The Los Angeles Lakers (0-1) will square off against the Los Angeles Clippers (0-0) in Los Angeles on Thursday, October 20 at Crypto.com Arena. The Lakers, the home team in this contest, have experienced a varying degree of wins and losses lately, while the visiting Clippers have experienced a bit of a mixed bag with regard to wins and losses lately. Tipoff is at 7:00 PM PT, so make sure to place your bets and tune in!
For context about Thursday’s matchup, how have the Lakers and the Clippers performed versus each other in the past?
In their most recent meeting on March 3, 2022, the score was 132-111 in favor of the Clippers. In that game, the Lakers had a 46.91% field goal percentage and a 34.29% three pointer percentage, whereas the Clippers had a 47.31% field goal percentage and a 62.96% 3-point percentage. Los Angeles put up 36 rebounds and 26 assists while the Clippers had 46 rebounds and 32 assists. We’ll see what happens this time when the Lakers welcome their opponents at Crypto.com Arena.
Betting Preview for the Los Angeles Clippers vs Los Angeles Lakers NBA Game on October 20 2022
Where: Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California
When: Thursday, October 20, 2022
Betting on the Los Angeles Clippers
Record: 0-0 | Pacific Division Standing: 5
The Los Angeles Clippers have had fluctuating amounts of victories and losses lately and are in the bottom position in the conference currently. In their previous game they outplayed the Los Angeles Lakers, 109-116, thanks to Paul George’s admirable performance. To that end, George contributed 33 points (72.22 FG%, five 3-pointers) and Serge Ibaka had 15 points (71.43 FG%). Check out our assessment further down to learn how this performance has influenced their odds for the upcoming game against Los Angeles on Thursday.
Absences and Injuries
In terms of injuries, the Clippers have zero injured players ruled out.
Betting on the Los Angeles Lakers
Record: 0-1 | Pacific Division Standing: 4
The Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Los Angeles Clippers in their most recent game on Tuesday, 109-116, in the face of Montrezl Harrell’s effort. Harrell yielded 17 points (85.71 FG%) and 10 rebounds, whereas Dennis Schroder, who won’t be playing during the next game due to an injury, chipped in 14 points (33.33 FG%) and 12 rebounds. The Lakers are currently 11th in the conference. Make sure you read our evaluation of the odds for Thursday’s game below and consider how the team’s recent form could impact their meeting versus LA.
Absences and Injuries
As far as inactive players go, the Lakers are without Dennis Schroder (Thumb) and Thomas Bryant (Thumb). Troy Brown Jr. (Back) is questionable.
Clippers vs Lakers | Moneyline, Over/Under and Point Spread Odds
Moneyline Pick: Los Angeles Clippers (-240) at FanDuel
Entering this game, the Los Angeles Clippers are considered the favorite. The team comes into this matchup sporting a winning percentage of 60% in the last 10 games (a record of six wins and four losses) while the winning percentage of the Los Angeles Lakers on the other hand, is lower at 30% in the last 10 games (three wins and seven losses).
Over/Under Pick: Under 224 Total Points (-110) at Pointsbet
It is predicted that the total score for the game will be under 224.
The Los Angeles Lakers have recorded 109.9 points per game over their last 10 games. On the other hand, the Los Angeles Clippers have registered 114.7 points an outing over their most recent 10 games.
Spread Pick: Los Angeles Clippers -5.5 Points (-108) at FanDuel
The Los Angeles Clippers will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.
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