Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks [4/25/2024]

Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks [4/25/2024]

The Los Angeles Lakers will square off with the Denver Nuggets in the 2024 NBA Playoffs at Crypto.com Arena on Thursday, beginning at 10:00PM ET.

Dimers.com's in-depth preview of Thursday's Nuggets vs. Lakers matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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Nuggets vs. Lakers Prediction: Who Will Win Game 3

We have used advanced machine learning and data analysis to simulate the result of Thursday's NBA Playoffs matchup between the Nuggets and Lakers 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of NBA predictions.

Our independent predictive analytics model currently gives the Lakers a 57% chance of beating the Nuggets. Our predicted final score has the Lakers winning 109-107.

According to our model, the Lakers (-1.5) have a 51% chance of covering the spread, while the 217.5-point over/under has a 51% chance of going over.

The NBA Playoffs is an annual elimination tournament held to determine the league's champion.

A total of 16 teams, including the Nuggets and Lakers, reached the NBA Playoffs 2024, which consists of four rounds: the First Round, Conference Semifinals, Conference Finals, and NBA Finals.

Each round is played as a best-of-seven series, with the first team to four wins moving on to the next round until a champion is crowned.

Nuggets vs. Lakers Game 3 Odds

We have researched the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Nuggets Lakers
Spread +1.5 (-110) -1.5 (-105)
Moneyline +106 -118
Total o217.5 (-110) u217.5 (-108)

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

Nuggets vs. Lakers Game 3 Picks

At Dimers, our predictions, combined with the latest odds, reveal the top betting picks to make on every game, including Nuggets vs. Lakers. Our best NBA bets for Thursday are based on expert modeling and analysis, as you can see.

With a betting edge of 2.6%, a pick from the Nuggets vs. Lakers game is featured in today's best bets on Dimers Pro.

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Nuggets vs. Lakers Game 3 Player Props

Betting on Nuggets vs. Lakers NBA player props? We uss the best information available to project how each team's leading players will perform at Crypto.com Arena.

Jamal Murray is expected to lead the way for the Nuggets with 29 points, 5 rebounds and 9 assists, while Anthony Davis is projected to finish with 32 points, 15 rebounds and 5 assists for the Lakers.

Nuggets Prediction

Our model's projected player stats for the Nuggets:

Player PTS REB AST 3PM
Jamal Murray 29 5 9 4
Nikola Jokic 28 14 13 2
Michael Porter 20 8 2 4
Aaron Gordon 17 7 5 1
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 12 3 3 2

MORE: NBA First Basket Predictions for Thursday

Lakers Prediction

Projected points, rebounds, assists and three-pointers for the Lakers:

Player PTS REB AST 3PM
Anthony Davis 32 15 5 0
LeBron James 23 7 8 2
D'Angelo Russell 20 3 7 4
Rui Hachimura 18 5 2 2
Austin Reaves 16 4 6 2

For more help with your NBA prop betting, check out Thursday's NBA prop picks.

Nuggets vs. Lakers Game 3 Information

Thursday's Game 3 between the Lakers and Nuggets in the NBA Playoffs is scheduled to begin at 10:00PM ET.

 

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Conclusion

We predict the Lakers, with a 57% win probability, will likely beat the Nuggets on Thursday.

AI and automation have enhanced this article to quickly deliver accurate Nuggets vs. Lakers insights, with human oversight ensuring high editorial quality. Our predictions are rooted in current data to help you make informed decisions. For additional resources and advice on responsible gambling, please call 1-800-GAMBLER.

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Jason Bevilacqua has a deep-rooted passion for sports and has been actively involved in sports betting for many years. Specializing in the MLB, NHL, NBA, MLS, and NFL, Jason delivers engaging game previews across these leagues. His expertise is particularly evident in his best bets for MLB, NHL, and college basketball. Additionally, Jason contributes valuable MLB and NFL props, as well as NBA first basket plays. 

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