Lakers vs Nuggets Game 3, NBA Eastern Conference Finals Game Betting Odds & Trends

Written by on September 21, 2020

On Tuesday (September 22, 2020), the Los Angeles Lakers (52-19, 10-2) are currently 4.5-point favorites over the Denver Nuggets (46-27, 8-8). The game has an over/under of 211.5. Tip-off for Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals is scheduled for 9:00 PM ET at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Reunion, Florida. The battle between these two squads is the NBA’s only action on the day.

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Betting Information

Lakers vs Nuggets Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Lakers -4.5 -117 -125 211.5 -125 -117

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Lakers vs Nuggets
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Lakers (-4.5) Over (211.5) Lakers 114 Nuggets 107

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Head to Head

Los Angeles holds a 5-1 record in head-to-head matchups against Denver this year. Both the Lakers and the Nuggets have 3-3 records against the spread in those outings.

Lakers vs Nuggets in 2019-20
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
9/20/2020 Lakers -7.5 215.5 -317 257 105-103 LAL
9/18/2020 Lakers -7 210 -303 243 126-114 LAL
8/10/2020 Lakers -5 223 -210 175 124-121 LAL
2/12/2020 Lakers -3.5 220.5 -157 131 120-116 LAL
12/22/2019 Lakers -2 208.5 -141 118 128-104 DEN
12/3/2019 Nuggets -3 208 -141 119 105-96 LAL

Lakers Betting Information

  • Los Angeles and its opponents have converted the over just 39 times in 83 (47%) games this season.
  • Against the spread, Los Angeles has been strong this season, posting a 44-38-1 record.
  • The Lakers fare well when favored by at least 4.5 points, posting a 31-28-1 record against the spread.
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Nuggets Betting Information

  • In 44 out Denver’s 89 games this season, (49.4%) the teams have combined to hit the over.
  • Denver has covered the spread in greater than half of its games, going 45-40-3 ATS.
  • When they are at least 4.5-point underdogs, the Nuggets have fared well, going 12-8 against the spread.
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Over/Under Analysis

Lakers vs Nuggets Total Facts
Games Over 211.5 % of Games Over 211.5 Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
Lakers 57 68.7% 113.6 224.1 107.4 216.6 220.9
Nuggets 59 66.3% 110.5 224.1 109.2 216.6 219.7

Lakers Leaders

  • The Lakers points and rebounds leader is Anthony Davis. He scores 26.1 points per game and pulls down 9.3 rebounds.
  • Los Angeles’ assists leader is LeBron James, who racks up 10.2 per game.
  • Davis grabs 1.5 steals and 2.3 blocks per game, both team-high averages.
  • James is the top three-point shooter for the Lakers, connecting on 2.2 per game.

Nuggets Leaders

  • Nikola Jokic has shown out this season to lead the Nuggets in points (19.9 per game), rebounds (9.7 per game), and assists (7.0 per game).
  • Jamal Murray leads the Nuggets in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 1.9 made threes per game.
  • Denver’s Gary Harris has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.4 per game and Bol Bol is first in blocks with 1.0 per game.

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