Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Apr. 10

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Apr 10, 2022, 4:30 PM
  • The Nuggets are -9.5 favorites vs. the Lakers
  • Total (Over/Under): 228.5 points
  • Sunday, April 10, 2022 at 9:30pm EDT
  • Watch the game on ALT & SportsNet LA

The Los Angeles Lakers visit Ball Arena to take on the Denver Nuggets on Sunday. Tipoff is scheduled for 9:30pm EDT in Denver.

The Nuggets are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -9.5 (-115).

So far this NBA season, the Lakers are 34-46 against the spread, while the Nuggets are 37-44 against the spread.

The Lakers vs Nuggets Over/Under is 228.5 total points for the game.


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Lakers vs. Nuggets Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Los Angeles Lakers+9.5 -105O 228.5 -110360
Denver Nuggets -9.5 -115U 228.5 -110-500

Against the spread this NBA season, the Lakers have gone:

  • 34-46 against the Spread (-16.55 Units / -18.59% ROI)
  • 32-49 against the Moneyline (-30.15 Units / -21.67% ROI)
  • 46-35 against the Over for game total points (+7.45 Units / 8.36% ROI)
  • 35-46 against the Under for game total points (-15.6 Units / -17.52% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have hit the 2Q Game Total Over in 45 of their last 64 games (+25.20 Units / 36% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have hit the 3Q Game Total Over in 15 of their last 18 games (+12.80 Units / 64% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have hit the Game Total Over in 19 of their last 27 away games (+10.20 Units / 34% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have covered the 4Q Spread in 29 of their last 48 games (+9.08 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 25 of their last 40 away games (+8.50 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only hit the 2Q Game Total Under in 25 of their last 79 games (-32.07 Units / -37% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only hit the Moneyline in 27 of their last 73 games (-30.10 Units / -26% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only covered the 1Q Spread in 24 of their last 63 games (-18.96 Units / -27% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only hit the Game Total Under in 34 of their last 79 games (-15.50 Units / -18% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only covered the Spread in 34 of their last 80 games (-15.45 Units / -18% ROI)
  • Against the spread this NBA season, the Nuggets have gone:

    • 37-44 against the Spread (-11.45 Units / -12.84% ROI)
    • 48-33 against the Moneyline (-10.85 Units / -5.45% ROI)
    • 45-35 against the Over for game total points (+6.5 Units / 7.3% ROI)
    • 35-45 against the Under for game total points (-14.5 Units / -16.27% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have hit the 1H Game Total Over in 45 of their last 69 games (+20.86 Units / 28% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have hit the Game Total Over in 43 of their last 69 games (+15.50 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have hit the 2Q Game Total Over in 39 of their last 65 games (+13.68 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have hit the Team Total Over in 28 of their last 42 games (+11.35 Units / 23% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 26 of their last 42 games (+10.54 Units / 23% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have only hit the 2H Moneyline in 24 of their last 68 games (-40.19 Units / -39% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have only hit the 1H Game Total Under in 25 of their last 75 games (-27.80 Units / -34% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have only hit the Moneyline in 16 of their last 32 games at home (-23.80 Units / -22% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have only covered the 4Q Spread in 30 of their last 80 games (-22.85 Units / -26% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have only hit the Game Total Under in 25 of their last 69 games (-22.30 Units / -29% ROI)
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    Los Angeles Lakers: Keys to the Game vs. the Denver Nuggets

    The Lakers were 13-8 (.619) when allowing 15 or more second chance points last season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .450

    The Lakers are 36-16 (.692) when they win the turnover margin since the start of the 2020-21 season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .556

    The Lakers were 19-8 (.704) when they win the turnover margin last season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .552

    Denver Nuggets: Keys to the Game vs. the Los Angeles Lakers

    The Nuggets were 7-3 (.700) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds last season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .503

    The Nuggets are 43-18 (.705) when they win the turnover margin since the start of the 2020-21 season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .556

    The Nuggets are 34-11 (.756) when scoring 15 or more second chance points since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .542

    The Nuggets are 14-5 (.737) when allowing fewer than 10 fastbreak points this season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .570

    Injury Report: Nuggets vs. Lakers - Sunday's Game, Apr. 10

  • Zeke Nnaji (Nuggets): Nnaji has not played since Mar. 9 and no timetable has been announced for his return.
  • Vlatko Cancar (Nuggets): The Nuggets announced that Cancar had surgery on his foot and will be re-evaluated in 12 weeks.
  • Michael Porter Jr. (Nuggets): Porter Jr. has been cleared for on-court contact and is hoping to return sometime in March, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
  • Jamal Murray (Nuggets): Murray is recovering from a torn ACL and no timetable has been announced for his return.
  • Russell Westbrook (Lakers): Westbrook is out for Friday's (Apr. 8) game against the Thunder.
  • Russell Westbrook (Lakers): Westbrook is out for Sunday's (Apr. 10) game against Denver.
  • Anthony Davis (Lakers): Davis is out for Sunday's (Apr. 10) game against Denver.
  • Carmelo Anthony (Lakers): Anthony is out for Sunday's (Apr. 10) game against Denver.
  • LeBron James (Lakers): The Lakers announced that James will miss the rest of the season with an ankle sprain.
  • Kendrick Nunn (Lakers): Nunn suffered a setback as he tried to ramp-up activity on his knee, according to Matt Peralta of Lakersnation.com. There is no timetable for his return.
  • Los Angeles Lakers Offensive Stats & Trends

    The Lakers averaged 0.51 points per possession (7,887 points/16,015 possessions) last season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.54

    The Lakers averaged 14.7 turnovers per game (1,060 turnovers/72 games) last season — 2nd highest among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

    The Lakers have averaged 111.3 points per game (5,009 points/45 games) this season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 107.8

    The Lakers shot 74% from the free throw line (1,241/1,679) last season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 78%

    Denver Nuggets Offensive Stats & Trends

    The Nuggets have averaged 14.7 assists per game (633 assists/43 games) in the first half this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.4

    The Nuggets have 18.0 free throw attempts per game this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 20.8

    The Nuggets have averaged 8.7 offensive rebounds per game (376 rebounds/43 games) this season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 10.3

    The Nuggets are shooting 50% (2,609/5,184) in the first half since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 46%

    Los Angeles Lakers Defensive Stats & Trends

    The Lakers have 364 steals this season — 7th most among NBA teams

    The Lakers have averaged 5.7 blocks per game (255 blocks/45 games) this season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

    The Lakers have blocked 641 shots since the start of the 2020-21 season — 5th most among NBA teams

    The Lakers have averaged 5.5 blocks per game (641 blocks/117 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

    Denver Nuggets Defensive Stats & Trends

    The Nuggets have averaged 3.8 blocks per game (164 blocks/43 games) this season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

    The Nuggets have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (249 blocks/59 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

    The Nuggets stole the ball 582 times last season — 7th most among NBA teams

    The Nuggets have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (487 blocks/115 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9


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