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Los Angeles Lakers vs San Antonio Spurs 1/1/2021 NBA Odds and Picks

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Los Angeles Lakers vs San Antonio Spurs 1-1-2021 NBA Odds and Picks

Los Angeles Lakers vs San Antonio Spurs 1/1/2021 – The Los Angeles Lakers are back on a winning record after beating the San Antonio Spurs. Both teams are set to face each other again this New Year on January 1, Friday at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. The game begins at exactly 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be shown through an online live stream in NBA League Pass. The Spurs looked good for their past few games but this is a brick wall that they are trying to get through. The Los Angeles Lakers are bent on starting the year right as they are seen by NBA Spreads as the winner of this matchup against the San Antonio Spurs.

Los Angeles Lakers vs San Antonio Spurs 1/1/2021

When: Friday, January 1, 8:00 PM ET
Where: AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
TV: NBA TV
Stream: NBA League Pass

Los Angeles Lakers vs San Antonio Spurs 1/1/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Los Angeles Lakers -7 (-110) 230.5 o (-110) -300
San Antonio Spurs +7 (-110) 230.5 u (-110) +245
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Los Angeles Lakers Betting

The Los Angeles Lakers came up big winning this game against the San Antonio Spurs by fourteen points, 121-107. It was a good bounce-back win after losing the Portland Trail Blazers a few nights before that. LeBron James is aging well as wine doing 26 points, eight assists, and five rebounds just a day after his 36th birthday. Dennis Shroeder chipped in with 21 points while Anthony Davis did 20 points, nine boards, and three assists. This was the best game from Wes Matthews coming from the bench and was perfect 6-of-6 from the three-point arc to finish with 18 points.

Players to watch: L. James SF 5 GP 5 GS 31.4 MIN 23.4 PTS 1 OR 6 DR 7 REB 6.8 AST 1 STL 0.4 BLK 3.4 TO 1.2 PF 2 AST/TO 23.47 PER

A. Davis PF 4 GP 4 GS 32.8 MIN 19.8 PTS 0.8 OR 7.5 DR 8.3 REB 3.8 AST 0.8 STL 0.5 BLK 2.5 TO 1.8 PF 1.5 AST/TO 19.7 PER

D. Schroder PG 5 GP 5 GS 29.6 MIN 17.6 PTS 0.6 OR 4.6 DR 5.2 REB 5.2 AST 0.6 STL 0 BLK 3 TO 3.6 PF 1.7 AST/TO 16.96 PER.

San Antonio Spurs Betting

The San Antonio Spurs after a good start of winning their first two games just lost their next two. The first one was a three-point loss against the New Orleans Pelicans and the most recent was by 14 points against the Los Angeles Lakers. Dejounte Murray continues his good performance giving the team 29 points, seven assists, six boards, and two triples while DeMar Derozan did 23 points, six assists, five rebounds while shooting 58% from the field. LaMarcus Aldridge was not able to play in this game and not much was covered in the gap that he left. Rudy Gay shot a dismal 30% from the field while Lonnie Walker only had 33%.

Players to Watch: D. DeRozan SG 4 GP 4 GS 34.5 MIN 21.5 PTS 0.8 OR 4.8 DR 5.5 REB 8.3 AST 1 STL 0.8 BLK 1.8 TO 2.5 PF 4.7 AST/TO 24.67 PER

D. Murray PG 4 GP 4 GS 31.8 MIN 18.5 PTS 0.5 OR 7 DR 7.5 REB 7.3 AST 1.3 STL 0 BLK 3.8 TO 2.5 PF 1.9 AST/TO 19.55 PER

L. Walker IV SG 4 GP 4 GS 31.5 MIN 14.3 PTS 0.5 OR 3.5 DR 4 REB 2 AST 0.5 STL 0.5 BLK 1.3 TO 2.8 PF 1.6 AST/TO 11.02 PER.

Los Angeles Lakers vs San Antonio Spurs 1/1/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Los Angeles Lakers

LA Lakers are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Lakers’ last 9 games.
LA Lakers are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games.
Lakers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against San Antonio.
LA Lakers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against San Antonio.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Lakers’ last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Lakers’ last 5 games when playing on the road against San Antonio.
LA Lakers are 15-4 SU in their last 19 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Lakers are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.
LA Lakers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games played in January.

San Antonio Spurs

San Antonio is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Antonio’s last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 13 of San Antonio’s last 19 games against LA Lakers.
San Antonio is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Antonio’s last 5 games when playing at home against LA Lakers.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Antonio’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
San Antonio is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.
Spurs are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games played in January.
San Antonio is 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games played on a Friday.

Injuries

Los Angeles Lakers

LeBron James SF Ankle is “?” Friday vs San Antonio
Alex Caruso SG COVID-19 is downgraded to OUT Friday vs San Antonio

San Antonio Spurs

LaMarcus Aldridge PF Knee is “?” Friday vs LA Lakers
Derrick White PG Toe is upgraded to probable Friday vs LA Lakers
Quinndary Weatherspoon SG Knee is downgraded to OUT Friday vs LA Lakers

Head-to-Head
Los Angeles Lakers San Antonio Spurs
3-2-0 Against the Spread 3-1-0
2-3-0 Straight Up 2-2-0
120.4 Points per Game 113
108.8 Points Allowed per Game 113
52.44 Offensive FG% 46.63
76.58 Offensive FT% 80.26
41.67 Offensive 3PT% 37.82
44.98 Defensive FG% 47.68
75.26 Defensive FT% 70.73
33.33 Defensive 3PT% 37.29

Los Angeles Lakers vs San Antonio Spurs Betting Picks

The San Antonio Spurs did not put up a good fight during their first matchup and expect them to give it their best to avoid entering a losing streak. Nonetheless, the Los Angeles Lakers look good and are very much expected by Online Sports Betting to win in this game.

Moneyline: The Lakers are given the ML of -300 for this game while the Spurs are at +245 if they win.

ATS: Seven points is the given spread between both teams. The Lakers are sitting on the -7 while the Spurs are +7.

TOTALs: This game is expected to dance on the 230.5 total. Lakers are the team going over and the Spurs are under.

Score Prediction: 118 – 102 Lakers