46-27
20-16 Away
September 26
Final
107:117
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DEN 30 21 33 23 107
LAL 33 28 26 30 117
52-19
25-10 Home
33%
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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?

Saturday 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 Saturday.

Betting Odds

Line: Los Angeles -6

Moneyline: -209

Over/Under: 215

Movement Analysis: The over/under is static at its original mark, displaying no swings. Los Angeles has a record of 34-37 against the spread when listed as the favorite, while Denver is 20-14 against the spread as underdogs this season.
Lakers vs Nuggets: Against the Spread, Over/Under, and Straight Up Bet Types
Team ATS O/U SU
Los Angeles Lakers 41-39 39-43 63-22
Denver Nuggets 43-37 40-42 55-36

Lakers Preview

Impact Players

Davis powers the attack, responsible for 23.5% of the Lakers total offense, while taking an average of 17.6 field goal attempts. Davis is a force in the low block, he averages 2.3 offensive boards a contest and collects 20.5% of his team's rebounds. The Lakers offense is conducted by James, who is responsible for 40% of all assists, while turning the ball over 3.9 times a contest.

Insights

Los Angeles can win with a less-than-excellent scoring output, sporting a record of 20-19 when they fail to reach their 113.5 scoring average. Denver allows 109.2 a contest. The Lakers are 34-4 when they shoot above their 35% season average from three, the Nuggets allow opponents to shoot 36%. The Lakers can win with a less than excellent output on the glass, sporting a record of 30-14 when they fail to reach their 45.4 rebounding average, Denver allows 42.2 boards per contest.

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 contest and collects 22.3% of his team's rebounds. The Nuggets offense is orchestrated by Jokic, who is responsible for 27% of all assists, while turning the ball over 3.1 times a contest.

Insights

Denver is a disappointing 21-27 when they fail to reach their scoring average. Los Angeles allows 107.5 a contest. The Nuggets are 25-25 when they shoot below their 36% season average from three. The Lakers allow opponents to shoot 35%. While ball security is typically vital, it rarely spells the end for Denver who have a record of 21-19 when they turn the ball over more than their 13.1 season average, Los Angeles causes 15.1 turnovers a contest.

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 2020-9-26 7:30 p.m. EDT

Team Records
  DEN LAL  
55-37
All
64-22
31-15
Home
32-12
24-22
Away
32-10
40-17
as Fav
57-20
15-20
as Dog
7-2
46-42
ATS
45-39
22-20
ATS Home
22-21
24-22
ATS Away
23-18
47-45
O/U
41-45
24-22
O/U Home
19-25
23-23
O/U Away
22-20
Leaders
Points
Jokic Photo
Denver Nuggets
1456
James Photo
Los Angeles Lakers
1698
Rebounds
Jokic Photo
Denver Nuggets
711
Davis Photo
Los Angeles Lakers
577
Assists
Jokic Photo
Denver Nuggets
512
James Photo
Los Angeles Lakers
684
Last 5 Games
Nuggets
Date Opp Result
09/26 @
Lakers logo
LAL
L 107-117
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
Lakers
Date Opp Result
09/26 vs
Nuggets logo
DEN
W 107-117
09/24 @
Nuggets logo
DEN
W 114-108
09/22 @
Nuggets logo
DEN
L 106-114
09/20 vs
Nuggets logo
DEN
W 103-105
09/18 vs
Nuggets logo
DEN
W 114-126