Portland Trail Blazers vs. Los Angeles Lakers NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 7, 2021

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BetMGM Jun 16, 2021, 2.31 PM

The Portland Trail Blazers (37-29) host the Los Angeles Lakers (37-29) after losing six home games in a row. The Trail Blazers are favored by 6.5 points in the contest, which starts at 10:00 PM ET on Friday, May 7, 2021. The matchup has a point total of 221.5.

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Trail Blazers vs Lakers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Trail Blazers -6.5 -110 -110 221.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • Portland and its opponents have hit the over on Friday's 221.5 total in 46 out of 66 games (69.7%) this year.
  • In 37.9% of Los Angeles' games this season (25 of 66), the total points scored was greater than Friday's 221.5-point over/under.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 224.9 points per game, 3.4 points more than the point total of 221.5 for this matchup.
  • These two teams give up a combined 221.3 points per game, 0.2 points less than this contest's over/under.
  • The Trail Blazers have seen a 230.3 average over/under in their games this season, 8.8 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 5.7 points separates this matchup's over/under (221.5 points) and the average total points bet in Lakers' games (215.8 points) this season.

Trail Blazers Betting Data

  • Portland covered the spread more often than not this year, going 34-30 against the spread.
  • The Trail Blazers have fared well as a 6.5-point favorite, going 9-4 against the spread when favored by at least 6.5 points.
  • Portland has hit the over the majority of the time, in 35 of 64 games (54.7%).

Trail Blazers Key Players

  • The Trail Blazers points and assists leader is Damian Lillard. He scores 28.4 points per game and adds 7.6 assists.
  • Portland is led in rebounds by Enes Kanter's 11.2 per game.
  • Lillard is the top three-point shooter for the Trail Blazers, knocking down 4.1 per game.
  • Robert Covington leads Portland in both blocks and steals, averaging 1.2 blocks and 1.5 steals per game.

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Trail Blazers Last 10 Games

Trail Blazers Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Trail Blazers Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/5/2021 Cavaliers 141-105 POR Yes Away -23.5 239.5 -10000 3300 Regular Season Yes Over
5/3/2021 Hawks 123-114 ATL No Away +8.5 249.5 340 -450 Regular Season No Under
5/2/2021 Celtics 129-119 POR Yes Away -3.5 252.5 - - Regular Season Yes Under
4/30/2021 Nets 128-109 POR Yes Away -4.5 232.5 -250 195 Regular Season Yes Over
4/28/2021 Grizzlies 130-109 POR Yes Away -20.5 238.5 -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 %
5-5 6-4 6-4-0 237.9 123.3 114.6 +2.9 37%

Trail Blazers Injuries

Trail Blazers: Norman Powell: Day To Day (Knee), Zach Collins: Out For Season (Ankle)

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Lakers Betting Data

  • Los Angeles has covered the spread in fewer than half of its outings, going 28-34 ATS.
  • The Lakers have fared well as a 6.5-point underdog, going 13-12 against the spread when they are at least 6.5-point underdogs.
  • In most of Los Angeles' games this season, the teams have not hit the over (27 out of 62 games, 43.5%).

Lakers Key Players

  • LeBron James collects 25.0 points and adds 7.8 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Lakers' leaderboards for those statistics.
  • Andre Drummond's stat line of 11.9 rebounds, 15.4 points and 2.1 assists per game helps him grab the top spot on the Los Angeles rebounding leaderboard.
  • James is the top scorer from deep for the Lakers, hitting 2.3 threes per game.
  • Los Angeles' leader in steals is Drummond with 1.5 per game, and its leader in blocks is Anthony Davis 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
5/6/2021 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
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
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
3-7 4-6 5-5-0 216.1 105.5 110.6 -0.7 39%

Lakers Injuries

Lakers: Talen Horton-Tucker: Out (Calf), LeBron James: Out (Ankle), Jared Dudley: Out (Knee), Dennis Schroder: Out (Calf)

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