Washington Wizards vs Los Angeles Lakers 2/22/2021 NBA Odds and Picks
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Washington Wizards vs Los Angeles Lakers 2/22/2021 – The Los Angeles Lakers are now on back-to-back losses and they hope to cut the dry spell really soon. They are going to be hosting the Washington Wizards for their next game and it will happen at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California this Monday, February 22. It is NBA TV that will be the television partner and they will be sharing the same telecast to NBA League Pass. Tip-off starts at exactly 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Even with the slump the Los Angeles Lakers are very much favored by NBA Moneyline to prevail in this game over the lowly Washington Wizards.
Washington Wizards vs Los Angeles Lakers 2/22/2021
Washington Wizards vs Los Angeles Lakers 2/22/2021 Betting Odds
Washington Wizards Betting
The Washington Wizards have been streaking as they won four straight games heading to this match against the Los Angeles Lakers. Their most recent win was against the Portland Trail Blazers on the road with a score of 118-111. Bradley Beal continues to be the league’s best scorer with 37 points while Russell Westbrook had his usual triple-double night. Rui Hachimura is getting more comfortable in his role as the team’s third-best scorer while other players are doing their part as well. This match against the Lakers will very much test them and show what they truly have improved.
Players to watch: B. Beal SG 25 GP 25 GS 35.2 MIN 32.9 PTS 1.4 OR 3.8 DR 5.2 REB 4.6 AST 1.4 STL 0.5 BLK 3.2 TO 2.6 PF 1.4 AST/TO 25.09 PER
R. Westbrook PG 20 GP 20 GS 33.4 MIN 19.3 PTS 1.8 OR 7.7 DR 9.5 REB 9.7 AST 0.8 STL 0.4 BLK 5.1 TO 2.9 PF 1.9 AST/TO 15.05 PER
T. Bryant C 10 GP 10 GS 27.1 MIN 14.3 PTS 1.8 OR 4.3 DR 6.1 REB 1.5 AST 0.4 STL 0.8 BLK 1.1 TO 3.1 PF 1.4 AST/TO 18.93 PER.
Los Angeles Lakers Betting
The Los Angeles Lakers are now on back-to-back losses and they are really missing the services of Anthony Davis who is out for another month at least with an injury. Dennis Schroder is also not with the team as he is trying to heal from COVID-19. They lost to the Brooklyn Nets and the most recent was with the Miami Heat by just two points. LeBron James just shot 33% from the field but was still able to flirt with a triple-double of 19 points, nine rebounds, and nine assists. Kyle Kuzma led the team in scoring with 23 points along with four three-pointers. Montrezl Harrell came off the bench with a double-double of 18 points and ten boards.
Players to Watch: L. James SF 31 GP 31 GS 34.7 MIN 25.6 PTS 0.6 OR 7.6 DR 8.2 REB 7.9 AST 1 STL 0.5 BLK 3.7 TO 1.6 PF 2.1 AST/TO 24.01 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 24.83 PER
D. Schroder PG 29 GP 29 GS 31.1 MIN 14.2 PTS 0.6 OR 3 DR 3.6 REB 4.3 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 2.2 TO 2.7 PF 1.9 AST/TO 12.73 PER.
Washington Wizards vs Los Angeles Lakers 2/22/2021 Betting Numbers
Washington are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Los Angeles Lakers
LA Lakers are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games.
Ish Smith PG Quad is out indefinitely
Los Angeles Lakers
Anthony Davis PF Achilles is out indefinitely
Washington Wizards vs Los Angeles Lakers Betting Picks
The Los Angeles Lakers showed a good fight against the Miami Heat and even with a depleted roster, they are still the favored team by Best Sports Book Online to win over the Washington Wizards.
Moneyline: The Wizards as the underdogs are given an ML of +250 while the Lakers are at -300.
ATS: It is a wide seven points in between with the Wizards getting the +7 while the Lakers are -7.
TOTALs: The total for this match is at 225.5 with the Lakers the team going under and the Wizards are over.
Score Prediction: 117 – 111, Lakers