Warriors at Lakers - 1/5/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Golden State Warriors (32-2) at Los Angeles Lakers (8-27)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 10:30 pm (STAPLES Center)
The Line: Los Angeles Lakers -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, CSNB, TWC SN
The Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Lakers square off Tuesday night at the Staples Center.
The Golden State Warriors look to keep building on their 32-2 record. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 114 points on 48.4 percent shooting and allowing 102.2 points on 42.8 percent shooting. Klay Thompson is averaging 20.1 points and 3.7 rebounds while Draymond Green is averaging 15.1 points and 7.4 assists. Andre Iguodala is dishing 3.6 assists and Andrew Bogut is grabbing 7.2 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 42.1 percent from beyond the arc and 74.5 percent from the free throw line. The Warriors are allowing 31.8 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 14.6 turnovers per game. The Golden State Warriors have won 10 of their last 12 road games.
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The Los Angeles Lakers look to win four straight games for the first time since April of 2013. The Los Angeles Lakers are averaging 96.7 points on 41.3 percent shooting and allowing 105.7 points on 45.9 percent shooting. Jordan Clarkson is averaging 14.8 points and 2.5 assists while Louis Williams is averaging 14.1 points and 2.7 rebounds. D'Angelo Russell is dishing 3.4 assists and Julius Randle is grabbing 9.6 rebounds. The Los Angeles Lakers are shooting 32 percent from beyond the arc and 75.8 percent from the free throw line. The Lakers are allowing 34.1 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 12.8 turnovers per game. The Los Angeles Lakers have split their last six home games. Kobe Bryant is questionable with a shoulder injury.
The Warriors are 20-8-1 ATS in their last 29 games playing on 0 days rest and 13-5-1 ATS in their last 19 road games. The Lakers are 16-34-2 ATS in their last 52 vs. Western Conference and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest. The Warriors are 8-3 ATS in the last 11 meetings.
One thing we can count on here are a lot of points, as the Warriors continue to score in bunches and the Lakers still don't ply much defense. Not laying this much chalk on the end of a back-to-back, but I do like the over here.