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NBA Betting Pick - Los Angeles Lakers -4.5 Point Underdogs vs Denver Nuggets

The Los Angeles Lakers will try to cover the point spread at STAPLES Center on Sunday when they get a visit from the Denver Nuggets in NBA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sports bettors looking to pick the Los Angeles Lakers as their prediction for this matchup, they were listed earlier as 4.5-point underdogs on the betting odds board at Bovada. Those betting on the total over/under for points scored have seen that line set at 219 for Sunday at shops such as MyBookie.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 113-102 result in favor of the Nuggets. 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 currently sport a record of 6-10, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 7-9 ATS. The Denver Nuggets are 9-6 and 6-9 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Lakers post a 7-9 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Nuggets have gone 6-9 against the total number of points scored. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Denver injuries news.

The Odds Shark betting Power Rankings have the Los Angeles Lakers at No. 17 and the Denver Nuggets at No. 12 heading into this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Denver Nuggets rank No. 11 in the league with 44.87 per game. That compares with Los Angeles's No. 1 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Los Angeles is the NBA's No. 30-ranked team at 7 per game, while the Denver Nuggets rate No. 15 with 10.67 per contest.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Denver cruised to victory on Friday, running New Orleans out of the gym and running up a 146-114 score at Pepsi Center.

The Lakers wasted a 30-point performance from Kyle Kuzma as Phoenix ran past them 122-113 on Friday at STAPLES Center.

Betting Trends
  • Denver is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Denver's last 20 games
  • Denver is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Denver is 2-4 SU 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 4 of LA Lakers's last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Lakers's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Denver at Sacramento, Monday, November 20th
Los Angeles home to Chicago, Tuesday, November 21st