Lakers vs Spurs Prediction and Odds
Lakers vs Spurs Prediction and Odds: The LA Lakers are expected to win this game as per the bookmakers.
The San Antonio Spurs (14-33) have another tough challenge ahead as they are set to face the LA Lakers (22-26) in the upcoming NBA fixture tonight. The Spurs have struggled to make an impact this season. They are currently ranked 14th in the Western Conference. San Antonio faced a 147-137 defeat to the Portland Trail Blazers in the last game.
The LA Lakers will aim to get back to winning ways when they host the Spurs at Crypto.com Arena in the next matchup. It hasn’t been a convincing campaign for the Lakers either. They are currently placed in the 13th spot in the Western Conference. The Lakers are coming off a 115-133 loss to the Clippers in the last fixture.
Lakers vs Spurs Prediction and Odds: Last 5 Games Analysis
The San Antonio Spurs have failed to win a single away game in the last 5 matches.
San Antonio Spurs lost to the Portland Trail Blazers, Memphis Grizzlies (2), New York Knicks, and the Brooklyn Nets. The Spurs have a dismal away record of 5-16.
In the last 5 away games
- The San Antonio Spurs have scored 117.2 points per game.
- The San Antonio Spurs have conceded 131.8 points per game.
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 1
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 2
The Lakers have won 2 of the last 5 home fixtures.
The Lakers’ two wins came against Memphis Grizzlies and the Houston Rockets. The three defeats came against the Sacramento Kings, Philadelphia 76ers, and the L.A Clippers. The LA Lakers are 12-12 at home.
In the last 5 home games
- The LA Lakers have scored 120.0 points per game.
- The LA Lakers have conceded 123.0 points per game.
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 2
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 2
LA Lakers have a momentum advantage.
Lakers vs Spurs Prediction and Odds: Offense and Defense Comparisons
The San Antonio Spurs have played with a scoring average of 113.1 points in the current season. They shot 47.4% from the field and 34.8% from the 3-point line. The Spurs have the 6th-lowest rank in the offense with an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 111.9.
During the current season, the LA Lakers have averaged 117.1 points. They shot 48.5% from the field and 33.7% from the 3-point line. The Lakers have an adjusted offensive rating of 113.6 and are ranked 17th
The LA Lakers are ahead in the offense.
The San Antonio Spurs conceded 122.0 points per game. They played with an average of 42.7 rebounds per game. The average number of steals per game is currently at 6.9 while the average number of blocks per game stands at 4.1. The Spurs are the worst side in the defense among all sides with an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 120.4.
The LA Lakers have allowed 117.1 points per game thus far. They maintain an average of 44.9 rebounds along with 6.6 steals and 4.7 blocks per game. The Lakers are ranked 18th in defense with an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 114.3.
The Lakers have been the better defensive side as compared to the San Antonio Spurs.
Lakers vs Spurs Odds
- LA Lakers: -6.5 (-110)
- San Antonio Spurs: +6.5 (-110)
- LA Lakers: –240
- San Antonio Spurs: +230
- LA Lakers: 63.5%
- San Antonio Spurs: 36.5%
Lakers vs Spurs Prediction and Odds: Last Game Analysis
Will the Spurs snap their two-game losing streak?
The Spurs are on a two-game losing streak and are coming off defeats against the Trail Blazers and Los Angeles Clippers. Keldon Johnson led the Spurs with 20 points in a loss to the Trail Blazers. The Spurs have dropped seven of their previous eight games and are currently positioned just above the Houston Rockets at the bottom of the Western Conference standings. The San Antonio were outshot by the Trail Blazers in the majority of the stats. The Spurs shot 52.2% from the field and 48.1% from the 3-point line.
Will the Lakers bounce back after a Clippers loss?
The Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 133-115. They are currently 22-26 on the season after their tenth consecutive loss against the Clippers. LeBron James scored 46 points, but the Lakers still lost the battle on the boards, 47-32. It was all Clippers in the first frame. The Clippers got off to a 9-0 run and had a perfect 4-4 field goal shooting performance. Although Wenyen Gabriel added six points to the bench crowd and Russell Westbrook added seven, the Lakers were unable to gain an advantage or take the lead. The Clippers lead by seven at the end of the opening period on a buzzer-beating 3-pointer by Terrance Mann.
Spurs vs Lakers Prediction: Head-to-Head Stats
There have been 184 regular season games between the Los Angeles Lakers and the San Antonio Spurs. Both teams have won 92 games each. If we check out the last 5 matchups, the Lakers have been dominant in the last 5 matches and are 3-2 on stats.
The previous clash took place in the current season on 26 November 2022 and the Lakers defeated the San Antonio Spurs 143-138.
Head-to-Head: Key Highlights (Last 5 Meetings)
- Number of home games won by the LA Lakers: 2
- Number of away games won by the San Antonio Spurs: 1
- Average Number of Total Points scored: 234
- Average Number of Points scored by the Lakers: 118.2
- Average Number of Points scored by the Spurs: 115.8
Spurs vs Lakers Prediction: Players to Watch Out
LeBron James (Small Forward)
Points Per Game: 29.8 | Rebounds Per Game: 8.5 | Assists Per Game: 6.9
Russell Westbrook (Point Guard)
Points Per Game: 15.9 | Assists Per Game: 7.6 | Rebounds Per Game: 6.6
Lonnie Walker IV (Guard)
Points Per Game: 14.7 | Rebounds Per Game: 2.3 | Assists Per Game: 1.4
San Antonio Spurs
Keldon Johnson (Small Forward)
Points Per Game: 21.6 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.9 | Assists Per Game: 2.6
Tre Jones (Point Guard)
Points Per Game: 13.6 | Assists Per Game: 6.4 | Steals Per Game: 1.3
Jakob Poeltl (Center)
Points Per Game: 12.2 | Rebounds Per Game: 9.3 | Blocks Per Game: 1.2
Lakers vs Spurs Winner Prediction
- Home Advantage: San Antonio Spurs
- Offensive Advantage: San Antonio Spurs
- Defensive Advantage: San Antonio Spurs
- Overall: Advantage San Antonio Spurs
The Lakers will aim to register a solid home win against the Spurs tonight. They can’t afford to drop too many home fixtures. On the other hand, it would be a challenging contest for the San Antonio Spurs. They would need a complete team effort to trouble the hosts. The Lakers are expected to win as per our Analysis