Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets: Picks & Analysis 01/09/2023

Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets: Picks & Analysis 01/09/2023

January 9, 2023



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The Los Angeles Lakers will travel to Denver, CO to take on the Denver Nuggets at Ball Arena. While the Nuggets have won four of their previous five games, the Lakers have recently been on a roll, winning five straight games. The Lakers are up 2-1 in their fourth and final game of the four-game series.
The Denver Nuggets have won their last five games overall and two of their last three games in a row. Only one victory in three games played against the Lakers this season shows how difficult it has been for them. The Nuggets come into this game hoping to tie the series and prevent losing three straight games to the Lakers.
In their most recent game against the Lakers, they lost 126-108 despite scoring 56 points in the paint, 20 fast break points, and 28 points off turnovers. The Nuggets’ top scorer was Nikola Jokic, who had 25 PTS, 11 REB, 4 STL, and a 53.3% field goal percentage.
The Denver Nuggets are a strong club when they play at home and face a challenging homestand. Given the absence of two important Lakers players, we can anticipate their home-court advantage to be a major factor in this encounter.
The Lakers, meanwhile, have recently improved significantly. They have won five straight games, four of which have come since the start of the year. Additionally, the Lakers enjoy a 2-1 advantage over the Nuggets in this series, including back-to-back victories over them. They come into this game looking to win their sixth straight game and wrap up the series 3-1.
LeBron James shot 13-for-21 from the field in their most recent game against Denver, scoring 30 points and snagging 9 rebounds. As a team, the Lakers shot 52.7% from the field, 36.4% from three, and 75% from the line in the 126-108 victory, scoring 22 points off turnovers, 28 points on fast breaks, and 64 points in the paint.
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Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Game Information

  • Date: 01/09/2023
  • Time: 09:10 PM ET
  • Location: Ball Arena, Denver, CO.
  • How to Watch Lakers vs Nuggets: ALT
  • Live Stream: NBA Game Pass


Lakers vs Nuggets Betting Lines

Lakers are +340 according to our Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $340. On the other side, Nuggets are -450 according to the Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $22.

The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines have Lakers at a 22.73% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Nuggets have 81.82% probability of finishing the game with the W.


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