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NBA Game Matchup Report
Friday, 03/09/2018 at 09:05 pm LA LAKERS (29-36) at  DENVER (36-30)
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Teams Line PF PA SU ATS O/U/P FG% FT% 3PT% FG% FT% 3PT%
813LA LAKERS 229 108.4 110.2 29-36 35-30-0 36-29-0 46.2% 70.5% 34.4% 45.7% 76.7% 35.1%
814DENVER -7 108.9 107.9 36-30 30-33-3 33-33-0 47% 76.6% 36.8% 48.1% 74.3% 37.5%
Preview - DENVER vs LA LAKERSGame Write Up
The Los Angeles Lakers (29-35) will travel to Pepsi Center to clash with the Denver Nuggets (35-30). The Nuggets opened as 6.5-point favorites. The game's Over/Under (O/U) has been set at 230 points and it can be seen on Altitude Sports & Enterta...more
By BTB Staff | March 9, 2018, 7:18 am
Power Rating Line
The power rating system is based on recent game results. The section should be used to compare the relative strength of the two teams involved. A power line is calculated using both teams ratings and home field advantage. Where the power line differs significantly from the current line, the team with the edge is indicated.
Team Estimate Edge
LA LAKERS 4
DENVER -3
Average power rating of opponents played: DENVER 96, LA LAKERS 95.7
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
LA LAKERS Team Trends
Description Against the spread Over/Under Straight Up
  Current Last 3 Since 1996 Current Last 3 Since 1996 Current Last 3 Since 1996
&nbps; W-L W-L W-L O-U O-U O-U W-L W-L W-L
in all games 35-29 108-117 917-994 35-29 115-112 971-935 29-35 72-156 1120-830
when the total is greater than or equal to 220 16-10 30-29 61-58 15-11 31-28 60-59 13-13 22-37 56-63
when the total is greater than or equal to 230 1-1 2-5 4-8 1-1 4-3 5-7 1-1 2-5 5-7
as an underdog 26-23 91-99 349-360 26-23 93-98 342-368 19-30 53-139 234-491
as a road underdog 16-13 50-58 257-270 15-14 58-50 250-273 11-18 25-84 171-366
as a road underdog of 6.5 to 12 points 5-7 21-30 89-90 4-8 25-25 91-88 2-10 7-44 39-143
in road games 18-15 52-62 463-494 19-14 63-51 484-467 13-20 27-88 460-514
in a road game where the total is greater than or equal to 220 11-3 17-13 36-27 8-6 16-14 31-32 8-6 10-20 27-36
in a road game where the total is greater than or equal to 230 1-1 2-3 3-4 1-1 3-2 3-4 1-1 2-3 3-4
in the second half of the season 10-4 39-37 396-437 8-6 39-38 420-410 10-4 27-50 513-345
in March games 2-2 11-22 141-180 2-2 17-16 155-163 3-1 10-23 196-134
on Friday nights 7-4 24-21 194-207 6-5 18-27 208-194 6-5 15-30 252-163
against Northwest division opponents 5-8 18-31 129-154 5-8 25-23 144-140 3-10 10-39 149-141
after a non-conference game 15-9 43-41 319-314 14-10 42-42 317-317 12-12 27-57 364-285
after having won 2 of their last 3 games 6-10 15-18 321-368 9-7 18-16 344-340 6-10 13-21 446-262
after having won 3 of their last 4 games 4-5 8-10 275-315 3-6 8-10 288-296 5-4 8-10 383-223
