The Los Angeles Lakers (28-17) will attempt to halt a four-game losing streak when they host the Cleveland Cavaliers (17-27) on Friday, March 26, 2021 at Staples Center as 5.5-point favorites. The game airs at 10:30 PM ET on SportsNet LA. The matchup has a point total of 214.5.
The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of March 26, 2021, 7:05 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.
Lakers vs Cavaliers Betting Odds
Injury Report as of March 26
Anthony Davis: Out (Achilles),
LeBron James: Out (Ankle),
Jared Dudley: Out (Knee)
Collin Sexton: Day To Day (Hamstring),
Andre Drummond: Out (Not with team),
Taurean Prince: Day To Day (Shoulder),
Kevin Love: Day To Day (Calf),
Matthew Dellavedova: Day To Day (Abdominal/Appendicitis)
|Spread Pick||Lakers (-5.5)|
|Total Pick||Over (214.5)|
|Prediction||Lakers 115, Cavaliers 102|
The Lakers are the bet in this game. They’re favored by 7.2 more points in the model than DraftKings (12.7 to 5.5).
In this game, the model projects a total (216.9 points) a little higher than the DraftKings over/under (214.5 points).
Lakers Key Players
Cavaliers Key Players
Cavaliers Player Props
- Darius Garland’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 24.5, 0.2 less than his season average of 24.7.
- Cedi Osman’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.3 shots lower than his season average of 1.8.
- Jarrett Allen’s blocks prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.2 blocks lower than his season average of 1.7.
- The Lakers make 48.1% of their shots from the field this season, which is 0.3 percentage points higher than the Cavaliers have allowed to their opponents (47.8%).
- Los Angeles has a 14-7 record against the spread and a 16-5 straight-up record in games it shoots higher than 47.8% from the field.
- Cleveland has a 13-9 record against the spread and a 14-8 record overall when allowing its opponents to make more than 48.1% of their shots from the field.
- The Cavaliers are shooting 45.2% from the field, 0.4% lower than the 45.6% the Lakers’ opponents have shot this season.
- This season, Cleveland has a 15-5 record against the spread and a 13-7 record overall in games the team collectively shoots higher than 45.6% from the field.
- Los Angeles is 12-5 against the spread and 15-2 overall in games it allows opponents to shoot greater than 45.2% from the field.
- The Lakers’ 35.4% three-point shooting percentage this season is 3.4 percentage points lower than opponents of the Cavaliers have shot from deep (38.8%).
- Los Angeles has put together a 10-5 record against the spread and a 12-3 straight-up record in games this season when the team connects on more than 38.8% of its three-point shots.
- Cleveland is 10-5 against the spread while putting together a 9-6 straight-up record when its opponents shoot over 35.4% from beyond the arc.
- The Cavaliers shoot 34.2% from beyond the arc this season. That’s one percentage point lower than the Lakers have allowed their opponents to shoot from deep (35.2%).
- Cleveland has a 13-5 ATS record and is 11-7 straight-up when the team makes more than 35.2% of its three-point attempts.
- Los Angeles has a 13-6 ATS record and a 16-3 straight-up record in games this season it has shot better than 34.2% from three-point distance.
- The Lakers’ 10.8 made three-pointers per game this season is 1.4 more made shots on average than the 9.4 per game the Cavaliers give up.
- Los Angeles has gone 11-8 against the spread and 16-3 overall this season in games it has out-shot its opponents from the three-point line. When Cleveland hits fewer threes than its opponents, it is 7-21 ATS and 7-21 straight up.
- The Cavaliers make the fewest three-pointers in the league, while the Lakers give up the fourth-fewest makes from beyond the arc.
Lakers vs Cavaliers Stat Rankings
|Lakers Rank||Lakers AVG||Cavaliers AVG||Cavaliers Rank|
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