This Monday, the Memphis Grizzlies (1-2) will travel to the Crypto.com Arena to face the LA Lakers (2-1) in the fourth game of their first-round series. The LA Lakers took the upper hand in the series by securing a 111-101 victory in Game 3, giving them a 2-1 lead over the Memphis Grizzlies. Having the home court advantage, the LA Lakers are in a favorable position to extend their lead over the Memphis Grizzlies, who are determined to bounce back from their most recent defeat.
Form LA Lakers
The LA Lakers were victorious by a score of 111-101, which increased their record against the Memphis Grizzlies to five wins and five losses in their last 10 games. This season, they have won 46 out of 86 matches, with 25 of those wins taking place at the Crypto.com Arena.
The LA Lakers have been one of the NBA’s most prolific scoring teams this season. Entering Monday’s matchup, the hosts are averaging 116.8 points per game. Defensively, the LA Lakers have been performing exceptionally well recently. During their last five matchups, they have yielded an average of 107.0 points per game, which is considerably lower than their overall average of 116.0 PPG.
The LA Lakers are gearing up to make a splash in the playoffs. They’ve collected 46 victories in 86 games, finishing fifth in the Pacific Division. They hope to secure a spot in the coveted postseason finals.
The LA Lakers are looking good and healthy, with no reported injury concerns.
Form Memphis Grizzlies
The Memphis Grizzlies dropped their latest game in the series against the LA Lakers with a score of 111-101. This season, they have won 52 out of the 85 games they have competed in, with 16 of those victories away from home.
On Monday, the Memphis Grizzlies head to the Crypto.com Arena with a great scoring average of 116.5 points across their 85 matches this season. The Memphis Grizzlies have been left wanting more defensively. They’ve given up 112.9 points on average this season, as well as 112.2 points in their past five outings.
The Memphis Grizzlies have demonstrated their potential to be crowned the champions with their recent success, making supporters feel enthusiastic and optimistic. To date, the team has not let anyone down, having won 52 out of 85 games.
Steven Adams, Brandon Clarke, and Jake LaRavia are set to miss the Memphis Grizzlies game due to injuries.
In the regular season, the LA Lakers had the measure of the Memphis Grizzlies. They won the series 2-1. In Game 3 of their playoff contest against the Memphis Grizzlies, the LA Lakers put on an impressive performance on their home court, winning 111-101. This gave them a 2-1 lead in the series.
In their last ten head-to-head games, the LA Lakers managed 110.9 points on average per game, while the Memphis Grizzlies put 111.8 points on board.
Bet365.com has the betting odds for the LA Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies matchup on Monday. Check the link here for a full list of bets.
- Moneyline (ML): Memphis Grizzlies (+167) | LA Lakers (-192)
- Against the spread (ATS): Memphis Grizzlies +4.5 (-110) | LA Lakers -4.5 (-110)
- Over/Under (O/U): 220.5 (-110) | (-110)
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Go for the LA Lakers to win (1.52) on the moneyline.
The LA Lakers have the advantage going into Monday’s game, with -192 moneyline odds being given. This suggests there is a 66% chance of a victory for the hosts. At the Crypto.com Arena, they have bagged seven wins in their last ten games. The Memphis Grizzlies have been struggling lately, dropping six of their last ten matches. In their most recent game, they were defeated by the LA Lakers by a score of 111-101. Because of their current form, the visitors are the +167 underdogs.
The LA Lakers have been performing exceptionally, having won eight of their 10 most recent games. This gives them the advantage over the Memphis Grizzlies, who have been underperforming and have a record of 4-6 in comparison.
Against the Spread
Go for the LA Lakers -4.5 (1.91) if you’re looking for a safe bet.
The oddsmakers are siding with the LA Lakers on the spread, but not by much. The hosts open up as the 4.5-point favorites over the Memphis Grizzlies for Monday. In the last ten matchups in this series, the average points margin between the LA Lakers and the Memphis Grizzlies was 8.7 points.
The LA Lakers have gone 22-21 ATS at the Crypto.com Arena. Their overall record for the season is 42-42-1 ATS. In their past ten matches, the LA Lakers beat the spread five times. They scored 119.9 points per game on average, while their opponents averaged 112.0 points.
On the road, the Memphis Grizzlies have gone 14-26-1 ATS. Their record for the season itself is 38-44-2 ATS. Backing the Memphis Grizzlies to cover has been unsuccessful. They have failed in four of their previous five road trips, going 3-7 ATS in their last 10 matches overall.
Total over 220.5 (1.91) is our pick.
An entertaining game with plenty of points could be on the cards this Monday. The LA Lakers and the Memphis Grizzlies have averaged 222.7 points from their past ten matchups after all, as well as 231 points in the last five at the Crypto.com Arena.
The total line is set at 220.5. The LA Lakers and the Memphis Grizzlies’ combined points total has surpassed this 220.5 line five times in their last ten meetings. This gives the -110 odds for betting Over on the Total market a lot of appeal.
The total went under in the last two LA Lakers games. Their record for the season is now 43-41 O/U. With 224.2 points in the previous five LA Lakers home games, the total went over three times. The Over went 7-3 in the last ten overall.
The last two Memphis Grizzlies road games went under the total. Their record away from home is 18-24 O/U. The total went over in half the previous 10 Memphis Grizzlies road games, leaving the visitors 5-5 O/U in their last 10 contests overall.