The Los Angeles Lakers (22-26) are seven-point favorites against the San Antonio Spurs (14-33) on January 25, 2023 at Crypto.com Arena. The Spurs are struggling right now, having lost two in a row and going 2-8 during their past 10 games. The matchup has a 244 point total.
How to bet Lakers vs. Spurs
Los Angeles Lakers vs. San Antonio Spurs Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 7 points, with sportsbooks listing the Lakers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Lakers have -275 odds to pick up the win, while the Spurs are listed at +223 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 244 points.
Lakers vs. Spurs Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, January 25, 2023
- Game Time: 10:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: SN-LA
- Location: Los Angeles, California
- Arena: Crypto.com Arena
Lakers vs. Spurs Betting Trends
Against the spread, the Lakers are 22-24-2 this year. Los Angeles has been chosen as the favorite in 12 games this year and has walked away with the win seven times (58.3%) in those games. Lakers games this year have gone over the total in 26 out of 47 opportunities (55.3%).
In the Spurs’ 47 games this season, they have 23 wins against the spread. San Antonio has won 12 of the 44 games it was listed as the moneyline underdog this season (27.3%). Spurs games this season have gone over the total in 28 of 47 opportunities (59.6%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Lakers vs. Spurs Injury Report
Spurs: Romeo Langford: Out (Adductor), Devin Vassell: Out (Knee), Joshua Primo: Out (Undisclosed)
What you need to know about the Los Angeles Lakers
Because of Los Angeles’ defensive struggles this year, ranking fourth-worst in the NBA with 118.3 points allowed per game, it has had to count on its offense, which ranks fifth-best in the league scoring 117.1 points per game. The Lakers are averaging 118 points per game this season at home, which is 1.9 more points than they’re averaging on the road (116.1). The Lakers have seen an increase in scoring lately, racking up 121.1 points per game in their last 10 contests, four points more than the 117.1 they’ve scored this season.
In terms of three-pointers, Los Angeles has been inefficient, as it ranks worst in the league in three-pointers made (10.5 per game) and fifth-worst in three-point percentage (33.8%). Of the shots taken by the Lakers in 2022-23, 65.3% of them have been two-pointers (75.7% of the team’s made baskets) and 34.7% have been from beyond the arc (24.3%).
What you need to know about the San Antonio Spurs
On offense San Antonio is the 19th-ranked team in the NBA (113.1 points per game). On defense it is the worst (122 points conceded per game). At home, the Spurs score 113 points per game. On the road, they average 113.1. While the Spurs are averaging 113.1 points per game in 2022-23, they have bettered that mark in their past 10 games, tallying 118.4 a contest.
Beyond the arc, San Antonio is 24th in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (10.9). It is 23rd in 3-point percentage at 34.8%. In 2022-23, the Spurs have attempted 34.3% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 65.7% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 25.2% of the Spurs’ baskets have been 3-pointers, and 74.8% have been 2-pointers.
Our pick to win this matchup is the Lakers, and we predict that Lakers will cover the spread (Lakers -7). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 244 points.
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