Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers (-7.5)

Game Total: 215.5

Game 1 went as expected with the Lakers winning by 12 lead by their top players in LeBron James and Anthony Davis .  James finished Game 1 with 15 points, 12 assists and six rebounds over 31 minutes. Davis really carried the team, scoring 37 points with 10 boards and four assists. On the flip side the Nuggets top players Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray finished with 21 points apiece. Michael Porter chipped in with 14 and 10 while the Lakers got additional contributions from Kentavious Caldwell-Pope , Danny Green and Rajon Rondo .

Players are ranked in order of preference, if a player is not listed that does not mean they are considered a fade.

MVP/CPT

  1. Jamal Murray PG DEN – Sticking with Murray as my top captain play due to the value you get on the price tag. We have seen him explode in games during the playoffs and he is the cheapest of the primary four scorers in this series. He didn’t come through...