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Nuggets battle vs Lakers highlights NBA odds

Los Angeles LakersDenver Nuggets
Dec 26, 9:00 PM | Pepsi Center

Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Odds

14-14TEAM RECORD15-14

The Nuggets hope to be unwelcoming hosts on Wednesday as the Lakers pay a visit to Pepsi Center in NBA betting action.

The Nuggets bring a 15-14 record (17-12 ATS) to the battle against the 14-14 Lakers, who are 12-16 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Denver go 16-13 so far and the Lakers go 15-13. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

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Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Nuggets in this one found them as 3-point favorites earlier at Bovada, while the total had been sitting in the area of 215 at Bovada.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Nuggets - Lakers odds would favor the Nuggets if the lines were set according to power ranks. Denver is rated No. 6 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Lakers sit at No. 11. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 104-102 win for the Lakers.

How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Denver's No. 3-rated squad against Los Angeles's No. 1-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Denver rates No. 23 in the league with 5.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 3 with 9 per outing.

Defensively, the Lakers feature the league's No. 26-rated defense on the road, giving up 104 points per game. Denver, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 in the league in scoring at home.

The Lakers were a 100-94 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Knicks. They covered the 4-point spread as favorites, while the total score (194) made winners of UNDER bettors. Kobe Bryant poured in 34 points for Los Angeles on Tuesday, as they defeated New York 100-94 at STAPLES Center.

The Nuggets were a 112-100 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Clippers. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (212) made winners of OVER bettors. Denver suffered a 112-100 loss against Los Angeles on Tuesday, getting 16 points from Kosta Koufos in a losing effort at STAPLES Center.

Los Angeles Lakers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Portland are 6-4
After playing New York are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

Denver Nuggets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Dallas are 4-6
After playing LA Clippers are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

A few Lakers at Nuggets trends to consider:
LA Lakers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 6 games when playing on the road against Denver
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of the LA Lakers last 14 games when playing Denver
LA Lakers are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games when playing Denver
Denver is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Denver's last 6 games when playing at home against LA Lakers
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Denver's last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Denver's last 14 games when playing LA Lakers

Next up:
LA Lakers home to Portland, Friday, December 28
Denver at Dallas, Friday, December 28

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