Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Game 2 Odds & Betting Trends

Written by on September 19, 2020

On Sunday (September 20, 2020), the Los Angeles Lakers (52-19, 9-2) square off against the Denver Nuggets (46-27, 8-7) in a game that Los Angeles is currently a substantial favorite by 10.5 points. A 225.5-point total has been set for the matchup. Tip-off for Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals is scheduled for 7:30 PM ET at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Reunion, Florida.

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Betting Information

Lakers vs Nuggets Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Lakers -10.5 -117 -117 225.5 -117 -117

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Lakers vs Nuggets
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Nuggets (+10.5) Under (225.5) Lakers 113 Nuggets 107

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Head to Head

Los Angeles has a 4-1 record in head-to-head matchups with Denver this season. The Lakers have an advantage against the spread as well (3-2) when playing the Nuggets.

Lakers vs Nuggets in 2019-20
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
9/18/2020 Lakers -7 210 -303 243 126-114 LAL
8/10/2020 Lakers -5 223 -210 175 124-121 LAL
2/12/2020 Lakers -3.5 220.5 -157 131 120-116 LAL
12/22/2019 Lakers -2 208.5 -141 118 128-104 DEN
12/3/2019 Nuggets -3 208 -141 119 105-96 LAL

Lakers Betting Information

  • Los Angeles and its opponents have converted the over just 39 times in 82 (47.6%) games this season.
  • Against the spread, Los Angeles has been strong this season, posting a 44-37-1 record.
  • The Lakers have covered half the time, going 12-12 against the spread when favored by at least 10.5 points.
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Nuggets Betting Information

  • Denver has covered the spread in more than half of its contests, going 44-40-3 ATS.
  • When they are at least 10.5-point underdogs, the Nuggets have fared well, going 1-0 against the spread.
  • In most of Denver’s games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (44 out of 88 games, 50%).
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Over/Under Analysis

Lakers vs Nuggets Total Facts
Games Over 225.5 % of Games Over 225.5 Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
Lakers 34 41.5% 113.7 224.3 107.4 216.6 221.1
Nuggets 35 39.8% 110.6 224.3 109.2 216.6 219.8

Lakers Leaders

  • The Lakers points and rebounds leader is Anthony Davis. He puts up 26.1 points per game and adds 9.3 rebounds.
  • Los Angeles’ assists leader is LeBron James, who averages 10.2 per game.
  • James is the top three-point shooter for the Lakers, knocking down 2.2 per game.
  • Davis grabs 1.5 steals and 2.3 blocks per game, both team-high averages.

Nuggets Leaders

  • Nikola Jokic has shown out this season to lead the Nuggets in points (19.9 per game), rebounds (9.7 per game), and assists (7.0 per game).
  • Denver’s Gary Harris has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.4 per game and Bol Bol is first in blocks with 1.0 per game.
  • Jamal Murray leads the Nuggets in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 1.9 made threes per game.

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