Lakers vs Nets: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 18, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 18, 2021

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.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of February 18, 2021, 11:42 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Lakers vs Nets Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 18

Lakers:
LeBron James: Day To Day (Ankle),
Anthony Davis: Out (Achilles),
Kostas Antetokounmpo: Out (Knee)

Nets:
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.

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Scoring Trends

  • 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).

Lakers Leaders

  • 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.

Nets Leaders

  • 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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