Raptors vs Lakers Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Wednesday, December 7, 2022

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The Toronto Raptors (12-12) host the Los Angeles Lakers (10-13) at Scotiabank Arena, starting at 7:30 PM ET on Wednesday, December 7, 2022. The Lakers are 7.5-point underdogs in the game. A 225.5-point over/under is set for this matchup.

How to bet Raptors vs. Lakers

Toronto Raptors vs. Los Angeles Lakers Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 7.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Raptors as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Raptors have -339 odds to pick up the win, while the Lakers are listed at +266 to claim victory.

Over/Under

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

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Raptors vs. Lakers Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Wednesday, December 7, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TSN
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Arena: Scotiabank Arena

Raptors vs. Lakers Betting Trends

The Raptors are 13-11-0 against the spread this year. Toronto has come away with nine wins in the 13 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. Raptors games this year have gone over the point total 47.8% of the time (11 out of 23 games with a set point total).

The Lakers have played 23 games, with 10 wins against the spread. Los Angeles has a 6-10 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 37.5% of those games). Lakers games this year have gone over the point total 52.2% of the time (12 out of 23 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Raptors

Raptors Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Pascal Siakam 14 24.5 8.9 7.1 1 0.5 1.4
OG Anunoby 24 19.1 5.8 2.2 2.3 0.9 1.6
Gary Trent Jr. 21 16.7 2 1.5 1.6 0.1 2.2
Fred VanVleet 18 16.3 3.6 6.4 1.7 0.5 2.8
Scottie Barnes 21 14.5 6.8 5 1 0.9 1.2

Lakers

Lakers Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Anthony Davis 21 27.2 12.2 2.5 1.3 2.3 0.4
LeBron James 17 24.6 8.1 6.2 1.1 0.6 2.3
Lonnie Walker IV 20 15.9 2.2 1.7 0.9 0.4 2
Russell Westbrook 22 13.9 5.1 7.4 0.9 0.4 1.2
Austin Reaves 23 10 3.1 1.9 0.4 0.3 1
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Raptors vs. Lakers Injury Report

Lakers: Wenyen Gabriel: Out (Shoulder), LeBron James: Probable (Ankle), Anthony Davis: Probable (Back)

What you need to know about the Toronto Raptors

Toronto is scoring 110.8 points per game (22nd-ranked in NBA) this year, while ceding 109.8 points per contest (seventh-ranked). The Raptors average 110.9 points per game at home, compared to 110.8 points per game away from home, a difference of 0.1 points per contest. In their last 10 games, the Raptors have been putting up 109.6 points per game, an average that’s a little lower than the 110.8 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

Toronto is making 10.6 treys per game (25th-ranked in league). It sports a 33% shooting percentage (25th-ranked) from downtown. So far this year, the Raptors have taken 64.3% two-pointers, accounting for 73.8% of the team’s baskets. They have shot 35.7% from three-point land (26.2% of the team’s baskets).

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What you need to know about the Los Angeles Lakers

On offense Los Angeles is the 12th-ranked team in the NBA (114.2 points per game). On defense it is 21st (115.2 points conceded per game). The Lakers average 115.2 points per game at home, and 113.2 away. The Lakers are averaging 121.2 points per contest over their past 10 games, compared to their season average of 114.2.

Los Angeles is the worst team in the league in 3-pointers made (9.7 per game) and third-worst in 3-point percentage (32.2%). The Lakers take 66.1% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 33.9% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 76.9% of the Lakers’ baskets are 2-pointers, and 23.1% are 3-pointers.

Raptors vs. Lakers Predictions and Pick

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WRITTEN BY

Dan Smullen

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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