Los Angeles Lakers vs San Antonio Spurs Basketball Betting Tips 11/25/2019
Game: Los Angeles Lakers vs San Antonio Spurs
Date: Monday, November 25, 2019
Location: AT&T Center in San Antonio, TX
TV: Fox Sports Southwest - San Antonio
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles -5
Anthony Davis and the Los Angeles Lakers (14-2, 1st in the Pacific Division) head to AT&T Center on Monday where they'll meet the San Antonio Spurs (6-11, 4th in the Southwest Division). San Antonio opens this matchup as 5 point dogs. The over/under is set at 224.5.
The Lakers are covering the spread 56.2% of the time, having gone 9-7-0 ATS. San Antonio covers the spread 23.5% of the time, going 4-13-0 against the spread.
Key Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
11/23/2019 Alex Caruso SG Calf Game Time Decision
11/21/2019 Avery Bradley PG Lower Leg Expected to be out until at least Nov 29
8/15/2019 DeMarcus Cousins C Knee Expected to be out until at least May 15
Key San Antonio Spurs Injuries
No key injuries to report
LeBron James averages 25.2 points per game in 35.2 minutes per contest. He averages 10.8 assists per contest and 7.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%. Anthony Davis comes into this contest averaging 25.5 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per night. He pulls down 8.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 88%.
DeMar DeRozan averages 22.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 4.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 82%. LaMarcus Aldridge averages 18.1 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lakers allow 103.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 8th and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.6 rebounds a game which ranks 5th, and they give up 23.3 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 17.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league. Los Angeles averages 111.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 8.8 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 16th in the league. They average 45.5 rebounds per game and 26.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 17th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 15.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spurs surrender 115.4 points per contest, which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 48% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 26th and 28th in those defensive statistics. They rank 26th with 25.8 assists allowed per contest, and 8th with 43.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Spurs are 1st in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per game. San Antonio is 11th in the league with 112.8 points per game this year. They are 6th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -2.6. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 13th in the NBA. They are 13th in the league in rebounding with 46.2 boards per game and 16th in assists per contest with 24.1. The Spurs are 24th in turnovers per game with 14.2.
The Lakers are 7th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.7, and their defensive rating of 102 is ranked 2nd. In terms of pace they are 19th in the league with 100.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 7th. As a team they are 9th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 23rd in the league. Los Angeles is 16th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 24th in the league.
San Antonio is 24th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 8th in the league. The Spurs are 5th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.1, and their defensive rating of 113.7 is ranked 27th. In terms of pace they are 15th in the league with 101.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 13th. As a team they are 15th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shots, ranking 30th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Lakers/Spurs NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles -5
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