Lakers vs. Wizards Predictions & Best Bets: Spread, Moneyline, Over/Under and Props | April 3

Written By PlayPicks Staff on April 3, 2024

The Los Angeles Lakers (43-33) visit the Washington Wizards (15-61) at Capital One Arena, starting at 7:00 PM ET on Wednesday, April 3, 2024. The Wizards are 12.5-point underdogs in the game. The matchup has an over/under set at 235.5 points.

Dig into the best bets available (according to our computer predictions) for Wednesday’s game, before you make an informed wager on the matchup.

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Spread: Wizards (+12.5) to Cover

  • The model favors the Lakers by 9.8 points, just 2.7 less than the 12.5-point spread set by DraftKings.
  • Washington’s ATS record is 34-40-2 this season.
  • The Wizards have been an underdog by 12.5 points or more 14 times this year, and covered the spread in nine of those games.
  • So far this season, Los Angeles has compiled a 36-40-0 record against the spread.
  • The Lakers have been favored by 12.5 points or more three times this season, and covered the spread in two of those games.

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Total: Over 235.5

  • The DraftKings total for this game, 235.5 points, and the model’s projected total, 235.7 points, are only 0.2 points apart.
  • Los Angeles’ games have finished with more than 235.5 points 43 times so far this season.
  • Washington’s games have had over 235.5 points 34 times this year.
  • The Lakers and their opponents have combined to hit the over 42 out of 76 times this season.
  • In the Wizards’ 76 chances this year, the combined scoring has gone over the point total 38 times.

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Moneyline Winner: Lakers (-800)

  • Prediction: Lakers 123, Wizards 113
  • Los Angeles has entered the game as favorites 43 times this season and won 29, or 67.4%, of those games.
  • Washington has been an underdog in 69 games this season and has come away with the win 13 times (18.8%) in those contests.

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Austin Reaves Points Prop: Over 14.5

  • Austin Reaves averages 15.9 points, 4.4 rebounds and 5.6 assists per game. Defensively, he averages 0.8 steals and 0.3 blocks.
  • The 14.5-point over/under for Reaves on Wednesday is 1.4 lower than his scoring average.
  • He is 26-for-55 at scoring more than his points prop this season.
  • The Wizards are 17th in the NBA in points scored (113.3 per game) and worst in points conceded (122.8).

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Corey Kispert Points Prop: Over 16.5

  • The Wizards are receiving 13.0 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game from Corey Kispert this season.
  • Kispert is scoring 13.0 points per game this season, 3.5 less than his points prop on Wednesday.
  • So far this season, Kispert is 39-for-69 at scoring more than the total set for his points prop.
  • This year, the Lakers are scoring 117.8 points per game (seventh-ranked in NBA) and ceding 117.4 points per contest (23rd-ranked).

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