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Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets 2/12/2020 Odds Picks and Previews

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Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets 2-12-2020 Odds Picks and Previews

Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets 2/12/2020 – The Denver Nuggets are on a roll as they are riding a four-game winning streak and they hope to extend that in this next match. They will be hosting the Los Angeles Lakers next and it will happen at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado this Wednesday, February 12 at 10:00 pm Eastern Time. ESPN holds the broadcast rights and they will be sharing the feed to NBA League Pass and SofaScore for the online live stream. Even if the Lakers winning back-to-back games, the Nuggets are given the advantage by NBA Betting Line Picks to win over the Los Angeles Lakers.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets 2/12/2020

When: February 12, 2020 10:00 PM ET
Where: Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado
TV: ESPN
Stream: NBA League Pass / SofaScore

Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets 2/12/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Los Angeles Lakers -1 (-108) 219.5 o (-110) -125

Denver Nuggets
+1 (-108) 219.5 u (-110) +105
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Los Angeles Lakers Betting

The Los Angeles Lakers have won four of their last six games since Kobe Bryant passed away from an unfortunate helicopter crash. They have won back-to-back games against the Phoenix Suns and Golden State Warriors. Both games, the Lakers reached 125 points. LeBron James has been controlling the floor for the Lakers as he always poses a triple-double threat in every game he plays this season. Anthony Davis is the best scorer for the team with 26.5 points along with 9.4 rebounds and 2.4 blocks. It is forecasted that the Lakers need more help at the point guard position but Rajon Rondo recently has been playing great and his production may just do it for the Lakers.

Players to watch: A. Davis PF 45 GP 45 GS 34.5 MIN 26.5 PTS 2.1 OR 7.1 DR 9.2 REB 3.3 AST 1.6 STL 2.4 BLK 2.4 TO 2.4 PF 1.4 AST/TO 28.43 PER

L. James SF 50 GP 50 GS 34.7 MIN 24.8 PTS 1 OR 6.7 DR 7.7 REB 10.7 AST 1.3 STL 0.4 BLK 4.1 TO 1.7 PF 2.6 AST/TO 25.3 PER

K. Kuzma PF 43 GP 6 GS 24.9 MIN 12.8 PTS 0.9 OR 3.5 DR 4.5 REB 1.3 AST 0.4 STL 0.4 BLK 1.6 TO 1.8 PF 0.8 AST/TO 12.32 PER

Denver Nuggets Betting

Nikola Jokic has been a force in the league from both ends of the floor and his gameplay has been the main reason why they have won 8 of their last 10 games. This team is poised to make a good run as they have some core players back and healthy. Jamaal Murray has been the second-best scorer for the team while Millsap is very serviceable in this league and he is back from the injury. Look for this team to capitalize Jokic but the wing players should be ready for the knockouts that he will give out.

Players to Watch: N. Jokic C 54 GP 54 GS 32.4 MIN 20.6 PTS 2.5 OR 7.8 DR 10.2 REB 6.9 AST 1.1 STL 0.7 BLK 3 TO 3.1 PF 2.3 AST/TO 25.37 PER

J. Murray PG 44 GP 44 GS 32.1 MIN 18.6 PTS 0.8 OR 3.2 DR 4 REB 4.6 AST 1.3 STL 0.3 BLK 2.2 TO 1.8 PF 2.1 AST/TO 17.9 PER

P. Millsap PF 34 GP 32 GS 24.6 MIN 12.2 PTS 2 OR 4 DR 6 REB 1.5 AST 0.9 STL 0.7 BLK 1.2 TO 2.8 PF 1.2 AST/TO 18.27 PER

Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets 2/12/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Los Angeles Lakers

The total has gone OVER in 11 of LA Lakers’ last 15 games.
LA Lakers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Lakers are 6-12 ATS in their last 18 games against Denver.
LA Lakers are 6-12 SU in their last 18 games against Denver.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of LA Lakers’ last 10 games on the road.
LA Lakers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Denver.
Lakers are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games this season.
LA Lakers are 11-2 SU in their last 13 games against an opponent in the Western conference.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Lakers’ last 7 games against an opponent in the Northwest division.

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.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Denver’s last 6 games against LA Lakers.
Denver are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games at home.
Denver are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games when playing at home against LA Lakers.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Denver’s last 5 games this season.
Denver are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western conference.
Denver are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Pacific division.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Denver’s last 5 games played in February.

Injuries

Los Angeles Lakers

DeMarcus Cousins PF Knee is out for season

Denver Nuggets

Will Barton SG Knee is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs LA Lakers
Mason Plumlee C Foot is OUT 2-4 weeks
Jamal Murray PG Ankle is probable Wednesday vs LA Lakers
PJ Dozier PG Hip is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs LA Lakers
Michael Porter Jr. SF Ankle is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs LA Lakers

Head-to-Head
Los Angeles Lakers Denver Nuggets
27-24 Against the Spread 25-23
26-26 Straight Up 24-30
114 Points per Game 110
107 Points Allowed per Game 106
48.71 Offensive FG% 46.26
73.61 Offensive FT% 77.61
36.31 Offensive 3PT% 35.2
44.58 Defensive FG% 45.54
78.03 Defensive FT% 75.26
34.69 Defensive 3PT% 33.83

Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Betting Picks

The Lakers are considered the underdogs in this game as the Nuggets have some key people back in their roster. Having a good record at home is one of the factors why Best Sports Book gives them the upper hand.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Lakers is at +155 while on the other side, the Nuggets are at -175.

ATS: Lakers are sitting on +5.5 across the spread for this game. On the other hand, Nuggets are at -5.5.

TOTALs: It is predicted that both teams will reach the 216.5 point mark for this game and bothe teams are going under.

Score Prediction: 112 – 105 Nuggets