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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 NBA Picks and Previews

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

When: February 14, 2021 10:00 PM ET
Where: Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado
TV: ESPN
Stream: NBA League Pass

Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets 2/14/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Los Angeles Lakers -3 (-110) 217 o (-110) -143

Denver Nuggets
+3 (-110) 217 u (-110) +120
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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

Trends

Los Angeles Lakers

LA Lakers are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Lakers’ last 5 games.
LA Lakers are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games.
LA Lakers are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games against Denver.
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of LA Lakers’ last 17 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 13 of LA Lakers’ last 17 games when playing on the road against Denver.
LA Lakers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games this season.
Lakers are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
LA Lakers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games played on a Sunday.

Denver Nuggets

Denver are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Denver’s last 11 games.
Denver are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Denver’s last 9 games against LA Lakers.
Denver are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Denver’s last 17 games when playing at home against LA Lakers.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver’s last 7 games this season.
Denver are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Nuggets are 3-8 SU in their last 11 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.
Denver are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games played in February.

Injuries

Los Angeles Lakers

LeBron James SF Ankle is probable Sunday vs Denver
Anthony Davis PF Achilles is probable Sunday vs Denver
Alex Caruso SG Hand is probable Sunday vs Denver
Kostas Antetokounmpo SF Knee is OUT Sunday vs Denver

Denver Nuggets

Will Barton SG Personal is OUT Sunday vs LA Lakers
Gary Harris SG Thigh is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs LA Lakers
Jamal Murray PG Ankle is “?” Sunday vs LA Lakers
PJ Dozier PG Hamstring is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs LA Lakers
Greg Whittington PF Knee is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs LA Lakers

Head-to-Head
Los Angeles Lakers Denver Nuggets
13-14-0 Against the Spread 11-14-0
10-17-0 Straight Up 18-7-2000
113 Points per Game 115
105 Points Allowed per Game 111
48.62 Offensive FG% 48
75.28 Offensive FT% 77.24
36.43 Offensive 3PT% 37.82
44.98 Defensive FG% 47.1
77.18 Defensive FT% 76.34
33.99 Defensive 3PT% 36.74

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