Los Angeles Lakers at Denver Nuggets Game 5 Prediction 4/29/2024

Los Angeles Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers

Apr 29, 2024

Denver Nuggets

Denver Nuggets
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Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Betting Pick, Prediction & Preview

  • Date: April 29, 2024
  • Venue: Ball Arena
  • Spread: Los Angeles Lakers 7 (-110), Denver Nuggets -7 (-110)
  • Total (Over/Under): 216.5
  • Moneyline: Los Angeles Lakers 245, Denver Nuggets -290

Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Win Probabilities

Implied Win %:

  • Los Angeles Lakers - 28%
  • Denver Nuggets - 72%

Projected Win %:

  • Los Angeles Lakers - 40%
  • Denver Nuggets - 60%

Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets Betting Preview

The Los Angeles Lakers (50-38) are set to face off against the Denver Nuggets (60-26) in a highly anticipated Game 5 of their Western Conference first round playoff series. The game is scheduled to start at 10:00 PM ET at the Ball Arena in Denver, with the Nuggets up 3-1 and looking to close out this series.

The Nuggets, being the home team, hold a significant advantage as they have been dominant on their home court. They have won 32 of their last 40 home games, making them a big favorite in this matchup.

In terms of the moneyline odds, the Nuggets are listed at -290, indicating that they are heavily favored to win the game. On the other hand, the Lakers are listed at +245, suggesting that they are the underdogs.

The Lakers have been playing well recently, winning 31 of their last 50 games. In their previous matchup, they defeated the Nuggets by a score of 119-108. This victory will undoubtedly give them confidence heading into this game.

One player to watch in this game is Nikola Jokic of the Nuggets. He has been a popular choice in the player prop market, particularly in the Points, Rebounds, and Assists category. Bettors have shown interest in the Over, as the prop total opened at 49.5 before rising to 51.5.

As the game approaches, fans and bettors alike are eagerly anticipating this exciting matchup between the Lakers and the Nuggets. With the odds heavily favoring the Nuggets, it will be interesting to see if the Lakers can overcome the odds and secure a victory on the road.

Pick and Prediction: Los Angeles Lakers 110.4 - Denver Nuggets 113.88

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Consensus

Spread Pick Consensus

+6.5/-110
37% LAL
-6.5/-110
63% DEN

Moneyline Pick Consensus

+211
35% LAL
-261
65% DEN

Total Pick Consensus

216.5/-110
8% UN
216.5/-110
92% OV

Stats

  • Team Stats Per Game
  • Team Stats Per 100 Poss
  • Four Factors
  • Analytics

Offense/Defense

LAL
Team Stats Per Game
DEN
82
Games
79
43.7
FG
40.5
87.5
FGA
87.9
.499
FG%
.461
11.8
3Pt-FG
11.2
31.4
3Pt-FGA
31.5
.377
3Pt%
.354
31.8
2Pt-FG
29.3
56.2
2Pt-FGA
56.4
.567
2Pt%
.521
18.9
FT
17.3
24.2
FTA
22.2
.782
FT%
.776
8.2
ORB
10.9
34.9
DRB
27.7
43.1
TRB
38.5
28.5
AST
25.7
7.4
STL
7.1
5.5
BLK
4.8
14.0
TOV
11.3
15.6
PF
17.9
118.0
PTS
109.5

Defense/Offense

LAL
Team Stats Per Game
DEN
82
Games
79
44.4
FG
43.9
93.7
FGA
88.7
.474
FG%
.495
14.3
3Pt-FG
11.7
37.9
3Pt-FGA
31.2
.376
3Pt%
.374
30.2
2Pt-FG
32.2
55.8
2Pt-FGA
57.6
.540
2Pt%
.560
14.3
FT
15.1
18.0
FTA
19.9
.795
FT%
.762
10.9
ORB
10.7
33.2
DRB
29.4
44.0
TRB
40.2
28.2
AST
29.4
8.2
STL
7.1
4.8
BLK
5.6
13.4
TOV
11.5
19.7
PF
18.1
117.4
PTS
114.6