after covering 4 or 5 of their last 6 against the spread 17-13 37-23 245-249 18-12 34-28 244-246 16-14 27-35 295-211
after having won 4 or 5 of their last 6 games 10-8 12-11 398-456 9-9 13-11 434-411 10-8 13-11 573-304
after having won 4 of their last 5 games 1-7 3-8 209-254 6-2 8-3 230-228 2-6 4-7 306-171
after covering 5 or 6 of their last 7 against the spread 12-7 26-19 158-158 11-8 25-22 163-155 12-7 20-27 194-130
after having won 5 or 6 of their last 7 games 6-4 6-7 334-376 4-6 7-7 360-345 7-3 8-6 483-248
after covering 6 or 7 of their last 8 against the spread 8-6 17-16 102-93 8-6 20-15 110-91 9-5 15-20 124-79
after having won 6 or 7 of their last 8 games 4-2 4-3 264-311 3-3 4-3 292-278 4-2 4-3 388-203
revenging a loss vs opponent 20-18 79-83 392-398 19-19 80-83 407-387 15-23 48-116 416-399
revenging a loss where opponent scored 100 or more points 19-16 72-69 281-288 18-17 69-74 285-293 15-20 45-98 292-295
revenging a loss where opponent scored 110 or more points 15-12 42-47 147-142 12-15 49-41 148-144 12-15 32-58 152-144
revenging a loss vs opponent of 10 points or more 12-9 44-51 184-204 10-11 48-47 211-184 10-11 28-68 193-212
revenging a same season loss vs opponent 11-11 51-53 287-286 12-10 49-56 286-290 9-13 33-73 316-275
revenging a road loss vs opponent 11-7 42-47 236-251 9-9 43-47 263-228 10-8 30-60 275-228
revenging a road loss vs opponent of 10 points or more 9-4 26-31 130-138 6-7 28-29 149-123 8-5 20-37 147-131
off a no-cover where the team won straight up as a favorite 0-0 0-0 135-149 0-0 0-0 153-131 0-0 0-0 194-98
off a home no-cover where the team won straight up as a favorite 0-0 0-0 103-106 0-0 0-0 115-97 0-0 0-0 140-76
off a close home win by 3 points or less 1-1 3-2 37-34 0-2 1-4 46-27 1-1 2-3 47-27
off a home win 11-4 23-19 307-341 7-8 17-26 337-310 10-5 18-25 416-247
after allowing 105 points or more 3 straight games 9-7 29-32 62-68 6-10 27-35 61-73 8-8 21-41 53-82
after allowing 105 points or more 4 straight games 4-5 17-23 32-41 3-6 17-23 37-38 3-6 11-29 25-51
after a close win by 3 points or less 3-2 6-3 75-87 1-4 3-6 91-70 3-2 4-5 107-59
after a win by 6 points or less 6-6 15-11 169-193 5-7 9-18 192-169 5-7 9-18 218-151
after playing a home game 18-12 46-62 443-501 16-14 53-57 492-455 17-13 36-74 562-408
after playing 2 consecutive home games 9-7 22-38 239-261 8-8 29-32 261-242 8-8 18-43 284-227
after a game where they failed to cover the spread 13-15 52-63 462-518 15-13 58-59 516-476 10-18 35-82 571-445
after failing to cover the spread in 2 or more consecutive games 10-4 30-32 236-271 7-7 28-35 282-232 7-7 22-41 313-217
after 1 or more consecutive wins 18-10 37-32 527-573 16-12 32-38 548-541 16-12 28-42 715-412
when playing against a team with a winning record 19-11 56-50 510-538 17-13 55-52 514-538 13-17 28-79 561-516
when playing against a team with a winning record - 2nd half of the season 7-4 26-19 304-320 6-5 22-23 296-333 6-5 11-34 344-297
