Los Angeles Lakers at Denver Nuggets NBA AI Pick – May 18th

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  • Winner: Denver Nuggets
  • MOV (ATS): Denver Nuggets -5.5 Will Cover
  • Total Score: O 226.5

I expect a competitive game between the Denver Nuggets and Los Angeles Lakers. The Nuggets have been performing well recently, winning three straight games, and they have a strong offensive presence with an average of 115.8 points per game. Additionally, their shooting percentages from both the field (50.36%) and beyond the arc (37.62%) are impressive.

On defense, while they allow an average of 43.172 total rebounds and commit an average of 18.86 turnovers per game, they also make up for it with solid steals (7.538) and personal fouls (13.441).

For the Lakers, even though their overall record is not as strong as that of Nuggets’, they have won four out of their last five games and covered the spread in each game during this stretch. Their offense averages 116.4 points per game but has relatively lower field goal percentage from both fields (48% from field goals; 35% percent from behind arc).

On defense when playing on road games like today’s match against Denver Nuggets, Lakers maintained good numbers including giving away only around six steals to opponents along with committing less than eighteen personal fouls whilst obtaining more than forty-five total rebounds.

Given these stats prediction for tonight’s match would be that Denver shall win by limiting LA Lakers’ scoring opportunities through its formidable defense which typically allows just over seven-and-a-half steals along with almost thirteen fouls committed by them thereby reducing scoring chances for opposing teams; although looking at history between these two teams- it wouldn’t be surprising if this goes down to wire until end where we might see some dramatics play happening right before our eyes!

Date: May 18, 2023 11:30 pm EST
HOME: DENVER NUGGETS vs AWAY: LOS ANGELES LAKERS
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Spread
Nuggets -5.5
-110
Moneyline
Nuggets
-205
Total
O 226.5
-110
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HOME: DENVER NUGGETSAWAY: LOS ANGELES LAKERS
Points115.8116.5
Field Goals %50.448.1
Three Points %37.634.5
Free Throws %76.077.8
Total Rebounds43.245.9
Assists28.425.2
Steals7.56.5
Turnovers13.413.3
Personal Fouls18.917.7
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