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Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets Western Conference Picks

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Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets NBA Betting Odds

There’s been a lot of eyes tuning in to the Lakers this season, given that they acquired LeBron James during the offseason. And since the Lakers are sitting above .500, it’s safe to say that things have worked out so far. Online NBA betting players can catch LA in tonight’s Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets Western Conference matchup. The Nuggets are having a successful season and will pose a significant challenge for the LeBron-led Lakers. So, what kind of legal betting odds are the Lakers facing on the road this evening?

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets – Tuesday, November 27th     

When: 9:00 pm ET

Where: Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado

TV: NBATV

Stream: NBA League Pass

Online NBA Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Lakers +3½ (-110) 218½ (-110)   +145
Nuggets -3½ (-110) 218½ (-110) -165
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Los Angeles Lakers         

The Lakers charge into this evening’s matchup sporting an 11-8 record that ranks them 3rd overall in the Pacific Division and 7th overall in the Western Conference. All in all the Lakers are right in the middle of the pack and will be looking to climb the conference ladder in order to secure a spot in this year’s postseason. The Clippers currently lead the West since they sport a slightly better win percentage than the Warriors, who are currently shooting themselves in the foot. This matchup will mark the second time these two have faced each other. The first one took place in Los Angeles and saw the Lakers deliver a breathtaking 121-114 upset over Denver. Notwithstanding those results, the online NBA betting odds are sticking with Denver this time around. Ultimately Los Angeles is 3-1 in their last 4 and will be vying to prove those odds wrong this evening.

Players to Watch: LeBron James (28.3 ppg, 7.9 rpg, 6.9 apg), Kyle Kuzma (16.4 ppg, 4.8 rpg, 1.4 apg), and Brandon Ingram (15.8 ppg, 4.6 rpg, 2.1 apg).

Denver Nuggets

The Nuggets tumble into this Tuesday night matchup sporting a 13-7 record that ranks them No. 1 overall in the Northwest Division and 3rd in the Western Conference. Clearly Denver ranks amongst a conference elite and will be looking to maintain that status as the season develops. Naturally, a win over LeBron James would help them out tremendously in that department. Entering tonight’s action riding a 3-game winning streak, it’s looking like Denver has the momentum to take care of things at home this evening.

Players to Watch: Jamal Murray (17.4 ppg, 4.4 rpg, 4.6 apg), Gary Harris (16.8 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 3.0 apg), and Nikola Jokic (16.8 ppg, 9.9 rpg, 7.2 apg).

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 5 of LA Lakers’ last 6 games when playing on the road against Denver
  • LA Lakers is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Denver
  • LA Lakers is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Denver
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 10 of Denver’s last 13 games when playing LA Lakers
  • Denver is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games when playing LA Lakers
  • Denver is 15-7 ATS in its last 22 games when playing LA Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets Betting Picks

So which side should cell phone betting fans take in Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets matchup? All in all, Denver looks like a better pick at home here. This one is a bit of a tossup and could go either way though. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 102-98 Denver.

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