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Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies: Don Best NBA Odds & Trends for 1/5/2021

The Los Angeles Lakers (5-2) are 9-point favorites as they prepare to hit the court against the Memphis Grizzlies (2-4) on January 5, 2021. The over/under for the game is 218.

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How to Watch

Time: 8:00 PM EST
TV Channel: NBA TV

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Lakers vs. Grizzlies Betting Data

Lakers vs Grizzlies Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Lakers -9 -110 -110 218 -110 -110

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Lakers Betting Data

  • Los Angeles covered the spread more often than not this season, going 5-2 against the spread.
  • Los Angeles has gone over the point total the majority of the time, in seven of seven games (100%).

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Grizzlies Betting Data

  • Memphis has a sub-.500 record against the spread this season: 2-4.
  • Memphis has hit the over in 6 of 6 games this season (100%).

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Point Total Insights

  • Los Angeles' games this season have gone over the point total for Tuesday's matchup total (218 points) in 728.6% of opportunities (51 out of seven matchups).
  • In 66.7% of Memphis' games this season (4 of 6), the total points scored was greater than Tuesday's 218-point over/under.
  • The point total for the contest of 218 is 8.3 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Lakers (117 points per game) and the Grizzlies (109.3 points per game).
  • These two teams surrender a combined 221.1 points per game, 3.1 more than this contest's over/under.
  • The Lakers have seen a 222.9 average over/under in their games this season, 4.9 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 6.5 points separates the average total points bet in Grizzlies' games (224.5 points) and this contest's over/under (218 points).

Previous Matchups

Los Angeles has a 6-4 record against Memphis over the last 10 matchups, while the Lakers also maintain a 3-2 edge covering the spread against the Grizzlies.

Lakers vs Grizzlies in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/3/2021 Lakers Grizzlies -10 220.5 -522 386 Regular Season 108-94 LAL
2/29/2020 Lakers Grizzlies -11 228.5 -664 483 Regular Season 105-88 MEM
2/21/2020 Lakers Lakers -10.5 234 -575 435 Regular Season 117-105 LAL
11/23/2019 Lakers Grizzlies -7.5 225.5 -330 267 Regular Season 109-108 LAL
10/29/2019 Lakers Lakers -11.5 215.5 -795 563 Regular Season 120-91 LAL
2/25/2019 - Grizzlies - - - - Regular Season 110-105 MEM
12/23/2018 - Lakers - - - - Regular Season 107-99 MEM
12/8/2018 - Grizzlies - - - - Regular Season 111-88 LAL
3/24/2018 - Grizzlies - - - - Regular Season 100-93 LAL
1/15/2018 - Grizzlies - - - - Regular Season 123-114 MEM
  • 2/29/2020 DNP -

    Grizzlies: Jaren Jackson Jr., Brandon Clarke

  • 11/23/2019 DNP - Lakers: Avery Bradley
  • 10/29/2019 DNP - Lakers: Kyle Kuzma
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    Lakers Players to Watch

    • The leader in points and assists for the Lakers is LeBron James, who scores 23.6 points and distributes 7.4 assists per game.
    • Los Angeles' best rebounder is Anthony Davis, who averages 8.8 boards per game in addition to his 21.7 PPG average.
    • The Lakers get the most three-point shooting production out of James, who knocks down 2.4 threes per game.
    • Davis is Los Angeles' leader in steals, averaging 1.3 steals per game, while Marc Gasol leads them in blocks with 1.1 per contest.

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    Grizzlies Players to Watch

    • Dillon Brooks is at the top of the Grizzlies scoring leaderboard with 17.5 points per game. He also collects 4.3 rebounds and dishes out 3.5 assists per game.
    • Jonas Valanciunas has a stat line of 11.7 rebounds, 15.0 points and 1.8 assists per game for Memphis to take the top rebound spot on the team. Tyus Jones has the top spot for assists with 4.2 per game, adding 7.0 points and 2.5 rebounds per contest.
    • Desmond Bane is reliable from three-point range and leads the Grizzlies with 2.3 made threes per game.
    • Brooks (1.8 steals per game) is the steal leader for Memphis while Gorgui Dieng (0.8 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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    Injury Report

    Lakers:

    LeBron James: Day To Day (Left Ankle),

    Kentavious Caldwell-Pope: Day To Day (Left Ankle),

    Alex Caruso: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

    Grizzlies:

    Jontay Porter: Out (Knee),

    Justise Winslow: Out (Hip),

    Ja Morant: Out (Ankle),

    Jaren Jackson Jr.: Out (Knee),

    John Konchar: Out (Ankle),

    Killian Tillie: Out (Hamstring)

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