The Los Angeles Clippers (41-38) host the Los Angeles Lakers (41-38) at Crypto.com Arena, starting at 10:00 PM ET on Wednesday, April 5, 2023. The Lakers are slight, 2.5-point underdogs in the game. The over/under in this game is set at 231.5.
How to bet Clippers vs. Lakers
Los Angeles Clippers vs. Los Angeles Lakers Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Clippers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Clippers have -132 odds to pick up the win, while the Lakers are listed at +111 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 231.5 points.
Clippers vs. Lakers Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, April 5, 2023
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN
- Location: Los Angeles, California
- Arena: Crypto.com Arena
Clippers vs. Lakers Betting Trends
In the Clippers’ 79 games this season, they have 39 wins against the spread. The Clippers have been chosen as favorites in 50 games this year and have walked away with the win 33 times (66%) in those games. Clippers games this year have hit the over 37 times in 79 opportunities (46.8%).
Against the spread, the Lakers are 39-37-3 this year. The Lakers have put together a 23-28 record in games they were listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 45.1% of those games). Lakers games this season have hit the over 40 times in 79 opportunities (50.6%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Clippers vs. Lakers Injury Report
Lakers: Anthony Davis: Questionable (Foot), LeBron James: Questionable (Foot), D’Angelo Russell: Probable (Foot), Mohamed Bamba: Probable (Ankle)
What you need to know about the Los Angeles Clippers
This year, the Clippers are posting 113.1 points per game (22nd-ranked in NBA) and ceding 112.9 points per contest (13th-ranked). The Clippers are posting 111.8 points per game this year at home, which is 2.5 fewer points than they’re averaging when playing on the road (114.3). The Clippers have been racking up 116.9 points per game in their last 10 appearances, an average that’s a little higher than the 113.1 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign.
The Clippers are draining 12.8 treys per game this year (ninth-ranked in NBA), and they own a 38.2% three-point percentage (second-best). Of the shots attempted by the Clippers in 2022-23, 61.1% of them have been two-pointers (68.8% of the team’s made baskets) and 38.9% have been threes (31.2%).
What you need to know about the Los Angeles Lakers
The Lakers are eighth in the league in points scored (117.0 per game) and 20th in points conceded (116.6). The Lakers are putting up fewer points at home (116.6 per game) than away (117.3). While the Lakers are posting 117.0 points per game in 2022-23, they have bettered that mark in their last 10 games, tallying 119.0 a contest.
The Lakers are the third-worst team in the NBA in 3-pointers made (10.6 per game) and fifth-worst in 3-point percentage (34.2%). The Lakers attempt 65.1% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 34.9% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 75.2% of the Lakers’ buckets are 2-pointers, and 24.8% are 3-pointers.
Our prediction to win this matchup is the Clippers, and we expect that Lakers will cover the spread (Clippers -2.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 231.5 points.
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