Warriors vs. Lakers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets For Western Conference Semifinals Game 5 – Wednesday, May 10, 2023

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Warriors vs. Lakers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets For Western Conference Semifinals Game 5 – Wednesday, May 10, 2023

NBA Predictions

The Golden State Warriors (44-38) take the court as 8-point favorites against the Los Angeles Lakers (43-39) on May 10, 2023. A point total of 224 is set for the game.

Warriors vs. Lakers Odds

  • Warriors odds to win: -314
  • Lakers odds to win: +252
  • Spread: Warriors (-8)
  • Total: 224

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Where: Chase Center in San Francisco, California
  • TV: TNT

Who Will Win Warriors vs. Lakers?

Warriors and Lakers Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Warriors have a 10-9 record against the spread this season when favored by 8 points or more.

The Lakers are 3-8-1 against the spread when an underdog by 8 points or more this year.

Between them, these two teams average 12.1 more points per game (236.1) than this game’s total (224).

Opponents of the two teams average a combined 9.7 more points per game (233.7) than this game’s over/under of 224 points.

The Warriors’ average point total in outings this year is 236.1, 12.1 points higher than the total in this game.

The average point total for Los Angeles this season is 9.8 points higher than this game’s over/under.

Golden State has gone 39-42-1 ATS this season.

So far this season, the Lakers have compiled a 40-39-3 record against the spread.

Warriors Stats & Insights

The Warriors’ +148 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 1.8 points per game) is a result of scoring 118.9 points per game (second in the NBA) while allowing 117.1 per contest (21st in the league).

The Warriors win the rebound battle by an average of 1.3 boards. They are collecting 44.6 rebounds per game (eighth in the league) compared to their opponents’ 43.3 per contest.

Golden State hits 16.6 three-pointers per game (first in the league) while shooting 38.5% from deep (second-best in the NBA). It is making 3.7 more threes per outing than its opponents, who drain 12.9 per game while shooting 36.4%.

The Warriors rank 11th in the NBA with 113.5 points scored per 100 possessions, and 11th in the league defensively with 111.4 points conceded per 100 possessions.

In 2022-23, the Warriors’ offense has been better at home, where they average 119.7 points per game, compared to on the road, where they record 118.2 per game. Defensively, they have been much tougher when playing at home, where they give up 111.7 points per game, versus on the road, where they allow opponents to average 122.5 per game.

Lakers Stats & Insights

The Lakers score 117.2 points per game (sixth in NBA) and concede 116.6 (20th in league) for a +47 scoring differential overall.

The 45.7 rebounds per game Los Angeles accumulates rank sixth in the league. Their opponents pull down 44.9.

The Lakers hit 10.8 three-pointers per game (24th in the league) while shooting 34.6% from beyond the arc (24th in NBA). They are making 1.7 fewer threes than their opponents, who drain 12.5 per game at 34.4%.

The Lakers score 111.8 points per 100 possessions (19th in league), while allowing 111.5 points per 100 possessions (14th in NBA).

In 2022-23 Los Angeles is averaging 0.3 fewer points per game at home (117) than away (117.3).

Warriors Key Players to Watch

Jordan Poole leads active Warriors players in scoring, tallying 20.4 points per game to go with 2.7 rebounds and 4.5 assists.

Draymond Green is averaging 8.5 points, 6.8 assists and 7.2 rebounds per game, while Kevon Looney adds seven points, 2.5 assists and 9.3 rebounds per outing.

The Warriors get 4.4 three-pointers per game out of Klay Thompson.

Donte DiVincenzo averages 1.3 steals per game, while Green has 0.8 blocks per contest.

Lakers Key Players to Watch

LeBron James racks up 28.9 points per game and also tacks on 8.3 rebounds and 6.8 assists per contest.

This season, Anthony Davis has a statline of 25.9 points, 2.6 assists and 12.5 rebounds per game.

Malik Beasley hits 2.9 threes per game.

The Lakers’ defensive efforts get a boost from Jarred Vanderbilt’s 1.1 steals and Davis’ two blocks per game.

Warriors vs. Lakers Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Lakers (+ 8)
  • Pick OU:

    Over (224)

  • Prediction:
    Warriors 118 – Lakers 115

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