Lakers vs Warriors Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/8/2020
Game: Los Angeles Lakers vs Golden State Warriors
Date: Saturday, February 8, 2020
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles -12
LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers (38-12, 1st in the Pacific Division) are headed to Chase Center on Saturday where they'll take on the Golden State Warriors (12-40, 5th in the Pacific Division). The line on this game has Los Angeles as 12 point favorites. The over/under opens at 224.
The Lakers cover the spread 53.1% of the time, having gone 26-23-1 ATS. Golden State covers the spread 48.1% of the time, going 25-27-0 against the spread.
Key Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
10/19/19 C DeMarcus Cousins Knee is out for season
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
10/30/19 PG Stephen Curry Hand is out indefinitely
10/19/19 SG Klay Thompson Knee is out indefinitely
Anthony Davis averages 26.5 points per game in 34.6 minutes per contest. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 9.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%. LeBron James comes into this contest averaging 25.1 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 10.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 69%.
Draymond Green averages 8.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.3 rebounds per contest and 6.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Andrew Wiggins averages 22.4 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lakers allow 107.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 7th and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.0 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd, and they give up 22.8 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the league. Los Angeles averages 114.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 7.2 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team, which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 12th in the league. They average 45.9 rebounds per game and 26.2 assists per contest, which ranks them 9th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 15.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Warriors surrender 114.6 points per contest, which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 25th and 29th in those defensive statistics. They rank 27th with 25.8 assists allowed per contest, and 28th with 47.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Warriors are 28th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.9 per game. Golden State is 25th in the league with 106.2 points per game this year. They are 30th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -8.5. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 26th in the NBA. They are 22nd in the league in rebounding with 43.4 boards per game and 12th in assists per contest with 25.1. The Warriors are 19th in turnovers per game with 14.5.
The Lakers are 4th in the league in defensive rating with 106.2, and their offensive rating of 113.3 is ranked 4th. They are 12th in the NBA in pace with 100.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 3rd. As a unit they are 4th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 24th in the NBA. Los Angeles is 12th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 25th in the NBA.
Golden State is 18th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 55%, which is 4th in the NBA. The Warriors are 30th in the league in defensive rating with 113.1, and their offensive rating of 104.7 is ranked 25th. They are 13th in the NBA in pace with 100.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 30th. As a unit they are 28th in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 26th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Lakers/Warriors NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles -12
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