Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers 8/10/2020 – Two top teams in the NBA Western Conference are set to clash and both are looking to bounce back from tough losses. It is the Denver Nuggets taking on the Los Angeles Lakers this coming Monday, August 10 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Arena in Reunion, Florida. It will be ESPN that will be broadcasting the game live at 9:00 PM Eastern Time. For those who want to catch the game via online live streaming, the options will be an NBA League Pass subscription or SofaScore. The Los Angeles Lakers may have secured the top playoff spot in their conference but they are looking to get some momentum before the playoffs. They are seen as the favorites to win by NBA Game Odds in this game over the Denver Nuggets.
Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers 8/10/2020
|When:||August 10, 2020 9:00 PM ET|
|Where:||ESPN Wide World of Sports Arena, Reunion, Florida|
|Stream:||NBA League Pass, SofaScore|
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— Denver Nuggets (@nuggets) August 10, 2020
Denver Nuggets Betting
The Denver Nuggets won one tough double overtime match against the Utah Jazz in their last match, 134-132. Nikola Jokic had a solid night doing 30 points, 11 rebounds, seven assists and three steals. Michael Porter Jr. is getting more consistent inside the bubble with 23 points, 11 rebounds, two steals and a block while Jamaal Murray also stuffed up the stat sheet with 23 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists. Jerami Grant came off the bench with 21 points while Monte Morris chipped in with 15 points. Tony Craing rounds up the double-digit scorers with 11 points and seven assists.
Players to Watch: N. Jokic C GP 70 GS 70 MIN 32.5 PTS 20.4 OR 2.4 DR 7.7 REB 10 AST 7 STL 1.2 BLK 0.6 TO 3.2 PF 3.1 AST/TO 2.2 PER 25.02
J. Murray PG GP 56 GS 56 MIN 32.9 PTS 18.9 OR 0.8 DR 3.3 REB 4.1 AST 4.9 STL 1.1 BLK 0.3 TO 2.3 PF 1.8 AST/TO 2.2 PER 17.56
W. Barton SF GP 58 GS 58 MIN 33 PTS 15.1 OR 1.3 DR 5 REB 6.3 AST 3.7 STL 1.1 BLK 0.5 TO 1.5 PF 2.1 AST/TO 2.4 PER 15.71.
Los Angeles Lakers Betting
The Los Angeles Lakers tasted another bitter loss inside the bubble and this time it was against the Indiana Pacers by five points, 111-116. LeBron James had 31 points, eight rebounds and seven assists while Quinn Cook stepped up with 21 points with five three-pointers. Anthony Davis had an off night shooting just 21% from the field to finish with just 8 points along with eight rebounds, four assists, two steals and two blocks. Dwight Howard came off the bench with a double-double of 10 points and 12 rebounds while Kyle Kuzma also had a tough night sinking only 21% of his 14 shots.
Players to watch: A. Davis PF GP 61 GS 61 MIN 34.3 PTS 26.1 OR 2.3 DR 7.1 REB 9.4 AST 3.2 STL 1.4 BLK 2.3 TO 2.5 PF 2.5 AST/TO 1.3 PER 27.4
L. James SF GP 65 GS 65 MIN 34.8 PTS 25.4 OR 1 DR 7 REB 8 AST 10.3 STL 1.2 BLK 0.5 TO 3.9 PF 1.8 AST/TO 2.6 PER 25.57
K. Kuzma PF GP 60 GS 8 MIN 24.9 PTS 12.6 OR 0.9 DR 3.6 REB 4.5 AST 1.3 STL 0.4 BLK 0.4 TO 1.5 PF 2.1 AST/TO 0.9 PER 11.85.
Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers 8/10/2020 Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver’s last 5 games.
Denver are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games on the road.
Denver are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games when playing on the road against LA Lakers.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver’s last 6 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Denver’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Denver are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.
Los Angeles Lakers
LA Lakers are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of LA Lakers’ last 9 games.
LA Lakers are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 12 of LA Lakers’ last 18 games against Denver.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Lakers’ last 6 games at home.
LA Lakers are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games when playing at home against Denver.
LA Lakers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of LA Lakers’ last 10 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
LA Lakers are 11-3 SU in their last 14 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
LA Lakers are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games played in August.
Will Barton SG Knee is downgraded to OUT Monday vs LA Lakers
Gary Harris SG Hip is downgraded to OUT Monday vs LA Lakers
Vlatko Cancar SF Foot is downgraded to OUT Monday vs LA Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
Rajon Rondo PG Thumb is OUT 6-8 weeks
Danny Green SG Hip is upgraded to probable Monday vs Denver
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope SG Ankle is OUT Monday vs Denver
|Denver Nuggets||Los Angeles Lakers|
|31-33-6||Against the Spread||36-32-1|
|111||Points per Game||113|
|108||Points Allowed per Game||107|
Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers Betting Picks
The Los Angeles Lakers are coming in as the huge favorites by Online Sportsbook to win in this game over the Denver Nuggets. The key matchup here would be Anthony Davis against Nikola Jokic. LeBron James has not many defenders in the Denver roster that could guard him and that will be the big kicker.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Nuggets for this game is at +100 while the Lakers are at – 120 as the favorites.
ATS: The total spread between both teams is 5.5 points with the Nuggets taking the +5.5 while the Lakers are at -5.5.
TOTALs: 220 is the given total for both teams to reach. It is the Nuggets the team going over while the Lakers are under.
Score Prediction: 114 – 107 Lakers