Los Angeles Lakers vs Golden State Warriors Predictions, NBA Parlay Picks 2/27/2020
Game: Los Angeles Lakers vs Golden State Warriors
Date: Thursday, February 27, 2020
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles -14.5
Chase Center is the venue where Eric Paschall and the Golden State Warriors (12-46, 5th in the Pacific Division) will take on the Los Angeles Lakers (44-12, 1st in the Pacific Division) on Thursday. Los Angeles opens this game as 14.5 point favorites. The total is set at 225.5.
The Lakers cover 54.5% of the time, having gone 30-25-1 ATS. Golden State is covering 46.6% of the time, going 27-31-0 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 for season
02/26/20 PF Draymond Green Pelvis is questionable Thursday vs LA Lakers
LeBron James averages 25.5 points per contest in 34.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 10.6 assists per game and 7.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 69%. Anthony Davis comes into this game averaging 26.7 points per contest while playing 34.7 minutes per night. He grabs 9.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Andrew Wiggins averages 22.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.0 rebounds per game and dishes 3.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 72%. Eric Paschall scores 13.2 points per contest while playing 27.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.7 rebounds per contest and has 1.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lakers allow 107.4 points per contest which is 7th in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 11th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 41.8 rebounds a game which ranks 1st, and they allow 23.3 assists per game which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Los Angeles averages 114.8 points per contest, which is 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 7.4 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 1st. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 15th in the NBA. They average 46.4 boards per contest and 26.2 assists per game, which ranks them 7th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 9th with 15.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Warriors give up 115.1 points per game, which ranks them 24th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 48% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 26th and 30th in those defensive statistics. They rank 28th with 26.2 dimes allowed per game and 27th with 46.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Warriors are 26th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.8 per contest. Golden State is 27th in the NBA with 106.0 points per contest this season. They are 29th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -9.1. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 28th in the league. They are 24th in the NBA in rebounding with 42.9 boards per contest and 12th in assists per game with 25.2. The Warriors are 12th in turnovers per contest with 14.9.
The Lakers are 4th in the league in defensive rating with 106.1, and their offensive rating of 113.4 is ranked 3rd. They are 12th in the NBA in pace with 100.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 3rd. As a unit they are 7th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 23rd in the NBA. Los Angeles is 11th 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 12th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 55%, which is 3rd in the league. The Warriors are 30th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.6, and their defensive rating of 113.5 is ranked 26th. In terms of pace they are 14th in the league with 100.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 30th. As a team they are 27th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 24th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Golden State +14.5 and over 225.5 total points
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