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Los Angeles Lakers at Denver Nuggets Betting Pick and Odds

Pepsi Center features an NBA battle between the host Denver Nuggets and the visiting Los Angeles Lakers in basketball betting action on Tuesday.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Nuggets to win this game 112-98. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Lakers will look to vanquish their hosts on Tuesday, as they are 9-18 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Denver Nuggets are 12-13-2 ATS. Los Angeles is 12-15 against the points scored total betting line, while Denver is 15-12 versus the line. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Denver vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The Nuggets - Lakers betting odds would favor the Nuggets if the lines were set according to power rankings. Denver is rated No. 21 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Los Angeles Lakers sit at No. 30.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Denver's No. 22-ranked offense (98.7 PPG) against a Los Angeles Lakers defense that ranks No. 29 at 107.19 PPG. The Denver Nuggets have averaged 43.25% from the field per game, more than the Los Angeles Lakers have managed so far this NBA season (41.18% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Lakers were blown out by Oklahoma City on Saturday, losing by a 118-78 final at Chesapeake Energy Arena in basketball betting action.

Denver got 32 points from Will Barton en route to a 130-125 loss at the hands of Denver on Sunday at Pepsi Center.

Betting Trends
  • LA Lakers is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • LA Lakers is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Lakers's last 6 games
  • LA Lakers is 3-10 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
  • Denver is 5-8-2 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Denver is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Denver's last 5 games
  • Denver is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles home to Oklahoma City, Wednesday, December 23rd
Denver at Phoenix, Wednesday, December 23rd