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Brooklyn Nets vs Los Angeles Lakers 2/18/2021 NBA Picks and Previews

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Brooklyn Nets vs Los Angeles Lakers 2-18-2021 NBA Picks and Previews

Brooklyn Nets vs Los Angeles Lakers 2/18/2021 – An exciting and important non-conference game is all set to take place between two top teams at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The Brooklyn Nets will hit the road in this game to square-off against the Los Angeles Lakers. The Nets have secured the second spot in the Eastern Conference play as they overtook the Milwaukee Bucks. The Brooklyn Nets are now behind the 76ers in the top spot. Los Angeles Lakers are holding the same second spot in the Western Conference play. The Lakers are behind the Utah Jazz in the top spot. The NBA expert picks are up and running as these teams battle in an entertaining game.

Brooklyn Nets vs Los Angeles Lakers 2/18/2021

When: February 18, 2021 10:00 PM ET
Where: Staples Center in Los Angeles, California
TV: TNT
Stream: NBA League Pass

Brooklyn Nets vs Los Angeles Lakers 2/18/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Brooklyn Nets +2.5 (-111) 237.5 o (-110) +115

Los Angeles Lakers
-2.5 (-111) 237.5 u (-110) -138
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Brooklyn Nets Betting

The Brooklyn Nets are now holding an 18-12 record on the season and they are six games ahead of the .500 mark. The Nets will enter this game riding a four-game winning streak. In their last battle, Brooklyn came-off a neat victory against the Phoenix Suns with a final score of 128-124. The Nets did well despite Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. James Harden tossed in a team-high of 38 points along with 11 assists. Joe Harries was the other player that contributed four rebounds and 22 points in their success.

Players to watch: K. Durant PF 19 GP 18 GS 35.7 MIN 29 PTS 0.4 OR 6.9 DR 7.3 REB 5.3 AST 0.7 STL 1.4 BLK 3.5 TO 2.3 PF 1.5 AST/TO 25.16 PER

K. Irving PG 20 GP 20 GS 35.4 MIN 28.3 PTS 0.9 OR 3.7 DR 4.6 REB 5.7 AST 1.1 STL 0.8 BLK 2.4 TO 3 PF 2.4 AST/TO 25.4 PER

J. Harden SG * 16 GP 16 GS 38.3 MIN 24.3 PTS 0.8 OR 7.6 DR 8.4 REB 11.8 AST 1.1 STL 0.8 BLK 4.3 TO 2.6 PF 2.7 AST/TO 24.97 PER.

Los Angeles Lakers Betting

The Los Angeles Lakers are holding a 22-7 record on the season and they are way ahead of the .500 mark. The Lakers are ahead of the Clippers in the third spot and they are keen on knocking out Utah Jazz in the first. In their last game, the Lakers defeated Minnesota Timberwolves with ease when they scored 112 and gave up 104. Out of the last 10 games, the World Champions have won eight and they are just 1.5 games behind the Jazz. LeBron James tossed in 30 points with seven assists and 13 boards while Dennis Schroder tossed in 24 points in their success.

Players to watch: L. James SF 29 GP 29 GS 34.7 MIN 25.7 PTS 0.6 OR 7.6 DR 8.2 REB 7.9 AST 1 STL 0.5 BLK 3.7 TO 1.6 PF 2.1 AST/TO 24.25 PER

A. Davis PF 23 GP 23 GS 32.8 MIN 22.5 PTS 2 OR 6.3 DR 8.4 REB 3 AST 1.3 STL 1.8 BLK 2 TO 1.8 PF 1.6 AST/TO 24.75 PER

D. Schroder PG 29 GP 29 GS 31.1 MIN 14.2 PTS 0.6 OR 3 DR 3.6 REB 4.3 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 2.2 TO 2.7 PF 1.9 AST/TO 12.68 PER.

Brooklyn Nets vs Los Angeles Lakers 2/18/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Brooklyn Nets

Brooklyn are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Brooklyn’s last 20 games.
Brooklyn are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Brooklyn are 7-13 SU in their last 20 games against LA Lakers.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Brooklyn’s last 12 games on the road.
Brooklyn are 7-2-1 ATS in their last 10 games when playing on the road against LA Lakers.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Brooklyn’s last 5 games this season.
Brooklyn are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Brooklyn are 10-0 SU in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.

Los Angeles Lakers

LA Lakers are 4-8 ATS in their last 12 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Lakers’ last 6 games.
LA Lakers are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Lakers’ last 5 games against Brooklyn.
LA Lakers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home.
LA Lakers are 2-7-1 ATS in their last 10 games when playing at home against Brooklyn.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Lakers’ last 5 games this season.
LA Lakers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Lakers’ last 5 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.
LA Lakers are 14-2 SU in their last 16 games played in February.

Injuries

Brooklyn Nets

Kevin Durant SF Hamstring is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs LA Lakers
Iman Shumpert SG Hamstring is out indefinitely
Kyrie Irving PG Back is upgraded to probable Thursday vs LA Lakers
Spencer Dinwiddie PG ACL is out for season
Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot SG Knee is “?” Thursday vs LA Lakers
Nicolas Claxton C Knee is out indefinitely

Los Angeles Lakers

LeBron James SF Undisclosed is probable Thursday vs Brooklyn
Anthony Davis PF Achilles is out indefinitely
Kostas Antetokounmpo SF Knee is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs Brooklyn

Head-to-Head
Brooklyn Nets Los Angeles Lakers
14-16-0 Against the Spread 14-15-0
22-8-2000 Straight Up 11-18-0
122 Points per Game 113
118 Points Allowed per Game 106
50.23 Offensive FG% 48.71
82.38 Offensive FT% 75.04
40.7 Offensive 3PT% 36.12
46.78 Defensive FG% 44.92
79.32 Defensive FT% 76.94
36.38 Defensive 3PT% 34.78

Brooklyn Nets vs Los Angeles Lakers Betting Picks

Los Angeles Lakers are strong, but they are dealing with injured players this season. The Lakers will not stand a chance with their key players as the Nets are keen on remaining on their second spot. The NBA online predictions are in favor of the Nets to win this game.

Moneyline: The ML that is out for the Nets is +115 and the ML for the Lakers is -138.

ATS: The spread allocated for Brooklyn is +2.5 (-111) and the spread allocated for the Lakers is -2.5 (-111).

TOTALs: Look for the total to go over 237.5 (-110) for Brooklyn and the same to go under for the Lakers.

Score Prediction: 121 – 117 Nets