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Nuggets vs. Trail Blazers pick against the spread, best player prop for Game 6

We go over some of the best betting options for the NBA first round 2021 NBA playoff matchup between the Denver Nuggets and Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday.

Will Denver close out their series with Portland?

After a thrilling double-overtime contest in Game 5, the Denver Nuggets and Portland Trail Blazers square off again in Game 6 with Portland looking to stay alive in the series. Nikola Jokic continues to be a steady force for the Nuggets while Damian Lillard remains Portland’s greatest weapon. Here’s how bettors should approach Game 6.

Nuggets vs. Trail Blazers, 8:00 p.m. ET, TNT

Pick ATS: Trail Blazers -5 (-112)

In a series that looks like it’ll go the distance, the Trail Blazers are home are a good bet. Only Games 3 and 5 were determined by single digits, so five points is an easy bar to cross for the home team. Expect Portland to force Game 7 with a comfortable win.

Player Prop: TBD

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