Los Angeles Lakers vs LA Clippers Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 3

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 03, 2022, 5:15 PM
  • The Clippers (30-31) are -2.5 favorites vs. the Lakers (27-31)
  • Total (Over/Under): 219.5 points
  • Thursday, March 3, 2022 at 10:00pm EST
  • Watch the game on TNT

The Los Angeles Lakers visit Crypto.com Arena to take on the LA Clippers on Thursday. Tipoff is scheduled for 10:00pm EST in Los Angeles.

The Clippers are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -2.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Lakers are 26-34 against the spread, while the Clippers are 32-32 against the spread.

The Lakers vs Clippers Over/Under is 219.5 total points for the game.


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Lakers vs. Clippers Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Los Angeles Lakers+2.5 -110O 219.5 -110120
LA Clippers -2.5 -110U 219.5 -110-145

Against the spread this NBA season, the Lakers have gone:

  • 26-34 against the Spread (-11.35 Units / -16.93% ROI)
  • 27-34 against the Moneyline (-20.95 Units / -18.32% ROI)
  • 33-28 against the Over for game total points (+2.15 Units / 3.2% ROI)
  • 28-33 against the Under for game total points (-8.3 Units / -12.38% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 30 of their last 44 games (+15.70 Units / 32% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have covered the 2H Moneyline in 17 of their last 25 games (+8.76 Units / 28% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have covered the 4Q Game Total Under in 34 of their last 58 games (+8.75 Units / 14% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have covered the 4Q Spread in 18 of their last 28 games (+7.98 Units / 26% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have covered the 3Q Game Total Under in 22 of their last 37 games (+7.76 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only covered the 1H Moneyline in 23 of their last 60 games (-25.82 Units / -28% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only covered the Moneyline in 27 of their last 61 games (-20.95 Units / -18% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only covered the 2Q Game Total Under in 20 of their last 59 games (-20.62 Units / -32% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 22 of their last 60 games (-19.31 Units / -30% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only covered the 1H Spread in 20 of their last 56 games (-18.55 Units / -30% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Clippers have gone:

  • 32-32 against the Spread (-3.2 Units / -4.55% ROI)
  • 33-31 against the Moneyline (+4.6 Units / 4.17% ROI)
  • 30-33 against the Over for game total points (-6.25 Units / -8.88% ROI)
  • 33-30 against the Under for game total points (+0 Units / 0% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have covered the Moneyline in 16 of their last 30 games (+15.15 Units / 39% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have covered the Team Total Under in 39 of their last 64 games (+12.01 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have covered the 1H Game Total Under in 37 of their last 62 games (+9.53 Units / 14% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have covered the 3Q Spread in 20 of their last 30 games (+9.01 Units / 27% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have covered the Game Total Over in 8 of their last 10 games at home (+5.80 Units / 53% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have only covered the Team Total Over in 24 of their last 64 games (-21.94 Units / -29% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have only covered the 1H Game Total Over in 25 of their last 62 games (-15.81 Units / -23% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have only covered the 2H Moneyline in 9 of their last 24 games at home (-11.78 Units / -35% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have only covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 27 of their last 62 games (-11.16 Units / -16% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have only covered the 4Q Game Total Over in 28 of their last 64 games (-9.55 Units / -14% ROI)

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Los Angeles Lakers: Keys to the Game vs. the LA Clippers

The Lakers were 13-8 (.619) when allowing 15 or more second chance points last season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .450

The Lakers are 36-16 (.692) when they win the turnover margin since the start of the 2020-21 season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .556

The Lakers were 19-8 (.704) when they win the turnover margin last season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .552

LA Clippers: Keys to the Game vs. the Los Angeles Lakers

The Clippers are 17-5 (.773) when allowing fewer than 10 fastbreak points this season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .570

The Clippers were 20-2 (.909) when forcing an eFG of 50% or worse last season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .782

The Clippers were 38-9 (.809) when scoring 110 or more points last season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .677

The Clippers were 29-12 (.707) when scoring more second chance points than their opponent last season — tied for 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .540

Injury Report: Clippers vs. Lakers - Thursday's Game, Mar. 03

  • Norman Powell (Clippers): The Clippers announced that Powell is out indefinitely.
  • Paul George (Clippers): George is going to be out a few more weeks as the team gives his right elbow more time to rest, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
  • Kawhi Leonard (Clippers): Leonard is ahead of schedule on his ACL rehab and could return this season yet, according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports.
  • Jason Preston (Clippers): Preston had right foot surgery and is expected to miss a significant part of the season, according to Adrian Wojnarowksi of ESPN.
  • Jay Scrubb (Clippers): Scrubb will undergo season-ending surgery, according to Law Murray of The Athletic.
  • LeBron James (Lakers): James is questionable for Thursday's (Mar. 3) game against the Clippers.
  • Talen Horton-Tucker (Lakers): Horton-Tucker is probable for Thursday's (Mar. 3) game against the Clippers.
  • Anthony Davis (Lakers): The Lakers announced Anthony Davis has a mid-foot sprain and will be re-evaluated in 4 weeks.
  • Kendrick Nunn (Lakers): Nunn suffered a setback as he tried to ramp-up activity on his knee, according to Matt Peralta of Lakersnation.com. There is no timetable for his return.
  • Avery Bradley (Lakers): Bradley is questionable for Thursday's (Mar. 3) game against the Clippers.

Los Angeles Lakers Offensive Stats & Trends

The Lakers averaged 0.51 points per possession (7,887 points/16,015 possessions) last season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.54

The Lakers averaged 14.7 turnovers per game (1,060 turnovers/72 games) last season — 2nd highest among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

The Lakers have averaged 111.3 points per game (5,009 points/45 games) this season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 107.8

The Lakers shot 74% from the free throw line (1,241/1,679) last season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 78%

LA Clippers Offensive Stats & Trends

The Clippers shot 41% from three (1,027/2,498) last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 37%

The Clippers averaged 0.56 points per possession (4,058 points/7,582 possessions) in the second half last season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.52

The Clippers have 18.8 free throw attempts per game this season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 20.8

The Clippers shot 41% from three (512/1,253) in the first half last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 37%

Los Angeles Lakers Defensive Stats & Trends

The Lakers have 364 steals this season — 7th most among NBA teams

The Lakers have averaged 5.7 blocks per game (255 blocks/45 games) this season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Lakers have blocked 641 shots since the start of the 2020-21 season — 5th most among NBA teams

The Lakers have averaged 5.5 blocks per game (641 blocks/117 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

LA Clippers Defensive Stats & Trends

The Clippers averaged 4.1 blocks per game (295 blocks/72 games) last season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

The Clippers have 352 steals this season — 9th most among NBA teams

The Clippers have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (233 blocks/55 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8


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