Golden State Warriors at Los Angeles Lakers - 1/18/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Los Angeles Lakers (11-3) vs Golden State Warriors (6-6)
Game Info: Monday, January 18, 2021 at 10:00 pm (Staples Center)
Betting Odds: Los Angeles Lakers -10 -- Over/Under: 225 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Lakers meet Monday in NBA action at the Staples Center.
The Golden State Warriors look for a win to get a game above a .500 record. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 111.3 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 115.3 points on 44.6 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 28.4 points and 6.2 assists while Andrew Wiggins is averaging 17.8 points and 4.7 rebounds. Eric Paschall is the third double-digit scorer and James Wiseman is grabbing 6.3 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 35.2 percent from beyond the arc and 78.8 percent from the free throw line. The Golden State Warriors are allowing 38.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.1 rebounds per game.
The Los Angeles Lakers look for another win to build on their five-game winning streak. The Los Angeles Lakers are averaging 115.4 points on 48.8 percent shooting and allowing 104.4 points on 44.1 percent shooting. LeBron James is averaging 24.1 points and 8.1 rebounds while Anthony Davis is averaging 21.7 points and 3.1 assists. Dennis Schroder is the third double-digit scorer and Montrezl Harrell is grabbing 7.4 rebounds. The Los Angeles Lakers are shooting 39.6 percent from beyond the arc and 75.7 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Lakers are allowing 33.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 48.5 rebounds per game.
The Warriors are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games. The Lakers are 7-15 ATS in their last 22 Monday games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The under is 5-0 in Warriors last 5 overall. The under is 10-2 in Lakers last 12 overall. The under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
The Los Angeles Lakers are simply on a roll right now and are now figuring out how to cover numbers during this winning stretch. However, this is a lot of points to leave on the table. The Warriors have improved defensively the last couple of weeks and have the offensive firepower is always there. The Lakers should win, but the Warriors can do enough to hang around in this contest. I want the points with the Warriors.