versus poor defensive teams - allowing 106+ points/game 15-11 30-35 59-63 12-14 34-32 59-62 13-13 25-41 70-53
versus poor defensive teams - allowing 106+ points/game - 2nd half of the season 6-3 14-15 31-25 5-4 15-14 27-29 6-3 12-17 36-20
versus good offensive teams - scoring 106+ points/game 17-10 31-37 80-85 15-12 35-34 82-83 10-17 16-53 64-102
versus good offensive teams - scoring 106+ points/game - 2nd half of the season 4-2 12-13 41-42 3-3 12-13 39-44 3-3 6-19 33-50
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DENVER Team Trends
Description Against the spread Over/Under Straight Up
  Current Last 3 Since 1996 Current Last 3 Since 1996 Current Last 3 Since 1996
&nbps; W-L W-L W-L O-U O-U O-U W-L W-L W-L
in all games 29-33 116-105 889-863 32-33 128-97 894-852 35-30 108-121 842-950
when the total is greater than or equal to 220 7-11 30-28 68-68 12-7 38-22 78-60 8-11 28-32 72-67
when the total is greater than or equal to 230 1-2 7-4 12-10 1-2 8-4 12-10 2-1 6-6 14-9
as a favorite 18-21 44-48 382-373 18-22 48-46 395-355 27-13 59-36 536-232
as a home favorite 14-13 36-34 302-281 12-16 37-35 304-274 21-7 47-25 432-161
as a home favorite of 6.5 to 12 points 5-5 11-11 126-114 4-6 10-13 129-109 7-3 15-8 197-48
in home games 17-16 55-57 448-427 16-18 65-48 446-419 24-10 63-52 538-355
in a home game where the total is greater than or equal to 220 4-7 15-16 35-33 5-6 18-14 37-32 5-6 17-15 48-22
in a home game where the total is greater than or equal to 230 1-2 3-3 6-7 1-2 4-3 6-7 2-1 5-2 11-3
in the second half of the season 7-7 45-37 416-402 11-3 47-36 420-388 9-5 43-40 387-449
in March games 1-3 19-17 177-147 2-2 20-16 162-164 2-2 19-17 161-170
on Friday nights 7-6 20-19 175-157 4-9 24-16 168-160 11-2 22-18 166-173
against Pacific division opponents 7-6 27-21 247-229 7-7 32-17 244-229 7-7 26-24 220-274
after a non-conference game 9-11 47-32 302-296 12-9 47-32 326-268 12-9 44-37 281-334
after having lost 2 of their last 3 games 14-10 50-44 289-306 10-15 55-41 318-281 19-6 53-46 280-335
after failing to cover 3 of their last 4 against the spread 8-9 25-22 191-201 7-10 29-20 205-187 11-6 27-22 180-225
after failing to cover 4 or 5 of their last 6 against the spread 10-12 26-25 237-231 12-11 34-22 244-227 13-10 27-29 210-278
after having lost 4 or 5 of their last 6 games 3-4 36-26 262-271 1-7 40-24 287-255 5-3 34-33 222-338
after failing to cover 4 of their last 5 against the spread 6-3 14-9 122-116 5-5 17-8 117-118 7-3 13-12 110-132
after failing to cover 5 or 6 of their last 7 against the spread 6-5 14-14 147-143 5-7 17-13 135-155 7-5 13-17 128-175
after failing to cover 6 or 7 of their last 8 against the spread 2-1 9-5 81-79 1-3 10-6 75-88 3-1 9-7 71-100
off a upset loss as a favorite 5-5 17-15 110-112 6-6 20-15 126-100 8-4 19-16 115-114
off 2 or more consecutive upset losses as a favorite 0-1 2-2 16-22 0-1 3-2 20-20 1-0 3-2 21-19
off an upset loss as a home favorite 3-2 12-10 76-72 2-4 13-11 91-59 4-2 12-12 76-77
