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Denver Nuggets vs LA Lakers 9/20/20 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Odds & Info

Game Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets
Date & Time Sunday September 20, 2020, 7:30 PM (EDT)
Walt Disney World Resort
Latest odds
LAL -7.5 ; Total 213.5
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Game Two of the Western Conference Finals will take place on Sunday night, when the Denver Nuggets look to even the series against the Los Angeles Lakers. On Friday, Denver was overmatched during a 126-114 loss against Los Angeles. The third-seeded Nuggets missed 17 of their 26 three-point attempts and turned the ball over 18 times in defeat.

Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray led Denver with 21 points apiece on a combined 15-for-26 shooting performance. Michael Porter Jr. added 14 points and ten rebounds off the bench for the Nuggets.

The Los Angeles Lakers were surprised to not see the Clippers in the Western Conference Finals and took full advantage. In Game One, Los Angeles outscored Denver by 13 points in the second and third quarters to pull away for an easy victory. The top-seeded Lakers assisted on 33 of their 44 made field goals and shot a sizzling 53 percent overall.

Los Angeles F Anthony Davis poured in a game-high 37 points on 12-for-21 shooting and pulled down ten boards. MVP runner-up LeBron James chipped in 15 points and 12 assists for the Lakers.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Nuggets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up loss.
  • Nuggets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games after allowing more than 125 points in their previous game.
  • Lakers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games after scoring more than 125 points in their previous game.
  • Under is 6-1-2 in Nuggets last 9 overall.
  • Under is 4-1 in Lakers last 5 games following a straight up win.

Free NBA Pick:

Denver Nuggets +7.5

Denver G Will Barton is still dealing with a knee injury and has yet to appear this postseason. The Nuggets have shown the ability to rebounds in these playoffs and I expect them to play much better on Sunday. Final Score Prediction, Denver Nuggets win in upset but grab the points just in case 110-103.

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