rating with 108.7, and their offensive rating of 113 is ranked 10th. They are 26th in the NBA in pace with 97.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 15th. As a unit they are 14th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 15th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Denver -6.5 and under 214 total points
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