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Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers 9/26/2020 Odds Picks and Prediction

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Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers 9-26-2020 Odds Picks and Prediction

Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers 9/26/2020 – The Los Angeles Lakers are pushing the Denver Nuggets to the brink of elimination as they now own a 3-1 lead. They hope to get the first ticket to the 2020 NBA Finals when both teams clash again in Game 5 this Saturday, September 26. The match will be held at the AdventHealth Arena in Wesley Chapel, Florida and it will be TNT that owns the broadcast rights. The same feed will be given to the live streaming partners in NBA League Pass and SofaScore and they will begin the feed at 9:00 p.m Eastern Time. The Los Angeles Lakers are seen as the safe bet to win Game 5 according to NBA Betting over the Denver Nuggets.

Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers 9/26/2020

When: September 26, 2020 9:00 PM ET
Where: AdventHealth Arena, Wesley Chapel, Florida
TV: TNT
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers 9/26/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Denver Nuggets +6 (-110) 214.5 o (-110) +195

Los Angeles Lakers
-6 (-110) 214.5 u (-110) -235
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Denver Nuggets Betting

The Denver Nuggets are now down 1-3 against the Los Angeles Lakers and they are in very familiar territory once again. This should be the third time they are down 1-3 for this playoffs and they overcame both. Jamal Murray is the highest scorer of Game 4 and he had 32 points along with eight assists. Jerami Grant followed with 17 points while Nikola Jokic underachieved with 16 points, seven rebounds and four assists. Both shot 6-of-13 from the field. Michael Porter Jr. came off the bench with 13 points and eight rebounds while Monte Morris had a good night with 12 points.

Players to Watch: J. Murray PG GP 18 GS 18 MIN 39.4 PTS 26.9 OR 1 DR 3.9 REB 4.9 AST 6.6 STL 0.9 BLK 0.3 TO 2.7 PF 2.2 AST/TO 2.5 PER 24.78

N. Jokic C GP 18 GS 18 MIN 36.9 PTS 24.7 OR 1.9 DR 8.1 REB 10 AST 5.8 STL 0.9 BLK 0.8 TO 3.4 PF 3.5 AST/TO 1.7 PER 24.9

M. Porter Jr. PF GP 18 GS 3 MIN 24.1 PTS 11.4 OR 1.2 DR 5.8 REB 6.9 AST 0.9 STL 0.7 BLK 0.3 TO 1.4 PF 2.3 AST/TO 0.6 PER 16.24.

Los Angeles Lakers Betting

The Los Angeles Lakers outlasted the Denver Nuggets in their last game to own a commanding 3-1 lead heading to Game 5. Anthony Davis came up with a better performance doing 34 points, five rebounds, three assists and three steals. He came off from a bad fall and doubtful for Game 5. LeBron James will be the player to watch as he did 26 points, nine rebounds and eight assists. Dwight Howard started at center and he finished with a double-double of 12 points and 11 rebounds while Rajon Rondo was also an asset from the bench doing 11 points, seven assists and five boards.

Players to watch: A. Davis PF GP 14 GS 14 MIN 36.1 PTS 28.9 OR 2.5 DR 7.1 REB 9.6 AST 3.6 STL 1.1 BLK 1.2 TO 2.6 PF 2.5 AST/TO 1.4 PER 30.55

L. James SF GP 14 GS 14 MIN 34.6 PTS 25.9 OR 0.9 DR 9 REB 9.9 AST 8.8 STL 1.3 BLK 1.1 TO 4.4 PF 1.8 AST/TO 2 PER 28.83

K. Kuzma PF GP 14 GS 0 MIN 23.9 PTS 10.7 OR 0.9 DR 2.4 REB 3.2 AST 0.9 STL 0.4 BLK 0.4 TO 1 PF 2.4 AST/TO 0.9 PER 11.46.

Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers 9/26/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Denver Nuggets

Denver are 11-3-1 ATS in their last 15 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Denver’s last 12 games.
Denver are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against LA Lakers.
Denver are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
Nuggets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Lakers.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Denver’s last 12 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Denver are 5-11 SU in their last 16 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Denver’s last 12 games played in September.

Los Angeles Lakers

LA Lakers are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Lakers’ last 7 games against Denver.
LA Lakers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games at home.
Lakers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games when playing at home against Denver.
LA Lakers are 11-2 SU in their last 13 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Lakers’ last 6 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
LA Lakers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games played on a Saturday.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Lakers’ last 6 games played on a Saturday when at home.

Injuries

Denver Nuggets

Will Barton SG Knee is out indefinitely
Jamal Murray PG Knee is probable Saturday vs LA Lakers
Vlatko Cancar SF Foot is out indefinitely

Los Angeles Lakers

LeBron James SF Thigh is probable Saturday vs Denver
Dion Waiters SG Groin is “?” Saturday vs Denver
Anthony Davis PF Ankle is probable Saturday vs Denver

Head-to-Head
Denver Nuggets Los Angeles Lakers
44-41-6 Against the Spread 44-39-2
46-42-3 Straight Up 40-45-0
107 Points per Game 114
109 Points Allowed per Game 107
47.32 Offensive FG% 48.19
78.34 Offensive FT% 73.11
36.4 Offensive 3PT% 34.95
46.46 Defensive FG% 44.88
76.26 Defensive FT% 78.25
36.08 Defensive 3PT% 35.17

Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers Betting Picks

The Los Angeles Lakers are looking to avoid being one of the Denver Nuggets 3-1 victims and expect them to come out fighting for that 2020 NBA Finals slot. Top Online Sportsbook has them winning by a fair margin but everything could change if Anthony Davis decides not to play in Game 5.

Moneyline: The Nuggets are the underdogs in this game and they are given an ML of +195 while the Lakers are at -235.

ATS: It is six points between both teams across the spread with the Lakers taking the -6 while the Nuggets are on the other end with +6.

TOTALs: The given total for both teams to reach in Game 5 is 214.5 points. Lakers are going under and the Nuggets are over.

Score Prediction: 111 – 108 Lakers