Lakers vs Warriors Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Western Conference Semifinals Game 3

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The Los Angeles Lakers and the Golden State Warriors square off in Game 3 of the second round of the NBA Playoffs. The Lakers are 3-point favorites for the game, which airs on ABC at 8:30 PM ET. The matchup’s point total is set at 229.5.

How to bet Lakers vs. Warriors

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 3 points, with sportsbooks listing the Lakers as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Lakers have -157 odds to pick up the win, while the Warriors are listed at +133 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 229.5 points.

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Lakers vs. Warriors Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Saturday, May 6, 2023
  • Game Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ABC
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Arena: Arena

Lakers vs. Warriors Betting Trends

The Lakers are 40-39-3 against the spread this season. 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 gone over the total in 43 out of 82 opportunities (52.4%).

The Warriors are 39-42-1 against the spread this year. Golden State has won 29.2% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (7-17). Warriors games this season have eclipsed the over/under 45 times in 82 opportunities (54.9%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Lakers Leaders
LeBron James 55 28.9 8.3 6.8 0.9 0.6 2.2
Anthony Davis 56 25.9 12.5 2.6 1.1 2 0.3
D’Angelo Russell 71 17.8 3 6.2 1 0.4 2.7
Austin Reaves 64 13 3 3.4 0.5 0.3 1.3
Malik Beasley 81 12.7 3.5 1.5 0.8 0.1 2.9


Warriors Leaders
Stephen Curry 56 29.4 6.1 6.3 0.9 0.4 4.9
Klay Thompson 69 21.9 4.1 2.4 0.7 0.4 4.4
Jordan Poole 82 20.4 2.7 4.5 0.8 0.3 2.6
Andrew Wiggins 37 17.1 5 2.3 1.2 0.8 2.4
Jonathan Kuminga 67 9.9 3.4 1.9 0.6 0.5 0.8
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Lakers: Mohamed Bamba: Out (Ankle)

Warriors: Ryan Rollins: Out (Foot), Andre Iguodala: Out (Wrist)

What you need to know about the Los Angeles Lakers

On offense, Los Angeles is averaging 117.2 points per game (sixth-ranked in league). It is allowing 116.6 points per contest at the other end of the court (20th-ranked). The Lakers are putting up 117 points per game this year in home games, which is 0.3 fewer points than they’re averaging on the road (117.3). On offense, the Lakers have had a tough time putting the ball in the basket over their last 10 games, scoring 113.9 points per contest over that span compared to the 117.2 they’ve racked up over the course of this year.

Los Angeles is sinking 10.8 three-pointers per game (24th-ranked in NBA) this year, while owning a 34.6% three-point percentage (24th-ranked). The Lakers have taken 65% two-pointers and 35% from three-point land this year. Of the team’s baskets, 74.8% are two-pointers and 25.2% are three-pointers.

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What you need to know about the Golden State Warriors

Golden State is the second-best team in the league in points scored (118.9 per game) and 21st in points conceded (117.1). At home, the Warriors score 119.7 points per game. Away, they score 118.2. The Warriors are putting up 120.7 points per game in their past 10 games, which is 1.8 more than their average for the season (118.9).

In 2022-23 Golden State is best in the NBA in 3-point makes (16.6 per game), and second-best in 3-point percentage (38.5%). In 2022-23, the Warriors have attempted 47.9% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 52.1% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 38.5% of the Warriors’ baskets have been 3-pointers, and 61.5% have been 2-pointers.

Lakers vs. Warriors Predictions and Pick

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Hailing all the way from Dublin, Ireland, Dan Smullen has BSC. in the Sports and Exercise Sciences from the University of Limerick. He is data obsessed. In the past he has worked both as a video performance analyst and provided biometric performance testing and analysis for professional rugby teams. Dan is obsessed about helping the average punter become more successful at sports betting through the assistance of good sports betting data analysis. He has worked with over 200 journalists at multiple editorial teams in his previous role as Head of Search for the largest national news publisher in Ireland.

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