Lakers vs Golden State Warriors NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Lakers vs Golden State Warriors Prediction 2/22/2024

The Los Angeles Lakers (30-26) travel to face off against the Golden State Warriors (27-26) on Thursday, February 22nd. This game will be played at Chase Center in San Francisco and televised on TNT. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 10:00 ET.

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The Lakers Are Coming Off A Win

The Lakers’ most recent matchup against the Jazz saw Anthony Davis lead the Lakers with 37 points while shooting 13/25 from the field. As the Lakers secured the victory with a final score of 138-122, Rui Hachimura also chipped in with 36 points.

When facing Western Conference teams, the Lakers are 20-17 and have gone 10-9 in non-conference games. In their last five games, the Lakers are 4-1 and have an overall record of 30-26.

Los Angeles currently has an ATS record below .500, sitting at 26-30 at this point. Los Angeles has covered the spread in two straight home games and are 14-14 ATS at home compared to 12-16 on the road.

The Warriors Are Coming Off A Win

In their last game, the Warriors defeated the Jazz with a final score of 140-137. The Warriors were leading the game going into the second half 84-71.

Looking to stay above .500, the Warriors come into today’s game against the Lakers with a 27-26 record. When playing on the road, the Warriors are 13-12 compared to their 14-14 record at home.

Golden State currently has an ATS record of 28-24, placing them above .500 against the spread. During this season, Golden State has a 14-18 record against the spread as favorites and 14-6 as underdogs.

Lakers Offense Breakdown

In 56 games games, Los Angeles has an average of 117 points per game (13th).

This season, the Lakers’ offense has been one of the best in the league, ranking 13th in scoring at 117 points per game. However, they have been slightly better on the road, averaging 116.6 points compared to 117.4 at home.

When it comes to pace, the Lakers are 6th in the NBA at 101.1 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 4th in the league at 49%. In addition, they are 8th in true shooting percentage.

Despite being one of the top offensive teams overall, the Lakers are just 27th in three-point shooting. They are last in the NBA in three-point attempts and have made just 37% of their three-point attempts this season.

Warriors Offense Breakdown

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Coming into today’s action, Golden State is averaging 119.7 points per contest. This figure places them 6th in the league.

At home, the Warriors are averaging 118.4 points per game this season, which is 11th in the NBA. Overall, they are 6th in the league with an average of 119.7 points per game.

Golden State has been one of the most efficient three-point shooting teams in the NBA, ranking 2nd in made threes and 5th in three-point shooting percentage. In terms of pace, the Warriors are 8th in the league.

When it comes to two-point shooting, the Warriors are 17th in the NBA in field goal percentage. Overall, they are 15th in the league in field goal percentage.

Lakers Team Defense

Coming into the game, the Lakers’ defense is giving up an average of 117.1 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 53.6% of their games. In the terms of takeaways, Lakers are causing 13.3 turnovers per game, ranking 20th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 10th in rejections, averaging 5.6 blocked shots each game.

Warriors Team Defense

The Warriors’ defense is presently ranked 22nd in the league, allowing an average of 118.2 points per contest. In the terms of takeaways, Warriors are causing 13.8 turnovers per game, ranking 22nd in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 27th in rejections, averaging 4.1 blocked shots each game.

Key Players For The Lakers And Warriors

Our game forecasts for today suggest that Anthony Davis is set to be the main scorer for the Lakers, recording 24 points and shooting 9/17 from the field. This season, he is averaging 24.9 points per game along with 12.2 boards.

On the other side, Stephen Curry is our projected leading scorer for the Warriors. We have him ending the game with a team-high 28 and grabbing 5 rebounds. This season, he is shooting at a field goal percentage of 46.2%, and his scoring average is 28 points per game.

Lakers vs Warriors Trends

  • In their last three road games, Los Angeles has averaged 125 points per game while allowing 115. The team’s record in this stretch was 3-0 while going 2-1 vs. the spread.
  • Across their ten previous home games, Golden State has an ATS mark of 8-2. Their straight up record in these matchups was 7-3 while averaging 125 points per game.
  • In their last three games as the betting underdog, the Lakers have a strong straight up record of 2-1. In addition, their ATS record was 2-1 in these scenarios.
  • The last ten games that Golden State was favored, they have an ATS mark of 7-3 while going 7-3 straight up.

Lakers vs Warriors Prediction

We’re putting our money on the Warriors to win, and have the projected score sitting at 137-108. We also like them to cover the spread, so our recommendation is to bet on the Warriors at -6.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 243 and given that our model is projecting 245 points between the teams, we like the over.

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