Oddsmakers expect Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets (46-24) to hold up well with Anthony Davis and the Los Angeles Lakers (51-18). Los Angeles is a slight 1.5-point favorite (per DraftKings) for the game on August 10, 2020.

The betting insights in this article reflect data as of August 10, 2020, 1:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Lakers vs Nuggets Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of August 9

Lakers: Rajon Rondo: Out (Thumb), Danny Green Jr.: Day To Day (Hip), Avery Bradley Jr.: Out (Personal)
Nuggets: Gary Harris: Day To Day (Hip), Will Barton: Day To Day (Knee), Vlatko Cancar: Out (Foot), Troy Daniels: Day To Day (Hip)

Head to Head

Los Angeles has a 2-1 record in matchups against Denver this year. The Lakers have covered the spread more often than not against the Nuggets, holding a 2-1 record ATS in head-to-head matchups.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
2/12/2020 Lakers Nuggets -3.5 220.5 -157 131 120-116 LAL*
12/22/2019 Lakers Lakers -2 208.5 -141 118 128-104 DEN*
12/3/2019 Nuggets Nuggets -3 208 -141 119 105-96 LAL
  • 2/12/2020 DNP – Nuggets: Will Barton
  • 12/22/2019 DNP – Lakers: LeBron James

Lakers Betting Information

  • Los Angeles beat the spread more often than not this season, going 36-32-1 against the spread.
  • The Lakers’ record against the spread as a 1.5-point favorite is below .500 at 28-29-1.
  • Los Angeles and its opponents have hit the over in just 47.8% of games (33 out of 69 matchups).

Nuggets Betting Information

  • Denver has hit the over in 35 of 70 games this season (50%).
  • Denver is an even 32-32-4 against the spread this season.
  • When they’re at least 1.5-point underdogs, the Nuggets are 10-8 against the spread.

Lakers Leaders

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Anthony Davis 61 26.1 9.4 3.2 1.4 2.3 1.2
LeBron James 65 25.4 8.0 10.3 1.2 0.5 2.2
Kyle Kuzma 60 12.6 4.5 1.3 0.4 0.4 1.4
Dion Waiters 8 10.0 2.6 1.5 0.5 0.8 1.4
Markieff Morris 56 9.6 3.7 1.4 0.6 0.3 1.5

Nuggets Leaders

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Nikola Jokic 70 20.4 10.0 7.0 1.2 0.6 1.1
Jamal Murray 56 18.9 4.1 4.9 1.1 0.3 1.9
Will Barton 58 15.1 6.3 3.7 1.1 0.5 1.9
Jerami Grant 69 11.9 3.5 1.2 0.7 0.8 1.4
Paul Millsap 48 11.7 5.9 1.6 0.9 0.6 1.1

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