Golden State Warriors vs Los Angeles Lakers Prediction, Pick and Preview, March 5 (3/5): NBA

Golden State Warriors vs Los Angeles Lakers Prediction, Pick and Preview, March 5 (3/5): NBA

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Odds
Time 8:30 p.m. EST
Warriors money line -250
Warriors spread -5.5 (-110)
Lakers money line +200
Lakers spread +5.5 (-110)
Over / under 224.5

 

2021-2022 season stats
  Golden State Warrriors Los Angeles Lakers
Record 43-20 27-35
Road / home record 17-13 18-16
Streak L3 L4
Points per game 110.89 110.40
Points allowed per game 104.30 112.69
Rebounds per game 45.49 44.44
Rebounds allowed per game 42.46 47.08
Over / under record 27-34-2 34-28

 

Preview

The Golden State Warriors continue on the road and will visit the struggling Lakers on Saturday night. These teams have faced two times already this season and the Warriors have the lead 2-0.

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS

The Warriors have struggled lately losing their last 3 games but they still have a 17-13 on the road. They have a 43-20 record and are second in the Pacific.

Stephen Curry is averaging 25.7 points, 5.3 rebounds and 6.5 assists. Klay Thompson is averaging 17.1 points and 2.9 assists for Golden State.

In their last 10 games, the Warriors are 3-7, averaging 110.6 points, 40.5 rebounds, 26.2 assists, 9.1 steals and 3.9 blocks per game while shooting 47.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.9 points per game.

INJURIES: Iguodala and Green are questionable. Wiseman is out.

LOS ANGELES LAKERS 

The Lakers have lost their last 4 games and just got outscored by the Clippers 132-111. Lakers are 2-4 in their last 6 games at home and have a 27-35 record overall ranking 4th in the Pacific.

James is shooting 34.9% from beyond the arc with 2.7 made 3-pointers per game for the Lakers, while averaging 28.8 points, 8 rebounds, 6.3 assists and 1.6 steals. Westbrook is averaging 7.3 assists for Los Angeles.

In their last 10 games, the Lakers are 2-8, averaging 108.6 points, 43 rebounds, 23.5 assists, 7.4 steals and 6.3 blocks per game while shooting 47.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115.1 points per game.

INJURIES: Anthony Davis, Kendrick Nunn are out.  Lebron and Avery Bradley are questionable.

BETTING TRENDS

Golden State are 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games.

Golden State are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.

LA Lakers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Lakers' last 5 games.

Prediction

The Lakers continue to struggle and they're 0-2 vs Warriors this season. The Warriors have also struggle lately but they're the better team and they should be able to bounce back here and beat the Lakers again. Take the Warriors to cover.

PICK: Warriors -5.5 (-110)

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