NBA Playoffs Betting with the Denver Nuggets at Los Angeles Lakers

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The Denver Nuggets expects to upend the Los Angeles Lakers for the first time in six postseason series as they start their Western Conference quarterfinal series Sunday at Staples Center.


The Lakers take the third seed in the West even if there are several distractions, the most recent is being a seven-game suspension levied on forward Metta World Peace.


He still has six games left to serve. Denver has the capability to push the ball and even limit Kobe Bryant to 17.7 points in the four-game regular-season series.


Denver Nuggets at Los Angeles Lakers

When: 3:30 PM ET, Sunday April 29 2012

Where: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California


The Lakers opened as 4.5 point favorites on several online sportsbooks online, this is one of the hottest NBA playoffs betting games that you shouldn’t miss so bet smartly.


Denver Nuggets (38-28)

The speed of Ty Lawson will be the strength of the Denver Nuggets, forwards Danilo Gallinari and Al Harrington could be key in the absence of World Peace. The Nuggets also have a rising rookie that is big enough to shake the Lakers’ inside game. Leading all the rookies when it comes to rebounding is Kenneth Faried (7.7) and the self-title Manimal said he is up to the task. “Kill. We’re not friends. Don’t talk to me,” Faried told the Denver Post of his game strategy.


Los Angeles Lakers (41-25)

The problem with the Los Angeles Lakers is that they lack depth and they have been inconsistent on the road, but Andrew Bynum and Pau Gasol have proved too much for the Nuggets in the regular season, where the Lakers won three of four.

And there is no clutch player better than Kobe Bryant in the league, he finishes second in scoring and should be well rested despite shin troubles. With World Peace out and Matt Barned nursing a sprained ankle, the Lakers will make use of Devin Ebanks at small forward.


Things to note in this game:

The Nuggets are notoriously famous for scoring 15-0 when scoring at least 60 points in the first half.

The Lakers have taken victory 17 out of 21 postseason games against the Nuggets.

The advantage of the Lakers in the home-court in the opening round is a 34-2 series record.


There you have all the nitty-gritty details of the game. Hopefully you make a great a NBA playoffs betting decision.

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This article was published on 2012/05/16