Los Angeles Lakers (21-22) vs. LA Clippers (26-14)
Los Angeles Lakers vs. LA Clippers 1/23/24 – On Tuesday January 23, 2024 at 10:00 PM ET in Los Angeles we will witness an electrifying showdown between Los Angeles Lakers and LA Clippers which promises to be thrilling! As both squads boast talented rosters who seek victory we will analyze key statistics such as player performances and betting trends in order to provide our weekly premium sports picks for this thrilling contest.
Los Angeles Lakers have had an inconsistent season so far, amassing 21 victories and 22 defeats so far. Sitting third in the Western Conference presents them with formidable competition; recently however they’ve struggled by going just 2-3 straight up or against the spread in five games since Christmas; their 8-12 record against the spread suggests problems when performing away from home.
Los Angeles Clippers have had an outstanding start to this season, amassing 26 wins against 14 losses thus far. Recently they went on a four game win streak while going 3-2 against the spread while at home they covered it 81% of times while away games proved much harder (only 9/10 covering it when traveling outside Los Angeles).
Los Angeles Lakers vs. LA Clippers 1/23/24 Game Info
|Tuesday, January 23, 2024, at 10:00 PM ET
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Anthony Davis (PF) vs. Paul George (F)
Anthony Davis‘ versatility allows him to not only score effectively but also contribute significantly on the boards. Averaging 25.2 points and 12.1 rebounds per game, Davis often approaches double-double territory each night and his shot-blocking abilities of 2.5 blocks per game disrupt Clippers offensive momentum. But Davis should still remain mindful of turnovers and fouls which could threaten Lakers chances.
Paul George provides the Clippers with an all-around game. Averaging 23.9 points and 5.5 rebounds per game, George provides scoring and playmaking abilities which prove his worth as well as being a 39.6% 3-point shooter from long range. Furthermore, George boasts defensive skills with an average of 1.6 steals per game to disrupt Lakers offensive rhythm while making up ground. However, to maximize impact he should decrease turnovers for maximum effect.
When these two stars clash on the court, it will be an epic contest of offense vs. defense and finesse versus power. Anthony Davis will look to dominate inside, while Paul George hopes to create scoring chances from outside. It could very well come down to who can implement their style more successfully;
NBA Odds/Point Spread: TBD, Total Odds: TBD
As yet, betting odds for this game have yet to be established; therefore it is critical that we closely observe them as the match draws near so that informed bettors may make wise wagers and assessments about which options provide more profitable outcomes than others. Keep a keen eye out on spread odds, moneyline odds and total odds to identify what offers the greatest return for bettors.
Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
Bettors looking at the Lakers should carefully assess their recent form and performance against the spread. In their last five games, the Lakers have won two and lost three. Their inconsistency extends to their performance against the spread where they went 2-3; on the road however they were only successful covering eight out of 20 times while two out of their last five totals have gone over as an indication. Bettors should keep these trends in mind when assessing this matchup between Lakers vs Knicks.
LA Clippers Betting Trends
The LA Clippers have shown improvement recently, winning four out of their last five games while posting an overall performance against the spread that stands at just 3-2 over this span. On their travels they managed to cover in 9 of 19 road games; additionally 4 out of their 5 last home totals have gone OVER in betting trends that highlight this team’s potential both outright and against the spread.
Los Angeles Lakers vs. LA Clippers 1/23/24 Betting Picks
Under current form and betting trends of both teams, this free basketball picks promises to be a thrilling matchup. While the Lakers have struggled recently in both terms of overall performance and against the spread, while on the road more efficiently covering spreads has become something the Clippers do extremely well.
Anthony Davis may be an undoubted threat on the Lakers side, but Paul George provides them with enough offensive firepower to match his impact and pose problems to their defense.
At first glance, it appears as if the LA Clippers possess an advantage in this matchup. Bettors might consider taking an interest in them on both moneyline bets as well as prop bets or over/under options given their tendency for high scoring contests between these teams.
Free Pick and Prediction: LA Clippers 118, Los Angeles Lakers 112.