52-19
27-9 Away
September 22
Final
106:114
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LAL 27 26 22 31 106
DEN 29 34 30 21 114
46-27
26-11 Home
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NBA Betting Preview: Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers

Favorite: Los Angeles Lakers (52-19)

Underdog: Denver Nuggets (46-27)

Arena:

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

When does the game start?

Tuesday at 9:00 PM ET

Broadcast:

TNT

Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets will cross paths with Anthony Davis and the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday.

Betting Odds

Line: Los Angeles -6.5

Moneyline: -266

Over/Under: 214.5

Movement Analysis: The over/under stands at its opening figure, displaying no major movement. Los Angeles has a record of 34-36 against the spread when playing as the favorite, while Denver is 19-14 against the spread as underdogs this season.
Nuggets vs Lakers: Against the Spread, Over/Under, and Straight Up Bet Types
Team ATS O/U SU
Los Angeles Lakers 41-38 37-43 62-21
Denver Nuggets 42-37 38-42 54-35

Lakers Preview

Impact Players

Davis is a major contributor, accounting for 23.3% of the Lakers total offense, while taking an average of 17.7 field goal attempts. Davis is a player to watch, he averages 2.3 offensive boards a game and records 20.3% of his team's rebounds. The Lakers offense is orchestrated by James, who is responsible for 40% of all assists, while turning the ball over 3.9 times a game.

Insights

Los Angeles can win with a less-than-excellent scoring output, sporting a record of 20-18 when they fail to reach their 113.6 scoring average. Denver allows 109.2 per contest. The Lakers are 19-18 when they shoot below their 48% season average from the field. The Nuggets allow opponents to shoot 46%. The Lakers can win with a less than excellent output on the boards, sporting a record of 29-13 when they fail to reach their 45.7 rebounding average, Denver allows 42.4 boards per game.

Trends

Nuggets Preview

Impact Players

Jokic powers the attack, accounting for 18% of the Nuggets total offense, while taking an average of 14.7 field goal attempts. Jokic is a player to keep an eye on, he averages 2.3 offensive rebounds a game and collects 22.2% of his team's rebounds. The Nuggets offense is conducted by Jokic, who is responsible for 27% of all assists, while turning the ball over 3.1 times a game.

Insights

Denver is just 21-26 when they fail to reach their scoring average. Los Angeles allows 107.4 per game. The Nuggets are 25-24 when they shoot below their 36% season average from three. The Lakers allow opponents to shoot 35%. While ball security is typically vital, it's hardly a death knell to Denver who have a record of 20-19 when they turn the ball over more than their 13.1 season average, Los Angeles causes 15.2 turnovers per game.

Trends

Prediction

Los Angeles : 114

Denver : 107

Previous Betting Results (Regular Season)

Lakers vs Nuggets previous results: straight up, ATS, Over/Under
Date Home Home Score Away Away Score Spread Cover Over/Under Result
08-10-2020 Lakers 124 Nuggets 121 -5 N 223 O
12-22-2019 Lakers 104 Nuggets 128 -2 N 208.5 O
12-03-2019 Nuggets 96 Lakers 105 -3 N 208 U
03-06-2019 Lakers 99 Nuggets 115 +6 N 232.5 U
11-27-2018 Nuggets 117 Lakers 85 -3 Y 219.5 U
10-25-2018 Lakers 121 Nuggets 114 +1 Y 235.5 U


Last Updated on 2020-9-22 7:30 p.m. EDT

Team Records
  LAL DEN  
63-22
All
55-36
31-12
Home
31-15
32-10
Away
24-21
56-20
as Fav
40-17
7-2
as Dog
15-19
44-39
ATS
46-41
21-21
ATS Home
22-20
23-18
ATS Away
24-21
40-45
O/U
46-45
18-25
O/U Home
24-22
22-20
O/U Away
22-23
Leaders
Points
James Photo
Los Angeles Lakers
1698
Jokic Photo
Denver Nuggets
1456
Rebounds
Davis Photo
Los Angeles Lakers
577
Jokic Photo
Denver Nuggets
711
Assists
James Photo
Los Angeles Lakers
684
Jokic Photo
Denver Nuggets
512
Last 5 Games
Lakers
Date Opp Result
09/24 @
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DEN
W 114-108
09/22 @
Nuggets logo
DEN
L 106-114
09/20 vs
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DEN
W 103-105
09/18 vs
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DEN
W 114-126
09/12 vs
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HOU
W 96-119
Nuggets
Date Opp Result
09/24 vs
Lakers logo
LAL
L 114-108
09/22 vs
Lakers logo
LAL
W 106-114
09/20 @
Lakers logo
LAL
L 103-105
09/18 @
Lakers logo
LAL
L 114-126
09/15 @
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LAC
W 104-89