Los Angeles Clippers vs. Los Angeles Lakers NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 6, 2021

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BetMGM Jun 16, 2021, 2:31 PM

The Los Angeles Clippers (44-22) host the Los Angeles Lakers (37-28) in a matchup of Pacific Division teams at Staples Center, tipping off at 10:00 PM ET on Thursday, May 6, 2021. The Lakers are 7.5-point underdogs in the game, the third matchup between the squads this season. The over/under for the matchup is set at 211.5.

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Clippers vs Lakers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Clippers -7.5 -110 -110 211.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • Clippers games this year have had a higher combined score than Thursday's matchup over/under (211.5 points) in 47 out of 66 opportunities (71.2% of matchups).
  • In 37 out of 65 Lakers games this year (56.9%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the over/under in Thursday's matchup.
  • The Clippers average 114.2 points per game against the Lakers' 109.4, amounting to 12.1 points over the matchup's over/under of 211.5.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 214.6 points per game, 3.1 more than this contest's over/under.
  • On average, the Clippers have seen a 222.3 over/under in their games this season, 10.8 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this game is 4.3 points fewer than the average over/under in Lakers' games this season (215.8 points).

Clippers Betting Data

  • The Clippers have covered the spread more often than not this year, going 36-28 against the spread.
  • The Clippers are 13-13 as at least 7.5-point favorites.
  • The Clippers have hit the over the majority of the time, in 35 of 64 games (54.7%).

Clippers Key Players

  • The Clippers scoring leader is Kawhi Leonard, who puts up 25.3 points per game.
  • Paul George leads the team with 5.2 assists per game and Ivica Zubac paces the squad with 7.3 rebounds per contest.
  • The Clippers are led by George from long distance. He hits 3.2 shots from deep per game.
  • The Clippers steals leader is Leonard, who grabs 1.6 per game. Serge Ibaka leads the team averaging 1.2 blocks a contest.

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Clippers Last 10 Games

Clippers Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Clippers Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/4/2021 Raptors 105-100 LAC Yes Home -4.5 208.5 -190 155 Regular Season Yes Under
5/1/2021 Nuggets 110-104 DEN Yes Home -1.5 206.5 -115 -105 Regular Season No Over
4/28/2021 Suns 109-101 PHO No Away +10.5 220.5 475 -650 Regular Season Yes Under
4/26/2021 Pelicans 120-103 NO No Away +8.5 222.5 350 -450 Regular Season No Over
4/23/2021 Rockets 109-104 LAC Yes Away -3.5 228.5 -185 150 Regular Season Yes Under
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
6-4 5-5 3-7-0 214.8 107.9 106.9 +1.5 35.9%

Clippers Injuries

Clippers: Amir Coffey: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols), Serge Ibaka: Out (Back)

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Lakers Betting Data

  • The Lakers have a losing record against the spread, going 28-33 ATS (covering only 45.9% of the time).
  • When they are at least 7.5-point underdogs, the Lakers have gone 8-8 against the spread.
  • The Lakers and their opponents have hit the over in fewer than half of their games this season -- 26 of 61 (42.6%).

Lakers Key Players

  • The Lakers' LeBron James puts up enough points (25.0 per game) and assists (7.8 per game) to sit atop the squad's leaderboards.
  • The Lakers' top rebounder is Andre Drummond -- he pulls down 12.1 per game while averaging 15.6 points per game.
  • James is reliable from deep and leads the Lakers with 2.3 made threes per game.
  • The Lakers' leader in steals is Drummond with 1.5 per game, and Anthony Davis is their leader in blocks with 1.8 per game.

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Lakers Last 10 Games

Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Lakers Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/3/2021 Nuggets 93-89 LAL Yes Home -11.5 185.5 -10000 2500 Regular Season No Under
5/2/2021 Raptors 121-114 TOR No Home +1.5 236.5 125 -150 Regular Season No Under
4/30/2021 Kings 110-106 SAC Yes Home -12.5 224.5 -3000 1300 Regular Season No Under
4/28/2021 Wizards 116-107 WAS No Away +10.5 222.5 750 -1200 Regular Season Yes Over
4/26/2021 Magic 114-103 LAL Yes Away -4.5 205.5 -250 195 Regular Season Yes Over
Lakers Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
3-7 5-5 5-5-0 218.3 107.4 110.9 -0.5 39.2%

Lakers Injuries

Lakers: Talen Horton-Tucker: Day To Day (Calf), Anthony Davis: Day To Day (Calf), LeBron James: Out (Ankle), Jared Dudley: Out (Knee), Kyle Kuzma: Day To Day (Thumb), Marc Gasol: Day To Day (Finger), Kentavious Caldwell-Pope: Day To Day (Ankle), Dennis Schroder: Out (Calf)

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