Lakers at Wizards - 12/2/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Lakers (2-15) at Washington Wizards (7-8)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Verizon Center)
The Line: Washington Wizards -10 -- Over/Under: 205 See the Latest Odds
TV: TWC SN, CSNB
The Los Angeles Lakers and Washington Wizards meet Wednesday night at the Verizon Center.
The Los Angeles Lakers need a big road victory to snap a rough seven-game losing streak. The Los Angeles Lakers are averaging 97.1 points on 41 percent shooting and allowing 106 points on 44.7 percent shooting. Jordan Clarkson is averaging 15.6 points and 2.4 assists while Kobe Bryant is averaging 15.5 points and 4.1 rebounds. Julius Randle is grabbing 8.6 rebounds and Louis Williams is dishing 2.4 assists. The Los Angeles Lakers are shooting 31.5 percent from beyond the arc and 78.4 percent from the free throw line. The Lakers are coming off a Tuesday loss to the 76ers in which they shot 37.1 percent from the field and had 11 turnovers. The Los Angeles Lakers have lost eight straight road games.
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The Washington Wizards hope for another victory in order to get back to a .500 record. The Washington Wizards are averaging 99.2 points on 42.9 percent shooting and allowing 105.1 points on 46 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 16.1 points and 7.6 assists while Bradley Beal is averaging 19.6 points and 4.3 rebounds. Otto Porter Jr. is dishing 2.3 assists and Marcin Gortat is grabbing 8.4 rebounds. The Washington Wizards are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 76.4 percent from the free throw line. The Wizards are coming off a Tuesday win over the Cavaliers in which they shot 47 percent from the field and made seven threes. The Washington Wizards have split their last six home games.
The Lakers are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 road games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Southeast. The Wizards are 3-10 ATS in their last 13 games playing on 0 days rest and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games. The Lakers are 10-4-1 ATS in the last 15 meetings in Washington.
The Lakers just lost the 76ers. Do I really need to say more? The Lakers are awful. Straight up awful. While I shy away from big chalk usually, this is one of those spots where you have no choice but to lay it.