off a home loss 4-4 29-20 184-157 3-6 28-20 186-148 6-3 24-27 145-209
after allowing 105 points or more 3 straight games 5-5 34-25 100-74 5-5 32-27 95-80 8-2 35-25 95-82
after allowing 110 points or more 3 straight games 0-3 18-14 35-33 1-2 18-14 35-34 2-1 18-14 34-35
after a loss by 6 points or less 5-6 25-18 159-151 7-4 25-17 160-147 5-6 22-21 151-164
after scoring 105 points or more 3 straight games 3-10 22-24 107-91 8-5 29-17 101-94 6-7 20-26 115-84
after scoring 105 points or more 4 straight games 2-6 14-15 61-55 4-4 19-10 61-54 4-4 12-17 63-53
after scoring 105 points or more 5 straight games 1-4 7-12 30-38 3-2 13-6 37-30 2-3 6-13 30-38
after playing a home game 14-18 61-50 440-410 14-19 62-49 432-415 16-17 53-61 417-465
after a game where they failed to cover the spread 17-15 60-44 441-409 16-18 61-44 437-408 22-12 58-49 399-478
after failing to cover the spread in 2 or more consecutive games 8-6 25-18 204-196 5-10 24-20 206-195 11-4 27-18 181-232
after 1 or more consecutive losses 14-13 68-47 467-450 13-16 69-47 474-434 19-10 64-55 403-538
after 2 or more consecutive losses 5-3 30-20 254-255 2-7 31-20 254-251 8-1 31-22 208-318
when playing against a team with a losing record 13-17 52-51 357-383 10-20 52-51 382-347 19-11 59-46 428-330
when playing against a team with a losing record - 2nd half of the season 3-5 25-22 179-181 4-4 25-23 185-167 6-2 28-20 206-159
versus poor defensive teams - allowing 106+ points/game 13-16 38-31 62-53 17-12 48-22 72-43 16-13 40-30 74-44
versus poor defensive teams - allowing 106+ points/game - 2nd half of the season 5-4 18-12 31-23 5-4 20-11 30-24 5-4 18-13 35-21
versus good offensive teams - scoring 106+ points/game 13-12 35-29 72-69 17-9 49-17 85-59 13-13 28-38 60-85
versus good offensive teams - scoring 106+ points/game - 2nd half of the season 4-5 15-15 38-41 6-3 21-10 42-37 4-5 13-18 29-51
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Team Statistics
Performance statistics for each team in various situations are listed below.
LA LAKERS Current Season Performance
  Straight Up Against Spread Team Opponent
  W-L Units W-L O-U Score Half FG Pct Reb. Score Half FG Pct Reb.
All 29-36 1.25 35-30 36-29 108.431 54.677 46.166% 55.154 110.169 56.154 45.691% 53.846
Road Games 13-21 -0.25 18-16 20-14 109.412 56.088 46.381% 54.059 113.765 58.853 46.57% 53.588
Last 5 Games 3-2 2.75 2-3 3-2 114.8 59.8 47.826% 49.2 113 59.2 47.285% 53.4
Team Statistics
Performance statistics for each team in various situations are listed below.
DENVER Current Season Performance
  Straight Up Against Spread Team Opponent
  W-L Units W-L O-U Score Half FG Pct Reb. Score Half FG Pct Reb.
All 36-30 -9.55 30-33 33-33 108.879 54.864 46.952% 52.076 107.909 55.727 48.115% 48.349
Home Games 25-10 3.25 18-16 17-18 111.514 55.886 48.133% 53.086 105.914 54.486 47.402% 47.343
