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The Memphis Grizzlies (2-4) are underdogs by to break a three-game home losing streak when they host the Los Angeles Lakers (5-2) on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET. The point total for the matchup is .

The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of January 5, 2021, 1:06 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Lakers vs Grizzlies Betting Odds

Injury Report as of January 5

Lakers:
LeBron James: Day To Day (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)

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Grizzlies (+9)

Pick OU:
Over (218)

Prediction:
Grizzlies 116 Lakers 108
The line for this game set by DraftKings and the model’s prediction are essentially the same (within 0.3 points of each other).The model predicts a total 5.7 points higher than the one set by DraftKings for this matchup.

Lakers Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
LeBron James 7 23.6 8.4 7.4 1.1 0.3 2.4
Anthony Davis 6 21.7 8.8 3.5 1.3 0.8 1.2
Dennis Schroder 7 16.3 4.4 4.9 0.6 0.1 1.4
Montrezl Harrell 7 12.9 7.6 1.4 0.7 0.3 0.0
Kyle Kuzma 7 11.7 3.3 1.6 0.3 1.1 2.1

Lakers Player Props

  • LeBron James’ points prop over/under for the game is set at 23.5, 0.1 points lower than his season average of 23.6.
  • Anthony Davis’ PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 35.5, 1.5 higher than his season average of 34.0.
  • James’ three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.1 shots higher than his season average of 2.4.
  • Davis’ steals prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals greater than his season average of 1.3.

Grizzlies Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Dillon Brooks 6 17.5 4.3 3.5 1.8 0.3 2.3
Kyle Anderson 6 16.7 8.3 3.7 0.3 0.7 1.7
Jonas Valanciunas 6 15.0 11.7 1.8 0.8 0.8 0.5
Brandon Clarke 6 10.5 5.2 1.2 0.3 0.8 0.3
Desmond Bane 6 9.5 2.5 1.0 0.7 0.0 2.3

Grizzlies Player Props

  • Dillon Brooks’ points prop over/under for the contest is set at 18.5, 1.0 point higher than his season average of 17.5.
  • Tyus Jones’ PRA prop total for the game is set at 21.5, 7.8 greater than his season average of 13.7.
  • Desmond Bane’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.8 shots lower than his season average of 2.3.
  • Gorgui Dieng’s blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 0.5, 0.3 blocks lower than his season average of 0.8.

Shooting Trends

  • The Lakers make 49.6% of their shots from the field this season, which is 3.8 percentage points higher than the Grizzlies have allowed to their opponents (45.8%).
  • Los Angeles has a 4-2 record against the spread and a 4-2 straight-up record in games it shoots higher than 45.8% from the field.
  • Memphis is 2-2 against the spread and 2-2 overall when allowing opponents to shoot higher than 49.6% from the field.
  • The Grizzlies are shooting 44.3% from the field, 0.3% higher than the 44% the Lakers’ opponents have shot this season.
  • This season, Memphis has a 1-1 record against the spread and a 1-1 record overall in games the team collectively shoots over 44% from the field.
  • When Los Angeles’ opponents shoot higher than 44.3% from the field, it is 2-1 against the spread and 3-0 overall.
  • The Lakers are making 40.6% of their three-point shots this season, five% higher than the 35.6% the Grizzlies allow opponents to shoot from deep.
  • Los Angeles has a 3-2 record against the spread and a 4-1 record overall when the team connects on more than 35.6% of its three-point shots.
  • Memphis is 2-3 against the spread and 2-3 overall when its opponents shoot better than 40.6% from deep.
  • The Grizzlies are knocking down 31.9% of their shots from three-point range, which is 1.3 percentage points fewer than the 33.2% the Lakers’ opponents are averaging on the season.
  • Memphis has a 2-1 ATS record and is 2-1 straight-up when the team makes more than 33.2% of its three-point attempts.
  • Los Angeles has a 2-0 ATS record and a 2-0 straight-up record in games this season it has shot better than 31.9% from three-point range.
  • The Lakers knock down 13 three-pointers per game this season, 2.2 more makes per game than the Grizzlies give up (10.8).
  • Los Angeles is 4-1 against the spread and 5-0 overall when it connects on more threes than its opponents, while Memphis is 1-2 ATS and 1-2 straight up in games when it is out-shot from distance.
  • The Grizzlies rank 24th in the NBA in made three-pointers, while the Lakers give up the eighth-fewest made threes in the league.

Lakers vs Grizzlies Stat Rankings

Lakers Rank Lakers AVG Grizzlies AVG Grizzlies Rank
5th 117 Points Scored 109.3 20th
7th 105.9 Points Allowed 115.2 20th
7th 48.4 Rebounds 48 3rd
13th 10.1 Off. Rebounds 11.3 7th
11th 13 3pt Made 10.8 24th
7th 26.1 Assists 25 12th
19th 15.1 Turnovers 14.7 17th

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