Denver Nuggets vs Portland Trail Blazers – Preview, Tips and Odds

NBA
Denver Nuggets
Final
122:113
Portland Trail Blazers
Highlights and Stats


In their next game the Denver Nuggets face the Portland Trail Blazers. It is scheduled for 01/17 10:00 PM EST and will take place at the Ball Arena. The Nuggets are #1 in the Western Conference with a balance of 30-13 and the Trail Blazers are on the 10th spot at this time, with a record of 21-22.

Denver Nuggets vs Portland Trail Blazers Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 12-23-2022
TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Denver Nuggets
Denver Nuggets
32 26 35 27 120
Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
27 37 16 27 107

The previous game between those two opponents was held on December 23rd, when the Denver Nuggets recorded a 120-107 home victory. Nikola Jokic was the winners’ main weapon on the floor, ending the game with a double-double to his name, tallying 29 points, catching 8 boards, and delivering 11 assists. It was Damian Lillard who contributed the most for the Trail Blazers with 34 points, 8 dimes, and 7 rebounds. The balance across the last five meetings between the two franchises shows a 1-4 superiority for the Denver Nuggets. 235.4 points were scored across these five match-ups on average.

*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team12-23-202212-08-202210-24-202202-27-202201-13-2022
Denver Nuggets
Denver Nuggets
120 121110124140
Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
107120 135 92 108

Denver Nuggets Form

*Last 10 Denver Nuggets Games - 8:2
01-15-202301-13-202301-11-202301-09-202301-06-202301-05-202301-02-202301-01-202312-30-202212-28-2022
119:116vs Orlando Magic103:115@ Los Angeles Clippers126:97vs Phoenix Suns122:109vs Los Angeles Lakers121:108vs Cleveland Cavaliers122:91vs Los Angeles Clippers124:111@ Minnesota Timberwolves123:111vs Boston Celtics124:119vs Miami Heat127:126@ Sacramento Kings

The Nuggets performed admirably on January 15, defeating the Orlando Magic 119-116 at home. Aaron Gordon was Denver’s stand-out performer on the night and finished the game with 25 points, 5 dimes, and 8 rebounds. As a team, the Nuggets ended the match averaging 53.9% field goals, 52.6% from the foul line, and 33.3% three-pointers. They are 8-2 in the last ten matches and are currently on streak of six consecutive victories. The team is performing at a great level at the Ball Arena with a 19-3 home record. The Nuggets franchise will come up against the Minnesota Timberwolves in the next game, which is set for January 18, 2023.

Denver Nuggets Averages this Season

  • Points For
    117.00
  • Points Against
    113.10
  • Assits
    28.40
  • Rebounds
    43.10
  • Steals
    7.40
  • Turnovers
    15.19
  • Blocks
    4.44
  • Points Difference
    3.90

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Denver Nuggets Standout Performer

  • Nikola Jokic

    Nikola Jokic has taken the mantle as the team's top performer this season, averaging 24.7 points, 9.8 assists and 10.9 rebounds for 33.4 minutes on the floor.

Denver Nuggets Missing Players

  • Collin Gillespie
    Leg
  • Jeff Green
    Hand
  • Peyton Watson
    Groin

Portland Trail Blazers Form

*Last 10 Portland Trail Blazers Games - 4:6
01-15-202301-14-202301-12-202301-10-202301-08-202301-06-202301-04-202301-02-202312-30-202212-26-2022
140:123vs Dallas Mavericks136:119vs Dallas Mavericks113:119vs Cleveland Cavaliers106:109vs Orlando Magic117:105@ Toronto Raptors108:99@ Indiana Pacers113:106@ Minnesota Timberwolves135:106vs Detroit Pistons118:112@ Golden State Warriors124:113vs Charlotte Hornets

The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Dallas Mavericks 140-123 in their most recent game. 40 points turned out to be enough for Damian Lillard to end the game as the team’s top scorer on the night. Lillard also assisted six times and caught three rebounded balls for 37 minutes of playing time. 50.6% of his team’s field goal attempts hit the basket. Portland’s roster also averaged 88.1% free throws and a common 38.6% 3-point shooting on the night. The team is 4-6 in the last ten games and currently on a 2-game winning streak. The franchise has a feeble record of 10–14 when playing on enemy territory this term. The Portland Trail Blazers will return home for their next game, as they are to meet the Philadelphia 76ers at the Moda Center on January 19.

Portland Trail Blazers Averages This Season

  • Points For
    113.30
  • Points Against
    112.60
  • Assits
    23.88
  • Rebounds
    42.63
  • Steals
    6.73
  • Turnovers
    15.88
  • Blocks
    4.51
  • Points Difference
    0.70

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Portland Trail Blazers Standout Performer

  • Damian Lillard

    Despite being injured as of 01/15, Damian Lillard is the organization's star performer for this term, averaging 28.8 points. He stays 35.6 minutes on court, helps with 7.1 final passes and catches 3.9 rebounds.

Portland Trail Blazers Missing Players

  • Justise Winslow
    Ankle
  • Damian Lillard
    Ankle
  • Gary Payton II
    Hip

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Denver Nuggets
Denver Nuggets
34 39 28 21 122
Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
31 36 22 24 113
Denver NuggetsPortland Trail Blazers
  • Score

    122
    113
  • Field Goals Made

    44
    38
  • Field Goals Attempts

    88
    83
  • 3 pts Made

    11
    13
  • 3 pts Attempts

    32
    40
  • Free Throws Made

    23
    24
  • Free Throws Attempts

    28
    25
  • Rebounds Total

    42
    35
  • Rebounds Offence

    11
    5
  • Rebounds Defence

    31
    30
  • Assists

    32
    21
  • Steals

    8
    3
  • Blocks

    6
    4
  • Turnovers

    12
    13
  • Personal Fouls

    15
    24

Player Ratings

Denver Nuggets

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Nikola Jokic34131492.91250.091090.02101210114236+19
Kentavious CaldwellPope322922.2030.055100.0011331049+16
Aaron Gordon323837.5010.055100.02578112011+20
Michael Porter Jr.3191369.24666.711100.00440000223+21
Jamal Murray3061540.03742.922100.00557210117+13
Bruce Brown295955.61250.01333.31341112212+5
Bones Hyland1621020.01714.3000022101015-7
Vlatko Cancar16010.0000000011200120-11
Zeke Nnaji143837.51425.0020.0606000017-10
Davon Reed211100.0000000000000102-7
Christian Braun2000000000000000000-7
Jack White2000000000000000100-7

Portland Trail Blazers

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Anfernee Simons3751533.321020.022100.00222004314-6
Damian Lillard34122060.061250.01414100.00338002444-20
Jerami Grant3371546.72450.02366.70442200318-15
Jusuf Nurkic292922.21425.011100.02810202456-21
Josh Hart292540.0020.0000066400124-22
Gary Payton II18020.0020.0000145200120+4
Shaedon Sharpe185771.42450.011100.011200013130
Drew Eubanks163475.0000000123012016+6
Nassir Little121425.0010.00000000000120
Jabari Walker6000000000000000000+11
Trendon Watford211100.0000000000000002+6
Greg Brown2000000000000000000+6
Keon Johnson2010.0010.044100.0000100004+6

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