Lakers Vs Warriors: Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – May 19, 2021

Written By Staff on May 17, 2021

The Los Angeles Lakers (42-30) host the Golden State Warriors (39-33) on Wednesday at Staples Center in the Play-In Round of the NBA Playoffs, broadcast on ESPN at 10:00 PM ET. The Warriors are  underdogs. The over/under is for the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from William Hill Sportsbook as of May 17, 2021, 11:25 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Lakers vs Warriors Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of May 17

Lakers: None

Warriors:
Damion Lee: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Klay Thompson: Out For Season (Right Achilles),
Kelly Oubre Jr.: Out (Wrist),
James Wiseman: Out For Season (Knee)

Lakers and Warriors Records ATS

  • Los Angeles has covered the spread in less than half its games this season, playing to a record of 33-39 against the spread.
  • The Lakers are 15-17 against the spread this season when they are at least a 5-point favorite.
  • Los Angeles and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 40.3% of its games this season (29/72).
  • Golden State has topped the spread so far this season with a record of 37-35.
  • The Warriors attain a 12-4 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 5-point underdog.
  • 41 of Golden State’s 72 games (56.9%) this season have fallen short of the over/under.

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Head to Head

Montrezl Harrell (27 points) led the Lakers over Stephen Curry (27 points) and the Warriors 128-97 in their most recent matchup on March 15, 2021. The Lakers were favored by 2 points in the game, which pushed. The 225 total points in the matchup also pushed.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/15/2021 Lakers Warriors -2 225 -124 103 Regular Season 128-97 LAL*
2/28/2021 Lakers Lakers -2.5 221 -142 118 Regular Season 117-91 LAL*
1/18/2021 Lakers Lakers -8.5 226.5 -381 300 Regular Season 115-113 GS
  • 3/15/2021 DNP – Lakers: Anthony Davis
  • 2/28/2021 DNP – Lakers: Anthony Davis;
    Warriors: Jordan Poole
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Scoring Trends

  • Los Angeles and its opponents have gone over Wednesday’s 221 total in 29 out of 72 games (40.3%) this season.
  • In 40 out of Golden State’s 72 games this year (55.6%), the competing teams scored more points than the total in Wednesday’s matchup.
  • On average, the over/under in Lakers games is 4.7 points fewer than the over/under of 221 points in this contest.
  • A difference of 5.4 points separates the average total points bet in Warriors’ games (226.4 points) and this matchup’s over/under (221 points).
  • The Lakers have an average implied point total of 112.9 this season, which is 0.1 points lower than their implied total in Wednesday’s game (113).
  • Los Angeles has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (113) 30 times this season.
  • The 116.8-point average implied total on the season for the Warriors is 8.8 more points than the team’s 108-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Golden State has scored more than 108 points in 48 games this season.
  • The Lakers are the NBA’s 22nd-highest scoring team (109.5 PPG), while the Warriors allow their opponents the 18th-fewest points per game (112.7) in the league.
  • The Lakers have totaled 201 more points than their opponents this season (2.7 per game on average), and the Warriors have scored 76 more points than their opponents (one per game).

Lakers Leaders

  • LeBron James leads the Lakers in points and assists. He puts up 25.0 points per game while also adding 7.8 assists.
  • Los Angeles’ rebounding leader is Andre Drummond, who pulls down 12.0 per game.
  • James is the top three-point shooter for the Lakers, knocking down 2.3 per game.
  • Los Angeles’ steals leader is Drummond, who collects 1.4 per game. Anthony Davis leads the team averaging 1.6 blocks a game.

Warriors Leaders

  • Draymond Green has the top spot on the Warriors rebounds and assists leaderboard, with 7.1 rebounds per game and 8.9 assists per game.
  • Curry holds the title of Golden State’s top scorer by putting up 32.0 points per game.
  • Curry is tops from three-point range for the Warriors, knocking down 5.3 threes per game.
  • Green is at the top of Golden State’s steals hierarchy with 1.7 steals per game and Andrew Wiggins leads the squad in blocks with 1.0 per game.

Predictions

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