Lakers vs Thunder: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 13, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 13, 2021

The Los Angeles Lakers (9-3) are favorites as they try to extend a six-game road win streak when they take on the Oklahoma City Thunder (5-5) on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at Chesapeake Energy Arena. The matchup airs at 8:00 PM ET on FS-OK.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of January 13, 2021, 12:41 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Lakers vs Thunder Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of January 13

Lakers:
Wesley Matthews: Out (Achilles),
Jared Dudley: Out (Calf),
LeBron James: Day To Day (Ankle),
Kostas Antetokounmpo: Out (Knee),
Anthony Davis: Day To Day (Toe)

Thunder:
Ty Jerome: Out (Left Ankle),
Trevor Ariza: Out (Personal)

Lakers and Thunder Records ATS

  • Los Angeles’ against the spread record this season is an even 6-6.
  • The Lakers have a winning record against the spread when favored by 9 points or more, going 2-1 this season.
  • Only 4 of 12 Los Angeles games this season (33.3%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • Oklahoma City has routinely covered the spread this season with a record of 6-4.
  • Six of Oklahoma City’s 10 games (60%) this season haven’t covered the over/under.

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Head to Head

The Thunder got a team-high 21 points from Chris Paul on the way to a 105-86 victory over LeBron James (19 points) and the Lakers in their most recent matchup on August 5, 2020. The Lakers were 5.5-point favorites in the game, but the Thunder covered the spread in the loss. The teams put up a total of 191 total points to finish under the 218-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
8/5/2020 Lakers Lakers -5.5 218 -229 186 Regular Season 105-86 OKC*
1/11/2020 Thunder Thunder -9 214.5 -421 331 Regular Season 125-110 LAL*
11/22/2019 Lakers Thunder -4.5 209.5 -199 163 Regular Season 130-127 LAL*
11/19/2019 Lakers Lakers -11 210 -612 458 Regular Season 112-107 LAL*
4/2/2019 Thunder Regular Season 119-103 OKC
1/17/2019 Thunder Regular Season 138-128 LAL
1/2/2019 Lakers Regular Season 107-100 OKC
2/8/2018 Lakers Regular Season 106-81 LAL
2/4/2018 Thunder Regular Season 108-104 LAL
1/17/2018 Thunder Regular Season 114-90 OKC
  • 8/5/2020 DNP – Thunder: Dennis Schroder
  • 1/11/2020 DNP – Lakers: Anthony Davis, LeBron James
  • 11/22/2019 DNP – Lakers: Avery Bradley
  • 11/19/2019 DNP – Lakers: Avery Bradley
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Scoring Trends

  • The Lakers are the league’s eighth-highest scoring team (114.7 PPG), while the Thunder allow the 10th-fewest points per game (109.2) in NBA play.
  • The Lakers have totaled a total of 108 more points than their opponents this year (an average of nine per game), while the Thunder have been out-scored by opponents on average this year (by 46 total points, -4.6 per game).

Lakers Leaders

  • James leads the Lakers in points and assists. He puts up 24.2 points per game while also adding 7.5 assists.
  • James’ points prop over/under for the game is set at 23.5, 0.7 points less than his season average of 24.2.
  • Anthony Davis paces Los Angeles with 8.7 rebounds per game.
  • Davis’ PRA prop total for the game is set at 35.5, 1.2 greater than his season average of 34.3.
  • James makes 2.3 threes per game to lead the Lakers.
  • James’ three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.8 shots less than his season average of 2.3.
  • Los Angeles’ blocks leader is Davis, who records 1.9 per game. Alex Caruso leads the team averaging 1.3 steals a game.
  • Caruso’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 0.5, 0.8 steals less than his season average of 1.3.

Thunder Leaders

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s strong showing this season give him the top spot on the Thunder scoring and assists leaderboards with 20.9 points per game and 6.3 assists per game.
  • Gilgeous-Alexander’s assists prop over/under for the contest is set at 3.5 assists, 2.8 assists lower than his season average of 6.3.
  • Darius Bazley’s 8.1 rebounds per game paces Oklahoma City’s rebounding effort. He also adds 11.3 points per game.
  • Bazley’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 12.5, 8.5 lower than his season average of 21.0.
  • Mike Muscala makes more threes per game than any other member of the Thunder, averaging 2.1 treys per game.
  • Muscala’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.6 shots lower than his season average of 2.1.
  • Hamidou Diallo is at the top of Oklahoma City’s steals hierarchy with 1.1 steals per game and Bazley leads the squad in blocks with 1.2 per game.
  • Diallo’s steals prop total for the game is set at 0.5, 0.6 steals less than his season average of 1.1.

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