The most interesting matches of the regular season of the NBA are still to come. The next game day will give us the confrontation of "Denver" against "Portland". The game of these teams will take place on May 17 at 04: 00 Moscow time. Our portal has prepared a forecast for this meeting for you.

 Portland Trail Blazers»

The team is showing a good game this season and continues to fight for the sixth place in the Western Conference. There are enough performers in the "Portland" cage to use the rotation and fight for the highest places. Recently, the players of "Portland" gave out a series of victories, which ended only in the last game against "Phoenix" on the road. "Portland" will be extremely motivated, hoping to jump to the sixth place.

Denver Nuggets»

A great season was spent by the players of "Denver", which allowed the team to book a place in the playoffs by taking the fourth place in the standings. Bright attacking and competent basketball shows "Denver" and looks extremely confident. The Nuggets have had a good winning streak recently, beating Charlotte, Minnesota and Detroit on the road with a big score.

Injuries and disqualifications:

Injuries:

 Portland - Collins (groin injury).

Denver - Murray (knee injury), Barton (muscle injury), Dozier (groin injury).

Statistics and figures

  • The last match between these teams ended with the victory of "Denver" 105: 106.
  • Denver has an excellent streak of three consecutive wins.
  • In their last five games, Portland has lost just once.

Forecast

The clear favorite in this confrontation looks like "Portland", which has a more powerful selection of performers and will be extremely motivated by the fight for the playoff zone. In turn, "Denver", also gives a good series and looks impressive. I think the game will be tough, so there won't be a big gap in the score.