NBA San Antonio Spurs vs Los Angeles Lakers Spread and Prediction

One of the biggest disappointments of the season so far, the struggling San Antonio Spurs (11-13), who want to bounce back and climb up from the bottom of the West, are hosting the Los Angeles Lakers (14-9), who are looking to extend their current winning streak.

Date/Time: 12-05-2018, 22:30 EDT

Spread: Los Angeles Lakers -9

Total: +224.5

Los Angeles Lakers have a 14-9 record (10-13 against the spread) so far this season and currently sit in the 5th place of the West. They have three consecutive wins and in their last game they won at home against the Suns with a 120-96 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by LeBron James with 27.8 ppg, adding team highs both in dimes made with 6.7 and in boards grabbed with 7.7 per game. He is followed by Kyle Kuzma with 16.6 ppg and 5.3 boards per game.

San Antonio Spurs have a 11-13 record (11-13 against the spread) so far this season and currently sit in the second to last place of the West. They have lost three of their last four matches and in their last game they lost on the road against the Jazz with a 105-139 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by DeMar DeRozan with 24 ppg, adding 5.6 boards and a team high 6 dimes per game. He is followed by LaMarcus Aldridge with 18.2 ppg and a team high 10.2 boards per game.

Spurs have won both meetings against the Lakers this season (at home by 4 points and on the road by one in overtime). Lakers have a 9-4 home record this season, while the Spurs are 4-9 on the road. Lakers are better both offensively, scoring 112.7 ppg to Spurs’ 109.2 and defensively, allowing 111 ppg to Spurs’ 113.4. Lakers have a better field goal percentage (47.6% to 45.8%), while Spurs have a better 3-point percentage (38.6% to 34.5%). Lakers are better in boards grabbed (46.5 to 43.9), while Spurs are better in turnovers committed (12.3 to 15.7) and both teams are almost equal in dimes made (23.9 and 23.8). Spurs are struggling mightily and Vegas odds give the Lakers a -9 spread and expect them to beat the odds for an easy night at home.

San Antonio Spurs vs Los Angeles Lakers Prediction: Los Angeles Lakers -9 (-108)


Furthermore check out my other Free Basketball Picks here:

NBA Charlotte Hornets vs Minnesota Timberwolves Preview and Prediction

NBA Detroit Pistons vs Milwaukee Bucks Spread and Prediction

NBA Dallas Mavericks vs New Orleans Pelicans Spread and Prediction

NBA Philadelphia 76ers vs Toronto Raptors Spread and Prediction

NBA Oklahoma City Thunder vs Brooklyn Nets Spread and Prediction

NBA Denver Nuggets vs Orlando Magic Spread and Prediction


Looking for more betting tips and handicapping theory?

???? Never miss an episode by the WagerTalk team by subscribing on:

Have an Amazon Alexa and want to listen to the latest WagerTalk TV videos from tonight? Ask Alexa ! Say “Alexa, enable Spreaker” and to start listening simply say “WagerTalk” when asked what you want to listen to!

Or you can say: “Alexa, ask AnyPod to play WagerTalk Podcast.” To subscribe to WagerTalk Podcast say: “Alexa, ask AnyPod to subscribe to WagerTalk Podcast.”

Have a Google Home and want to listen to the latest WagerTalk Podcast when it comes out this week? Say “Hey Google, play the WagerTalk Podcast!”

Google Play
pod directory

Latest Betting Odds and Public Action
Some of the top Vegas and offshore sportsbooks odds are updated in real time and we also provide who the public is on.

Last Minute Handicapping Advice
Check out our extensive library of handicapping tips and advice from professional Vegas handicappers (we also recommend taking the time to look over our handicapping video library)

Want an expert opinion?
Check out the daily offering of Best Bets from the WagerTalk Handicapping Team (we also suggest checking out the Pick Your Team Program). Also, remember, you can save up to 60% on daily packages with WagerBuxx Plans

  WagerTalk Text Club is FREE and includes FREE PICKS and Exclusive Discounts. Just text WAGERTALK to 33222 and get a $10.00 coupon just for signing up!

And make sure to bookmark all the above!

Leave a Comment