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Lakers at Nuggets 2/12/20 - NBA Picks & Predictions

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Game Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers
Date & Time Wednesday February 12, 2020, 10:00 PM (EST)
Location
Pepsi Center 1000, Chopper Circle, Auraria, Denver, Denver County, Colorado, 80204, USA
Latest odds
LAL -2 Total 220
TV Channel
ESPN

The Los Angeles Lakers look to extend their winning streak to three straight when visiting the Denver Nuggets on Thursday. The Lakers improved to 40-12 following their 125-120 rout of the Phoenix Suns on Monday. Anthony Davis led the Lakers with 25 points and 10 rebounds, while Rajon Rondo scored 23 points to lead the Lakers to the easy win. 

Anthony Davis leads the Lakers in scoring and rebounding with averages of 26.5 points and 9.2 rebounds per game, while LeBron James is the second leading scorer and leader in assists with averages of 24.8 points and 10.7 assists per game. Kyle Kuzma is the third leading scorer with an average of 12.8 points per game and one of just three Lakers averaging double-figures in scoring.

Denver looks for its fourth straight victory on Wednesday when hosting the Los Angeles Lakers. The Nuggets improved 38-16 overall following their 127-120 come from behind victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Monday The Nuggets rallied from a 23-point deficit to beat the Spurs. Jamal Murray led Denver with 26 points including 14 during the fourth quarter.

Nikola Jokic leads Denver in scoring, rebounding and assists with averages of 20.1 points, 10.1 rebounds and 6.9 assists per game. The second leading scorer for Denver is Jamal Murray with an average of 18.6 points per game. Denver has six players averaging double-figures in scoring.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Los Angeles is 6-12 ATS in its last 18 versus Denver
  • The OVER has cashed in 11 of the Lakers last 15
  • Denver is 6-1 ATS in its last 7
  • The OVER has cashed in 5 of the Nuggets last 6
Free Pick:
Denver Nuggets +2

Denver has played very well of late winning four of its last five straight up. The Nuggets have covered the number in six of their last seven overall and six of their last seven at home in the Pepsi Center. In addition the Nuggets have covered five of the last six when playing on their home court against the Lakers and have won each of their last five SU versus an opponent from the Western Conference. Final Score Prediction, Denver Nuggets win and cover ATS 117-109.

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