February 12 at 10:00 PM ET at Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Circle, Denver, Colorado, USA. We bring to your attention the prediction for match: Lakers vs Nuggets.
The program of the next game day of the NBA regular season is completed by the central confrontation in Colorado, where the local Nuggets will try to give a fight to the Lakers. Both teams are leaders of the Western Conference. That is why the match between direct competitors and neighbors in the standings will be very intense. It is very difficult to highlight the favorite of the upcoming match. Most likely, Denver, with the support of fans, will not allow itself to be defeated.
Los Angeles Lakers
Guests from Los Angeles in this meeting will be leaders, as they occupy the first place in the Western Conference having played 52 games to date. In their assets we see 40 wins and only 12 losses. The closest pursuers have the opportunity to catch up with Frank Vogel this season, but it will be extremely difficult to do. Lakers throughout the year shows a confident and very productive game.
So far, Los Angeles Lakers fully confirm the high expectations from them in the fight for the champion title. They are ahead of the second running Denver Nuggets in 3 games behid, but the team from Los Angeles also has two matches in reserve. In addition, the Lakers are some of the best in the League in the away game. Away they won in 22 matches out of 27.
Injuries Report: D. Cousins
Possible lineup: Bradley – Green, James – Davis, McGee
Denver Nuggets comfortably settled on the second line of the Western Conference between the two teams from Los Angeles. They are three games behind the leader of the West Lakers, and ahead of the Clippers just one game. They have 37 wins and 16 losses in their account.
Denver has its advantages, with which he can answer the leader of the West. The Nuggets have the best defense in the West, as they miss only 106.4 points per game. But the Lakers’ defence also are all right – they follow second with 107.2 points.
Injuries Report: W. Barton, M. Plumlee, P. Dozier, M. Porter Jr.
Possible lineup: Murray – Harris, Craig – Grant, Jokic
Betting Tips and Odds Statistic
- Away Lakers won in 22 matches out of 27
- Home Nuggets won in 21 matches out of 27
- Offensive Stats: Lakers 114.6, Nuggets 110.3
- Defensive Stats: Lakers 106.4, Nuggets 107.2
- Win Streaks: LA Lalers – 2, Denver – 4
- This season, the rivals met twice and exchanged victories
Previous Lakers vs Nuggets Head-to-Head Matchups
December 22, 2019. Denver 128 – LA Lakers 104
December 3, 2019. LA Lakers 105 – Denver 96
The Prediction and our best Pick
LA Lakers vs Nuggets score prediction: 104 : 101
|MoneyLine Pick||Against the Spread Pick||Over Under Pick|
|LA LAkers Will Win||Lakers -1 Point Spread||Under 219.5 Game Total|
Expert Prediction and Pick
In this match, the our prediction will be in favor of the guest team. Firstly, the hosts have 4 injured players in the squad, and secondly this season as a whole they do not show such high results as their opponents. Even despite the fact that the Lakers will play away against a very strong team, they have every chance in this match to win. Nuggets do not lose in the home arena for four matches, but the Lakers lead the Western Conference on away victories.
Note that on average in the games of Denver scored 216 points, and in the matches of the Lakers – 221 points. Given the status of the game, the teams will especially carefully act on the defensive, and this alignment leads Total Go Under in this match.
Our prediction: LA Lakers Will Win
Best pick: Under 219.5 Game Total
Bet and Win
At what time do the teams play?
The game time is February 12, 2020, 10:00 PM ET
Where to watch the game?
ESPN+, SNET, FSN
Where will the game be held?
Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Circle, Denver, Colorado, USA