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NBA Betting Picks & Predictions: Our Favorite Playoff Bets for Nuggets vs. Lakers Game 2 (Sunday, Sept. 20) – The Action Network

Week 2 of the NFL season will clash with Game 2 of the Western Conference finals as the Los Angeles Lakers are looking to build on a dominant win against the Denver Nuggets to start the series. It is widely known that the Nuggets play better in desperate situations, and tonight’s game could easily fall into that category.

So, where’s the value today? Our staff breaks down their favorite NBA bets for today’s slate and where to find the most value in tonight’s matchup.

  • 7:30 p.m. ET: Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers

Sunday NBA Betting Picks


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Nuggets odds +7.5 [BET NOW]
Lakers odds -7.5 [BET NOW]
Moneyline +260/-315 [BET NOW]
Over/Under 213.5 [BET NOW]
Time 7:30 p.m. ET
TV TNT

The Lakers looked absolutely dominant in their double-digit Game 1 win against the Nuggets, but judging by the amount of betting tickets on Game 2, you’d think the result was closer.

Per our data from Sports Insights, the split on spread tickets for Sunday’s matchup is 46% for the Nuggets and 54% for the Lakers. As for the split on the money, it is all on LA with 95% of the money being bet on this game hitting the Lakers.

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