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The Los Angeles Lakers (0-1) are favored by in a Christmas Day showdown against the Dallas Mavericks (0-0), starting at 8:00 PM at Staples Center ET on ABC. The matchup has an over/under of .

The betting insights in this article reflect data from FanDuel sportsbook as of December 24, 2020, 1:06 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Lakers vs Mavericks Betting Odds

Injury Report as of December 24

Lakers: None

Mavericks:
Kristaps Porzingis: Out (Knee)

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Lakers Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Anthony Davis 62 26.1 9.3 3.2 1.5 2.3 1.2
LeBron James 67 25.3 7.8 10.2 1.2 0.5 2.2
Dennis Schroder 65 18.9 3.6 4.0 0.7 0.2 1.9
Montrezl Harrell 63 18.6 7.1 1.7 0.6 1.1 0.0
Kyle Kuzma 61 12.8 4.5 1.3 0.5 0.4 1.4

Mavericks Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Luka Doncic 61 28.8 9.4 8.8 1.0 0.2 2.8
Kristaps Porzingis 57 20.4 9.5 1.8 0.7 2.0 2.5
Tim Hardaway Jr. 71 15.8 3.3 1.9 0.6 0.1 2.9
Josh Richardson 55 13.7 3.2 2.9 0.9 0.7 1.5
Dorian Finney-Smith 71 9.5 5.7 1.6 0.6 0.5 1.6

Shooting Trends

  • Last season, the Lakers had a 48.2% shooting percentage from the field, which was 2.1% higher than the 46.1% of shots the Mavericks’ opponents knocked down.
  • Los Angeles went 40-20-2 against the spread and 52-10 overall when it shot higher than 46.1% from the field.
  • Dallas went 35-19-1 against the spread and 39-17 overall when allowing opponents to shoot better than 48.2% from the field.
  • The Mavericks shot 46.2% from the field, 1.3% higher than the 44.9% the Lakers’ opponents shot last season.
  • Dallas had compiled a 29-15-2 record against the spread and a 33-14 straight up record in games it shot over 44.9% from the field.
  • When Los Angeles’ opponents shot greater than 46.2% from the field last season, it was 39-19 against the spread and 48-10 overall.
  • The Lakers shot 35% from beyond the arc last season, 0.5% lower than the 35.5% the Mavericks allowed to opponents.
  • Los Angeles assembled a 29-12-1 record against the spread and a 37-5 straight-up record in games last season when the team connected on more than 35.5% of its three-point attempts.
  • Dallas went 25-14-1 against the spread and 29-11 overall when its opponents shot better than 35% from deep.
  • The Mavericks knocked down 36.7% of their shots from beyond the arc, which was only 1.5 percentage points greater than the 35.2% the Lakers’ opponents averaged last season.
  • Dallas went 29-14-2 ATS and 32-13 overall when the team hit more than 35.2% of its three-point attempts.
  • Los Angeles had a 33-20-2 ATS record and a 43-12 straight-up record in games last season it shot better than 36.7% from three-point range.
  • The Lakers’ 11.3 made three-pointers per game last season were 3.7 fewer made shots on average than the 15 per game the Mavericks allowed.
  • Dallas went 31-25-3 against the spread and 36-23 overall when it connected on more threes than its opponents, while Los Angeles went 17-26 ATS and 26-17 straight up in games when it was out-shot from the three-point line.
  • The Mavericks were the second-best three-point shooting team in the NBA a season ago, while the Lakers allowed the ninth-fewest makes from deep.

Lakers vs Mavericks Stat Rankings

Lakers Rank Lakers AVG Mavericks AVG Mavericks Rank
11th 113.3 Points Scored 117 3rd
4th 107.3 Points Allowed 113.1 16th
9th 45.4 Rebounds 46.7 6th
7th 10.6 Off. Rebounds 10.3 11th
23rd 11.3 3pt Made 15 2nd
10th 25.4 Assists 24.4 14th
26th 14.6 Turnovers 12.1 1st

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