Lakers-Nuggets betting odds and lines: Denver Nuggets underdogs vs. Los Angeles Lakers
The Denver Nuggets (46-24) and Los Angeles Lakers (51-18) take the court Monday night at 9 p.m. ET from the bubble in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., as the NBA restart continues. The game will be broadcast on TNT.
While the Lakers are coming off three consecutive losses during the seeding games and are just 2-4 during the NBA's restart, they enter this matchup as the solid favorite in the eyes of the oddsmakers at BetMGM Sportsbook. The Lakers are -223 (bet $223 to win $100) on the money line wager.
New to sports betting? -223 odds on the Lakers implies they have a 69.04% chance of beating the Nuggets, or 100/223 fractional odds. For every $10 wagered, the Lakers bring a $4.48 profit with a victory over Denver.
On the other side of the matchup, the Nuggets have won two of their last three matchups during the seeding round and are 3-2 overall since the restart. Their odds started at +180 (bet $100, win $180), which represents a 35.71% implied odds of winning. For every $10 wagered, the Nuggets return $18 in profit if they pull the upset Monday night.
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Nuggets vs. Lakers betting odds and lines
Odds via BetMGM, last updated Monday at 2 a.m. ET
- Moneyline: LA Lakers -223, Denver Nuggets +180
- Spread: Lakers -4.5 (-129), Nuggets +4.5 (+105)
- Over/Under: 212.5 points: -228 Over / +185 Under
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