NBA Playoffs Odds: Nuggets vs. Lakers Lines, Odds to Win Series, Spreads

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Jamie Schwaberow/Getty Images. Pictured: Nikola Jokic #15 of the Denver Nuggets defends LeBron James #6 of the Los Angeles Lakers at Ball Arena.

NBA Playoffs Odds: Nuggets vs. Lakers Lines, Odds to Win Series, Spreads

Nuggets Odds to Win Series -145
Lakers Odds to Win Series+120
Series SpreadNuggets -1.5 (+165)
NBA Playoffs Odds via BetMGM.

The Denver Nuggets made a mockery of the Phoenix Suns in Game 6 to close out their second round series. The Los Angeles Lakers blew out the Golden State Warriors at Crypto.Com arena to continue their improbable run through the playoffs as the No. 7 seed.

Now it's time to turn our attention to the Western Conference finals series of the 2023 NBA playoffs and the NBA playoffs series odds for Nuggets vs Lakers.

The Nuggets are -145 favorites to win their 2023 NBA Western Conference finals NBA playoffs series, with the Lakers listed at +120 to win the series.

The Lakers and Nuggets split their regular season series 2-2, with the home team winning each game. In the postseason, the Nuggets 6-0 at home, while the Lakers are 7-0 (including their Play-In Tournament win against the Minnesota Timberwolves) and no other teams this postseason are undefeated on their home floor. If those trends hold, it could factor into the length of the series with the Nuggets having home-court advantage.

In the Western Conference finals, the series spread is Nuggets -1.5, with -1.5 priced at +165 and Lakers +1.5 juiced to -200. Lakers -1.5 series spread is priced at +210 with Nuggets +1.5 priced at -275.

The series exact games prices are:

+650 for a 4-game series
+300 for a 5-game series
+200 for a 6-game series
+175 for a 7-game series

Game 1 Lines, Spreads, Expert Picks

For more on the Western Conference finals game odds, check out the Lakers vs Nuggets Game 1 odds, time and channel for their Western Conference finals series.

Western Conference Finals Schedule

  • Game 1: Tuesday May 16, 8:30 p.m. ET
  • Game 2: Thursday May 18, 8:30 p.m. ET
  • Game 3: Saturday May 20, 8:30 p.m. ET
  • Game 4: Monday May 22, 8:30 p.m. ET
  • Game 5: Wednesday May 24, 8:30 p.m. ET (If Nec.)
  • Game 6: Friday May 26, 8:30 p.m. ET (If Nec.)
  • Game 7: Sunday May 28 8:30 p.m. ET (If Nec.)

Betting Analysis

Our Action Network betting analysts will have more on the series soon.

For more Action Network coverage of the 2023 NBA playoffs, check out the latest NBA odds and betting lines, as well as the public betting percentage breakdowns of every NBA game.

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