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Lakers vs. Nuggets NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 2

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Lakers vs. Nuggets NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 2

Lakers vs. Nuggets Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, March 2, 2024
  • Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • Venue: Crypto.com Arena -- Los Angeles, California
  • Coverage: ABC

The Denver Nuggets (41-19) are 1.5-point favorites as they attempt to build on a five-game winning streak when they visit the Los Angeles Lakers (33-28) on Saturday, March 2, 2024 at Crypto.com Arena. The matchup airs at 8:30 PM ET on ABC. The over/under in the matchup is 229.

Lakers vs. Nuggets Odds & Spread

All NBA betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.

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Nuggets-1.5-112-108229-110-110-124+106

Lakers vs. Nuggets Prediction & Pick

All NBA win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
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Lakers vs. Nuggets Betting Trends

  • The Nuggets have gone 26-32-2 against the spread this season.
  • In the Lakers' 61 games this season, they have 27 wins against the spread.
  • This season, 22 of the Nuggets' games have gone over the point total out of 61 chances.
  • Lakers games this year have gone over the total in 32 of 61 opportunities (52.5%).
  • Denver has done a better job covering the spread in home games (14-13-2) than it has in road tilts (12-19-0).
  • In home games, the Nuggets eclipse the over/under 37.9% of the time (11 of 29 games). They've hit the over in 35.5% of road games (11 of 31 contests).
  • Against the spread, Los Angeles has been better at home (14-16-0) than on the road (13-17-1).
  • In 2023-24 a lower percentage of the Lakers' games have finished above the over/under at home (40%, 12 of 30) compared to on the road (64.5%, 20 of 31).

Nuggets Leaders

  • Nikola Jokic is averaging 25.8 points, 12.3 boards and 9.3 assists. At the other end, he averages 1.2 steals and 0.9 blocked shots.
  • Michael Porter Jr. is averaging 16.4 points, 7.1 rebounds and 1.5 assists. At the other end, he averages 0.5 steals and 0.7 blocked shots.
  • Jamal Murray averages 20.5 points, 3.8 rebounds and 6.3 assists, shooting 47.9% from the floor and 42.3% from beyond the arc, with 2.4 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Aaron Gordon is averaging 13.9 points, 6.5 boards and 3.2 assists. At the other end, he averages 0.9 steals and 0.7 blocked shots.
  • Reggie Jackson's numbers on the season are 10.5 points, 2.0 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game, shooting 44.9% from the field and 35.4% from beyond the arc, with an average of 1.2 made treys.

Lakers Leaders

  • Anthony Davis is averaging 25.1 points, 12.3 rebounds and 3.6 assists for the Lakers.
  • The Lakers are receiving 25.3 points, 7.1 boards and 7.9 assists per game from LeBron James.
  • The Lakers receive 17.7 points per game from D'Angelo Russell, plus 2.9 rebounds and 6.4 assists.
  • The Lakers are receiving 15.6 points, 4.0 boards and 5.4 assists per game from Austin Reaves.
  • The Lakers receive 12.6 points per game from Spencer Dinwiddie, plus 3.3 rebounds and 6.0 assists.

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