Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets 9/22/2020 Odds Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets 9/22/2020 – Game 2 ended in a way that history will remember it as the huge win for the Los Angeles Lakers. They now own a commanding 2-0 in their best-of-seven series against the Denver Nuggets and their matchup will happen on Tuesday, September 20. It will still be in “The Bubble” located at Advent HealthArena in Wesley Chapel, Florida. ESPN holds the broadcast rights for this game and they will start airing it live at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time. For those who prefer to watch on the live stream, it will be made available at NBA League Pass and Sofascore. This is going to be tough for the Denver Nuggets to come back from as NBA Betting sees the Los Angeles Lakers taking a 3-0 lead after Game 3.
Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets 9/22/2020
Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets 9/22/2020 Betting Odds
Los Angeles Lakers Betting
The Los Angeles Lakers had one historic finish as Anthony Davis hits a buzzer-beater three-point shot to take Game 2, 105-103. Davis finished as the team’s top scorer with 31 points while also contributing nine boards, two assists and two blocks. LeBron James also had a good night doing 26 points, 11 rebounds, four assists and two blocks. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Danny Green each contributed 11 points while Alex Caruso came off the bench with nine. Rajon Rondo had three points but bulk of his contributions is controlling the offense and finished with nine assists.
Players to watch: A. Davis PF GP 12 GS 12 MIN 35.1 PTS 28.7 OR 2.8 DR 7.8 REB 10.7 AST 3.9 STL 1 BLK 1.4 TO 2.5 PF 2.4 AST/TO 1.6 PER 31.7
L. James SF GP 12 GS 12 MIN 34.2 PTS 25.6 OR 0.9 DR 9.1 REB 10 AST 8.7 STL 1.3 BLK 1.1 TO 4.6 PF 1.8 AST/TO 1.9 PER 28.78
K. Kuzma PF GP 12 GS 0 MIN 24.1 PTS 10.8 OR 1 DR 2.7 REB 3.7 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 0.4 TO 1 PF 2.6 AST/TO 0.9 PER 11.71.
Denver Nuggets Betting
The Denver Nuggets missed their chance to tie the series and ended up with a demoralizing defeat against the Los Angeles Lakers. Nikola Jokic did his best to chase the Lakers lead in the fourth but fell short. He finished with 30 points, nine assists, six rebounds and four steals. Jamal Murray was just behind him doing 25 points, six rebounds, four assists, two steals and two blocks. Off the bench, Michael Porter Jr. was the best contributor and he was accurate at the 6-of-9 front the field to contribute 15 points, four rebounds and two three-pointers. Monte Morris has notable night doing nine points in 13 minutes of playing time.
Players to Watch: J. Murray PG GP 16 GS 16 MIN 38.8 PTS 26.6 OR 0.9 DR 3.9 REB 4.8 AST 6.1 STL 0.9 BLK 0.3 TO 2.5 PF 2.3 AST/TO 2.5 PER 24.35
N. Jokic C GP 16 GS 16 MIN 36.9 PTS 25.4 OR 1.8 DR 8.4 REB 10.2 AST 5.9 STL 0.9 BLK 0.9 TO 3.4 PF 3.4 AST/TO 1.7 PER 25.45
M. Porter Jr. PF GP 16 GS 3 MIN 24.5 PTS 11.5 OR 1.3 DR 5.7 REB 6.9 AST 0.8 STL 0.6 BLK 0.4 TO 1.3 PF 2.2 AST/TO 0.7 PER 15.88.
Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets 9/22/2020 Betting Numbers
Los Angeles Lakers
LA Lakers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Denver are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Los Angeles Lakers
Dion Waiters SG Groin is downgraded to doubtful Tuesday vs Denver
Will Barton SG Knee is out indefinitely
Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Betting Picks
The Los Angeles Lakers took the heart out of the Denver Nuggets in Game 2. Basketball analysts see that the Nuggets will have a hard time to get over the tough loss and it also reflects in Online Sportsbook that the Lakers will win with a fair margin.
Moneyline: The Lakers as the favorites to win will take an ML of -270 while the Nuggets are at +230 if they manage to steal a victory.
ATS: The given spread for both teams in this game is at 6.5 points with the Lakers owning the -6.5 while the Nuggets are on the far side with +6.5.
TOTALs: The given total for Game three is 214 points with the Nuggets going under and the Lakers are over.
Score Prediction: 113 – 102 Lakers