Golden State Warriors vs Los Angeles Lakers Western Conference Semifinals Game 1 Betting Preview: Point Spread, Moneylines, Odds

The Golden State Warriors are 4.5-point favorites heading into Game 1 of the second round of the NBA Playoffs against the Los Angeles Lakers at Chase Center on Tuesday, starting at 10:00 PM ET on TNT. The matchup’s point total is set at 227.5.

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Warriors vs. Lakers Game Time and Odds

  • Game Day: Tuesday, May 2, 2023
  • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TNT
  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Arena: Chase Center
  • Moneyline favorite: Warriors (-188)
  • Spread: Warriors (-4.5)
  • Total: 227.5

Warriors vs. Lakers Betting Stats and Trends

  • The Warriors are 39-42-1 against the spread this season.
  • In games it was favored in by 4.5 points or more so far this season, Golden State has gone 21-19-1 against the spread.
  • Warriors games have gone over the total 45 times this season.
  • Golden State and its opponents have gone over the current 227.5-point total in 60 of 82 games this season.
  • The Warriors and their opponents have scored an average of 236.1 points per game, 8.6 more than Tuesday’s total.
  • The Lakers are 40-39-3 against the spread this season.
  • In games it was an underdog in by 4.5 points or more so far this season, Los Angeles went 12-18-1 against the spread.
  • This season, Lakers games have hit the over 43 times.
  • So far this season, 62.2% of Los Angeles’ games (51-of-82) have had more combined points than Tuesday’s total of 227.5.
  • In 2022-23, games involving the Lakers have averaged a total of 233.8 points, 6.3 more than the set total in this contest.

Warriors vs. Lakers Statistics and Rankings

Warriors Rank Warriors AVG Lakers AVG Lakers Rank
2nd 118.9 Points Scored 117.2 6th
21st 117.1 Points Allowed 116.6 20th
8th 44.6 Rebounds 45.7 6th
14th 10.5 Off. Rebounds 10 18th
1st 16.6 3pt Made 10.8 24th
1st 29.8 Assists 25.3 15th
30th 15.7 Turnovers 13.5 16th

Warriors vs. Lakers Stats and Trends

  • The Warriors have covered the spread six times in their last 10 contests while putting up a 7-3 record straight-up in those games.
  • The final score of the last 10 Golden State games has exceeded the set total five times.
  • Golden State’s last 10 outings have ended with an average of 236.2 points scored. That’s 8.7 more points than this contest’s over/under.
  • In their past 10 games, the Warriors have a points-per-game average 3.4 points above their season-long scoring average.
  • The Lakers have a 5-5 record against the spread while going 7-3 overall over their past 10 contests.
  • Six of Los Angeles’ last 10 games have hit the over.
  • Los Angeles’ average total over the last 10 games is 1.1 points fewer than the 227.5 over/under given for this matchup.
  • In their past 10 games, the Lakers’ per-game scoring average is 117.5, 0.3 points higher than their season-long per-game average.

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