The Los Angeles Lakers lead 2-1 going into Game 4 of the first round of the NBA Playoffs. The Lakers are 4.5-point favorites for the game, which airs on TNT at 10:00 PM ET. The matchup’s over/under is 224.
How to bet Lakers vs. Grizzlies
Los Angeles Lakers vs. Memphis Grizzlies Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 4.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Lakers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Lakers have -202 odds to pick up the win, while the Grizzlies are listed at +168 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 224 points.
Lakers vs. Grizzlies Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Monday, April 24, 2023
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: TNT
- 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 have played 82 games, with 37 wins against the spread. Memphis has won three of the 19 games it was the underdog on the moneyline this season (15.8%). Grizzlies games this season have gone over the point total 37 times in 82 opportunities (45.1%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
|Jaren Jackson Jr.||63||18.6||6.8||1||1||3||1.6|
Lakers vs. Grizzlies Injury Report
Grizzlies: Steven Adams: Out (Knee), Brandon Clarke: Out (Achilles), Jake LaRavia: Out (Calf)
What you need to know about the Los Angeles Lakers
With 117.2 points per game on offense, Los Angeles ranks sixth in the NBA. Defensively, it allows 116.6 points per contest, which ranks 20th in the league. The Lakers are posting 117 points per game this season at home, which is 0.3 fewer points than they’re averaging when playing on the road (117.3). The Lakers have seen an uptick in scoring lately, putting up 121.2 points per game in their last 10 outings, four points more than the 117.2 they’ve scored this year.
So far this year, Los Angeles is draining 10.8 three-pointers per game (24th-ranked in NBA) and is shooting 34.6% (24th-ranked) from beyond the arc. The Lakers are attempting 57.8 two-pointers per game this year, which account for 65% of the shots they’ve attempted (and 74.8% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 31.2 threes per contest, which are 35% of their shots (and 25.2% of the team’s buckets).
What you need to know about the Memphis Grizzlies
At 116.9 points scored per game and 113 points allowed, Memphis is eighth in the NBA on offense and 11th on defense. At home, the Grizzlies score 119.8 points per game. On the road, they average 114. Over their last 10 games, the Grizzlies are scoring 115 points per contest, 1.9 fewer points than their season average (116.9).
Beyond the arc, Memphis is 16th in the league in 3-pointers made per game (12). It is 22nd in 3-point percentage at 35.1%. The Grizzlies attempt 37.2% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 27.5% of their made baskets are from there. Inside the arc, they take 62.8% of their shots, with 72.5% of their makes coming from there.
Our pick to win this contest is the Lakers, and we predict that Grizzlies will cover the spread (Lakers -4.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 224 points.
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