Los Angeles Lakers vs Golden State Warriors: NBA Play-In Tournament Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for May 19, 2021

The Los Angeles Lakers (42-30) are favored by 5.5 points to take down the Golden State Warriors (39-33) in the Play-In Round of the NBA Playoffs on Wednesday. The matchup tips off at 10:00 PM ET on ESPN. The matchup has an over/under of 219.5.

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Lakers vs Warriors Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Lakers -5.5 -110 -110 219.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • In Los Angeles’ matchups this season, the Lakers and their opponents have gone over Wednesday’s point total of 219.5 points 30 times (41.7% of opportunities).
  • In Golden State’s games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Wednesday’s matchup total in 44 out of 72 matchups (61.1%).
  • The total for the contest of 219.5 is 3.7 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Lakers (109.5 points per game) and the Warriors (113.7 points per game).
  • The 219.5 points these two squads have combined to allow on average this season is equal to the total in this contest.
  • This season the average total for Lakers games is 216.3 points, 3.2 fewer than the over/under of 219.5 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 6.9 points separates the average total points bet in Warriors’ games (226.4 points) and this game’s over/under (219.5 points).

Lakers Betting Data

  • Los Angeles has a losing record against the spread this year, going 33-35 ATS.
  • When they play as at least 5.5-point favorites, the Lakers have a winning ATS record of 16-14.
  • Los Angeles and its opponents have hit the over in just 42.6% of games (29 out of 68 matchups).

Lakers Key Players

  • LeBron James leads the Lakers in scoring (25.0 points per game) and assisting (7.8 assists per game).
  • Los Angeles is led in rebounds by Andre Drummond’s 12.0 per game.
  • James is the top three-point shooter for the Lakers, connecting on 2.3 per game.
  • Drummond leads the team with 1.4 steals per game. Anthony Davis collects 1.6 blocks a game to pace Los Angeles.

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Lakers Last 10 Games

Lakers Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Lakers Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/16/2021 Pelicans 110-98 LAL Yes Away -6.5 230.5 -400 310 Regular Season Yes Under
5/15/2021 Pacers 122-115 LAL Yes Away -9.5 227.5 -700 500 Regular Season No Over
5/12/2021 Rockets 124-122 LAL Yes Home -1.5 253.5 -550 400 Regular Season Yes Under
5/11/2021 Knicks 101-99 LAL No Home +3.5 193.5 180 -225 Regular Season Yes Over
5/9/2021 Suns 123-110 LAL Yes Home -6.5 243.5 -750 525 Regular Season Yes Under
Lakers Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
6-4 5-5 3-7-0 217.6 108.8 108.8 +1.8 36.3%

Lakers Injuries

Lakers: None

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Warriors Betting Data

  • Golden State has a 34-33 record against the spread, covering in 50.7% of their games.
  • When they are at least 5.5-point underdogs, the Warriors have fared well, going 14-4 against the spread.
  • In the majority of Golden State’s games this year, the teams have not hit the over (30 out of 67 games, 44.8%).

Warriors Key Players

  • Draymond Green has racked up 7.1 boards and 8.9 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Warriors leaderboards in those categories.
  • Stephen Curry scores 32.0 points per game, putting him at the top of the Golden State scoring leaderboard. He also grabs 5.5 rebounds and tacks on 5.8 assists per game.
  • Curry knocks down 5.3 three-pointers per game, the most on the Warriors.
  • Golden State’s leader in steals is Green (1.7 per game), and its leader in blocks is Andrew Wiggins (1.0 per game).

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Warriors Last 10 Games

Warriors Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Warriors Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/16/2021 Grizzlies 113-101 GS Yes Home -11.5 207.5 -5000 1400 Regular Season Yes Over
5/14/2021 Pelicans 125-122 GS Yes Home -6.5 239.5 -400 310 Regular Season No Over
5/11/2021 Suns 122-116 GS No Home +7.5 240.5 310 -400 Regular Season Yes Under
5/10/2021 Jazz 119-116 GS Yes Home -2.5 210.5 -165 140 Regular Season Yes Over
5/8/2021 Thunder 136-97 GS Yes Home -30.5 221.5 -10000 3300 Regular Season Yes Over
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
8-2 7-3 4-6-0 226.4 118.6 107.8 -2.6 31.7%

Warriors Injuries

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)

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