Los Angeles Lakers vs Brooklyn Nets 4/10/2021 NBA Spread and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Los Angeles Lakers vs Brooklyn Nets 4/10/2021 – This is the matchup that is highly predicted to face-off in the 2021 NBA Finals but the cast of characters is not yet complete. The injury-riddled Los Angeles Lakers are set to visit the Brooklyn Nets this Saturday, April 10. Tip-off happens at exactly 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time inside the Barclays Center located in Brooklyn, New York. ABC holds the broadcast rights for this matchup while they will share the same telecast to NBA League Pass for the online live stream. The Brooklyn Nets are expected by NBA lines to blow away the Los Angeles Lakers in this highly-anticipated matchup.
Los Angeles Lakers vs Brooklyn Nets 4/10/2021
Los Angeles Lakers vs Brooklyn Nets 4/10/2021 Betting Odds
Los Angeles Lakers Betting
The Los Angeles Lakers are trying to stay afloat as they wait for the arrival of Anthony Davis which will most probably come after three more games including this matchup against the Brooklyn Nets. Their standing is 5th in the NBA Western Conference standings and is 1.5 games above the Portland Trail Blazers. The Miami Heat were their recent opponents and lost by six points, 104-110. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope tried to carry the scoring load with 28 points while doing six three-pointers. Andre Drummond is slowly getting to his groove in a Lakers jersey with 15 points and 12 boards.
Players to watch: L. James SF 41 GP 41 GS 33.9 MIN 25.4 PTS 0.6 OR 7.3 DR 7.9 REB 7.9 AST 1 STL 0.6 BLK 3.7 TO 1.6 PF 2.1 AST/TO 29.47 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 29.31 PER
D. Schroder PG 48 GP 48 GS 31.9 MIN 15.1 PTS 0.5 OR 3 DR 3.5 REB 5.4 AST 1.2 STL 0.2 BLK 2.9 TO 2.7 PF 1.9 AST/TO 15.69 PER.
Brooklyn Nets Betting
The Brooklyn Nets are now the best team in the NBA Eastern Conference after winning eight of their last ten games. This team is now on back-to-back wins and another will push them to a momentum-building winning streak. The New Orleans Pelicans were just outclassed by the Nets during their last match with a score of 139-111. Kyrie Irving led the team with 24 points, six rebounds and four assists while LaMarcus Aldridge provided 22 points as the starting center. The big upside was Kevin Durant logging in almost 19 minutes and giving the team 17 points, seven boards, five rebounds while shooting a perfect 5-of-5 from the field.
Players to Watch: K. Durant PF 20 GP 18 GS 34.9 MIN 28.4 PTS 0.4 OR 6.9 DR 7.3 REB 5.3 AST 0.7 STL 1.4 BLK 3.7 TO 2.2 PF 1.4 AST/TO 30.35 PER
K. Irving PG 37 GP 37 GS 35.6 MIN 27.9 PTS 1.1 OR 3.7 DR 4.9 REB 6.2 AST 1.2 STL 0.6 BLK 2.3 TO 2.8 PF 2.7 AST/TO 29.63 PER
J. Harden SG * 34 GP 34 GS 37.3 MIN 25.4 PTS 0.9 OR 7.8 DR 8.7 REB 11 AST 1.3 STL 0.7 BLK 4.1 TO 2.4 PF 2.7 AST/TO 29.69 PER.
Los Angeles Lakers vs Brooklyn Nets 4/10/2021 Betting Numbers
Los Angeles Lakers
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of LA Lakers’ last 12 games.
Brooklyn are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games.
Los Angeles Lakers
LeBron James SF Ankle is out indefinitely
James Harden SG Hamstring is out indefinitely
Los Angeles Lakers vs Brooklyn Nets Betting Picks
James Harden is out with an injury but Kevin Durant is back. The Brooklyn Nets are still deep in talent while the Los Angeles Lakers still don’t have their top two players. The top online sportsbook has the Nets blowing away the short-handed Lakers in this matchup.
Moneyline: The Nets are coming in this game as the heavy favorites with the ML of -1000 while the depleted Lakers are +650.
ATS: It is a very wide 12.5 points with the Nets getting the -12.5 while the Lakers are on the far side with +12.5.
TOTALs: The given total for this game is at 223 points with the Lakers the team over and the Nets are under.
Score Prediction: 123 – 110, Nets