Los Angeles Lakers vs. New York Knicks NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 11, 2021

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The Los Angeles Lakers (38-30) host the New York Knicks (38-30) as 5-point favorites after Anthony Davis put up 42 points in the Lakers' 123-110 victory over the Suns. The matchup airs on SportsNet LA at 10:00 PM ET on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. The over/under is 213.5 for the matchup.

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Lakers vs Knicks Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Lakers -5 -110 -110 213.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • In Los Angeles' matchups this season, the Lakers and their opponents have gone over Tuesday's over/under of 213.5 points 36 times (52.9% of opportunities).
  • In 41.2% of New York's games this season (28 of 68), the total points scored was greater than Tuesday's 213.5-point over/under.
  • The Lakers average 109.3 points per game against the Knicks' 107.2, totaling 3.0 points over the contest's over/under of 213.5.
  • These two teams give up a combined 211.6 points per game, 1.9 points less than this contest's over/under.
  • On average, the Lakers have seen a 215.9 over/under in their games this season, 2.4 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this contest is 1.3 points more than the average over/under in Knicks' games this season (212.2 points).

Lakers Betting Data

  • Los Angeles holds a losing record against the spread this year, going 30-34 ATS.
  • The Lakers' record against the spread as at least a 5-point favorite is above .500 at 15-13.
  • Los Angeles has hit the over less than half of the time, in 27 of 64 games (42.2%).

Lakers Key Players

  • LeBron James leads the Lakers in points and assists. He scores 25.0 points per game while tacking on 7.8 assists.
  • Los Angeles is led in rebounds by Andre Drummond's 11.8 per game.
  • James knocks down 2.3 threes per game to lead the Lakers.
  • Los Angeles' steals leader is Drummond, who averages 1.5 per game. Davis leads the team averaging 1.8 blocks an outing.

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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
5/9/2021 Suns 123-110 LAL Yes Home -6.5 243.5 -750 525 Regular Season Yes Under
5/7/2021 Trail Blazers 106-101 POR No Away +7.5 223.5 310 -400 Regular Season Yes Under
5/6/2021 Clippers 118-94 LAC No Away +20.5 207.5 3300 -10000 Regular Season No Over
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
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 4-6 3-7-0 215.1 105.5 109.6 +0.2 37.9%

Lakers Injuries

Lakers: LeBron James: Day To Day (Ankle), Jared Dudley: Out (Knee), Marc Gasol: Day To Day (Finger), Anthony Davis: Day To Day (Calf), Kyle Kuzma: Day To Day (Lower Back), Dennis Schroder: Out (Calf)

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Knicks Betting Data

  • New York has a 40-26 record against the spread, covering in 60.6% of their matchups.
  • When they play as at least 5-point underdogs, the Knicks have a record ATS of 7-1.
  • New York and its opponents have hit the over in less than half of their matchups this season -- 27 of 66 (40.9%).

Knicks Key Players

  • Julius Randle leads the Knicks scoring, rebounding and assists leaderboards, collecting 23.9 points, 10.3 rebounds and 5.9 assists per game.
  • Reggie Bullock makes 2.5 three-pointers per game, the most on the Knicks.
  • Nerlens Noel is at the top of the New York steals and blocks leaderboards with 1.1 steals per game and 2.2 blocks per game.

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Knicks Last 10 Games

Knicks Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Knicks Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/9/2021 Clippers 106-100 NY Yes Away -2.5 209.5 -165 140 Regular Season Yes Under
5/7/2021 Suns 128-105 PHO No Away +1.5 228.5 110 -135 Regular Season No Over
5/5/2021 Nuggets 113-97 DEN No Away +13.5 214.5 - - Regular Season No Under
5/3/2021 Grizzlies 118-104 NY Yes Away -3.5 234.5 -200 165 Regular Season Yes Under
5/2/2021 Rockets 122-97 NY Yes Away -14.5 217.5 -1600 900 Regular Season Yes Over
Knicks Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
7-3 7-3 5-5-0 221.8 113.7 108.1 -1.9 36.4%

Knicks Injuries

Knicks: Mitchell Robinson: Out (Ankle), Alec Burks: Day To Day (Knee), Immanuel Quickley: Day To Day (Ankle)

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