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Denver Nuggets Betting Favorite by -3 Against Los Angeles Lakers on Friday

The Los Angeles Lakers will be trying to slam the Denver Nuggets on Friday when the teams tip off at STAPLES Center in NBA betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Los Angeles Lakers opened as 3-point underdogs at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 214.5 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 108-102 win for the Lakers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Lakers bring a 15-55 record (33-37 ATS) to the battle against the 30-42 Denver Nuggets, who are 38-30-4 ATS. Fans OVER/UNDER betting have seen Los Angeles Lakers go 31-38-1 so far and the Denver Nuggets go 42-28-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Denver injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 19-rated Los Angeles Lakers and the No. 15-ranked Denver Nuggets, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Los Angeles's No. 20-rated NBA squad against Denver's No. 7-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Los Angeles rates No. 21 in the league with 7.85 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 20 with 7.9 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Philadelphia was victimized for 27 points and 27 rebounds by Emmanuel Mudiay as the Nuggets defeated the 76ers 104-103 in NBA action on Wednesday.

Los Angeles got 19 points from Julius Randle but lost anyway 119-107 against the Suns on Wednesday at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Denver is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Denver is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver's last 7 games
  • Denver is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • LA Lakers is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • LA Lakers is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Lakers's last 9 games
  • LA Lakers is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Denver at Los Angeles, Sunday, March 27th
Los Angeles home to Washington, Sunday, March 27th