Golden State Warriors vs Los Angeles Lakers Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 5

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 05, 2022, 3:27 PM
  • The Warriors (43-17) are -6.5 favorites vs. the Lakers (27-31)
  • Total (Over/Under): 225.5 points
  • Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 8:30pm EST
  • Watch the game on ABC

The Golden State Warriors visit Crypto.com Arena to take on the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday. Tipoff is scheduled for 8:30pm EST in Los Angeles.

The Warriors are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -6.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Warriors are 30-29 against the spread, while the Lakers are 26-35 against the spread.

The Warriors vs Lakers Over/Under is 225.5 total points for the game.


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Warriors vs. Lakers Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Golden State Warriors-6.5 -110O 225.5 -110-275
Los Angeles Lakers +6.5 -110U 225.5 -110220

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

  • 30-29 against the Spread (-1.95 Units / -2.81% ROI)
  • 43-20 against the Moneyline (-4.55 Units / -1.9% ROI)
  • 27-34 against the Over for game total points (-10.4 Units / -15.02% ROI)
  • 34-27 against the Under for game total points (+4.3 Units / 6.2% ROI)
  • The Golden State Warriors have covered the 4Q Game Total Under in 11 of their last 14 away games (+7.69 Units / 50% ROI)
  • The Golden State Warriors have covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 8 of their last 9 games (+6.90 Units / 70% ROI)
  • The Golden State Warriors have covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 21 of their last 35 games (+6.70 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The Golden State Warriors have covered the 1H Game Total Under in 34 of their last 60 games (+6.67 Units / 10% ROI)
  • The Golden State Warriors have covered the Game Total Over in 7 of their last 8 games (+5.90 Units / 67% ROI)
  • The Golden State Warriors have only covered the 1H Moneyline in 10 of their last 30 away games (-16.64 Units / -36% ROI)
  • The Golden State Warriors have only covered the 2Q Spread in 23 of their last 63 games (-15.74 Units / -23% ROI)
  • The Golden State Warriors have only covered the 1Q Spread in 9 of their last 30 away games (-13.98 Units / -43% ROI)
  • The Golden State Warriors have only covered the 1H Game Total Over in 25 of their last 60 games (-12.66 Units / -19% ROI)
  • The Golden State Warriors have only covered the 1H Spread in 27 of their last 63 games (-12.62 Units / -18% ROI)

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

  • 26-35 against the Spread (-12.45 Units / -18.27% ROI)
  • 27-35 against the Moneyline (-21.95 Units / -19.03% ROI)
  • 34-28 against the Over for game total points (+3.15 Units / 4.62% ROI)
  • 28-34 against the Under for game total points (-9.4 Units / -13.79% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 31 of their last 45 games (+16.70 Units / 34% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 24 of their last 33 games at home (+13.88 Units / 38% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have covered the 4Q Spread in 19 of their last 29 games (+8.98 Units / 28% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have covered the 2H Moneyline in 11 of their last 14 games at home (+7.92 Units / 43% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have covered the 4Q Game Total Under in 34 of their last 59 games (+7.65 Units / 12% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only covered the 1H Moneyline in 23 of their last 61 games (-26.82 Units / -29% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only covered the 2Q Game Total Under in 20 of their last 60 games (-21.72 Units / -33% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only covered the 2Q Spread in 5 of their last 29 games at home (-21.30 Units / -67% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only covered the 1H Spread in 20 of their last 57 games (-19.65 Units / -31% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 23 of their last 61 games (-18.31 Units / -28% ROI)

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Golden State Warriors: Keys to the Game vs. the Los Angeles Lakers

The Warriors are 15-6 (.714) when allowing 15 or more second chance points this season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .468

The Warriors were 36-8 (.818) when scoring 110 or more points last season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .677

The Warriors are 12-5 (.706) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds this season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .514

The Warriors are 17-5 (.773) when grabbing 12 or more offensive rebounds since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .492

Los Angeles Lakers: Keys to the Game vs. the Golden State Warriors

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

Injury Report: Lakers vs. Warriors - Saturday's Game, Mar. 05

  • Talen Horton-Tucker (Lakers): Horton-Tucker did not play in Thursday's game (Mar. 3).
  • 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.
  • Avery Bradley (Lakers): Bradley did not play in Thursday's game (Mar. 3).
  • Andre Iguodala (Warriors): Iguodala has not played since Feb. 7 and no timetable has been announced for his return.
  • Draymond Green (Warriors): Green said he's hoping to return within 3-4 weeks.
  • James Wiseman (Warriors): The Warriors announced that Wiseman has been cleared to participate in full team practices, but a timetable for his return to game action has not been determined.
  • Damion Lee (Warriors): Lee did not play in Thursday's game (Mar. 3).

Golden State Warriors Offensive Stats & Trends

The Warriors averaged 7.8 offensive rebounds per game (561 rebounds/72 games) last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 9.8

The Warriors have averaged 15.0 turnovers per game (661 turnovers/44 games) this season — 2nd highest among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

The Warriors have made 14.3 three-pointers per game this season — tied for 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.3

The Warriors have averaged 13.5 assists per game (592 assists/44 games) in the second half this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 11.5

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%

Golden State Warriors Defensive Stats & Trends

The Warriors have averaged 9.5 steals per game (420 steals/44 games) this season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

The Warriors have averaged 36.4 defensive rebounds per game (1,603 rebounds/44 games) this season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Warriors have 1,001 steals since the start of the 2020-21 season — 3rd most among NBA teams

The Warriors have averaged 8.8 steals per game (513 steals/58 games) at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

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


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