Warriors vs. Lakers - 3/16/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Lakers (17-47) at Golden State Warriors (52-13)
NBA Basketball: Monday, March 16, 2015 at 10:30 pm (Oracle Arena)
The Line: Golden State Warriors -18 -- Over/Under: 210.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: TWC SN, CSNB, ESPN
The Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors play Monday night at the ORACLE Arena.
The Los Angeles Lakers look for a win after losing seven of their last eight games. On the season, the Lakers are averaging 98.9 points on 43.5 percent shooting and are allowing 105.1 points on 46.3 percent shooting. Jordan Hill is averaging 12.5 points and 7.9 rebounds while Carlos Boozer is averaging 12.3 points and seven rebounds. Jeremy Lin is dishing 4.7 assists and Wayne Ellington is shooing 42.6 percent from the field. The Los Angeles Lakers have scored 94 or less points in six straight games and are coming off a loss to the Atlanta Hawks in which they shot just 40 percent from the field. The Lakers have lost 14 of their last 15 road games SU.
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The Golden State Warriors look to stay hot after winning six of their last seven. On the season, the Warriors are averaging 109.7 points on 47.7 percent shooting and are allowing 99.5 points on 42.5 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 23.6 points and 7.8 assists while Klay Thompson is averaging 21.9 points and 3.2 rebounds. Draymond Green is grabbing 8.2 rebounds and Marreese Speights is shooting 49.3 percent from the field. The Golden State Warriors remain just 29-2 SU on their home court, which is easily the best home record in the league. The Warriors also have yet to lose a game this season when allowing less than 100 points, and they’re allowing just 43.4 percent shooting in their last five games.
The Lakers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games and 3-9-1 ATS in their last 13 vs. Western Conference. The Warriors are 35-15-2 ATS in their last 52 home games and 36-16 ATS in their last 52 vs. Western Conference. The Lakers are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Golden State and 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings overall.
Anybody have a clue as to why the Lakers keep getting national attention? Anyway, the Lakers are straight trash and should get blown out in this matchup. I hate the big chalk, but it's the only pick in this game.