The Los Angeles Lakers (5-5) will host the Memphis Grizzlies (2-8) after winning four straight home games.
The Lakers hit the court as 6-point favorites against the Grizzlies. The game features an over/under of 225.
Lakers vs. Grizzlies Odds
Point Spread for Lakers vs. Grizzlies
The spread for this matchup is set at 6 points, with oddsmakers listing the Lakers as the favorite.
Los Angeles vs. Memphis Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Los Angeles has -245 odds to win the game, while Memphis is listed at +200 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 225 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- When: Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at 10:30 PM ET
- Where: Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California
- TV: SN-LA
Lakers vs. Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Lakers have put together a 3-7-0 record against the spread this season. This season, Los Angeles has been favored six times and won four of those games. Lakers games have gone over the total four times this season.
The Grizzlies have covered the spread three times this season (3-7-0). Memphis has been victorious in one of the four contests it has been chosen as an underdog in this season. Grizzlies games have gone over the total four times this season.
Lakers vs. Grizzlies Key Players to Watch
Anthony Davis posts 25.7 points, 12.0 boards and 2.7 assists per game, making 48.2% of shots from the field and 50.0% from downtown with 1.0 made 3-pointers per game. LeBron James’ numbers on the season are 23.0 points, 7.3 assists and 10.3 boards per game. D’Angelo Russell’s numbers for the season are 14.0 points, 7.0 assists and 3.7 boards per contest. Austin Reaves is averaging 9.7 points, 2.3 assists and 4.0 boards per game.
Desmond Bane’s averages for the season are 24.0 points, 3.3 rebounds and 4.3 assists, making 42.4% of his shots from the field and 33.3% from 3-point range, with 3.3 triples per contest. Xavier Tillman contributes with 12.7 points per game, plus 9.0 boards and 3.0 assists. The Grizzlies receive 15.0 points, 6.3 boards and 2.3 assists per game from Jaren Jackson Jr.. Marcus Smart’s averages for the season are 15.3 points, 2.0 rebounds and 4.7 assists, making 53.1% of his shots from the floor and 33.3% from beyond the arc, with 2.0 triples per contest.
What you need to know about the Lakers
With 111.0 points per game on offense, the Lakers are 19th in the NBA. At the other end of the court, they allow 115.9 points per contest, which ranks 21st in the league. The Lakers, who rank 22nd in the league with 42.6 boards per game, are allowing 47.0 rebounds per contest, which is fifth-worst in the NBA. So far this season, the Lakers rank 20th in the league in assists, delivering 24.9 per game.
Los Angeles is averaging 113.0 points per game this season in home games, which is 3.3 more points than it is averaging away from home (109.7). It’s been rough sledding for Los Angeles in terms of threes, as it is tallying just 8.8 made threes per game (second-worst in NBA) and is sinking just 30.4% of its attempted three-pointers (second-worst). Los Angeles is giving up 13.4 three-pointers per game (23rd-ranked in league). It is allowing opposing teams to shoot 37.3% (23rd-ranked) from three-point land.
What you need to know about the Grizzlies
Offensively, the Grizzlies are the fourth-worst team in the NBA (108.6 points per game). Defensively, they are 17th (114.1 points conceded per game). Memphis collects 42.9 rebounds per game and concede 45.5 boards, ranking 21st and 21st, respectively, in the league. This season the Grizzlies are ranked 21st in the NBA in assists at 24.3 per game.
The Grizzlies average 108.2 points per game at home, and 109.0 on the road. Beyond the arc, the Grizzlies are eighth in the league in 3-pointers made per game (13.5). They are fifth-worst in 3-point percentage at 33.2%. Memphis is the second-worst team in the league in 3-pointers conceded (15.3 per game) and second-worst in 3-point percentage defensively (40.2%).
Lakers vs. Grizzlies Prediction & Pick
Our pick to win this contest is Lakers, and we project that Lakers will cover the spread (Lakers -6). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 225 points.
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