Last 5 Games 3-2 -0.7 2-3 3-2 114.8 64.2 49.762% 49 113.2 61.2 48.661% 48
LA LAKERS Current Season Statistics
  Shooting     3pt Shooting Free Throws  Rebounding  
  PPG Half FGM-A Pct FGM-A PCT FTM-A Pct Tot Off Ast PF Stl TO Bk
Team Stats (All Games) 108.4 54.7 41-89 46.2% 10-29 34.4% 16-23 70.5% 55 11 24 21 8 0 5
vs opponents surrendering 106.4 53.6 39-86 46.1% 10-29 36.3% 17-22 76.8% 51 10 23 20 8 14 5
Team Stats (Road Games) 109.4 56.1 41-89 46.4% 10-28 36.4% 17-24 70.7% 54 11 23 23 8 0 5
Stats Against (All Games) 110.2 56.2 41-90 45.7% 11-30 35.1% 17-23 76.7% 54 10 23 20 8 14 6
vs opponents averaging 106.3 53.6 39-86 46% 10-29 36.2% 17-22 77% 51 10 23 20 8 14 5
Stats Against (Road Games) 113.8 58.9 42-90 46.6% 11-29 36.7% 20-25 78.9% 54 11 24 21 8 14 6
DENVER Current Season Statistics
  Shooting     3pt Shooting Free Throws  Rebounding  
  PPG Half FGM-A Pct FGM-A PCT FTM-A Pct Tot Off Ast PF Stl TO Bk
Team Stats (All Games) 108.9 54.9 41-86 47% 11-30 36.8% 17-22 76.6% 52 11 25 18 8 0 5
vs opponents surrendering 106.1 53.4 39-86 46% 10-29 36.2% 17-22 76.8% 51 10 23 20 8 14 5
Team Stats (Road Games) 111.5 55.9 41-86 48.1% 11-30 37.4% 18-23 75.1% 53 11 27 18 8 0 5
Stats Against (All Games) 107.9 55.7 41-86 48.1% 11-28 37.5% 15-20 74.3% 48 9 25 20 8 14 5
vs opponents averaging 106.1 53.3 39-86 46.1% 10-29 36.2% 17-22 76.9% 51 10 23 20 8 14 5
Stats Against (Road Games) 105.9 54.5 40-85 47.4% 11-29 36.3% 14-20 73.2% 47 9 25 21 8 14 4
Current Season Results And Upcoming Games
Here are the most recent results and upcoming schedules for the two teams involved. Lines, total, game scores, results versus the spread, straight up and against the total are all displayed.
LA LAKERS Season Results
  Team Stats Opp Stats
Date Opponent Score SU Line ATS Tot. O/U Shots Pct REB TO Shots Pct REB TO
12/31/2017 @HOUSTON 142-148 L 15 L 225.5 O 53-105 50.5% 69 14 49-106 46.2% 58 11
12/29/2017 LA CLIPPERS 106-121 L 3 L 218.5 O 46-94 48.9% 42 12 42-86 48.8% 61 13
03/09/2018 @DENVER 116-125 L 8 L 231 O 45-92 48.9% 53 15 42-83 50.6% 43 12
03/07/2018 ORLANDO 108-107 W -6 W 227 U 43-88 48.9% 42 14 42-83 50.6% 53 16
03/05/2018 PORTLAND 103-108 L 2 L 227 U 34-86 39.5% 55 10 35-83 42.2% 62 14
03/03/2018 @SAN ANTONIO 116-112 W 6 W 219 O 40-92 43.5% 55 15 44-98 44.9% 60 16
03/01/2018 @MIAMI 131-113 W 5 W 218.5 O 47-79 59.5% 41 13 46-95 48.4% 49 11
02/26/2018 @ATLANTA 123-104 W -2.5 W 221.5 O 47-90 52.2% 63 23 36-96 37.5% 55 11
02/24/2018 @SACRAMENTO 113-108 W -1.5 W 220.5 O 41-91 45.1% 57 10 42-94 44.7% 57 11
02/23/2018 DALLAS 124-102 W -4 W 221 O 48-93 51.6% 69 16 37-91 40.7% 37 11
02/15/2018 @MINNESOTA 111-119 L 10.5 L 227.5 O 43-94 45.7% 56 13 42-90 46.7% 53 10
02/14/2018 @NEW ORLEANS 117-139 L 5.5 L 231.5 O 46-90 51.1% 44 20 53-99 53.5% 51 11
02/10/2018 @DALLAS 123-130 L 3.5 L 213.5 O 46-84 54.8% 44 17 48-89 53.9% 47 9
02/08/2018 OKLAHOMA CITY 106-81 W -1.5 W 210.5 U 42-96 43.7% 59 8 32-90 35.6% 64 13
