The Los Angeles Lakers and the Memphis Grizzlies play in Game 3 of the first round of the NBA Playoffs. The Lakers are 5-point favorites for the game, which airs on ESPN at 10:00 PM ET. A 220.5-point over/under has been installed for the matchup.
How to bet Lakers vs. Grizzlies
Los Angeles Lakers vs. Memphis Grizzlies Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 5 points, with bookmakers listing the Lakers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Lakers have -210 odds to pick up the win, while the Grizzlies are listed at +174 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 220.5 points.
Lakers vs. Grizzlies Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, April 22, 2023
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN
- Location: Los Angeles, California
- Arena: Crypto.com Arena
Lakers vs. Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Lakers have played 82 games, with 40 wins against the spread. Los Angeles has been victorious in 20, or 64.5%, of the 31 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Lakers games this year have eclipsed the over/under 43 times in 82 opportunities (52.4%).
The Grizzlies are 37-41-4 against the spread this year. Memphis has won three of the 19 games it was the underdog on the moneyline this season (15.8%). Grizzlies games this year have hit the over 37 times in 82 opportunities (45.1%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Lakers vs. Grizzlies Injury Report
Grizzlies: Steven Adams: Out (Knee), Ja Morant: Questionable (Hand), Brandon Clarke: Out (Achilles), Jake LaRavia: Out (Calf)
What you need to know about the Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles is sixth in the NBA with 117.2 points per game so far this season. At the other end, it ranks 20th with 116.6 points allowed per contest. Offensively the Lakers have played worse at home this year, posting 117 points per game, compared to 117.3 per game on the road. On the offensive side of the ball, the Lakers have picked up their output slightly over their last 10 games, scoring 120.9 points per contest over that stretch as opposed to the 117.2 they’ve put up over the course of this year.
With 10.8 treys per game, Los Angeles is 24th in the NBA. It sports a 34.6% shooting percentage from downtown, which ranks 24th in the league. So far this season, the Lakers have taken 65% two-pointers, accounting for 74.8% of the team’s baskets. They have shot 35% from beyond the arc (25.2% of the team’s baskets).
What you need to know about the Memphis Grizzlies
Memphis scores 116.9 points per game and allow 113, making them eighth in the NBA offensively and 11th defensively. At home, the Grizzlies score 119.8 points per game. Away, they score 114. The Grizzlies have performed worse offensively over their previous 10 games, averaging 116.2 points per contest, 0.7 fewer points their than season average of 116.9.
Memphis is 16th in the NBA in 3-pointers made (12 per game) and 22nd in 3-point percentage (35.1%). In 2022-23, the Grizzlies have attempted 37.2% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 62.8% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 27.5% of the Grizzlies’ baskets have been 3-pointers, and 72.5% have been 2-pointers.
Lakers vs. Grizzlies Predictions and Pick
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