Golden State Warriors vs LA Lakers Prediction
On Tuesday, the LA Lakers will travel to the Chase Center to take on the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals. In the first round, the sixth-seeded Golden State Warriors overcame the Sacramento Kings. They won 100-120 in the final game. The seventh-seeded LA Lakers beat the Memphis Grizzlies, winning the decider 125-85. Fans could be in for an exciting high-scoring spectacle as the Golden State Warriors and the LA Lakers have put away a lot of points recently.
Form Golden State Warriors
The Golden State Warriors overcame the Sacramento Kings in the first round to punch their ticket to the Western Conference Semifinals. They won their final game 100-120. Their home record this season stands at 35-9.
This season, the Golden State Warriors have been on fire offensively. They have the tools to score points quickly and consistently, proven by their 118.7 points-per-game average. The defense has been a weakness for the Golden State Warriors, with 116.9 points allowed on average per game.
With a 48-41 season record, the sixth-seeded Golden State Warriors have proven to be a force to be reckoned with. Now, they are hoping to surprise everyone and go on a deep run by advancing past the Western Conference Semifinals.
The Golden State Warriors enter their latest game with 3 players sidelined: Andre Iguodala, Patrick Baldwin Jr., and Ryan Rollins.
Stephen Curry’s outstanding performance against the Sacramento Kings earned him 50 points, topping all of the Golden State Warriors players. He was successful on 52.6% of his shots and knocked down seven of his three-pointers with a 38.9% accuracy, leaving fans in awe.
Form LA Lakers
The LA Lakers clinched a victory over the Memphis Grizzlies to earn a spot in the Western Conference Semifinals. Their final game ended with a score of 125-85. Their road record for the season is 21-23.
On average, LA Lakers have scored 116.7 points in the NBA this season and 116.6 points when playing away from home. The LA Lakers have had difficulty containing their opponents when playing defense. On average, they have allowed 116.9 points per game at home and 118.8 points away from home.
The LA Lakers have emerged as a powerhouse this season. The seventh-seeded visitors have racked up an impressive 48-41 record. With their sights set on taking the playoffs by storm, they are determined to push themselves to the limit and overcome any obstacles along the way.
The LA Lakers have a clean bill of health for their latest game.
D’Angelo Russell scored 31 points in the LA Lakers’ previous game, shooting an impressive 70.6% from the floor. On top of that, LeBron James registered 22 points, and Anthony Davis contributed 16 against the Memphis Grizzlies.
The two teams played each other four times in the regular season. The Golden State Warriors won one match, while the LA Lakers managed to win three games, making it a total of one-three. Starting a playoff contest away from home is never ideal, but the LA Lakers can still hope for a good result. They have had great success in their last 10 trips to Chase Center, having a 6-4 record against the Golden State Warriors.
In their past ten meetings, the Golden State Warriors pulled off 112.2 points on average per game, whereas LA Lakers managed 114.4 points per match.
For the Tuesday odds on the Golden State Warriors and the LA Lakers game, head to Bet365.com.They have a variety of betting options listed on their website.
- Moneyline (ML): LA Lakers (+160) | Golden State Warriors (-180)
- Against the spread (ATS): LA Lakers +4.5 (-110) | Golden State Warriors -4.5 (-110)
- Over/Under (O/U): 228.0 (-110) | (-110)
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Go for the Golden State Warriors to win (1.55) on the moneyline.
The Golden State Warriors are on an impressive run of form. Their 100-120 win over the Sacramento Kings improved their record for the last 10 games to 7-3 last time out. They’re favorites to add another victory to their haul on Tuesday, with -180 odds. This implies there is a 64% chance of a home win. The LA Lakers are seen as the weaker team with odds of +160. Although they got a victory in their last match, they have had difficulty away from home lately, losing two consecutive road games.
If you are looking to bet on the upcoming match at the Chase Center, the Golden State Warriors offer -180 to win outright and are the better option of the two teams. Their record in their last ten matches is 7-3, and for the season, 48-41.
Against the Spread
Bet on the Golden State Warriors -4.5 (1.91) to cover the spread.
The Golden State Warriors enter Tuesday’s game as favorites, but not by much. The hosts open up as 4.5-point favorites over the LA Lakers, with odds of -110. The LA Lakers emerged victorious in three of their last five trips to the Chase Center. The average margin of victory was 10.7 points.
Gambling on the Golden State Warriors would’ve been a bad call in their last two home games. This string of results has caused their record at the Chase Center to dip to 28-15 ATS. The Golden State Warriors have covered in six of their last ten games. In recent Western Conference matchups, they hold a 62-61 ATS record.
Away from home, the LA Lakers have gone two games without covering. Their road record this season is 20-22-1 ATS. In the last ten road matches, the LA Lakers failed to cover on five occasions. They held their opponents’ scoring to 114.1 points on average and scored 114.8 points per game.
Take Total over 228.0 (1.91).
The Golden State Warriors and the LA Lakers have faced each other in ten matches, with an average of 226.6 points between them. In their last five encounters at the Chase Center, the average score was 221.2 points.
The Golden State Warriors and the LA Lakers accumulated more points than the 228.0 line set in seven of their last ten matches. Betting Over on the Total option this Tuesday brings odds of -110.
The total went under in the last two Golden State Warriors games. Their record for the season is now 47-39 O/U. In three of the past five Golden State Warriors home games went over the projected total, averaging 237.0 points.
The LA Lakers went under the total in their last two road games. Their away record is 25-18 O/U. The LA Lakers had five of their previous 10 games going above the predicted total line, averaging 222.7 points.