la clippers 133 vs los angeles lakers 115

ANALYSIS

Tonight will be the first battle of Los Angeles of the season between the Lakers and the Clippers. While this will be the season opener for the Clippers, the Lakers are already 0-1, having lost to the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday in their season opener 123-109. The Lakers will be the home team in Crypto.com Arena which both teams share. 

The Lakers finished last season with a losing record of 33-49, missing the playoffs. LeBron James led the team on Tuesday with 31 points followed by Anthony Davis who scored 27. The Lakers are still dealing with some injury concerns with Russell Westbrook having a sore left hamstring, and center Thomas Bryant who had surgery to repair his thumb, and will be reevaluated in 3 weeks. 

The Clippers are one of two teams who haven’t started their season yet, along with the Milwaukee Bucks. The Clippers went 42-40 last season and were eliminated in the play-in tournament. The Clippers will be welcoming back star Kawhi Leonard who missed all of last season with an ACL injury and has not played since June 2021. 

The Lakers will be looking for revenge as the Clippers swept the Lakers last season, winning all 4 games.

WHY BET ON THE la clippers

The Clippers covered in three of their four wins over the Lakers last season. The Clippers have defeated the Lakers seven straight times, dating back to the 2020-21 season.

WHY BET ON THE los angeles lakers

The Lakers were a +7.5 road underdog against the Warriors on Tuesday and lost 123-109. The game went under the 223.5 total, with the total for Thursday’s game set at 223.5, as well.

VS PAST MATCHUPS

Nov-9th
LAL
under
101
:
114
LAC
Oct-20th
LAC
over
103
:
97
LAL
Mar-3rd
LAL
under
111
:
132
LAC
Feb-25th
LAC
over
105
:
102
LAL
Feb-3rd
LAL
under
110
:
111
LAC
Dec-3rd
LAC
over
119
:
115
LAL

LAC GAMES

LAC
over
108
:
103
CHI
LAC
under
99
:
122
CLE
LAC
over
120
:
113
ATL
SAS
under
100
:
138
LAC
LAC
over
112
:
98
DAL

LAL GAMES

LAL
over
129
:
123
NYK
LAL
under
104
:
121
BKN
LAL
under
121
:
125
BOS
SAS
under
104
:
113
LAL
LAL
over
121
:
112
POR

STATISTICS & RECORDS

AVG. per Game

team stats

AVG. per Game
Games
54
Total Games Played
52
Fouls
39
Tech Fouls
42
Minutes
240.9
AVG Minutes
243.4
Assists
22.9
AVG Assists
25
Points
110.6
Points
117
Rebounds
33.6
Avd Defensive Rebounds
35.5