Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks [4/29/2024]

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks [4/29/2024]

The Denver Nuggets will take on the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2024 NBA Playoffs at Ball Arena on Monday, beginning 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 5

We have used advanced machine learning and data analysis to simulate the result of Monday's NBA Playoffs game between the Lakers and Nuggets 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of NBA picks.

Our independent predictive analytics model gives the Nuggets a 68% chance of beating the Lakers. Our predicted final score has the Nuggets winning 111-106.

According to our model, the Lakers (+6.5) have a 52% 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 decide the league's champion.

A total of 16 teams, including the Lakers and Nuggets, made the 2024 NBA Playoffs, which spans 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 progressing to the next round until a champion is crowned.

Lakers vs. Nuggets Game 5 Odds

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

Bet Type Lakers Nuggets
Spread +6.5 (-110) -6.5 (-110)
Moneyline +215 -245
Total o217.5 (-110) u217.5 (-110)

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

Lakers vs. Nuggets Game 5 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 5 Player Props

Betting on Lakers vs. Nuggets 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 34 points, 15 rebounds and 6 assists, while Jamal Murray is projected to finish with 30 points, 5 rebounds and 9 assists for the Nuggets.

Lakers Prediction

Our model's projected player stats for the Lakers:

Anthony Davis 34 15 6 0
LeBron James 24 8 8 2
D'Angelo Russell 17 3 6 3
Austin Reaves 15 4 6 2
Rui Hachimura 14 4 1 1

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Nuggets Prediction

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

Jamal Murray 30 5 9 4
Nikola Jokic 30 14 15 2
Michael Porter 22 9 2 4
Aaron Gordon 20 9 6 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 5 Information

Monday's Game 5 between the Nuggets and Lakers in the NBA Playoffs is scheduled to start at 10:00PM ET.


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We predict the Nuggets, with a 68% win probability, will likely beat the Lakers on Monday.

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