Warriors vs Lakers Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Western Conference Semifinals Game 5

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The Golden State Warriors enter a decisive Game 5 of the second round of the NBA Playoffs against the Los Angeles Lakers as 8-point favorites. The playoff matchup on Wednesday tips at 10:00 PM ET on TNT from Chase Center. The Lakers lead the series 3-1. The matchup has a 224 point total.

How to bet Warriors vs. Lakers

Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 8 points, with sportsbooks listing the Warriors as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Warriors have -331 odds to pick up the win, while the Lakers are listed at +260 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 224 points.

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Warriors vs. Lakers Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Wednesday, May 10, 2023
  • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TNT
  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Arena: Chase Center

Warriors vs. Lakers Betting Trends

The Warriors have played 82 games, with 39 wins against the spread. Golden State has come away with 37 wins in the 58 contests it has been listed as the favorite this season. Warriors games this year have hit the over on 45 of 82 set point totals.

The Lakers are 40-39-3 against the spread this season. Los Angeles has been the underdog on the moneyline 51 total times this season. LA has gone 23-28 in those games. The Lakers have eclipsed the over/under 52.4% of the time this year (43 of 82 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


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


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
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Warriors: Andre Iguodala: Out (Wrist), Ryan Rollins: Out (Foot), Patrick Baldwin Jr.: Questionable (Toe)

Lakers: Anthony Davis: Probable (Foot), Mohamed Bamba: Questionable (Ankle), LeBron James: Probable (Foot)

What you need to know about the Golden State Warriors

Golden State is allowing 117.1 points per game this season (21st-ranked in NBA), but it has really shined on offense, posting 118.9 points per game (second-best). The Warriors put up 119.7 points per game when playing at home, compared to 118.2 points per game on the road, a difference of 1.5 points per contest. On offense, the Warriors have struggled over their last 10 games, scoring 112.5 points per contest over that span as opposed to the 118.9 they’ve put up over the course of this year.

Golden State is playing well when it comes to three-point shooting, as it ranks best in the league in treys (16.6 per game) and second-best in shooting percentage from downtown (38.5%). In terms of shot breakdown, the Warriors have taken 52.1% two-pointers (accounting for 61.5% of the team’s buckets) and 47.9% three-pointers (38.5%).

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What you need to know about the Los Angeles Lakers

Los Angeles is sixth in the league in points scored (117.2 per game) and 20th in points allowed (116.6). In 2022-23 the Lakers are scoring 0.3 fewer points per game at home (117) than on the road (117.3). The Lakers have performed worse offensively over their last 10 games, compiling 112.1 points per contest, 5.1 fewer points their than season average of 117.2.

Los Angeles makes 10.8 3-pointers per game and shoots 34.6% from beyond the arc, ranking 24th and 24th, respectively, in the NBA. The Lakers attempt 65% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 35% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 74.8% of the Lakers’ buckets are 2-pointers, and 25.2% are 3-pointers.

Warriors vs. Lakers Predictions and Pick

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Luis Escalante

Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014 and is currently the Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. Luis comes from an analytics background, leveraging his data skills with multiple years of experience in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting.

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