Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets 2/14/2021 NBA Picks and Previews
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Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets 2/14/2021 – A Western Conference play is all set to take place as Los Angeles Lakers take on Denver Nuggets from Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado. Los Angeles Lakers are at the second spot in the Western Conference play behind the Utah Jazz in the top position. The Lakers will enter this game riding a hot seven-game winning streak. As for the Denver Nuggets, they are holding a 14-11 record on the season and are looking forward to continuing their winning streak. The NBA expert picks are up and running as the Lakers try to defeat the Nuggets at home.
Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets 2/14/2021
Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets 2/14/2021 Betting Odds
Los Angeles Lakers Betting
The Lakers are just one game behind the Jazz and they are holding a 21-6 record on the season. Los Angeles is two games ahead of the Clippers in the third spot. In their last game, they defeated the Grizzlies with a final score of 115-105. Lebron James is the leader in scoring for the Lakers with an average of close to 26 points per game. James is also the leader in assists with 7.9. When it comes to rebounds, Anthony Davis is the leader with 8.6 per game.
Players to watch: L. James SF 27 GP 27 GS 34.7 MIN 25.6 PTS 0.6 OR 7.3 DR 7.9 REB 7.9 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 3.8 TO 1.6 PF 2.1 AST/TO 24.14 PER
A. Davis PF 22 GP 22 GS 33.7 MIN 22.9 PTS 2 OR 6.5 DR 8.6 REB 3.1 AST 1.4 STL 1.9 BLK 2 TO 1.9 PF 1.5 AST/TO 24.64 PER
D. Schroder PG 27 GP 27 GS 31.2 MIN 14.1 PTS 0.6 OR 3.2 DR 3.8 REB 4.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.1 BLK 2.1 TO 2.7 PF 2 AST/TO 12.67 PER.
Denver Nuggets Betting
Denver Nuggets are holding a 14-11 record on the season and they are behind the Spurs. The Nuggets are ahead of the Warriors and are three games ahead of the .500 mark. In their last game, Denver took out the Thunder with a final score of 97-95. It was one of those entertaining games on the season. Nikola Jokic is the leader in scoring, rebound and assists for the Nuggets with close to 27, 12 and nine on average per game.
Players to watch: N. Jokic C 25 GP 25 GS 35.9 MIN 26.7 PTS 3 OR 8.3 DR 11.3 REB 8.6 AST 1.6 STL 0.6 BLK 3.5 TO 3.1 PF 2.5 AST/TO 31.02 PER
J. Murray PG 23 GP 23 GS 34.8 MIN 18.3 PTS 0.7 OR 3.3 DR 4 REB 4.4 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 2 TO 2.2 PF 2.2 AST/TO 14.65 PER
M. Porter Jr. SF 15 GP 8 GS 26.8 MIN 14.9 PTS 1.3 OR 4.9 DR 6.2 REB 0.9 AST 1.1 STL 1.1 BLK 1.1 TO 2 PF 0.9 AST/TO 20.3 PER.
Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets 2/14/2021 Betting Numbers
Los Angeles Lakers
LA Lakers are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games.
Denver are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Los Angeles Lakers
LeBron James SF Ankle is probable Sunday vs Denver
Will Barton SG Personal is OUT Sunday vs LA Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Betting Picks
The NBA odds are set for the Lakers to win this game and cover the spread. The Nuggets are a decent team, but the Lakers are strong with their scoring and defensive unit. Back the Lakers to win this game.
Moneyline: -143 is the set ML for the Lakers and +120 for the Nuggets.
ATS: -3 (-110) is the spread for the Lakers and +3 (-110) is the spread for the Nuggets.
TOTALs: Over 217 is the totals for Los Angeles and under 217 is the total for the Nuggets.
Score Prediction: 127 – 122 Lakers