02/06/2018 PHOENIX 112-93 W -8 W 217.5 U 39-83 47% 59 14 36-94 38.3% 56 11
02/04/2018 @OKLAHOMA CITY 108-104 W 9.5 W 221 U 42-86 48.8% 49 19 40-89 44.9% 59 17
02/02/2018 @BROOKLYN 102-99 W 1.5 W 217.5 U 39-92 42.4% 65 15 37-82 45.1% 46 11
01/31/2018 @ORLANDO 105-127 L -3 L 216 O 39-83 47% 50 16 44-81 54.3% 46 14
01/28/2018 @TORONTO 111-123 L 10 L 217.5 O 40-92 43.5% 54 13 46-92 50% 60 14
01/26/2018 @CHICAGO 108-103 W 4 W 222 U 41-91 45.1% 56 9 35-93 37.6% 67 13
01/23/2018 BOSTON 108-107 W 5 W 206 O 40-91 44% 68 10 42-90 46.7% 48 11
01/21/2018 NEW YORK 127-107 W 2 W 214 O 51-91 56% 46 6 44-81 54.3% 40 17
01/19/2018 INDIANA 99-86 W 2.5 W 214 U 44-80 55% 58 14 37-97 38.1% 53 9
01/17/2018 @OKLAHOMA CITY 90-114 L 9.5 L 215.5 U 38-81 46.9% 35 16 46-95 48.4% 59 16
01/15/2018 @MEMPHIS 114-123 L 4 L 204 O 38-96 39.6% 54 13 42-82 51.2% 54 18
01/13/2018 @DALLAS 107-101 W 5 W 213.5 U 43-95 45.3% 71 14 34-90 37.8% 48 8
01/11/2018 SAN ANTONIO 93-81 W 2 W 212 U 36-87 41.4% 54 15 31-76 40.8% 52 20
01/09/2018 SACRAMENTO 99-86 W -8 W 213 U 37-77 48.1% 61 25 30-87 34.5% 53 16
01/07/2018 ATLANTA 132-113 W -3.5 W 215.5 O 48-86 55.8% 56 18 41-94 43.6% 44 15
01/05/2018 CHARLOTTE 94-108 L 2 L 217 U 38-94 40.4% 52 16 42-99 42.4% 68 14
01/03/2018 OKLAHOMA CITY 96-133 L 5.5 L 214.5 O 38-92 41.3% 51 17 56-93 60.2% 48 9
01/01/2018 @MINNESOTA 96-114 L 10 L 214 U 34-76 44.7% 48 24 40-81 49.4% 47 17
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Current Season Results And Upcoming Games
Here are the most recent results and upcoming schedules for the two teams involved. Lines, total, game scores, results versus the spread, straight up and against the total are all displayed.
DENVER Season Results
  Team Stats Opp Stats
Date Opponent Score SU Line ATS Tot. O/U Shots Pct REB TO Shots Pct REB TO
12/30/2017 PHILADELPHIA 102-107 L -7 L 213.5 U 35-87 40.2% 57 13 45-93 48.4% 53 13
03/09/2018 LA LAKERS 125-116 W -8 W 231 O 42-83 50.6% 43 12 45-92 48.9% 53 15
03/07/2018 CLEVELAND 108-113 L -3 L 229 U 42-86 48.8% 58 21 44-87 50.6% 39 10
03/06/2018 @DALLAS 107-118 L -6.5 L 217 O 38-92 41.3% 56 14 43-90 47.8% 57 15
03/03/2018 @CLEVELAND 126-117 W 4 W 228.5 O 47-86 54.7% 42 9 46-88 52.3% 46 9
03/02/2018 @MEMPHIS 108-102 W -9 W 217 U 40-73 54.8% 46 22 40-91 44% 45 20
02/27/2018 LA CLIPPERS 120-122 L -5.5 L 228 O 43-87 49.4% 51 20 46-89 51.7% 50 18
02/25/2018 HOUSTON 114-119 L 4 L 224.5 O 44-91 48.4% 51 13 39-77 50.6% 48 18
02/23/2018 SAN ANTONIO 122-119 W -3.5 W 211.5 O 48-97 49.5% 57 11 43-85 50.6% 50 7
02/15/2018 @MILWAUKEE 134-123 W 2 W 214.5 O 47-85 55.3% 43 18 49-92 53.3% 48 16
02/13/2018 SAN ANTONIO 117-109 W -7 W 208.5 O 46-93 49.5% 43 11 44-82 53.7% 52 18
02/10/2018 @PHOENIX 123-113 W -7.5 W 222.5 O 45-88 51.1% 49 13 46-84 54.8% 45 15
02/09/2018 @HOUSTON 104-130 L 8 L 223 O 42-88 47.7% 44 10 43-86 50% 58 11
02/05/2018 CHARLOTTE 121-104 W -4 W 217 O 46-81 56.8% 44 11 39-77 50.6% 40 10
