LeBron James leads the Los Angeles Lakers (14-4) into a matchup with the Detroit Pistons (4-13) after scoring 46 points in an 115-108 win over the Cavaliers. The Pistons are underdogs in the matchup on Thursday, January 28, 2021, which starts at 8:00 PM ET on SportsNet LA. The over/under is set at .
The betting insights in this article reflect data from FanDuel sportsbook as of January 26, 2021, 1:06 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.
Lakers vs Pistons Betting Odds
Injury Report as of January 26
Jared Dudley: Out (Calf),
Kostas Antetokounmpo: Out (Knee)
Derrick Rose: Out (Knee),
Killian Hayes: Out (Hip)
|Spread Pick||Lakers (-9.5)|
|Prediction||Lakers 115, Pistons 105|
The FanDuel line for this matchup is within 0.4 points of the model. Stay away from this one.
Lakers Key Players
Lakers Player Props
- James’ assists prop total for the matchup is listed at 8.5 assists, 1.1 assists higher than his season average of 7.4.
- Anthony Davis’ rebounding prop over/under for the matchup is listed at 9.5 rebounds, 0.6 rebounds higher than his season average of 8.9.
- James’ three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.2 shots lower than his season average of 2.7.
- Davis’ blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.4 blocks lower than his season average of 1.9.
Pistons Key Players
Pistons Player Props
- Jerami Grant’s points prop total for the contest is set at 17.5, 6.8 points less than his season average of 24.3.
- Mason Plumlee’s rebounding prop total for the contest is set at 6.5 rebounds, 2.1 rebounds lower than his season average of 8.6.
- Wayne Ellington’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 1.8 shots lower than his season average of 3.3.
- Grant’s blocks prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.3 blocks higher than his season average of 1.2.
- This season, the Lakers have a 48.4% shooting percentage from the field, which is 0.5% higher than the 47.9% of shots the Pistons’ opponents have hit.
- Los Angeles has a 6-4 record against the spread and an 8-2 straight-up record in games it shoots higher than 47.9% from the field.
- Detroit has a 6-4 record against the spread and a 4-6 record overall when allowing its opponents to knock down more than 48.4% of their shots from the field.
- The Pistons have shot at a 42.8% rate from the field this season, 1.9 percentage points fewer than the 44.7% shooting opponents of the Lakers have averaged.
- Detroit has compiled a 3-2-1 record against the spread and a 2-4 straight up record in games it shoots better than 44.7% from the field.
- Los Angeles is 5-2 against the spread and 7-0 overall in games it allows opponents to shoot over 42.8% from the field.
- The Lakers shoot 38.9% from beyond the arc, 0.9% higher than the 38% the Pistons allow to opponents.
- Los Angeles has assembled a 6-2 record against the spread and an 8-0 straight-up record in games this season when the team connects on more than 38% of its three-point attempts.
- Detroit is 4-4 against the spread and 3-5 overall when its opponents shoot better than 38.9% from deep.
- The Pistons are hitting 36.1% of their shots from three-point range, which is only 2.1 percentage points greater than the 34% the Lakers’ opponents are averaging on the season.
- Detroit is 6-3-1 against the spread and 2-8 overall when shooting above 34% as a team from three-point range.
- Los Angeles is 8-3 ATS and 8-3 overall in games it shoots over 36.1% from deep.
- The Lakers knock down 12.2 three-pointers per game this season, 1.3 fewer made shots on average than the 13.5 per game the Pistons give up.
- Detroit is 6-3-1 against the spread and 3-7 overall when it connects on more three-pointers than its opponents, while Los Angeles is 2-5 ATS and 3-4 straight up in games when it is out-shot from deep.
- The Pistons are the ninth-best three-point shooting team in the NBA, while the Lakers give up the second-fewest makes from deep.
Lakers vs Pistons Stat Rankings
|Lakers Rank||Lakers AVG||Pistons AVG||Pistons Rank|
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