The Los Angeles Lakers (22-7) are only 2.5-point favorites as they look to continue a five-game home win streak when they square off against the Brooklyn Nets (18-12) on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at Staples Center. The matchup airs at 10:00 PM ET on TNT. The point total is 232 in the matchup.
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Injury Report as of February 18
LeBron James: Day To Day (Ankle),
Anthony Davis: Out (Achilles),
Kostas Antetokounmpo: Out (Knee)
Kyrie Irving: Day To Day (Back),
Kevin Durant: Out (Hamstring),
Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot: Day To Day (Knee),
Spencer Dinwiddie: Out For Season (ACL),
Iman Shumpert: Out (Left Hamstring)
Lakers and Nets Records ATS
- Los Angeles’ record against the spread is 14-15 this season.
- The Lakers are 13-14 against the spread this season when they are at least a 2.5-point favorite.
- Los Angeles and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 12 of 29 games this season (41.4%).
- Brooklyn holds a losing record ATS this season with 14 wins and 16 losses ATS.
- When playing as at least a 2.5-point underdog, the Nets frequently come up short with only a 7-13 record against the spread.
- 22 of Brooklyn’s 30 games (73.3%) this season have gone over the over/under.
- Los Angeles and its opponents have hit the over on Thursday’s 232 total in three out of 29 games (10.3%) this year.
- In 19 out of Brooklyn’s 30 games this season (63.3%), the competing teams scored a higher point total than the over/under in Thursday’s matchup.
- On average, the over/under in Lakers games is 13.4 points fewer than the over/under of 232 points in this matchup.
- The over/under for this game is 7.6 points fewer than the average over/under in Nets’ games this season (239.6 points).
- The average implied total for the Lakers this season is 114.9 points, 2.1 fewer points than their implied total of 117 points in Thursday’s game.
- This season, Los Angeles has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (117) nine times.
- The 119.3-point average implied total on the season for the Nets is 4.3 more points than the team’s 115-point implied total in this matchup.
- Brooklyn has scored more than 115 points in 21 games this season.
- The Lakers are at the 16th spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (112.9 PPG), while the Nets allow the 28th-fewest points per game (117.9) in the league.
- The Lakers have out-scored their opponents by a total of 206 points this season (7.1 points per game on average), and the Nets have put up 112 more points than their opponents on the year (3.8 per game).
- LeBron James leads the Lakers in scoring (25.7 points per game) and assisting (7.9 assists per game).
- James’ PRA prop total for the game is set at 45.5, 3.8 greater than his season average of 41.7.
- Anthony Davis paces Los Angeles with 8.4 rebounds per game.
- Davis’ rebounding prop total for the contest is set at 8.5 rebounds, 0.1 rebounds higher than his season average of 8.4.
- The Lakers are led by James from long distance. He connects on 2.5 shots from deep per game.
- James’ three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 2.5, equal to his season average of 2.5.
- Davis averages 1.4 steals and 1.8 blocks per game. Both numbers are team-highs for Los Angeles.
- Davis’ blocks prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.3 blocks lower than his season average of 1.8.
- James Harden is number one on the Nets leaderboard in both rebounds (7.3 per game) and assists (11.3 per game).
- Harden’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 45.5 combined points, rebounds, and assists, 2.5 higher than his season average of 43.0.
- Kevin Durant has outperformed his Brooklyn teammates in scoring, putting up 29.0 points per game to go with 7.3 rebounds and 5.2 assists.
- Durant’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 39.5, 2.0 lower than his season average of 41.5.
- Joe Harris is tops from three-point range for the Nets, knocking down 3.3 threes per game.
- Harris’ three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 3.5, 0.2 shots higher than his season average of 3.3.
- Brooklyn’s Kyrie Irving has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.1 per game and Durant is first in blocks with 1.4 per game.
- Irving’s steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.4 steals higher than his season average of 1.1.
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