Lakers vs Nuggets Spread Prediction: Tonight’s Biggest NBA Edge

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  • Looking for a Lakers vs. Nuggets spread prediction? Well, PRO found a big edge for tonight's NBA contest.

Lakers vs. Nuggets Spread, Over/Under

Lakers Spread+7
Nuggets Spread-7
DateSaturday, April 20
Time8:30 p.m. ET

*NBA odds as of Saturday morning

The first round of the 2024 NBA Playoffs gets underway with four series-opening matchups running throughout the day on Saturday.

The most highly-anticipated of Saturday's playoff games is last on today's slate: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets, which tips at 8:30 p.m. ET.

Updated NBA odds show the Lakers vs. Nuggets spread at Denver -7, and early trends indicate bettors are laying the points.

Fifty-nine percent of tickets have landed on the Nuggets spread thus far, though there is still plenty of time for more action to come in – and it will – on tonight's game.

Interestingly, the Lakers vs. Nuggets spread will not only be an extremely popular bet tonight, but it's also offering a surprisingly juicy betting model edge as well.

With this in mind, let's take the Action Network's NBA PRO Projections for a spin to quickly pinpoint the smartest Lakers vs. Nuggets spread prediction.

Lakers vs. Nuggets Spread Prediction

As mentioned above, the Nuggets are 7-point favorites against the Lakers tonight.

However, our data suggest that spread is more than two points off its true line.

And, this is significant, savvy bettors can lock in even more value with very little work.

Let me explain.

Now, before we dig in, it's important to explain that edges suggest value is available, but value does not mean a bet is a lock, either.

As a result, practicing proper bankroll management is still key – and one of the most common characteristics of sharp bettors.

Thank you for coming to my TED Talk, now back to tonight's game.