Watch Nuggets vs. Lakers: TV channel, live stream info, start time

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Denver (home) vs. Los Angeles (away)

Current Records: Denver 13-4; Los Angeles 17-3

What to Know

The Los Angeles Lakers have been homebodies their last two games, but they are heading out on Tuesday. They will square off against the Denver Nuggets at 9 p.m. ET on Tuesday at Pepsi Center. The point spread is more or less neutral, so fans should expect a close matchup.

The contest between Los Angeles and the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday was not a total blowout, but with Los Angeles falling 114-100, it was darn close. SF Danny Green wasn't much of a difference maker for the Lakers; he played for 27 minutes but picked up just eight points.

Meanwhile, Denver fought the good fight in their overtime game on Saturday but wound up with a less-than-desirable result. It was a hard-fought game, but they had to settle for a 100-97 loss against the Sacramento Kings. Denver was up 57-40 at the end of the half but couldn't hold on to the lead.

With both teams hitting sour notes in their previous games, they will no doubt be looking to produce a better outcome in this one. A couple defensive stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: Los Angeles enters the matchup with only 104.1 points allowed per game on average, good for fourth best in the league. But the Nuggets are even better: they come into the contest boasting the fewest points allowed per game in the league at 101.8. We'll see if that edge gives the Nuggets a route to victory.

How To Watch

  • When: Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET
  • Where: Pepsi Center -- Denver, Colorado
  • TV: Altitude Sports & Entertainmnt
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $53.00

Odds

The Nuggets are a slight 2-point favorite against the Lakers.

Vegas was right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 2-point spread, and stayed right there.

Over/Under: 209

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Series History

Denver have won nine out of their last 14 games against Los Angeles.

  • Mar 06, 2019 - Denver 115 vs. Los Angeles 99
  • Nov 27, 2018 - Denver 117 vs. Los Angeles 85
  • Oct 25, 2018 - Los Angeles 121 vs. Denver 114
  • Mar 13, 2018 - Los Angeles 112 vs. Denver 103
  • Mar 09, 2018 - Denver 125 vs. Los Angeles 116
  • Dec 02, 2017 - Denver 115 vs. Los Angeles 100
  • Nov 19, 2017 - Los Angeles 127 vs. Denver 109
  • Mar 13, 2017 - Denver 129 vs. Los Angeles 101
  • Jan 31, 2017 - Los Angeles 120 vs. Denver 116
  • Jan 17, 2017 - Denver 127 vs. Los Angeles 121
  • Mar 25, 2016 - Denver 116 vs. Los Angeles 105
  • Mar 02, 2016 - Denver 117 vs. Los Angeles 107
  • Dec 22, 2015 - Los Angeles 111 vs. Denver 107
  • Nov 03, 2015 - Denver 120 vs. Los Angeles 109
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