02/03/2018 GOLDEN STATE 115-108 W 5.5 W 231 U 39-91 42.9% 55 15 43-86 50% 53 13
02/01/2018 OKLAHOMA CITY 127-124 W 1 W 218.5 O 50-97 51.5% 55 11 51-98 52% 48 7
01/30/2018 @SAN ANTONIO 104-106 L 6.5 L 202.5 O 40-86 46.5% 43 13 46-92 50% 49 16
01/29/2018 BOSTON 110-111 L -1.5 L 206 O 42-93 45.2% 58 10 43-91 47.3% 48 9
01/27/2018 DALLAS 91-89 W -8 W 209 U 34-81 42% 61 14 34-85 40% 50 8
01/25/2018 NEW YORK 130-118 W -6.5 W 211.5 O 48-80 60% 38 13 45-82 54.9% 39 10
01/22/2018 PORTLAND 104-101 W -3 W 211.5 U 34-83 41% 59 15 36-85 42.4% 51 11
01/19/2018 PHOENIX 100-108 L -9 L 220.5 U 35-78 44.9% 51 16 40-81 49.4% 44 11
01/17/2018 @LA CLIPPERS 104-109 L 4 L 219 U 42-97 43.3% 61 19 40-87 46% 56 20
01/16/2018 DALLAS 105-102 W -6 W 211 U 40-86 46.5% 58 18 38-78 48.7% 41 16
01/13/2018 @SAN ANTONIO 80-112 L 7 L 208 U 29-83 34.9% 48 14 41-78 52.6% 47 15
01/12/2018 MEMPHIS 87-78 W -6.5 W 203 U 27-70 38.6% 55 14 30-77 39% 44 14
01/10/2018 ATLANTA 97-110 L -9.5 L 215.5 U 38-95 40% 54 12 40-80 50% 51 16
01/08/2018 @GOLDEN STATE 114-124 L 10 L 227.5 O 47-95 49.5% 45 11 48-85 56.5% 50 16
01/06/2018 @SACRAMENTO 98-106 L -8.5 L 205.5 U 35-76 46.1% 56 25 42-94 44.7% 47 9
01/05/2018 UTAH 99-91 W -7 W 208.5 U 38-86 44.2% 46 10 38-84 45.2% 57 17
01/03/2018 PHOENIX 134-111 W -12.5 W 218.5 O 51-82 62.2% 50 20 39-92 42.4% 44 12
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Team Line Action
Oddsmakers move a line in part because of one-sided public betting action on a side or total. They also move the line in reaction to wise guys selections. Either way, this section attempts to uncover whether the wise guys and public have a read on a given team. It summarizes both line and total movements. As a general rule, follow the line or total movement when percentages exceed 57% and go against it when they are below 43%.
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in DENVER games 43.3% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (84-110)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in DENVER games 50.7% of the time since 1996. (727-708)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in LA LAKERS games 50.3% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (94-93)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in LA LAKERS games 49.2% of the time since 1996. (743-766)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in DENVER games 58.6% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (119-84)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in DENVER games 50.6% of the time since 1996. (780-763)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in LA LAKERS games 49.3% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (103-106)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in LA LAKERS games 50.9% of the time since 1996. (867-837)
Head-to-Head Series History
Listed below is a summary of the games results in recent Head-to-Head matchups.
