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Los Angeles Clippers vs Los Angeles Lakers 7/30/2020 NBA Previews, Picks and Spread
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Los Angeles Clippers vs Los Angeles Lakers 7/30/2020 – The National Basketball Association made its way back from the nationwide sports lockdown and will feature two of the top teams in the NBA Western Conference clash with each other with the Los Angeles Lakers taking on the Los Angeles Clippers. This epic game is set to happen on Thursday, July 30 at 9:00 pm Eastern Time at “The Bubble” in ESPN Wider World of Sports Arena in Osceola County, Florida. Fans can watch the game through NBA League Pass and SofaScore. NBA Bracket Betting gives the upper hand to the Clippers over the Lakers in this ‘Battle of Los Angeles’.
Los Angeles Clippers vs Los Angeles Lakers 7/30/2020
Los Angeles Clippers vs Los Angeles Lakers 7/30/2020 Betting Odds
Los Angeles Clippers Betting
The Los Angeles Clippers won seven of their last eight games before the lockdown happened. That only loss came in the hands of the Los Angeles Lakers, 103-112. In that match, Paul George contributed with 31 points, six rebounds, three assists and three steals while Kawhi Leonard added 27 points. Newly acquired Marcus Morris Sr. from the New York Knicks was rusty and missed all of his nine shots. Montrezl Harrell came off the bench and this undersized forward-center had 20 points, eight rebounds and two blocks but Lou Williams had an off night as well with only seven points.
Players to watch: K. Leonard SF (GP 51 GS 51 MIN 32.2 PTS 26.9 OR 1 DR 6.3 REB 7.3 AST 5 STL 1.8 BLK 0.6 TO 2.7 PF 1.9 AST/TO 1.8 PER 26.76)
P. George SG (GP 42 GS 42 MIN 29.1 PTS 21 OR 0.5 DR 5.2 REB 5.7 AST 3.9 STL 1.3 BLK 0.5 TO 2.7 PF 2.4 AST/TO 1.4 PER 20.51)
L. Williams SG (GP 60 GS 8 MIN 29.3 PTS 18.7 OR 0.5 DR 2.6 REB 3.1 AST 5.7 STL 0.7 BLK 0.2 TO 2.9 PF 1.3 AST/TO 2 PER 17.24.).
Los Angeles Lakers Betting
The Los Angeles Lakers is a team that looks clicking well before the lockdown started by winning over league-leading Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Clippers. In their last ten games, they lost only twice. During their last matchup against the Clippers, Anthony Davis led the team in scoring with 30 points, seven rebounds and two steals while LeBron James had 28 points, nine assists, eight rebounds and two blocks. Avery Bradley did well with 24 points but they will miss him inside “The Bubble” and Rajon Rondo will be nursing an injured thumb. They will be replaced by newly acquired players in J.R. Smith and Dion Waiters.
Players to Watch: Davis PF GP (55 GS 55 MIN 34.3 PTS 26.7 OR 2.3 DR 7.1 REB 9.4 AST 3.1 STL 1.5 BLK 2.4 TO 2.5 PF 2.5 AST/TO 1.3 PER 28.25)
L. James SF (GP 60 GS 60 MIN 34.9 PTS 25.7 OR 1 DR 6.9 REB 7.9 AST 10.6 STL 1.2 BLK 0.5 TO 4 PF 1.8 AST/TO 2.7 PER 26.08)
K. Kuzma PF (GP 54 GS 7 MIN 24.6 PTS 12.5 OR 0.9 DR 3.6 REB 4.5 AST 1.3 STL 0.4 BLK 0.4 TO 1.6 PF 2 AST/TO 0.8 PER 11.62).
Los Angeles Clippers vs Los Angeles Lakers 7/30/2020 Betting Numbers
Los Angeles Clippers
LA is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games.
Los Angeles Lakers
LA is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Los Angeles Clippers
M. Harrell C (Personal) is “?” Thursday vs LA Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
R. Rondo PG (Thumb) is OUT 6-8 weeks
Los Angeles Clippers vs Los Angeles Lakers Betting Picks
It is said that the Los Angeles Clippers benefitted from the long lay off as their players healed from their injuries. With a full roster and the need to overtake the Lakers in the standings, the Clippers are favored by Sportsbook to win over their city contemporaries. Without Avery Bradley, the Lakers have to dig deep into their guard rotation for more production.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Clippers for this game is +165 while the Lakers are quite close with -190.
ATS: It is just 1.5 points separating both teams across the spread with the Clippers owning the +4.5 while the Lakers are at -4.5.
TOTALs: 215 points are the given total for this match with the Clippers going under and the Lakers are under.
Score Prediction: 112-110 Clippers