All-Star Durant vs All-Star LeBron 2/20/2022 Odds Previews and Prediction
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
All-Star Durant vs All-Star LeBron 2/20/2022 – The much-awaited once-in-a-year event is finally here as the NBA All-Star Game is set to happen this coming Sunday, February 20 at the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, Ohio. LeBron James and Kevin Durant have been selected as captains and both they have matched up again for the second consecutive season. The broadcast rights of this game are granted to TNT Sports while the online live stream is made available to watch for NBA League Pass subscribers. It is forecasted in NBA game odds that All-Star LeBron will remain undefeated as captain as they take a win over All-Star Durant.
All-Star Durant vs All-Star LeBron 2/20/2022
All-Star Durant vs All-Star LeBron 2/20/2022 Betting Odds
All-Star Durant Betting
Kevin Durant is captain for the second time in the NBA All-Star Game and he is not going to play due to an injury. He drafted an interesting bunch of players headed by Joel Embiid who is the NBA’s leading scorer. Ja Morant and Trae Young comprise the starting backcourt while Andrew Wiggins and Jayson Tatum round out the starters. Heading the Team Durant bench mob is Devin Booker along with Karl-Anthony Towns and Zach LaVine. Also selected for the team are first-time NBA All-Stars LaMelo Ball and Dejounte Murray. Rounding out the squad is NBA champion Khris Middleton and multiple DPOY winner Rudy Gobert. Draymond Green was supposed to play in this game but had to pull out due to an injury as well.
Players to watch: Joel Embiid 45 GP 45 GS 32.8 MIN 29.3 PTS 2 OR 9.1 DR 11.1 REB 4.5 AST 1 STL 1.5 BLK 2.9 TO 2.6 PF 1.5 AST/TO 31.69 PER
Ja Morant 46 GP 46 GS 33.2 MIN 26.8 PTS 1.3 OR 4.5 DR 5.8 REB 6.9 AST 1.2 STL 0.4 BLK 3.4 TO 1.5 PF 2 AST/TO 25.35 PER
Jayson Tatum 56 GP 56 GS 36.1 MIN 25.7 PTS 1.2 OR 7.2 DR 8.4 REB 4.2 AST 1 STL 0.7 BLK 2.9 TO 2.3 PF 1.4 AST/TO 20.65 PER.
All-Star LeBron Betting
LeBron James has not been defeated as captain of an NBA All-Star Game and he has been selected by fans for the fifth consecutive year. Owning the top pick, James selected reigning NBA champion Giannis Antetokounmpo and followed it up with NBA three-point scoring leader Steph Curry. Reigning MVP Nikola Jokic and DeMar DeRozan complete the starters. Luka Doncic was the top pick for LeBron’s bench and also selected Cleveland’s Darius Garland. Veteran stars Chris Paul, Jimmy Butler and Donovan Mitchell are also on the team along with first-time All-Star Fred VanVleet. James Harden was selected last but had to pull out due to an injury. Replacing Harden in the team is Cavs’ center Jarrett Allen.
Players to Watch: Giannis Antetokoumpo 48 GP 48 GS 32.6 MIN 29.4 PTS 1.9 OR 9.4 DR 11.3 REB 6 AST 0.9 STL 1.4 BLK 3.3 TO 3.2 PF 1.8 AST/TO 32.30 PER
Stephen Curry 54 GP 54 GS 34.8 MIN 25.8 PTS 0.6 OR 4.7 DR 5.3 REB 6.3 AST 1.4 STL 0.4 BLK 3.2 TO 2.1 PF 2 AST/TO 21.89 PER
DeMar De Rozan 44 GP 44 GS 37.8 MIN 21.9 PTS 2.1 OR 6.6 DR 8.7 REB 5.2 AST 1.3 STL 0.7 BLK 2.8 TO 3.5 PF 1.9 AST/TO 20.37 PER.
All-Star Durant vs All-Star LeBron 2/20/2022 Betting Numbers
All-Star Durant vs All-Star LeBron Betting Picks
LeBron James has a good knack for selecting players and just by looking at the crop of athletes that he has, All-Star LeBron is seen as the favored team in the top online sportsbook to prevail against All-Star Durant.
Moneyline: The ML given to All-Star LeBron as the favored team to win is -220 while All-Star Durant is +180.
ATS: It is just 5.5 points separating both teams across the spread with All-Star LeBron getting the +5.5 while All-Star Durant is on the other side with -5.5.
TOTALs: The total set for this matchup is as high as 320.5 points with All-Star Durant going over and All-Star LeBron going under.
Score Prediction: 157 – 142, All-Star LeBron