Lakers Vs Clippers: NBA Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – December 3, 2021

Written By PlayPicks Staff on December 2, 2021

The Los Angeles Clippers (11-11) will be looking to end a three-game losing skid when hitting the road against the Los Angeles Lakers (12-11) on Friday, December 3, 2021 at Staples Center. It airs at 10:00 PM ET on ESPN. The Lakers (-2.5) face the Clippers (+115 to win) on Friday at 10:00 PM ET on ESPN. This matchup has an over/under set at 218.5 points.

This article uses odds current as of December 3, 2021 at 10:02 PM ET. Find all the current odds for this game in the table below and click here to claim your free sports bet (up to $1,001) at Caesars!

Lakers Vs Clippers Betting Odds

Injury Report as of December 3

Lakers: Anthony Davis: Probable (Thumb), Trevor Ariza: Out (Ankle), Avery Bradley: Probable (Hand), LeBron James: Probable (Abdominal), Kendrick Nunn: Out (Knee)

Clippers: Nicolas Batum: Out (Health Protocols), Kawhi Leonard: Out (Knee), Jason Preston: Out (Foot)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Clippers (+2.5)
Total Pick Under (218.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Lakers Vs Clippers Stat Rankings

Lakers Avg. (Rank) Clippers Avg. (Rank)
111.6 (6th) Points Scored 105.6 (22nd)
113.2 (28th) Points Allowed 104.5 (6th)
46.4 (7th) Rebounds 45.0 (16th)
9.8 (19th) Off. Rebounds 9.1 (25th)
11.7 (19th) 3pt Made 12.8 (9th)
24.3 (7th) Assists 22.8 (19th)
15.4 (3rd) Turnovers 14.5 (6th)

Lakers Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
LeBron James 11 25.8 5.2 6.8 1.8 0.7 2.9
Anthony Davis 22 24.3 10.0 3.0 1.3 2.3 0.4
Russell Westbrook 23 20.7 8.2 8.5 1.3 0.2 1.3
Carmelo Anthony 23 14.3 3.7 0.9 0.8 0.7 2.7
Talen Horton-Tucker 10 10.9 5.1 2.6 0.9 0.6 1.0

Clippers Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Paul George 21 26.0 7.3 5.1 1.7 0.4 2.9
Reggie Jackson 22 17.3 3.6 3.8 0.6 0.1 2.8
Ivica Zubac 22 10.1 8.2 1.2 0.5 0.8 0.0
Luke Kennard 22 10.0 3.2 2.0 0.8 0.1 2.4
Terance Mann 21 10.0 5.0 2.6 0.8 0.1 1.0

Betting Trends

  • Los Angeles has beaten the spread eight times in 23 games.
  • The Lakers have two wins ATS (2-9) as a 2.5-point favorite or greater this season.
  • Los Angeles has seen 14 of its 23 games hit the over.
  • Los Angeles games have finished with more than 218.5 points 14 times so far this season.
  • Lakers games have had an average of 220.0 points this season, 1.5 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.
  • Los Angeles is 9-13-0 against the spread this year.
  • The Clippers have won once ATS (1-2) as a 2.5-point underdog or more this year.
  • There have been 10 Los Angeles games (out of 22) that hit the over this season.
  • Los Angeles’ games have gone over 218.5 points on 10 occasions this season.
  • The over/under for this game is 0.9 points higher than the average scoring total for Clippers games (217.6).
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