Offense/Defense

LAL
Four Factors
DEN
.566
eFG%
.525
12.5
TOV%
10.4
19.9
RB%
73.0
.216
FT/FGA
.196

Defense/Offense

LAL
Four Factors
DEN
.550
eFG%
.561
11.7
TOV%
10.5
76.2
RB%
27.9
.153
FT/FGA
.171

Offense/Defense

LAL
Team Stats Per 100 Poss
DEN
82
Games
79
42.9
FG
42.8
86.0
FGA
92.9
.499
FG%
.461
11.6
3Pt-FG
11.8
30.8
3Pt-FGA
33.3
.377
3Pt%
.354
31.3
2Pt-FG
31.0
55.2
2Pt-FGA
59.6
.567
2Pt%
.521
18.6
FT
18.2
23.8
FTA
23.5
.782
FT%
.776
8.1
ORB
11.5
34.2
DRB
29.3
42.3
TRB
40.7
28.0
AST
27.2
7.2
STL
7.5
5.4
BLK
5.1
13.7
TOV
12.0
15.4
PF
18.9
115.9
PTS
115.7

Defense/Offense

LAL
Team Stats Per 100 Poss
DEN
82
Games
79
43.6
FG
46.4
92.1
FGA
93.8
.474
FG%
.495
14.0
3Pt-FG
12.3
37.2
3Pt-FGA
33.0
.376
3Pt%
.374
29.6
2Pt-FG
34.1
54.8
2Pt-FGA
60.8
.540
2Pt%
.560
14.1
FT
16.0
17.7
FTA
21.0
.795
FT%
.762
10.7
ORB
11.3
32.6
DRB
31.1
43.3
TRB
42.5
27.7
AST
31.1
8.1
STL
7.5
4.7
BLK
5.9
13.2
TOV
12.1
19.4
PF
19.2
115.3
PTS
121.2

LAL
Analytics
DEN
42
Pythag Wins
52
40
Pythag Losses
27
0.60
Margin Of Victory
5.16
115.9
O Rtg
121.2
115.3
D Rtg
115.7
100.9
Pace
94.5
.276
FTr
.224
.358
3PAr
.351
.601
TS%
.588

Odds

  • Spread
  • MoneyLine
  • Over/Under
Open
Current
Book
LAL DEN
LAL DEN
Consensus
+7.5 (-109)
-7.5 (-110)
+6.5 (-109)
-6.5 (-112)
+7.5 (-110)
-7.5 (-110)
+6.5 (-110)
-6.5 (-110)
+7.5 (-114)
-7.5 (-112)
+7.0 (-114)
-7.0 (-106)
+7.5 (-107)
-7.5 (-108)
+6.5 (-107)
-6.5 (-114)
+7.5 (-110)
-7.5 (-110)
+6.5 (-110)
-6.5 (-110)
+7.5 (-110)
-7.5 (-110)
+6.5 (-110)
-6.5 (-110)
+7.5 (-110)
-7.5 (-110)
+6.5 (-110)
-6.5 (-110)
Open
Current
Book
LAL DEN
LAL DEN
Consensus
+260
-340
+211
-261
+250
-310
+200
-245
+265
-330
+215
-260
+240
-295
+215
-265
+270
-345
+205
-250
+250
-325
+200
-250
+260
-350
+220
-275
Open
Current
Book
Over Under
Over Under
Consensus
218.5 (-110)
218.5 (-110)
216.5 (-108)
216.5 (-113)
217.5 (-110)
217.5 (-110)
217.5 (-110)
217.5 (-110)
218.5 (-110)
218.5 (-110)
217.5 (-110)
217.5 (-110)
219.5 (-109)
219.5 (-112)
216.5 (-108)
216.5 (-113)
218.5 (-110)
218.5 (-110)
217.5 (-110)
217.5 (-110)
218.5 (-110)
218.5 (-110)
217.0 (-110)
217.0 (-110)
218.5 (-110)
218.5 (-110)
217.5 (-110)
217.5 (-110)