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Los Angeles Lakers vs Toronto Raptors 4/6/2021 NBA Picks and Previews

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Los Angeles Lakers vs Toronto Raptors 4-6-2021 NBA Picks and Previews

Los Angeles Lakers vs Toronto Raptors 4/6/2021 – The Los Angeles Lakers are still trying to live a life without Anthony Davis and LeBron James. They are going on the road for their next game and will face the Toronto Raptors this Tuesday, April 6 at the city that adopted them in Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida. TSN will be putting the game on television along with Spectrum Sportsnet at exactly 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass holds the online live streaming rights which their subscribers can enjoy. The Los Angeles Lakers are coming in this matchup as the underdogs against the Toronto Raptors as seen in NBA spreads.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Toronto Raptors 4/6/2021

When: April 6, 2021 7:30 PM ET
Where: Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida
TV: TSN | Spectrum SportsNet
Stream: NBA League Pass

Los Angeles Lakers vs Toronto Raptors 4/6/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Los Angeles Lakers +2.5 (-111) 216.5 o (-110) +120
Toronto Raptors -2.5 (-111) 216.5 u (-110) -143
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Los Angeles Lakers Betting

The Los Angeles Lakers are trying to stay afloat until their stars recover from their injuries. This team has lost two of their last three games. The latest game was with fellow Los Angeles team, the Clippers, 86-104. Montrezl Harrel had 19 points, six rebounds and two assists to lead the team off the bench. Kyle Kuzma had a disappointing night doing just 20% from the field to finish with six points, seven rebounds and two blocks. The loss pushed the Los Angeles Lakers below the Denver Nuggets for the 5th best record in the NBA Western Conference. The Portland Trail Blazers is just half a game below the Lakers as well.

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 28.07 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 27.92 PER

D. Schroder PG 46 GP 46 GS 31.8 MIN 15.3 PTS 0.5 OR 3 DR 3.5 REB 5.1 AST 1.2 STL 0.2 BLK 2.8 TO 2.7 PF 1.8 AST/TO 15.07 PER.

Toronto Raptors Betting

The Toronto Raptors are making another great push to make it to at least the play-in tournament after this season. Their record is now at 20-30 and will be coming in this matchup on back-to-back wins. They still trail the Chicago Bulls by just a game but momentum is at their side when they miraculously won the game against the Washington Wizards. Gary Trent Jr. already gave the Raptors dividends after getting him during the NBA trade deadline. He hit a buzzer-beating three-pointer to push the team above the Wizards, 103-101. Pascal Siakam was the team’s best scorer with 22 points while Trent finished with 16.

Players to Watch: P. Siakam PF 40 GP 40 GS 35.2 MIN 20.4 PTS 1.8 OR 5.6 DR 7.4 REB 4.7 AST 1.1 STL 0.6 BLK 2 TO 3.2 PF 2.3 AST/TO 20.49 PER

F. VanVleet SG 44 GP 44 GS 36.4 MIN 19.8 PTS 0.6 OR 3.6 DR 4.2 REB 6.1 AST 1.7 STL 0.8 BLK 2 TO 2.4 PF 3.1 AST/TO 19.45 PER

K. Lowry PG 39 GP 39 GS 34.6 MIN 17 PTS 0.8 OR 4.6 DR 5.4 REB 7.3 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.8 TO 3.2 PF 2.6 AST/TO 18.42 PER.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Toronto Raptors 4/6/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Los Angeles Lakers

LA Lakers are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Lakers’ last 6 games.
LA Lakers are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games.
LA Lakers are 0-8 ATS in their last 8 games against Toronto.
Lakers are 0-10 SU in their last 10 games against Toronto.
LA Lakers are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
LA Lakers are 0-6 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Toronto.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Lakers’ last 5 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of LA Lakers’ last 7 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
LA Lakers are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.

Toronto Raptors

Toronto are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto’s last 6 games.
Toronto are 3-13 SU in their last 16 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Toronto’s last 11 games against LA Lakers.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto’s last 6 games at home.
Toronto are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against LA Lakers.
Toronto are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Toronto are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.
Toronto are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games played in April.

Injuries

Los Angeles Lakers

LeBron James SF Ankle is out indefinitely
Jared Dudley PF Knee is out indefinitely
Wesley Matthews SG Neck is “?” Tuesday vs Toronto
Andre Drummond C Toe is “?” Tuesday vs Toronto
Anthony Davis PF Achilles is out indefinitely

Toronto Raptors

Kyle Lowry PG Foot is OUT 7-10 days
Rodney Hood SG Hip is “?” Tuesday vs LA Lakers
Patrick McCaw SG Knee is “?” Tuesday vs LA Lakers
Fred VanVleet PG Hip is “?” Tuesday vs LA Lakers
Paul Watson PG Quarantine is “?” Tuesday vs LA Lakers
Jalen Harris SG Hip is “?” Tuesday vs LA Lakers

Head-to-Head
Los Angeles Lakers Toronto Raptors
23-27-0 Against the Spread 21-28-0
16-34-0 Straight Up 27-22-0
110 Points per Game 112
106 Points Allowed per Game 112
47.65 Offensive FG% 44.72
74.3 Offensive FT% 82.65
35.06 Offensive 3PT% 37.49
45.46 Defensive FG% 45.78
76.27 Defensive FT% 79.55
35.33 Defensive 3PT% 37.44

Los Angeles Lakers vs Toronto Raptors Betting Picks

Life for the Los Angeles Lakers has been tough and they are slipping in the NBA standings fast. They are still the riskier bet in this matchup against the Toronto Raptors according to the top online sportsbook even with Andre Drummond in the lineup.

Moneyline: The Lakers as the underdogs are given an ML of +120 while the Raptors at home at -143.

ATS: 2.5 points are in between both teams across the spread with the Lakers getting the +2.5 while the Raptors sit on the -2.5.

TOTALs: he total for this matchup is pegged at 216.5 with the Lakers the team over and the Raptors are under.

Score Prediction: 112 – 106, Raptors