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Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers NBA Previews, Game Analysis and Odds

Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers

STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California will play host to Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Lakers as they enter their 2021 NBA play-in tournament. The Warriors completed their regular season at the eighth spot in the Western Conference play. The Los Angeles Lakers finished one step ahead at the seventh. The Lakers will enter this game riding a five-game winning streak. The Warriors, on the other hand, are riding a six-game winning streak. Both teams have come a long way and the Warriors will need to improve their offense to get past the Lakers at their home court.

Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers

Date: Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Time: 10:00 PM ET
Location: STAPLES Center, Los Angeles, California
TV Coverage: ESPN

Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers Betting Odds

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Golden State Warriors +6.5 (-110) 222.5 o (-110) +250
Los Angeles Lakers -6.5 (-110) 222.5 u (-110) -300
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Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers CashBet Wagering Analysis

The Warriors won 39 games and dropped a total of 30 in their regular season. Golden State did well in their last six games to get past all their opponents. The Lakers are holding a 42-30 record on the season and they missed clinching their playoff position. The Lakers were good enough to get their play-in spot and they look forward to taking out the Warriors.

Stephen Curry’s Warriors

The Golden State Warriors have come a long way this season with the help of Stephen Curry. The Warriors might not have succeeded without the help of Curry. Curry is the leading scorer in the league with an average of 32 points per game. In their last game, the Warriors defeated the Memphis Grizzlies with a 113-101 final score. Curry tossed in a game-high of 46 points with seven boards in their success.

The Lakers Injury Struggle

The Los Angeles Lakers have been struggling with injuries and that has cost the defending World Champions to decline. In their last game, the Lakers took out the Pelicans with a final score of 110-98. Los Angeles converted 30 of their 45 field goal attempts. LeBron James took the lead with 25 points while Andre Drummond tossed in 13 points and 13 boards in their success. The Lakers have been at the top-three team in the past but dropped several games.

Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers Head-to-Head with Spread

The Warriors are holding an ATS of 2-7 in the last nine games played on the season. Golden State has witnessed the UNDER cash in five of their last six games on the road as an underdog. The UNDER has cashed in nine of the last 13 games for the Lakers. The Lakers are holding an ATS of 3-8 in the last 11 games played at home.

Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers CashBet Free Pick

The Warriors are strong with Stephen Curry, but the Lakers have a better shot as a whole team. Both teams are ranked in the top five in terms of defensive efficiency. The top online sportsbook pick favors the Lakers to win this game and cover the spread.

Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers CashBet Best Bet: Los Angeles Lakers. 

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