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Los Angeles Lakers vs New York Knicks 4/12/2021 NBA Spread and Picks

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Los Angeles Lakers vs New York Knicks 4-12-2021 NBA Spread and Picks

Los Angeles Lakers vs New York Knicks 4/12/2021 – The Los Angeles Lakers are coming from a morale-boosting victory over the Brooklyn Nets and hope to bring the momentum heading to their next game. The New York Knicks are now in their way as both teams battle it out in the mecca of basketball in Madison Square Garden in New York City this Monday, April 12. Tip-off happens at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be shown on MSG and Spectrum Sportsnet. NBA League Pass has the game up in their online live stream platform for their subscribers. Even with the win, the New York Knicks are the favored team in NBA odds against the Los Angeles Lakers.

Los Angeles Lakers vs New York Knicks 4/12/2021

When: April 12, 2021 7:30 PM ET
Where: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
TV: MSG | Spectrum Sportsnet
Stream: NBA League Pass

Los Angeles Lakers vs New York Knicks 4/12/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Los Angeles Lakers +4 (-110) 205 o (-110) +138
New York Knicks -4 (-110) 205 u (-110) -167
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Los Angeles Lakers Betting

The Los Angeles Lakers managed to maintain their position as the fifth-best team in the NBA Western Conference with their record of 33-20. They are still trailing the Denver Nuggets by just a game heading to their next match. The Brooklyn Nets were their most recent opponents and it was an upset 25-point victory, 126-101. Andre Drummond had his best performance in a Lakers uniform doing 20 points and 11 boards. Dennis Schroder tallied 19 points before getting ejected along with Kyrie Irving. Ben McLemore also made his presence felt with 17 points. This team is just days away from having Anthony Davis back in the roster.

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 21.42 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 21.32 PER

D. Schroder PG 49 GP 49 GS 31.6 MIN 15.2 PTS 0.5 OR 3 DR 3.5 REB 5.3 AST 1.2 STL 0.2 BLK 2.8 TO 2.6 PF 1.9 AST/TO 11.66 PER.

New York Knicks Betting

The New York Knicks now have an even record of 27-27 after winning their last two matches. They still trail the Boston Celtics for the seventh-best record in the NBA Eastern Conference and are a game above the trailing Indiana Pacers. This team managed to survive the Toronto Raptors by six points, 102-96, during their last match. Julius Randle had the team’s best numbers with 26 points, eight rebounds and five assists while RJ Barrett followed through with 19 points and five assists. Elfrid Payton and Derrick Rose shared minutes at the point guard position and combined for 22 points.

Players to Watch: J. Randle PF 52 GP 52 GS 37 MIN 22.8 PTS 1.3 OR 9.4 DR 10.7 REB 6.1 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 3.4 TO 3.2 PF 1.8 AST/TO 16.83 PER

R. Barrett SG 53 GP 53 GS 34 MIN 17.6 PTS 1.1 OR 4.8 DR 5.9 REB 3 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 2 TO 2.6 PF 1.5 AST/TO 12.06 PER

A. Burks SG 41 GP 5 GS 26.1 MIN 12.7 PTS 0.5 OR 4 DR 4.5 REB 2.2 AST 0.7 STL 0.3 BLK 1 TO 2.1 PF 2.2 AST/TO 12.73 PER.

Los Angeles Lakers vs New York Knicks 4/12/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Los Angeles Lakers

LA Lakers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of LA Lakers’ last 13 games.
LA Lakers are 4-8 ATS in their last 12 games against New York.
LA Lakers are 4-8 SU in their last 12 games against New York.
Lakers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
LA Lakers are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games when playing on the road against New York.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Lakers’ last 9 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of LA Lakers’ last 18 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
LA Lakers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games played on a Monday.

New York Knicks

New York are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of New York’s last 14 games.
Their total has gone OVER in 6 of New York’s last 8 games against LA Lakers.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New York’s last 5 games at home.
New York are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games when playing at home against LA Lakers.
New York are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New York’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
New York are 2-8 SU in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.
New York are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games played on a Monday.

Injuries

Los Angeles Lakers

LeBron James SF Ankle is out indefinitely
Marc Gasol C Hamstring is “?” Monday vs New York
Jared Dudley PF Knee is out indefinitely
Wesley Matthews SG Achilles is “?” Monday vs New York
Anthony Davis PF Achilles is out indefinitely
Kyle Kuzma SF Calf is “?” Monday vs New York

New York Knicks

John Henson C Calf is “?” Monday vs LA Lakers
Mitchell Robinson C Foot is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Los Angeles Lakers New York Knicks
26-27-0 Against the Spread 32-21-1
19-34-0 Straight Up 21-33-0
110 Points per Game 105
106 Points Allowed per Game 104
47.68 Offensive FG% 45.1
74.24 Offensive FT% 76.94
35.72 Offensive 3PT% 38.07
45.35 Defensive FG% 44.19
76.81 Defensive FT% 75.48
34.75 Defensive 3PT% 33.79

Los Angeles Lakers vs New York Knicks Betting Picks

The Los Angeles Lakers are going to this game as the underdogs but they want to prove that their win against the Brooklyn Nets is not a fluke. Even so, the sportsbook has the New York Knicks as the safer bet in this matchup.

Moneyline: The Knicks with the home-court advantage is having an ML of -167 while the Lakers are +138.

ATS: It is four points between both teams across the spread with the Lakers getting the +4 while the Knicks are -4.

TOTALs: The total is pegged at 205 points with the Knicks going under while the Lakers will be the team under.

Score Prediction: 107 – 104, Knicks