  Shooting 3pt shots Free Throws Rebounds
Date Teams Score Line Result Half FGM-A Pct FGM-A Pct FTM-A Pct Tot. OFF TO
03/09/2018 DENVER 125 -8 O 65 42-83 50.6% 15-31 48.4% 26-30 86.7% 43 7 12
LA LAKERS 116 231 62 45-92 48.9% 14-35 40% 12-16 75% 53 12 15
12/02/2017 DENVER 115 -3 U 55 40-87 46% 12-31 38.7% 23-28 82.1% 46 9 12
LA LAKERS 100 222 59 38-86 44.2% 9-30 30% 15-21 71.4% 60 17 21
11/19/2017 LA LAKERS 127 5 O 70 53-100 53% 12-32 37.5% 9-16 56.2% 55 13 15
DENVER 109 223 48 36-84 42.9% 13-31 41.9% 24-35 68.6% 58 17 21
03/13/2017 DENVER 129 -13 O 67 45-84 53.6% 17-38 44.7% 22-25 88% 50 6 15
LA LAKERS 101 227 43 42-97 43.3% 6-20 30% 11-19 57.9% 55 16 16
01/31/2017 LA LAKERS 120 -1 O 54 47-89 52.8% 12-26 46.2% 14-18 77.8% 50 10 15
DENVER 116 226 59 41-99 41.4% 15-27 55.6% 19-23 82.6% 58 20 11
01/17/2017 LA LAKERS 121 0 O 54 47-108 43.5% 11-30 36.7% 16-18 88.9% 53 20 12
DENVER 127 230.5 66 50-88 56.8% 11-26 42.3% 16-26 61.5% 58 13 17
03/25/2016 LA LAKERS 105 4 O 46 37-85 43.5% 10-23 43.5% 21-26 80.8% 51 7 11
DENVER 116 213.5 58 45-94 47.9% 10-26 38.5% 16-24 66.7% 59 13 9
03/02/2016 DENVER 117 -8 O 57 38-78 48.7% 12-23 52.2% 29-38 76.3% 58 7 11
LA LAKERS 107 213 60 35-79 44.3% 11-31 35.5% 26-32 81.2% 41 6 6
12/22/2015 DENVER 107 -5 O 64 41-90 45.6% 9-25 36% 16-19 84.2% 54 13 12
LA LAKERS 111 204 51 40-84 47.6% 7-26 26.9% 24-32 75% 50 11 11
11/03/2015 LA LAKERS 109 -3 O 57 36-87 41.4% 6-26 23.1% 31-38 81.6% 50 12 10
DENVER 120 203 60 43-85 50.6% 7-20 35% 27-31 87.1% 54 11 14
04/08/2015 DENVER 119 -10 O 58 44-88 50% 13-30 43.3% 18-24 75% 53 11 9
LA LAKERS 101 205.5 54 36-75 48% 5-16 31.2% 24-35 68.6% 47 9 14
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LA LAKERS Key Player Injuries
[F] 03/05/2018 - Brandon Ingram is out indefinitely ( Hip )
[F] 03/04/2018 - Brandon Ingram is downgraded to doubtful Monday vs Portland ( Hip )
[F] 03/04/2018 - Brandon Ingram is "?" Monday vs Portland ( Hip )
[F] 03/03/2018 - Brandon Ingram is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs San Antonio ( Hip )
[F] 03/03/2018 - Brandon Ingram is "?" Monday vs Portland ( Hip )
[G] 03/01/2018 - Josh Hart is out indefinitely ( Hand )
[F] 03/01/2018 - Brandon Ingram left last game, is "?" Saturday vs San Antonio ( Groin )
[F] 03/01/2018 - Brandon Ingram left last game, is "?" Saturday vs San Antonio ( Hip )
[F] 02/17/2018 - Channing Frye is out indefinitely ( Appendix )
DENVER Key Player Injuries
[F] 03/10/2018 - Wilson Chandler is upgraded to probable Sunday vs Sacramento ( Hip )
[F] 03/09/2018 - Wilson Chandler is downgraded to OUT Friday vs LA Lakers ( Hip )
[F] 03/09/2018 - Wilson Chandler is "?" Sunday vs Sacramento ( Hip )
(!)[F] 02/27/2018 - Paul Millsap is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs LA Clippers ( Wrist )