Los Angeles Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors - 11/25/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Golden State Warriors (13-2) at Los Angeles Lakers (8-8)
NBA Basketball: Friday, November 25, 2016 at 10:30 pm (STAPLES Center)
The Line: Los Angeles Lakers +12.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Lakers meet late Friday night in NBA action at the Staples Center on NBATV.
The Golden State Warriors look to keep the ball rolling while building on their nine-game winning streak. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 119.2 points on 50.2 percent shooting and allowing 106.7 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Kevin Durant is averaging 27 points and 8.1 rebounds while Stephen Curry is averaging 26.4 points and 6.2 assists. Klay Thompson is the third double-digit scorer and Draymond Green is grabbing 9.1 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 38.1 percent from beyond the arc and 79.8 percent from the free throw line. The Golden State Warriors are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44 rebounds per game. The Golden State Warriors have won five straight road games.
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The Los Angeles Lakers look for a statement victory to get a game above a .500 record. The Los Angeles Lakers are averaging 109.6 points on 46.8 percent shooting and allowing 112.1 points on 48.5 percent shooting. Louis Williams is averaging 16.6 points and 3.4 assists while D'Angelo Russell is averaging 16.1 points and 3.4 rebounds. Jordan Clarkson is the third double-digit scorer and Nick Young is dishing 1.3 assists. The Los Angeles Lakers are shooting 37.1 percent from beyond the arc and 80.8 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Lakers are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.9 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Lakers have split their last six home games.
The Warriors are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Lakers are 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Warriors are 11-5 ATS in the last 16 meetings and the under is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.
The Golden State Warriors are struggling defensively, which makes laying big numbers risky. However, the Lakers are still without Russell and now have a banged up Randle. With the way the Warriors are playing right now, you have to like a blowout, however, there are better bets on the board for Friday's card.