Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers - 2/27/20 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Los Angeles Lakers (44-12) at Golden State Warriors (12-46)
NBA Basketball: Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 10:30 pm (Chase Center)
The Line: Golden State Warriors +13.5 -- Over/Under: 225.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors meet Thursday in NBA action at the Chase Center.
The Los Angeles Lakers look to build on their six-game winning streak. The Los Angeles Lakers are averaging 114.8 points on 48.6 percent shooting and allowing 107.4 points on 44.7 percent shooting. Anthony Davis is averaging 26.7 points and 9.5 rebounds while LeBron James is averaging 25.5 points and 10.6 assists. Kyle Kuzma is the third double-digit scorer and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is grabbing 2.1 rebounds. The Los Angeles Lakers are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 72.6 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Lakers are allowing 34.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.4 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Lakers have won nine of their last 11 road games.
The Golden State Warriors need a win to snap a seven-game losing streak. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 106 points on 43.4 percent shooting and allowing 115.1 points on 47.6 percent shooting. Andrew Wiggins is averaging 19.2 points and 2.8 assists while Eric Paschall is averaging 13.2 points and 4.7 rebounds. Damion Lee is the third double-digit scorer and Marquese Chriss is grabbing 5.8 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 33.5 percent from beyond the arc and 81 percent from the free throw line. The Golden State Warriors are allowing 38.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.9 rebounds per game. The Golden State Warriors haven’t won a home game since January 18.
The Lakers are 4-10 ATS in the last 14 meetings in Golden State. The over is 28-13 in the last 41 meetings in Golden State. The under is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings.
The Los Angeles Lakers are starting to play their best basketball of the season and are averaging 118.8 points in their last five games, which is 7.4 points more than league average during that span. The Golden State Warriors still don't play a lick of defense, and that includes allowing 49.4 percent shooting from the field and 42.4 percent shooting from deep in their last five games. When the Lakers and Warriors met a couple of weeks ago, they combined for 245 points. Instead of playing with double-digit chalk, give me the over in this contest.