Lakers vs Nuggets Game 5, NBA Eastern Conference Finals Game Betting Trends & Predictions

Written by on September 25, 2020

On Saturday (September 26, 2020), the Los Angeles Lakers (52-19, 11-3) match up against the Denver Nuggets (46-27, 9-9) in a game that Los Angeles is currently a favorite by 4.5 points. Tip-off for Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals is scheduled for 9:00 PM ET at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Reunion, Florida.

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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 -125 -125 N/A N/A N/A

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Lakers vs Nuggets
ATS Score Prediction
Lakers (-4.5) Lakers 113 Nuggets 107

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Head to Head

Los Angeles has won six of its eight head-to-head meetings with Denver this season. The Nuggets hold a 4-3-1 advantage against the spread when squaring off against the Lakers.

Lakers vs Nuggets in 2019-20
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
9/24/2020 Lakers -6 214.5 -250 204 114-108 LAL
9/22/2020 Lakers -6.5 214.5 -264 213 114-106 DEN
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 covered the over/under in just 41 of 85 games this season (48.2%).
  • Los Angeles is solid against the spread, going 44-39-2 this season.
  • When favored by at least 4.5 points, the Lakers have fared well against the spread, putting together a 31-29-2 record.
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Nuggets Betting Information

  • Denver has a 46-40-4 record against the spread, covering in 51.1% of their matchups.
  • When they play as 4.5-point underdogs, the Nuggets have a record ATS of 13-8-1.
  • Denver has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 50.5% of matchups this year (46 out of 91 opportunities).
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Lakers Leaders

  • Anthony Davis leads the Lakers in scoring (26.1 points per game) and rebounding (9.3 rebounds per game).
  • The team is led in assists by LeBron James’ 10.2 per game.
  • Davis leads Los Angeles in both blocks and steals, averaging 2.3 blocks and 1.5 steals per game.
  • James hits 2.2 threes per game to lead the Lakers.

Nuggets Leaders

  • Nikola Jokic leads the Nuggets in all things points, rebounds and assists, averaging 19.9 points, 9.7 pulling down rebounds and serving up 7.0 assists per game.
  • Nobody on Denver grabs more steals than Gary Harris (1.4 per game) or blocks more shots than Bol Bol (1.0 per game).
  • Jamal Murray makes more threes per game than any other member of the Nuggets, averaging 1.9 treys per game.

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