Washington Wizards vs Los Angeles Lakers Prediction, Pick and Preview,December 5 (12/5): NBA
- Dec 5, 2022, 5:59:06 AM
|Time||10:30 p.m. EST|
|Wizards money line||+200|
|Wizards spread||+5.5 (-110)|
|Lakers money line||-240|
|Lakers spread||-5.5 (-110)|
|Over / under||223.4|
2022-2023 season stats
|Washington Wizards||Los Angeles Lakers|
|Road / home record||7-6||5-6|
|Points per game||109.78||112.00|
|Points allowed per game||110.00||114.00|
|Rebounds per game||42.00||41.00|
|Rebounds allowed per game||41.00||47.00|
|Over / under record||9-11-1||9-10|
The Washington Wizards will travel to Los Angeles to take on the Lakers at the Crypto.com Arena on Wednesday night. These teams already faced each other last month in L.A. where the Blazers took the win 106-104 covering the spread as +4 pts underdogs.
The Blazers have lost 6 of their last 7y games and are 4-4 at home so far with a 11-10 record overall ranking 2nd in the Northwest division. In their last game on the road they lost 118-112 against the Clippers. The Wizards are 8-5 in Western Conference play. Washington has a 4-4 record in games decided by at least 10 points.
Nurkic is averaging 14.6 points and 10 rebounds for the Wizards. Anfernee Simons is averaging 20.9 points over the last 10 games for Washington.
The team is 3-7, averaging 110.3 points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks per game while shooting % from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.0 points.
Los Angeles Lakers
The Lakers have won 5 of their last 7 games . In their last game they lost 106-104 against the Blazers where James had 31 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, while Davis finished with 22 points, 10 rebounds and six blocked shots for the Lakers.
Last season, LeBron James averaged 30.3 points while shooting 35.9% from beyond the arc. Westbrook was shooting 47.9% and averaging 17.8 points over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.
In their last 10 games the Lakers are 5-5, averaging 116.7 points, 41.2 rebounds, 25.5 assists, 5.7 steals and 3.1 blocks per game while shooting 48.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115.7 points.
Washington are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 9 games.
Washington are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games.
Washington are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games against LA Lakers.
LA Lakers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Lakers' last 5 games.
LA Lakers are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of LA Lakers' last 8 games against Washington.
The Blazers have been struggling without their All Star Dame Lillard who's still out for another week as they have lost 6 of their last 8 games . Washington have lost 5 of their last 6 games and are 2-5 ATS in the last 7 games. The Lakers have been up and down this season but they have been playing better lately and lost in the last second agianst the Pacers. I like the Lakers to take care of businees at home this time.
PICK: Lakers -5.5 (-110)
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