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

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BetMGM Sep 20, 2021, 1:04 AM

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
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Lakers-5.5-110-110219.5-110-110

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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
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalLakers MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/16/2021Pelicans110-98 LALYesAway-6.5230.5-400310Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/15/2021Pacers122-115 LALYesAway-9.5227.5-700500Regular SeasonNoOver
5/12/2021Rockets124-122 LALYesHome-1.5253.5-550400Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/11/2021Knicks101-99 LALNoHome+3.5193.5180-225Regular SeasonYesOver
5/9/2021Suns123-110 LALYesHome-6.5243.5-750525Regular SeasonYesUnder
Lakers Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
6-45-53-7-0217.6108.8108.8+1.836.3%

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
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalWarriors MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/16/2021Grizzlies113-101 GSYesHome-11.5207.5-50001400Regular SeasonYesOver
5/14/2021Pelicans125-122 GSYesHome-6.5239.5-400310Regular SeasonNoOver
5/11/2021Suns122-116 GSNoHome+7.5240.5310-400Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/10/2021Jazz119-116 GSYesHome-2.5210.5-165140Regular SeasonYesOver
5/8/2021Thunder136-97 GSYesHome-30.5221.5-100003300Regular SeasonYesOver
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
8-27-34-6-0226.4118.6107.8-2.631.7%

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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