Lakers vs Trail Blazers Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Sunday, October 23

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The Los Angeles Lakers (0-2) host the Portland Trail Blazers (1-1) at Crypto.com Arena, tipping off at 3:30 PM ET on Sunday, October 23, 2022. The Lakers are 3.5-point favorites in the game. The matchup has a 225.5 point total.

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 3.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Lakers as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Lakers have -162 odds to pick up the win, while the Trail Blazers are listed at +138 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 225.5 points.

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Lakers vs. Trail Blazers Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Sunday, October 23, 2022
  • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: SPEC
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Arena: Crypto.com Arena

Lakers vs. Trail Blazers Betting Trends

The Lakers’ record against the spread last year was 36-46-0. Los Angeles put together a 23-20 record in games it was favored on the moneyline last season (winning 53.5% of those games). The Lakers had 47 of their 82 games hit the over last season.

The Trail Blazers were 30-51-1 against the spread last year. Portland was underdogs 55 times last season and won 13, or 23.6%, of those games. There were 37 Trail Blazers games (out of 82) that went over the total last year.

Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Lakers

Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
LeBron James 56 30.3 8.2 6.2 1.3 1.1 2.9
Anthony Davis 40 23.2 9.9 3 1.3 2.3 0.3
Russell Westbrook 78 18.5 7.4 7 0.9 0.3 1
Dennis Schroder 64 13.5 3.3 4.6 0.9 0.1 1.3
Carmelo Anthony 69 13.3 4.2 1 0.7 0.8 2.2

Trail Blazers

Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Damian Lillard 29 24 4.1 7.3 0.6 0.4 3.2
Jerami Grant 47 19.2 4 2.4 0.9 1 1.9
Anfernee Simons 57 17.3 2.6 3.9 0.5 0.1 3.1
Jusuf Nurkic 56 15.1 11.1 2.8 1.1 0.6 0.3
Josh Hart 54 14.9 7.2 4.1 1.1 0.2 1.4
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Lakers vs. Trail Blazers Injury Report

Lakers: Troy Brown: Probable (Back), LeBron James: Probable (Foot), Cole Swider: Out (Foot), Thomas Bryant: Out (Thumb), Dennis Schroder: Out (Thumb)

Trail Blazers: Olivier Sarr: Out (Wrist), Trendon Watford: Out (Knee), Gary Payton: Out (Abdomen)

What you need to know about the Los Angeles Lakers

Last season, Los Angeles was 11th in the NBA on offense (112.1 points scored per game) and fourth-worst on defense (115.1 points allowed). Offensively the Lakers played better at home last year, scoring 112.4 points per game, compared to 111.8 per game away from home.

Last season, Los Angeles was 18th in the NBA in 3-point makes (12 per game) and 22nd in 3-point percentage (34.7%). The Lakers took 61.2% of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 38.8% from beyond it last season. In terms of makes, 71.2% of the Lakers’ baskets were 2-pointers, and 28.8% were 3-pointers.

What you need to know about the Portland Trail Blazers

In terms of points, Portland was outplayed on both offense and defense last season, as it ranked fourth-worst in the league in points scored (106.2 per game) and fourth-worst in points allowed (115.1 per contest). In 2021-22, the Trail Blazers scored 5.1 more points per game at home (108.8) than away (103.7).

Portland was 13th in the NBA with 12.7 threes per game last season. Meanwhile, it ranked 23rd with a 34.6% shooting percentage from downtown. The Trail Blazers took 57.8% two-pointers and 42.2% from beyond the arc last season. Of the team’s baskets, 67.0% were two-pointers and 33.0% were three-pointers.

Lakers vs. Trail Blazers Predictions and Pick

Our prediction to win this contest is the Lakers, and we project that Lakers will cover the spread (Lakers -3.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 225.5 points.

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How to bet Lakers vs. Trail Blazers

You can bet on Lakers vs. Trail Blazers at every legal online sportsbook. For more NBA odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals as well as NBA prop odds, check out the latest NBA lines as well as our guide to the best NBA betting sites.

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WRITTEN BY

Austin Harper

Austin is a co-founders at Betsperts and a devoted father of 2. Born and raised in Atlanta Georgia, Austin is passionate about the Atlanta Hawks, Braves, and Falcons. Austin received his Bachelors of Science from Clemson University and gets back for Clemson football and basketball games every chance he gets!

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