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Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks [4/22/2024]

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks [4/22/2024]

The Denver Nuggets will square off with the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2024 NBA Playoffs at Ball Arena on Monday, commencing at 10:00PM ET.

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

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Lakers vs. Nuggets Prediction: Who Will Win Game 2

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

Our independent predictive analytics model gives the Nuggets a 74% chance of defeating the Lakers. Our predicted final score has the Nuggets winning 115-108.

According to our model, the Nuggets (-7) have a 51% chance of covering the spread, while the over/under total of 223.5 points has an equal 50-50 chance of hitting.

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

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

Each round of the NBA Playoffs 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.

Lakers vs. Nuggets Game 2 Odds

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

Bet Type Lakers Nuggets
Spread +7 (-106) -7 (-110)
Moneyline +235 -275
Total o223.5 (-105) u223.5 (-110)

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

Lakers vs. Nuggets Game 2 Picks

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

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Lakers vs. Nuggets Game 2 Player Props

Looking for LA Lakers vs. Denver NBA player props? We have crunched the numbers to project key individual stats for each team, such as points, rebounds, assists and three-pointers.

Anthony Davis is expected to step up for the Lakers with 33 points, 16 rebounds and 6 assists, while Jamal Murray is projected to have 30 points, 5 rebounds and 9 assists for the Nuggets.

Lakers Prediction

Our model's projected player stats for the Lakers:

Anthony Davis 33 16 6 0
LeBron James 24 8 9 2
D'Angelo Russell 20 3 7 4
Rui Hachimura 18 5 2 2
Austin Reaves 16 4 7 2

MORE: NBA First Basket Predictions for Monday

Nuggets Prediction

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

Jamal Murray 30 5 9 4
Nikola Jokic 28 13 13 1
Michael Porter 20 7 2 3
Aaron Gordon 16 7 5 1
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 13 3 3 2

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

Lakers vs. Nuggets Game 2 Information

Monday's Game 2 between the Nuggets and Lakers in the NBA Playoffs is scheduled to start at 10:00PM ET.


Our full betting coverage of the Lakers vs. Nuggets includes pregame predictions, betting picks and live win probabilities.

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We predict the Nuggets, with a 74% win probability, will likely beat the Lakers on Monday.

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