Lakers vs Warriors Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Western Conference Semifinals Game 6

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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

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 -164 odds to pick up the win, while the Warriors are listed at +140 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 219.5 points.

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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).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Lakers

Lakers Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
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

Warriors Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
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: 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%).

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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.

Lakers vs. Warriors Predictions and Pick

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WRITTEN BY

Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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