Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets August 10, 2020 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on August 10, 2020

Los Angeles (51-18) is a 5.5-point favorite against Denver (46-24) when the Lakers face off against the Nuggets on Monday (August 10, 2020). The matchup’s over/under is 221.5. Tip-off for this game, one of five on the docket in the NBA for the day, is scheduled for 9:00 PM ET at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Reunion, Florida.

Betting Information

Lakers vs Nuggets Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Lakers -5.5 -110 -110 221.5 -110 -110

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Lakers vs Nuggets
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Lakers (-5.5) Under (221.5) Lakers 114 Nuggets 106

Head to Head

In three head-to-head meetings this season, Los Angeles has a 2-1 record against Denver. The Lakers also have a 2-1 record against the spread when facing the Nuggets.

Lakers vs Nuggets in 2019-20
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
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 has more often than not combined with its adversaries to reach the over, doing so 33 times in 69 contests (47.8%).
  • Los Angeles has been good against the spread this season, posting a 36-32-1 record.
  • When favored by at least 5.5 points, the Lakers have struggled to a 19-21-1 record ATS this season.

Nuggets Betting Information

  • Denver and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their games this season — 35 of 70 (50%).
  • Denver has an even record against the spread, going 33-33-3 ATS.
  • When they are at least 5.5-point underdogs, the Nuggets have fared well, going 4-3 against the spread.

Over/Under Analysis

Lakers vs Nuggets Total Facts
Games Over Total % Over Total Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
Lakers 35 50.7% 113.2 224.4 107 215.6 220.2
Nuggets 30 42.9% 111.2 224.4 108.6 215.6 219.8

Lakers Leaders

  • Anthony Davis leads the Lakers in points and rebounds. He contributes 26.1 points per game while adding 9.4 rebounds.
  • LeBron James paces the team with 10.3 assists pe game.
  • Davis averages 1.4 steals and 2.3 blocks per game. Both numbers are team-highs for Los Angeles.
  • The Lakers are led by James from beyond the arc. He connects on 2.2 shots from deep per game.

Nuggets Leaders

  • Nikola Jokic leads the Nuggets with 20.4 points per game, 10.0 rebounds per game, and 7.0 assists per game.
  • Gary Harris is at the top of Denver’s steals hierarchy with 1.4 steals per game and Jerami Grant leads the squad in blocks with 0.8 per game.
  • Will Barton is tops from three-point range for the Nuggets, hitting 1.9 threes per game.

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