Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies 1/5/2021 NBA Picks and Previews
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Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies 1/5/2021 – The Los Angeles Lakers are set to match up again with the Memphis Grizzlies after just a few days. This game will be held on January 5, Tuesday at the Grizzlies home court in FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee. NBA TV is going to be the broadcast partner for this match while the same feed will be put on NBA League Pass for the online live stream. The game starts at exactly 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The Los Angeles Lakers are now on a three-game winning streak and this team hopes to extend it even further. NBA Lines has the Lakers winning over the Memphis Grizzlies by a wide margin.
Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies 1/5/2021
Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies 1/5/2021 Betting Odds
Los Angeles Lakers Betting
The Los Angeles Lakers are coming in this game with a 5-2 record as they start to pull away from the pack with their three-game winning streak. They were able to beat the San Antonio Spurs twice and hopes to do the same to the Memphis Grizzlies. LeBron James led the team during their first encounter with Memphis with 22 points, 13 rebounds, eight assists, and two steals. Anthony Davis almost had a double-double with 17 points and 9 rebounds but the big contribution was from Montrezl Harrell who just played 21 minutes and had 16 points and nine rebounds.
Players to watch: L. James SF 6 GP 6 GS 32.2 MIN 23.8 PTS 1 OR 6.7 DR 7.7 REB 7.3 AST 1.2 STL 0.3 BLK 3.5 TO 1 PF 2.1 AST/TO 23.91 PER
A. Davis PF 5 GP 5 GS 33.2 MIN 22.6 PTS 2 OR 6.8 DR 8.8 REB 4 AST 1 STL 0.4 BLK 2.2 TO 1.8 PF 1.8 AST/TO 23.65 PER
D. Schroder PG 6 GP 6 GS 30.2 MIN 17.2 PTS 0.7 OR 4.3 DR 5 REB 4.8 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 3 TO 3.3 PF 1.6 AST/TO 15.86 PER.
Memphis Grizzlies Betting
The Memphis Grizzlies are just trying to roll with the punches given to them as this team is still adjusting to life without sophomore sensation Ja Morant. Tre Jones was inserted into the starting lineup and he was able to give the team 14 points, five rebounds, and three assists. Jonas Valanciunas had the most success statistically with 14 points, ten rebounds, an assist, and a steal. Kyle Anderson scored the most points with 18 but they need more from Dillon Brooks who was just limited to 9. The Grizzlies also miss the services of Jaren Jackson Jr. and the list of injuries continues to pile up.
Players to Watch: J. Morant PG 3 GP 3 GS 27 MIN 26.3 PTS 0.7 OR 1.7 DR 2.3 REB 6.3 AST 0.7 STL 0.7 BLK 2.3 TO 2 PF 2.7 AST/TO 31.88 PER
D. Brooks SG 5 GP 5 GS 31 MIN 19.2 PTS 1.6 OR 2.6 DR 4.2 REB 3.2 AST 2.2 STL 0.2 BLK 3.4 TO 4.6 PF 0.9 AST/TO 13.77 PER
K. Anderson F 5 GP 5 GS 31.8 MIN 16.4 PTS 1 OR 8.2 DR 9.2 REB 4 AST 0.4 STL 0.8 BLK 2.8 TO 2.6 PF 1.4 AST/TO 15.53 PER.
Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies 1/5/2021 Betting Numbers
Los Angeles Lakers
LA Lakers are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Memphis is 5-11 ATS in their last 16 games.
Los Angeles Lakers
LeBron James SF Ankle is “?” Tuesday vs Memphis
Justise Winslow PF Hip is out indefinitely
Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies Betting Picks
The Los Angeles Lakers may opt to sit LeBron James or Anthony Davis in this match and the result will be the same. The Best Sportsbook has the Lake Show as the huge favorites to win over the depleted Memphis Grizzlies.
Moneyline: The Lakers as the team with the advantage have an ML of -550 while the Grizzlies are at +400.
ATS: This game has a wide ATS of 11 points with the Lakers owning the -11 while the Grizzlies are at +11.
TOTALs: It is 218 points on the total for this match as the Grizzlies go under and the Lakers the team over.
Score Prediction: 114 – 99 Lakers