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Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers 2/4/2021 Odds Picks and Previews

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Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers 2-4-2021 Odds Picks and Previews

Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers 2/4/2021 – On Thursday, Denver Nuggets take on the Los Angeles Lakers from Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The Denver Nuggets have played 20 games this season and they managed to win 12. The Nuggets are two games ahead of the .500 mark and are up against a strong Lakers squad. The Los Angeles Lakers have played 22 games and won 16. The Lakers are just one game behind the Clippers in the second spot and they have a great chance to move to the top. This is all set to be an interesting Western Conference play with all the NBA betting picks in place.

Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers 2/4/2021

When: February 4, 2021 10:00 PM ET
Where: Staples Center in Los Angeles, California
TV: TNT
Stream: NBA League Pass

Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers 2/4/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Denver Nuggets +6 (-115) 219 o (-110) +190

Los Angeles Lakers
-6 (-105) 219 u (-110) -238
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Denver Nuggets Betting

The Nuggets are holding the fourth place in the Western Conference play. Denver came-off a big victory against Utah Jazz when they scored 128 and gave up just 117. Nikola Jokic contributed 47 points and a dozen boards for his team. 18 points with six assists was contributed by Will Barton in their winning effort. Denver has the Lakers, Clippers and the Jazz to deal with. The good news is that they are three games ahead of Memphis Grizzlies in the fifth spot. The Denver Nuggets are trying their best to secure a spot in the top three, but they need to deal with the Lakers first.

Players to watch: N. Jokic C (20 GP 20 GS 35.8 MIN 26.8 PTS 3.2 OR 8.6 DR 11.8 REB 8.6 AST 1.8 STL 0.6 BLK 4 TO 3.1 PF 2.2 AST/TO 31.37 PER)

J. Murray PG (19 GP 19 GS 34.9 MIN 18.9 PTS 0.7 OR 3.3 DR 4 REB 4.4 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 1.9 TO 2.3 PF 2.3 AST/TO 15.71 PER),

M. Porter Jr. SF (10 GP 4 GS 26.3 MIN 16.6 PTS 1.2 OR 5.3 DR 6.5 REB 1 AST 1.2 STL 0.9 BLK 1.3 TO 2.5 PF 0.8 AST/TO 23.29 PER).

Los Angeles Lakers Betting

The Los Angeles Lakers are sitting at the third spot in their conference play and are one of the best teams this season. The Lakers rebounded well after their defeat and won against the Celtics and the Hawks. Against Atlanta, Los Angeles was a powerhouse in scoring as they touched 107 and gave up 99 in return. The Lakes converted 40 of their 77 field goal attempts, but were worse from the three-point radar. Anthony Davis tossed in 25 points for his team while LeBron James tossed in 21 with seven boards and nine assists in their winning effort.

Players to watch: L. James SF (22 GP 22 GS 33.5 MIN 25 PTS 0.7 OR 7 DR 7.7 REB 7.5 AST 0.9 STL 0.5 BLK 3.5 TO 1.5 PF 2.1 AST/TO 24.33 PER)

A. Davis PF (19 GP 19 GS 33.1 MIN 22.3 PTS 1.9 OR 6.8 DR 8.7 REB 3.3 AST 1.3 STL 1.9 BLK 1.9 TO 1.8 PF 1.8 AST/TO 24.91 PER)

D. Schroder PG (22 GP 22 GS 30.6 MIN 13.6 PTS 0.6 OR 3 DR 3.6 REB 4.2 AST 1 STL 0.1 BLK 2 TO 2.6 PF 2.1 AST/TO 11.96 PER).

Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers 2/4/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Denver Nuggets

Denver are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver’s last 6 games.
Denver are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
Denver are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games against LA Lakers.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver’s last 6 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Denver’s last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Lakers.
Denver are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
Nuggets are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Denver are 4-8 SU in their last 12 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.

Los Angeles Lakers

LA Lakers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Lakers’ last 7 games.
LA Lakers are 14-4 SU in their last 18 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Lakers’ last 8 games against Denver.
LA Lakers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Lakers’ last 5 games when playing at home against Denver.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Lakers’ last 5 games this season.
LA Lakers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Lakers are 10-2 SU in their last 12 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
LA Lakers are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games played in February.

Injuries

Denver Nuggets

Gary Harris SG Thigh is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs LA Lakers
PJ Dozier PG Hamstring is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs LA Lakers
Greg Whittington PF Knee is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs LA Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers

LeBron James SF Ankle is probable Thursday vs Denver
Jared Dudley PF Calf is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs Denver
Anthony Davis PF Quad is probable Thursday vs Denver
Kostas Antetokounmpo SF Knee is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs Denver

Head-to-Head
Denver Nuggets Los Angeles Lakers
10-10-2000 Against the Spread 11-11-2000
15-5-2000 Straight Up 6-16-0
117 Points per Game 112
112 Points Allowed per Game 104
48.3 Offensive FG% 48.01
76.71 Offensive FT% 75.15
38.43 Offensive 3PT% 38.1
47.22 Defensive FG% 45.19
76.82 Defensive FT% 76.23
37.53 Defensive 3PT% 34.29

Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers Betting Picks

The NBA best bets have predicted the Los Angeles Lakers to win this game and cover the spread with ease. The Los Angeles Lakers are stronger than the Nuggets and they have a decent scoring offense to back them.

Moneyline: The ML set for the Nuggets in this game is +190 and the ML set for the Lakers in this -238.

ATS: The spread for the Nuggets is +6 (-115) and the spread for the Lakers is -6 (-105).

TOTALs: The total for the Nuggets will go over 219 (-110) and the total for the Lakers will go under 219 (-110).

Score Prediction: 115 – 112 Lakers