Lakers vs Spurs: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 7, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 7, 2021

The Los Angeles Lakers (6-2) are favorites as they attempt to continue a four-game winning streak when they host the San Antonio Spurs (3-4) on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Staples Center. The game airs at 10:00 PM ET on SportsNet LA.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of January 7, 2021, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Lakers vs Spurs Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of January 7

Lakers:
LeBron James: Day To Day (Ankle),
Anthony Davis: Day To Day (Adductor),
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope: Day To Day (Left Ankle)

Spurs:
LaMarcus Aldridge: Day To Day (Knee),
Derrick White: Out (Toe),
Quinndary Weatherspoon: Out (Knee)

Lakers and Spurs Records ATS

  • Los Angeles is an even 4-4 against the spread this season.
  • The Lakers are an even 2-2 against the spread this season when they are at least an 7.5-point favorite.
  • In 25% of its games this season (2/8), Los Angeles and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • San Antonio has topped the spread so far this season with a record of 5-2.
  • 42.9% of San Antonio’s 7 games this season have stayed under the over/under.

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Head to Head

In their last meeting, the Lakers defeated the Spurs 109-103. Anthony Davis led the Lakers with 34 points, and Keldon Johnson paced the Spurs with 26. The Spurs covered the spread as 7.5-point underdogs, and the teams scored 212 total points to fall short of the 230.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/1/2021 Lakers Spurs -7.5 230.5 -343 273 Regular Season 109-103 LAL
12/30/2020 Lakers Spurs -7.5 231 -335 266 Regular Season 121-107 LAL
2/4/2020 Lakers Lakers -10.5 227 -636 464 Regular Season 129-102 LAL
11/25/2019 Lakers Spurs -4.5 223 -190 158 Regular Season 114-104 LAL*
11/3/2019 Lakers Spurs -1.5 218 -122 100 Regular Season 103-96 LAL
12/7/2018 Spurs Regular Season 133-120 SA
12/5/2018 Lakers Regular Season 121-113 LAL
10/27/2018 Spurs Regular Season 110-106 SA
10/22/2018 Lakers Regular Season 143-142 SA
4/4/2018 Lakers Regular Season 122-112 LAL
  • 11/25/2019 DNP – Lakers: Avery Bradley

Scoring Trends

  • The Lakers are the NBA’s 11th-highest scoring team (114.1 PPG), while the Spurs allow their opponents the 21st-fewest points per game (114.9) in the league.
  • The Lakers have totaled a total of 80 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 10 per game), while the Spurs have been out-scored by opponents on average this year (by 24 total points, -3.5 per game).

Lakers Leaders

  • LeBron James leads the Lakers in points and assists. He contributes 23.9 points per game while adding 7.4 assists.
  • James’ PRA prop total for the game is set at 39.5, 0.5 lower than his season average of 40.0.
  • Los Angeles’ rebounding leader is Davis, who averages 9.0 per game.
  • Davis’ rebounding prop total for the contest is posted at 9.5 rebounds, 0.5 rebounds higher than his season average of 9.0.
  • The Lakers are led by James from long distance. He knocks down 2.3 shots from deep per game.
  • James’ three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, 0.2 shots higher than his season average of 2.3.
  • Los Angeles’ blocks leader is Marc Gasol, who collects 1.3 per game. Davis leads the team averaging 1.6 steals a game.
  • Davis’ steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.1 steals lower than his season average of 1.6.

Spurs Leaders

  • DeMar DeRozan holds the top spot on the Spurs scoring and assist lists, putting up 19.1 points and 7.1 assists per game.
  • DeRozan’s assists prop total for the contest is listed at 5.5 assists, 1.6 assists lower than his season average of 7.1.
  • When it comes to rebounds, Johnson is the San Antonio leader with 8.0 per game.
  • Johnson’s rebounding prop total for the contest is listed at 2.5 rebounds, 5.5 rebounds less than his season average of 8.0.
  • Patty Mills is tops from three-point range for the Spurs, knocking down 3.3 threes per game.
  • Mills’ three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.8 shots lower than his season average of 3.3.
  • Dejounte Murray is at the top of San Antonio’s steals hierarchy with 1.6 steals per game and Rudy Gay leads the squad in blocks with 1.1 per game.
  • Murray’s steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.1 steals lower than his season average of 1.6.

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