The Los Angeles Lakers lead 3-2 heading into a deciding Game 6 of the second round of the NBA Playoffs. The Lakers are 3.5-point favorites for the game, which will be broadcast on ESPN at 10:00 PM ET. The point total is set as 219.5 points for this contest.
How to bet Lakers vs. Warriors
Los Angeles Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 3.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Lakers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Lakers have -164 odds to pick up the win, while the Warriors are listed at +140 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 219.5 points.
Lakers vs. Warriors Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Friday, May 12, 2023
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN
- Location: Los Angeles, California
- Arena: Crypto.com Arena
Lakers vs. Warriors Betting Trends
The Lakers have 40 wins against the spread in 82 games this year. Los Angeles has been chosen as the favorite in 31 games this year and has walked away with the win 20 times (64.5%) in those games. 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 a 7-17 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 29.2% of those games). The Warriors have gone over the point total 54.9% of the time this season (45 of 82 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Lakers: Anthony Davis: Probable (Head), Mohamed Bamba: Questionable (Ankle), LeBron James: Probable (Foot)
Warriors: Andre Iguodala: Out (Wrist), Andrew Wiggins: Questionable (Ribs), Ryan Rollins: Out (Foot), Patrick Baldwin Jr.: Questionable (Toe)
What you need to know about the Los Angeles Lakers
On offense, Los Angeles is scoring 117.2 points per game (sixth-ranked in league). It is ceding 116.6 points per contest on defense (20th-ranked). At home, the Lakers are scoring 0.3 fewer points per game (117) than they are in away games (117.3). The Lakers have been racking up 109.9 points per contest in their last 10 appearances, an average that’s significantly lower than the 117.2 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
Los Angeles is making 10.8 three-pointers per game (24th-ranked in league). It has a 34.6% shooting percentage (24th-ranked) from beyond the arc. Of the shots taken by the Lakers in 2022-23, 65% of them have been two-pointers (74.8% of the team’s made baskets) and 35% have been from beyond the arc (25.2%).
What you need to know about the Golden State Warriors
On offense, Golden State is the second-best squad in the NBA (118.9 points per game). Defensively, it is 21st (117.1 points conceded per game). At home, the Warriors score 119.7 points per game. Away, they average 118.2. Over their previous 10 games, the Warriors are scoring 114 points per contest, 4.9 fewer points than their season average (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%). The Warriors take 47.9% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 38.5% of their made shots are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they take 52.1% of their shots, with 61.5% of their makes coming from there.
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