Los Angeles Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors: 2/28/2021 NBA Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 28, 2021

The Golden State Warriors (19-15) will try to continue a three-game winning streak when they hit the road to take on the Los Angeles Lakers (23-11) on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at Staples Center as 4-point underdogs. The matchup airs at 8:00 PM ET on ESPN. The point total is 224.5 for the matchup.

Betting Information

Lakers vs Warriors Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Lakers -4 -110 -110 224.5 -110 -110
Place a bet on Los Angeles Lakers or the Golden State Warriors for Sunday’s game.

Head to Head

Golden State holds a 6-4 record in the last 10 head-to-head meetings with Los Angeles.

Lakers vs Warriors in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/18/2021 Lakers Lakers -8.5 226.5 -381 300 Regular Season 115-113 GS
2/27/2020 Lakers Warriors -10.5 220.5 -598 449 Regular Season 116-86 LAL
2/8/2020 Lakers Warriors -14 225 -1143 740 Regular Season 125-120 LAL
11/13/2019 Lakers Lakers -8.5 218.5 -387 305 Regular Season 120-94 LAL
4/4/2019 Lakers Regular Season 108-90 GS
2/2/2019 Warriors Regular Season 115-101 GS
1/21/2019 Lakers Regular Season 130-111 GS
12/25/2018 Warriors Regular Season 127-101 LAL
3/14/2018 Warriors Regular Season 117-106 GS
12/22/2017 Warriors Regular Season 113-106 GS
  • 2/27/2020 DNP – Lakers: LeBron James; Warriors: Stephen Curry, Andrew Wiggins
  • 2/8/2020 DNP – Warriors: Stephen Curry
  • 11/13/2019 DNP – Lakers: Anthony Davis; Warriors: Stephen Curry
  • Lakers Betting Information

    • Los Angeles has not performed well against the spread this season, posting a 15-19 record.
    • When favored by at least 4 points, the Lakers have fared well against the spread, putting together a 14-13 record.
    • Los Angeles has more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the total, doing so 13 times in 34 contests (38.2%).
    Bet on the Los Angeles Lakers to win the NBA Championship.

    Warriors Betting Information

    • Golden State has a winning record against the spread, going 18-16 ATS (covering 52.9% of the time).
    • When they are at least 4-point underdogs, the Warriors have a record ATS of 8-4.
    • Golden State has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 44.1% of matchups this season (15 out of 34 contests).
    Bet on the Golden State Warriors to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Lakers and their opponents have combined to score more than 224.5 points in 35.3% of their games this season (12 of 34 opportunities).
    • In 15 of 34 games (44.1%) this season, Golden State has combined with its opponents to score at least 224.5 points.
    • The Lakers and the Warriors combine to average 1.4 more points per game than the over/under of 224.5 set for this game.
    • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 5.7 less points per game (218.8) than this game’s over/under of 224.5 points.
    • The average point total in Lakers games this year is 7.3 less points than the over/under of 224.5 in this matchup.
    • The average point total for the Warriors this year is 2.9 points higher than this game’s over/under.
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    Lakers Leaders

    • LeBron James leads the Lakers in scoring (25.7 points per game) and assisting (7.9 assists per game).
    • Los Angeles’ rebounding leader is Anthony Davis, who averages 8.4 per game.
    • James hits 2.4 threes per game to lead the Lakers.
    • Davis grabs 1.4 steals and 1.8 blocks per game, both team-high averages.

    Warriors Leaders

    • Draymond Green is number one on the Warriors leaderboard in both rebounds (6.1 per game) and assists (8.7 per game).
    • Stephen Curry has outperformed his Golden State teammates in scoring, putting up 29.9 points per game to go with 5.5 rebounds and 6.3 assists.
    • Curry is tops from three-point range for the Warriors, knocking down 4.9 threes per game.
    • Nobody on Golden State grabs more steals than Green (1.3 per game) or blocks more shots than Andrew Wiggins (1.2 per game).
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