Los Angeles Lakers vs Washington Wizards Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 19

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 19, 2022, 4:55 PM
  • The Wizards (27-31) are -2.5 favorites vs. the Lakers (27-31)
  • Total (Over/Under): 228.5 points
  • Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 8:00pm EDT
  • Watch the game on NBCS-DC & SportsNet LA

The Los Angeles Lakers visit Capital One Arena to take on the Washington Wizards on Saturday. Tipoff is scheduled for 8:00pm EDT in Washington.

The Wizards are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -2.5 (-105).

So far this NBA season, the Lakers are 28-38 against the spread, while the Wizards are 25-37 against the spread.

The Lakers vs Wizards Over/Under is 228.5 total points for the game.


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Lakers vs. Wizards Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Los Angeles Lakers+2.5 -115O 228.5 -110110
Washington Wizards -2.5 -105U 228.5 -110-135

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

  • 28-38 against the Spread (-13.75 Units / -18.67% ROI)
  • 29-38 against the Moneyline (-24.1 Units / -19.55% ROI)
  • 38-29 against the Over for game total points (+6.05 Units / 8.2% ROI)
  • 29-38 against the Under for game total points (-12.8 Units / -17.38% ROI)
  • Away - Positive ATS Trends
  • Away - Negative ATS Trends

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

  • 25-37 against the Spread (-15.65 Units / -21.6% ROI)
  • 29-37 against the Moneyline (-9.15 Units / -10.12% ROI)
  • 35-29 against the Over for game total points (+3.1 Units / 4.27% ROI)
  • 29-35 against the Under for game total points (-9.5 Units / -13.09% ROI)
  • Home - Positive ATS Trends
  • Home - Negative ATS Trends

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Los Angeles Lakers: Keys to the Game vs. the Washington Wizards

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

Washington Wizards: Keys to the Game vs. the Los Angeles Lakers

When Daniel Gafford (WAS) is below his assist average (1.0 asts) , his team is 14-22 (.389) this season — tied for 29th lowest among NBA players; League Avg: .481

Injury Report: Wizards vs. Lakers - Saturday's Game, Mar. 19

  • Vernon Carey Jr. (Wizards): Carey Jr. did not play in Friday's game (Mar. 18) against the Knicks.
  • Bradley Beal (Wizards): Beal will undergo season ending surgery on his left wrist, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
  • Wayne Ellington (Lakers): Ellington did not play in Friday's (Mar. 18) game against Toronto.
  • Carmelo Anthony (Lakers): Anthony did not play in Friday's (Mar. 18) game against Toronto.
  • 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.
  • Talen Horton-Tucker (Lakers): Horton-Tucker did not play in Friday's game (Mar. 18) against the Raptors.

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%

Washington Wizards Offensive Stats & Trends

The Wizards had 26.2 free throw attempts per game last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 21.8

The Wizards made 10.2 three-pointers per game last season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.7

The Wizards have made 9.9 three-pointers per game this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.3

The Wizards are shooting 47% (1,784/3,785) this season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 45%

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

Washington Wizards Defensive Stats & Trends

The Wizards have averaged 6.1 steals per game (276 steals/45 games) this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

The Wizards averaged 4.1 blocks per game (297 blocks/72 games) last season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

The Wizards have averaged 6.9 steals per game (804 steals/117 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6


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