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NBA Betting Pick - Los Angeles Lakers -7 Point Underdogs vs Denver Nuggets

Los Angeles Lakers


Denver Nuggets
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 9:00 PM ET
Pepsi Center

Los Angeles travels to Denver on Tuesday, hoping to boost its 9-22 mark with a victory over the Nuggets.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Opening Odds and Betting Line

Odds makers at 5Dimes opened the Denver Nuggets as -7-point Favorite in this betting matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER betting line was sitting around 214 earlier at GTbets.eu.

Computer Prediction: Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Pick

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 102-98 result in favor of the Nuggets today. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Lakers will try to spoil the party on Tuesday; they are 15-15-1 ATS against the betting spread this NBA season, while the Denver Nuggets are 11-18-2 ATS. Los Angeles is 17-13-1 vs the betting total points scored; Denver is 11-17-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Denver vs Los Angeles injuries news.

This game pits the Denver Nuggets, currently No. 15 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Los Angeles Lakers, who rate No. 20 in the most recent survey update.

How Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Stats Matchup

The game also pits Denver's No. 16-ranked offense averaging 101.45 PPG, against a Los Angeles Lakers defense that ranks No. 30 at 109.19 PPG. The Denver Nuggets field goal percentage has averaged 42.97% so far, less than the Los Angeles Lakers shooters have achieved on the year, 43.62% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Lakers endured a 116-107 loss at the hands of the Suns on Sunday, despite a 21-point effort from Nick Young at STAPLES Center.

Ty Lawson went off for 28 points and added 5 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Toronto defeated Denver, 116-102 at Pepsi Center.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Betting Odds Trends

LA Lakers is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
LA Lakers is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Lakers's last 7 games
LA Lakers is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Denver is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Denver is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Denver's last 6 games
Denver is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles home to Memphis, Friday, January 2nd
Denver at Chicago, Thursday, January 1st