Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets Odds & Pick: Smart Money Moving Game 4 Over/Under

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Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images. Pictured: LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers and Torrey Craig #3 of the Denver Nuggets

  • The Nuggets have covered the spread in back-to-back games, so sharps are backing off betting sides in Game 4.
  • They are, however, betting tonight's total. See where the sharp action and PRO systems fall on tonight's action.

Lakers vs. Nuggets Betting Odds

Lakers Odds -6 [Bet Now]
Nuggets Odds +6 [Bet Now]
Over/Under 215.5 [Bet Now]
Time/Channel  9 p.m. ET on TNT

Odds as of Thursday at 11:15 a.m. ET and via BetMGM. Get an INSTANT $500 deposit match at BetMGM today or see more offers and reviews for the best online sportsbooks.


After falling behind 2-0 in the Western Conference finals, the Denver Nuggets topped the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 3 to, for all intents and purposes, keep their championship hopes alive.

The Lakers sit as 6-point favorites over the Nuggets for tonight’s Game 4, but wiseguys have decided that the over/under is the preferred landing spot for big bets.

Using our NBA PRO Report, let’s examine how sharps are betting the Lakers vs. Nuggets total.

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Lakers vs. Nuggets Betting Pick

Sharp Action

The Lakers vs. Nuggets over/under opened at a consensus of 215.5 and thanks to sharp betting action has dropped to 214.5 across the market.

Sports Insights’ Bet Signals are reporting one smart money indicator lighting up the under, explaining why the total has fallen one point.

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Big Money

The Lakers vs. Nuggets under is also seeing some drastic splits when comparing the percentage of tickets to the percentage of real money hitting that side of the total.

Eighty-six percent of bets have played the over, showing that the vast majority of bettors are pegging Game 4 as a high-scoring matchup. However, 51% of the money has landed on the under, a tell-tale sign that the bigger bets — ones more likely to come from long-term winners — are expecting this game to fall under the total.

PRO Report Angle: Under (moved from 215.5 to 214.5)

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