Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets - May 18, 2023

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets Odds and Prediction

The Los Angeles Lakers are set to face off against the Denver Nuggets in what is sure to be an exciting game of basketball. This highly anticipated match-up is sure to keep sports betting enthusiasts on the edge of their seats.

Game Details

The game tips off at 8:30 PM EDT and will take place at a neutral venue. The Los Angeles Lakers are the underdogs in this match-up with a spread of +5.5 and odds of +172. The Denver Nuggets are the favorites with a spread of -5.5 and odds of -206. The over/under for the game is set at 226.0.

Head-to-Head Match-up

These two teams faced off in an exciting game on May 16, 2023, with the Nuggets emerging victorious with a score of 132-126. The spread for that game was -7, and while the Nuggets won, they were unable to cover the spread. The total for the game was set at 222.5, and it went over by a whopping 35.5 points.

Against the Spread

In their last ten games, the Lakers have covered the spread seven times, making them a formidable opponent. On the other hand, the Nuggets have only covered the spread five times in their last ten games. This is indicative of the Lakers’ strength and resilience in tough match-ups.

Totals Trends

The Lakers have gone over in six of their last ten games, while the Nuggets have gone over in the same number of games. Both teams have stayed under in four games in their last ten, indicating that this game could go either way when it comes to the total.

Our Prediction

We are following the hot Shark player Incody for this game and taking the Los Angeles Lakers +5.5 (-115). With their recent performance against the spread, the Lakers are a strong pick, and their underdog status may be misleading. As always, play responsibly, and good luck!

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