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Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers 4/9/24 NBA Betting Picks

Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers 4/9/24The Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Lakers are gearing up for a pivotal showdown on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, as they battle it out at the Crypto.com Arena. The Warriors, holding a record of 42-35, and the Lakers, with a record of 44-33, are both in a critical phase of the season where every game counts towards their playoff positioning. This match promises to be a thrilling encounter, and it’s a golden opportunity for fans and bettors alike to make their free NBA predictions.

When:Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at 10:00 PM ET
Where:Crypto.com Arena
Stream:NBA League Pass

Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers 4/9/24
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Given the current absence of specific betting odds, it’s challenging to provide direct recommendations. However, considering the recent performance trends and the strengths of both teams, bettors might find value in keeping an eye on the spread once it’s announced, especially given the strong against-the-spread (ATS) performances both teams have displayed recently.

Stephen Curry (PG) vs. D’Angelo Russell (PG)

Stephen Curry, who is the key player of the Golden State Warriors, has remained as a shining star in the league this year as well, averaging 26.4 points per game for those 70 games. Due to all of Curry’s prevalent capabilities such as managing the pace of the game and lighting up the three point line, his on court presence was a very significant factor for the team. Moreover, 2.8 turnovers which J. Harden gets evidence that the Lakers’s blitz could change the win/loss game outcome.

D’Angelo Russell of Los Angeles Lakers is, additionally, an imperative part of this season’s cohort, providing 18.2 points and 6.3 assists to his team in 71 games. Russell’s skill in playing as a playmaker and his ability to score as objects of efficiency underpin the Lakers offensive scheme. His respectful ball handling and assist to turnover ratio sailed him through in the field.

Curry and Russell are diametrically opposing, so the game is bound to be so exciting to watch as they play their contrasting styles and strengths to prove their dominance on the court. In this scenario, Curry’s ability to score and to counter it with Russell’s all-around playmaking capabilities could determine the pace in the game. Their operation is not only important because of goals but it affects the way opponents will use it to counter.

Warriors’ Sharp Shooting and Playmaking

The Golden State Warriors have been talented offensive attackers this year, averaging 118 points per game and a 47.5 percent shooting from the field. They remain one of the biggest threats due to the fact that Curry can consistently shoot threes. Nevertheless the Spurs top average of 13.7 turnovers per game can work against them when they face a Lakers team that is outstanding in converting turnovers into points.

Lakers’ Balanced Attack and Defense

The Los Angeles Lakers, with an average of 117.9 points per game and 49.8% team field goal percentage, play a game combining both the offensive and defensive aspects more equally. This edge is evident in their free throw attempts and their conversions as well as a stronger defensive rebounding game, suggesting that their ability to play inside is critical in limiting any second chance points of the Warriors.


Golden State Warriors Betting Trends

Warriors are 4-1 in their last 5 games.
Golden State Warriors are 3-2 in their last 5 games against the spread
Warriors are 25-13 in their road games against the spread
The totals have gone OVER in 2 of Warriors’ last 5 games
The totals have gone OVER in 22 of Warriors’ 38 last games at home

Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends

Lakers are 4-1 in their last 5 games.
Los Angeles Lakers are 3-2 in their last 5 games against the spread
Lakers are 17-21 in their road games against the spread
The totals have gone OVER in 3 of Lakers’ last 5 games
The totals have gone OVER in 19 of Lakers’ 40 last games at home


Golden State Warriors

Andrew Wiggins SF Is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs LA Lakers, Ankle
Dario Saric PF Is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs LA Lakers, Knee
Gary Payton II SG Is probable Tuesday vs LA Lakers, Ankle

Los Angeles Lakers

LeBron James SF Is “?” Tuesday vs Golden State, Illness
Anthony Davis PF Left last game, is “?” Tuesday vs Golden State, Eye
Christian Wood PF Is out indefinitely, Knee
Jarred Vanderbilt SF Is out indefinitely, Foot
Jalen Hood-Schifino SG Is out for season, Back

Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers Betting Picks

Now, considering the current form and the head-to-head matches, this game is clearly likely to be a very close game. The odds are yet to be set, but the trend marches towards the total points market, considering the scoring possibility of both teams.

The Warriors, armed with their superior three-point shooting and playmaking, may find a way to tip the balance in their favor, but it will be a tough fight for them if their turnover problem gets worse. But it will be interesting to see how the Lakers fare with their balanced attack and excellent free throws. Betters should be thinking about these aspects and look for lines with value for the trends mentioned. For those seeking the premier betting online sites, this game represents a prime opportunity to engage in NBA betting. Sign up today to make your NBA betting prediction!

Score Prediction: Warriors 115, Lakers 112.