The Brooklyn Nets (30-19) face the Los Angeles Lakers (23-27) as 9-point favorites on Monday, January 30, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET on NBA. A 230-point over/under has been installed for the matchup.
How to bet Nets vs. Lakers
Brooklyn Nets vs. Los Angeles Lakers Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 9 points, with oddsmakers listing the Nets as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Nets have -387 odds to pick up the win, while the Lakers are listed at +307 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 230 points.
Nets vs. Lakers Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Monday, January 30, 2023
- Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBA
- Location: Brooklyn, New York
- Arena: Barclays Center
Nets vs. Lakers Betting Trends
The Nets have played 49 games, with 25 wins against the spread. Brooklyn has been the favorite in 34 games this season and has come away with the win 23 times (67.6%) in those contests. The Nets have gone over the point total in 42% of their opportunities this year (21 times over 50 games with a set point total).
The Lakers have played 50 games, with 24 wins against the spread. Los Angeles has won 15 of the 37 games it was listed as the moneyline underdog this season (40.5%). Lakers games this season have eclipsed the over/under 27 times in 50 opportunities (54%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Nets: Ben Simmons: Questionable (Knee), TJ Warren: Doubtful (Shin), Kevin Durant: Out (Knee)
Lakers: Lonnie Walker: Probable (Knee), LeBron James: Out (Ankle), Anthony Davis: Out (Foot), Austin Reaves: Out (Hamstring)
What you need to know about the Brooklyn Nets
Brooklyn is 15th in the NBA with 114.4 points per game so far this year. At the other end, it ranks sixth with 111.7 points allowed per contest. The Nets are scoring 115.3 points per game this season in home games, which is 1.6 more points than they’re averaging on the road (113.7). The Nets have been putting up 112.6 points per game in their last 10 appearances, an average that’s slightly lower than the 114.4 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign.
Brooklyn is draining 12.4 treys per game this year (12th-ranked in NBA), and it owns a 39.4% three-point percentage (second-best). When it comes to shot breakdown, the Nets have taken 62.6% two-pointers (accounting for 71.1% of the team’s buckets) and 37.4% three-pointers (28.9%).
What you need to know about the Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles is the fifth-best squad in the NBA in points scored (117.1 per game) but fourth-worst in points conceded (118.1). At home the Lakers are putting up 117.8 points per game, 1.5 more than they are averaging on the road (116.3). In their previous 10 games, the Lakers are posting 117.9 points per contest, 0.8 more than their season average (117.1).
In 2022-23 Los Angeles is second-worst in the NBA in 3-point makes (10.5 per game) and fifth-worst in 3-point percentage (33.6%). The Lakers attempt 34.9% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 65.1% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 24.3% of the Lakers’ baskets are 3-pointers, and 75.7% are 2-pointers.
Our pick to win this contest is the Nets, and we expect that Lakers will cover the spread (Nets -9). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 230 points.
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