Lakers vs Thunder: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 10, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 10, 2021

The Los Angeles Lakers (19-6) are heavily favored () to continue a five-game winning streak when they host the Oklahoma City Thunder (10-13) at 10:00 PM ET on Wednesday, February 10 at Staples Center. The contest airs on SportsNet LA. The matchup has an over/under of  points.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of February 10, 2021, 6:42 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Lakers vs Thunder Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 10

Lakers:
Anthony Davis: Day To Day (Achilles),
Jared Dudley: Out (Calf),
Alex Caruso: Day To Day (Hand),
LeBron James: Day To Day (Ankle),
Kostas Antetokounmpo: Out (Knee)

Thunder:
Trevor Ariza: Out (Personal),
Theo Maledon: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Mike Muscala: Day To Day (Concussion),
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: Out (Knee),
George Hill: Out (Thumb)

Lakers and Thunder Records ATS

  • Los Angeles is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 12-13
  • When favored by at least 12 points, the Lakers are 0-2 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • Los Angeles and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 9 of 25 games this season (36%).
  • Oklahoma City has outpaced the spread so far this season with a record of 13-9-1.
  • 43.5% of Oklahoma City’s 23 games this season have missed the over/under.

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Head to Head

In their last meeting, the Lakers knocked off the Thunder 119-112. LeBron James led the Lakers with 28 points, and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander paced the Thunder with 29. The Thunder covered the spread as 9.5-point underdogs, and the teams put up a total of 231 total points to cover the 220.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/8/2021 Lakers Lakers -9.5 220.5 -491 370 Regular Season 119-112 LAL*
1/13/2021 Lakers Thunder -10.5 220 -582 422 Regular Season 128-99 LAL*
  • 2/8/2021 DNP – Lakers: Anthony Davis;
    Thunder: George Hill
  • 1/13/2021 DNP –
    Thunder: Al Horford

Scoring Trends

  • Los Angeles’ games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Wednesday’s matchup over/under (218.5 points) in 13 out of 25 opportunities (52% of matchups).
  • In 56.5% of Oklahoma City’s games this season (13 of 23), the total points scored was greater than Wednesday’s 218.5-point over/under.
  • This season the average total for Lakers games is 218 points, 0.5 fewer than the over/under of 218.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 3.2 points fewer than the average over/under in Thunder’s games this season (221.7 points).
  • The average implied total for the Lakers this season is 115.1 points, 0.1 more points than their implied total of 115 points in Wednesday’s game.
  • Los Angeles has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (115) 10 times.
  • The Thunder’s average implied point total on the season (113.3 points) is 10.3 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (103 points).
  • This season, Oklahoma City has scored more than this game’s implied total of 103 points 15 times.
  • The Lakers are the NBA’s 14th-highest scoring team (113.1 PPG), while the Thunder allow their opponents the 24th-fewest points per game (114.1) in the league.
  • The Lakers have out-scored their opponents by a total of 204 points this season (8.2 points per game on average), and opponents of the Thunder have out-scored them by 148 more points on the year (6.4 per game).

Lakers Leaders

  • James leads the Lakers in points and assists. He puts up 25.6 points per game while tacking on 7.9 assists.
  • James’ assists prop total for the contest is posted at 8.5 assists, 0.6 assists greater than his season average of 7.9.
  • Los Angeles is led in rebounds by Anthony Davis’ 8.6 per game.
  • Davis’ PRA prop total for the game is set at 37.5, 3.5 higher than his season average of 34.0.
  • James is the top three-point shooter for the Lakers, connecting on 2.7 per game.
  • James’ three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.2 shots less than his season average of 2.7.
  • Davis averages 1.4 steals and 1.9 blocks per game. Both numbers are team-highs for Los Angeles.
  • Davis’ steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.1 steals higher than his season average of 1.4.

Thunder Leaders

  • The Thunder go-to guy, Gilgeous-Alexander, leads the team in both scoring (22.6 points per game) and assists (6.5 assists per game).
  • Gilgeous-Alexander’s assists prop over/under for the matchup is set at 4.5 assists, 2.0 less than his season average of 6.5.
  • Darius Bazley’s 7.6 rebounds per game paces Oklahoma City’s rebounding effort. He also adds 12.0 points per game.
  • Bazley’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 18.5, 2.7 less than his season average of 21.2.
  • Al Horford is tops from three-point range for the Thunder, hitting 2.3 threes per game.
  • Horford’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.8 shots lower than his season average of 2.3.
  • Theo Maledon is at the top of Oklahoma City’s steals hierarchy with 1.0 steals per game and Horford leads the squad in blocks with 0.9 per game.
  • Maledon’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 0.5, 0.5 steals less than his season average of 1.0.

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