Brooklyn Nets vs. Los Angeles Lakers - 1/23/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction

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Los Angeles Lakers at Brooklyn Nets

Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 8:00 PM (Barclays Center)

Lakers -5.5

The Los Angeles Lakers are traveling to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York to face off against the Brooklyn Nets. The Los Angeles Lakers are 34-9 on the year and 18-4 away, following a 32 point loss to the Boston Celtics. The Brooklyn Nets are coming off of a 6 point loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, dropping them to 18-24 on the year and 11-11 at home.

The Los Angeles Lakers enter this game averaging 114.0 points per game and also allow 106.4 points per game. The Lakers are led by 26 year old, Anthony Davis. Davis leading the Lakers in scoring and rebounding, averaging 26.6 points per game and 9.3 rebounds per game. Davis only had 9 points in the Lakers loss against the Boston Celtics and will need to play better if the Lakers want to cover the spread.

The Brooklyn Nets are averaging 109.3 points per game and also allow 111.6 points per game. The Nets are led by 26 year old, Spencer Dinwiddie. Dinwiddie is leading the Nets in scoring and assist, averaging 21.8 points per game and 6.4 assist per game. Dinwiddie will need to step up big time if they want a chance to hang in there with the Lakers.

Recent Betting Trends

The Los Angeles Lakers are 23-19-1 ATS this year.

The Lakers are 5-2 ATS their last 7 games.

The Brooklyn Nets are 18-24 ATS this year.

The Nets are 2-4 ATS their last 6 games.

In this matchup I like the Los Angeles Lakers to win and cover the spread. The Lakers are 5-2 ATS their last 7 games and the Nets are 2-4 ATS their last 6 games. The Lakers have great players in Anthony Davis and Lebron James. Final score prediction, the Los Angeles Lakers will win and cover the spread 115-104.

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Nate’s Pick Lakers -5.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.