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The Nets are 16-24 this season and are currently 11th in the Eastern Conference. In non-conference games, they are 3-11 compared to 13-13 against the East. Keep reading for our Nets vs Lakers Odds and AI picks.
On the road, Brooklyn is 6-14 for the season and has lost their last four games overall. Against the spread on the road, they are 7-13 and have an average scoring differential of -6.4 points per game.
As the underdog, the Nets are 6-19 this season and have gone 10-13 against the spread as the underdog. They have been the underdog in 25 of their 40 games and have lost their last two games vs. the spread on the road.
In their last game, the Nets lost to the Trail Blazers by a score of 105-103. The O/U line for that game was 221.5, and Brooklyn was favored by 5 points going into the game.
This season, the Nets have an O/U record of 20-20, and the under has hit in their last three games. On average, their games have finished with 229.4 points.
Lakers’ Dominance at Home
The Lakers are favored by 7 points today against the Nets. In their last two games, they have covered the spread and have an ATS record of 18-24 for the season.
Los Angeles’ O/U record for the season is 21-21, and the under has hit in their last two games. Today’s O/U line is set at 227.5, and their games have averaged 229.8 points per game this season.
In their last game, the Lakers beat the Mavericks by a score of 127-110. The O/U line for that game was 245 points. The Lakers were favored by 3 points in that game.
With a record of 21-21, the Lakers are currently 10th in the Western Conference. Against other Western Conference teams, they are 16-14 and 5-7 against non-conference opponents.
At home, the Lakers are 15-7 this season and have won their last two games. On average, they have outscored their opponents by 4.8 points per game at home.
For the season, the Lakers have been favored in 24 of their 42 games. As the favorite, they are 16-8 and 10-14 ATS. The Lakers’ O/U record for the season is 21-21.
|Brooklyn Nets vs Los Angeles Lakers
|Location of the Game: Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles
|Date and Time: Friday, January 19th 10:30 ET
|How to watch: watchlivesports.co
AI Predictions and SportsBettingAI Picks
|Sport Betting AI PICKS
AI Picks: Los Angeles Lakers 116 – Brooklyn Nets 110
SBAI Picks: ATS Nets +7 | ML Lakers -276 | UNDER 227.5
Nets vs Lakers Odds
Next, we have the NBA odds for this Matchup.
Brooklyn Nets Game Analysis
So far this season, the Nets have been an average offensive team, ranking 19th in the NBA with 113.8 points per game. On the road, they have averaged 111.8 points per game, which is 21st in the league.
When it comes to three-point shooting, Brooklyn is one of the top teams in the NBA, averaging 13.6 made threes per game (8th). Overall, they are shooting 36% from beyond the arc (16th).
Despite being 26th in two-point field goal percentage (52%), the Nets have been one of the best offensive rebounding teams in the league, ranking 4th with 12.7 offensive boards per game.
When it comes to points allowed per game, the Nets are 17th in the league at 115.6. On the road, they are giving up 118.2 points per game (18th). Over their last five games, they have been even better, ranking 8th in the league at 112.2 points per game.
Opponents have had success from three-point range against the Nets this season, hitting 37.8% of their attempts (26th). Overall, opponents are making 13.9 threes per game (26th) on 36.6 attempts (22nd).
One area where Brooklyn has been strong defensively is on two-point attempts. They are 7th in the league in two-point shooting percentage allowed at 52.8%. On the boards, the Nets are 3rd overall and 7th in defensive rebounds.
Los Angeles Lakers Game Analysis
Heading into their matchup against the Nets, the Lakers are 18th in the league in NBA scoring at 114.4 points per game. At home, they are averaging 115.0 points compared to 113.6 on the road.
One area where the Lakers have excelled this season is in two-point shooting, as they are 7th in the league at 55%. However, they are last in the NBA in three-point attempts and 23rd in three-point shooting percentage.
When it comes to pace, the Lakers are 6th in the league at 100.6 possessions per game. They are also 8th in free throw attempts but have struggled on the offensive glass, ranking 29th in offensive rebounds.
So far this season, the Lakers defense has been pretty average, coming into tonight’s game ranked 16th in the NBA in points allowed per game at 115.4. They have been slightly better at home, where they are 9th in the league at 110.3 points per game.
One area where the Lakers have been strong defensively is on the glass, as they are 3rd in the NBA in defensive rebounds per game. They are also 11th in the league in blocked shots at 5.5 per game.
One area where the Lakers have struggled defensively is at the three-point line. On the season, they are 30th in the NBA standings in three-pointers made allowed per game at 14.3. Over their last five games, they have been better in that area, coming in at 10th in the league in three-point percentage allowed at 35%.
- Ben Simmons – Lower Back – Out
- Mikal Bridges – Shin – Probable
- Day’Ron Sharpe – Knee – Out
- Dariq Whitehead – Shin – Out
- Anthony Davis – Achilles – Probable
- LeBron James – Ankle – Questionable
- Gabe Vincent – Knee – Out
- Cam Reddish – Knee – Out
Brooklyn Nets vs Los Angeles Lakers Head-to-Head
The last five times, the Nets have faced off against the Lakers on the road, they are above .500 at 4-1. When looking back over the last ten head to head meetings between the Nets and Lakers, the Nets hold the edge with an ATS record of 6-4. Looking back over the previous three times that the Nets and Lakers have faced off, they have combined to average 214 points per game and have an over/under record of 1-2.