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 – 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
Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers 2/4/2021 Betting Odds
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
Denver are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
Los Angeles Lakers
LA Lakers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Gary Harris SG Thigh is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs LA Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
LeBron James SF Ankle is probable Thursday vs Denver
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