Detroit Pistons vs Los Angeles Lakers 1/5/2020 Spread Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Detroit Pistons vs Los Angeles Lakers 1/5/2020 – The Detroit Pistons ended their slump and won their last game on their Western Conference road trip. Still, on the road, they will be facing the Los Angeles Lakers next at the Staples Center and the game will be aired on Sunday, January 5 at the Spectrum Sportsnet. NBA League Pass and SofaScore with have the match available online through lives stream. The Lakers are on a four-game winning streak and they are heavily favored by NBA Betting Lines Explained to extend this streak to five.
Detroit Pistons vs Los Angeles Lakers 1/5/2020
Detroit Pistons vs Los Angeles Lakers 1/5/2020 Betting Odds
Detroit Pistons Betting
Amidst the trade talks, Andre Drummond dominated the Warriors as he had 14 points, 18 rebounds, three steals and two blocks during the Pistons’ win. Derrick Rose led the team with 22 points while Sekou Doumbouya continues to impress as he finished with a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Svi Mykhaiulik and Bruce Brown finished with 14 points each as well. Against the Lakers, they are still missing Blake Griffin and Luke Kennard and it will take something special or a very bad outing from the Lakers for them to have a chance on taking this game.
Players to watch: A. Drummond C 33 GP 32 GS 33.6 MIN 17.6 PTS 4.3 OR 11.5 DR 15.8 REB 2.7 AST 2 STL 1.8 BLK 3.6 TO 3.7 PF 0.7 AST/TO 22.3 PER
D. Rose PG 29 GP 1 GS 24.5 MIN 16.7 PTS 0.5 OR 1.6 DR 2.1 REB 5.9 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 2.4 TO 0.9 PF 2.4 AST/TO 21.86 PER
L. Galloway SG 35 GP 6 GS 26.1 MIN 11 PTS 0.5 OR 1.7 DR 2.2 REB 1.4 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 0.7 TO 1.2 PF 2 AST/TO 13.07 PER.
Los Angeles Lakers Betting
Anthony Davis just dominated in their previous game as he poured 46 points, 13 rebounds and 3 steals over his previous team, New Orleans Pelicans. He never missed from the free-throw line doing 13-for-13 while he sank three three-pointers as well. LeBron James controlled the floor with 17 points and 15 assists but it was Danny Green that erupted with 25 points and most of them came in the first quarter. It was a dominating game for the Lakers and they evened out their four-game losing streak with a four-game winning streak. Lakers are back in form and it is just hard to imagine them losing to the struggling Pistons at home. There are just too many weapons for the Pistons to handle in this game.
Players to Watch: A. Davis PF 33 GP 33 GS 35.3 MIN 27.8 PTS 2.3 OR 7.1 DR 9.5 REB 3.2 AST 1.5 STL 2.4 BLK 2.5 TO 2.5 PF 1.3 AST/TO 28.96 PER
L. James SF 34 GP 34 GS 35.1 MIN 25.1 PTS 1 OR 6.6 DR 7.7 REB 11 AST 1.3 STL 0.6 BLK 3.8 TO 1.8 PF 2.9 AST/TO 26.29 PER
K. Kuzma PF 26 GP 1 GS 23.6 MIN 12.1 PTS 0.5 OR 3 DR 3.5 REB 0.8 AST 0.4 STL 0.4 BLK 1.5 TO 1.7 PF 0.5 AST/TO 11.32 PER.
Detroit Pistons vs Los Angeles Lakers 1/5/2020 Betting Numbers
Detroit are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games.
Los Angeles Lakers
LA Lakers are 2-7-1 ATS in their last 10 games.
Blake Griffin PF Knee is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs LA Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
DeMarcus Cousins PF Knee is out for season
Detroit Pistons vs Los Angeles Lakers Betting Picks
This is the Lakers’ game to lose according to Online Sports Betting. It will be interesting how Anthony Davis and Andre Drummond would guard each other while LeBron James can extend the space between them with his passing and the presence of shooters across the team.
Moneyline: The Pistons are given a +1125 on the ML if they manage to pull an upset over the Lakers on the road. Meanwhile, the home team is at -2000.
ATS: A very wide 14.5 points across the spread with Pistons at the +14.5 while the Lakers are at -14.5.
TOTALs: 221 points is the expected total for both teams with the Lakers going under while the Pistons are over.
Score Prediction: 122 – 104 Lakers