Golden State Warriors vs LA Lakers Prediction
On Wednesday, the LA Lakers (3-1) will travel to the Chase Center to take on Golden State Warriors (1-3) in the 5th game of the Western Conference Semifinals. The LA Lakers took a 3-1 series lead after winning Game 4 by 104-101, leaving them just one win away from reaching the next round. It looks like it’s going to be a tight game, with the Golden State Warriors and the LA Lakers displaying excellent defensive capabilities recently. The outcome of this match could be decided in the final moments.
Form Golden State Warriors
The Golden State Warriors were defeated 104-101 by the LA Lakers, bringing their record against them to 2-8 in their past 10 games. They have had an overall successful season, winning 49 of their 93 matches and going 36-10 when playing at the Chase Center.
The Golden State Warriors are scoring 118.3 points on average in the NBA this season and 119.3 points at the Chase Center. Defensively, the Golden State Warriors have been performing exceptionally well recently. During their last five matchups, they have yielded an average of 109.6 points per game, which is considerably lower than their overall average of 116.7 PPG.
The Golden State Warriors, who have a 49-44 season record and are seeded sixth, have demonstrated their strength thus far. They are now aiming to surprise everyone by going far and surpassing the Western Conference Semifinals.
Andre Iguodala, Patrick Baldwin Jr., and Ryan Rollins are all carrying injuries going into the latest Golden State Warriors game.
Stephen Curry put on an incredible show of talent in the Golden State Warriors’ recent game against the LA Lakers. With a remarkable triple-double performance, he pulled off 31 points, ten rebounds, and 14 assists.
Form LA Lakers
The LA Lakers are looking to make it three wins in a row against Golden State Warriors, who they previously beat 104-101. This was their second victory in succession in the series. They have achieved a 22-24 record on the road this season.
On Wednesday, the LA Lakers are off to the Golden State Warriors with an impressive scoring average of 116.5 points over their 93 matches this season. The LA Lakers have had difficulty containing their opponents when playing defense. On average, they have allowed 116.7 points per game at home and 118.8 points away from home.
This season, the LA Lakers have established themselves as a force to be reckoned with. As the seventh seed, the visitors have accumulated an impressive 51-42 record. With their sights set on dominating the playoffs, they are determined to push their limits and conquer any challenges that come their way.
The only reported injury concern for the LA Lakers is Mohamed Bamba.
LeBron James delivered 27 points in the previous LA Lakers game, shooting 40.0% from the floor. Not only that, Anthony Davis scored 23 points. Austin Reaves added 21 buckets against the Golden State Warriors.
Throughout the regular season, the LA Lakers proved a handful for the Golden State Warriors, clinching the series 3-1. The LA Lakers have a great opportunity of securing the playoff tie with their 3-1 lead in the series. Their two successive victories have bolstered the squad’s self-assurance. The third game of the series was a gripping 127-97 win against the Golden State Warriors, which set the stage for a dramatic fourth match. They were triumphant, earning the triumph with a 104-101 score.
In their last ten contests, the Golden State Warriors scored an average of 107.7 points per game, while the LA Lakers conceded an average of 112.7 points.
The Golden State Warriors-LA Lakers odds for Wednesday’s game are available on Bet365.com. They have multiple betting options available on their website.
- Moneyline (ML): LA Lakers (+210) | Golden State Warriors (-250)
- Against the spread (ATS): LA Lakers +6.5 (-110) | Golden State Warriors -6.5 (-110)
- Over/Under (O/U): 226.0 (-110) | (-110)
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Take the Golden State Warriors to win (1.40) on the moneyline.
The Golden State Warriors have not been doing so well lately, having lost their last two games. However, they boast a strong home record, with seven out of their last ten games played at the Chase Center ending in a win. The odds of -250 suggest a probability of 71% that they will stay successful at home. The LA Lakers may not have the best odds, sitting at +210 for an away victory, but their recent performances suggest an upset is possible. In their 10 most recent games, the visitors collected seven wins, making them a formidable opponent.
Both teams are aiming to prevail in this Pacific showdown, and while the LA Lakers took the win the last time they met with a 104-101 score on May 2023, the Golden State Warriors are still the more likely to win this game and may be worth a bet.
Against the Spread
Bet on the Golden State Warriors -6.5 (1.91) to cover the spread.
The oddsmakers have given the Golden State Warriors a solid 6.5-point lead over the LA Lakers on the spread. In the last ten Golden State Warriors-LA Lakers clashes, the average difference in score was 13.2 points.
The Golden State Warriors have a 43-48-2 ATS record in all games this season. Their record at the Chase Center is 29-16-1 ATS. In six out of ten matches recently, the Golden State Warriors couldn’t beat the spread. They held a scoring average of 112.5 points and permitted opponents to 111.8 points per game.
The LA Lakers have covered in four of their last five games, and their record for the season is 47-44-1 ATS. Based on their past ten road contests, the LA Lakers covered five times. They kept their opponents down to 115.8 points per game and scored 112.1 points on average.
Total over 226.0 (1.91) is our pick.
The total line for this most recent matchup is currently set at 226.0, which is 5.4 points higher than the average points of 220.6 put up by the Golden State Warriors and the LA Lakers in their last five contests. If you choose to bet on the Under in the total market, you will get a return of odds of -110.
The Golden State Warriors are 49-41 O/U this season. Their last two games finished under the total. The Golden State Warriors saw an average of 227.0 points in the past five home games. The total went over three times. In the last ten matches overall, the Over went 4-6.
The LA Lakers have a 46-45 O/U record for the season. Their last two games ended up below the total. The average number of points scored in the past 10 LA Lakers matches was 218.6. Six of these games finishing under the total.