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Lakers vs Nuggets NBA Betting Pick and Prediction

Lakers vs Nuggets NBA Betting Pick and PredictionTonight, we got some exciting NBA Playoff action as the first round continues. For this basketball betting pick, we are looking at game 2 of the Western Conference quarterfinals best of 7 series. Thus, we examine the matchup between the No. 7 seed, Los Angeles Lakers and the No. 2 Seed Denver Nuggets. Can the Nuggets widen the gap or will the Lakers even the playing field? Here is my take on this game with my Lakers vs Nuggets NBA Betting Pick, prediction, and analysis!

The game will begin at 10:00 PM ET at Ball Arena giving the Nuggets the home advantage. Denver is the clear favorite with a -300 moneyline and a -7.5 pointspread. In addition, the sportsbooks are expecting a high scoring game with the total at 223.5. Looking at how the line has been moving, most people are betting on the over as the juice is at -115.

Many analytics models are giving the Nuggets a 75% chance of defeating Los Angeles, However, the odds of them covering the spread is not as good with such a large spread. For those betting on basketball, the total might be the best wager if you are worried them covering.

For NBA Bookies or those looking to become an NBA bookie, this game is a good exercise in watching the line closely. This is because you will be seeing a lot of shifting as most people bet on the favorite. However, it is also an opportunity as the line may start to move soon and give you a better money line odds.

Lakers vs Nuggets NBA Betting Odds






 +7.5 -115




 -7.5 -105




Lakers vs Nuggets NBA Betting Prediction - 4/22/2024

Last Saturday, the Nuggets easily won against the Lakers 114-103 and they expect to have the same results tonight. At the moment, Los Angeles is trailing Denver in this series by one game despite 32 points made by Anthony Davis.

During the game, the Lakers committed 12 turnovers to only 6 by Denver. In addition, they were outrebounded by the Nuggets 49-40. Needless to say, the Lakers lost an opportunity to take the lead since they had the home advantage.

Bookie Software analytics also show that last Saturday, the Nuggets were shooting 46.1 overall and 35.7% from the three-point line. In addition, the 5 started all scored in te double-figureswith Jokic leading the pack with 32 points.

Lakers vs Nuggets NBA Betting Pick

Bet on Nuggets at -7.5

The Nuggets have been the bane of the Lakers this season beating them 3 out of 3 times during the regular season. IN addition, they hace covered the spread in 6 of their last games against the lakes. Last but not least, they have won their last 9 straight games against the Lakes.

Therefore, betting on the spread is a no-brainer if you want to make the most money from that game. I predict that the Denver Nuggets will win and cover the spread with a final score of 118-105.

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