Arena and City where Wizards vs. Lakers will be playing
On December 04th, 2022, the Wizards will take on the Lakers in an NBA game in Washington, DC at Capital One Arena, and be sure to check out the picks and predictions to win with your bets.
Introduction to the Wizards vs. Lakers betting tip and prediction
The Eastern Conference and Western Conference collide in this NBA matchup on December 04th, 2022, at 17:00. The Wizards enters as -2 point favorites in the contest. In the previous game between these two teams, the Wizards were 7.5 point underdogs and won the game against Lakers, 127-119. The over/under for the upcoming game is 233.5 points. In the previous meeting, the over/under was 238.5 points, and the over was victorious.
We all know how important the 3-point shot is to the game of basketball in the 2022-2023 season, so let us take a look at home these teams fare from long distances. The Wizards are making 34.2 percent of their 3-pointers this season. The Lakers are converting on 32.8 percent of their 3-pointers. Wizards are attempting 37 percent of its shots from behind the 3-point line. Lakers are taking 34 percent of their field goal attempts from a 3-point distance.
How are the Wizards playing this season?
The Wizards comes into this game with a 11-12 record, and they are currently 10th in the Eastern Conference standings. The Wizards are 4-6 in their last 10 games.
Did the Wizards win their most recent game?
No, Wizards fell to the Hornets, 117-116. Terry Rozier scored 25 points in the loss.
Best scorer for the Wizards
The leading scorer for the Wizards this season is Bradley Beal, who is averaging 24.1 points per game. In the last game, he scored 52.5 points in DraftKings and 50.7 fantasy points in FanDuel.
Other Team Leaders for the Wizards
Coming into the December 04th, 2022 contest, Kristaps Porzingis leads the Wizards with 8.8 rebounds per game. In the last match, he made 42.75 points in DraftKings and 40.7 fantasy points in FanDuel. Bradley Beal has a team-high 5.7 assists per game. He scored 52.5 DraftKings points and 50.7 FanDuel fantasy game points in the last game. The steals leader for the Wizards is Delon Wright (2.8 steals per game) In terms of swatting shots, Kristaps Porzingis is leading the way for the Wizards with 1.5 blocks per game. His DFS production in the last game is as follows: 42.75 DraftKings fantasy points and 40.7 FanDuel fantasy points per game.
Wizards Team Analysis
The Wizards’ point differential this season is -1.1 points per game, which ranks 22nd in the NBA. They are averaging 110.6 points per game while allowing 111.7 points per game. In terms of 3-pointers, the Wizards are making 10.9 shots per game, which ranks 24th in the NBA. From the free-throw line, the Wizards are making 17.3 per game, which ranks 23rd in the NBA.
Projected Wizards Starting Lineup and Injuries
The Wizards plan on having these starting five for the game: Kristaps Porzingis, Kyle Kuzma, Deni Avdija, Bradley Beal and Monte Morris. In their last meeting against the Lakers, the Wizards’ starting lineup consisted of Kristaps Porzingis, Kyle Kuzma, Corey Kispert, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Raul Neto. For the upcoming matchup, the Wizards has the following injuries: Rui Hachimura is out (ankle) and Delon Wright is out (hamstring).
Los Angeles Lakers
How are the Lakers playing this season?
The Lakers head this game with a 9-12 record, and they are currently 13th in the Western Conference standings. The Lakers are 7-3 in their last 10 games.
Did the Lakers win their most recent game?
Yes, Lakers defeated the Bucks, 133-129. Anthony Davis scored 44 points in the victory.
Best scorer for the Lakers
The leading scorer for the Lakers this season is Anthony Davis, who is averaging 27.2 points per game. Anthony Davis also leads the team in minutes played per game with 35.44. In the last game, scored 71 DraftKings fantasy points and 71 FanDuel fantasy points.
Other Team Leaders for the Lakers
Anthony Davis is leading the way with 12.6 rebounds per game. In his last game of the season, he scored 71 points in DraftKings and 71 in FanDuel. Russell Westbrook is dishing out a team-high 7.3 assists per game. He has 41.75 DraftKings fantasy points and 39.9 FanDuel fantasy points scored in the last game. In terms of steals, the Lakers’ leader is Anthony Davis with 1.4 steals per game. His DFS points in the last match were the following: 71 DraftKings fantasy points and 71 FanDuel fantasy points. The blocks’ leader for the Lakers is Anthony Davis, who is sending back 2.4 shots per game. He scored 71 DraftKings fantasy points and 71 FanDuel fantasy points in his last game.
Lakers Team Analysis
The Lakers’ point differential this season is -1 points per game, which ranks 19th in the NBA. They are averaging 114 points per game while allowing 115 points per game. In terms of 3-pointers, the Lakers are making 9.9 shots per game, which ranks 29th in the NBA. From the free-throw line, the Lakers are making 20.4 per game, which ranks 2nd in the NBA.
Projected Lakers’ Starting Lineup and Injuries
The Lakers are starting these five players for the game: Anthony Davis, LeBron James, Troy Brown Jr., Lonnie Walker IV and Dennis Schroder. In their last meeting against the Wizards, the Lakers’ starting five were Wenyen Gabriel, LeBron James, Austin Reaves, Malik Monk and Russell Westbrook. For the upcoming matchup, Lakers has the following injuries: LeBron James is questionable (ankle), Dennis Schroder is questionable (personal), and Cole Swider is out (foot).
Bet suggestions for this game
Spread betting suggestion
With the Wizards coming into this game as -2 point favorites the suggestion is to bet at the Lakers.
Money Line betting suggestion
Wizards are a -2 money line favorite for the game against the Lakers, and the suggestion is to pick the Lakers.
Over/Under betting suggestion
The over/under for the Wizards and Lakers is 233.5 points, so the suggestion is to take the over.
Will there be Overtime?
The Wizards and Lakers have combined for an impressive 3 overtime games this season, and therefore, there is value in betting if there will be overtime for this contest.
Wizards vs Lakers betting tip: FAQs
The game will be played on December 04th, 2022.
The contest will take place at Capital One Arena in Washington, DC.
The Wizards have a 11-12 record thus far this season, they are the 10th seed in the Eastern Conference standings. Meanwhile, the Lakers are 9-12, they own the 13th spot in the Western Conference.
The last time that the Wizards and Lakers played, the Wizards won, 127-119.
Wizards are favorites by -2 points for the December 04th, 2022 game. In the previous meeting, the Wizards were a 7.5 point underdog. They won the game against Lakers, 127-119.
The over/under is 233.5 points for the December 04th, 2022 game. The last time the Wizards and Lakers faced each other, the over/under was 238.5. Bettors who took the over won. The teams combined for 246 points.
The matchup on December 04th, 2022, is the first game between the Wizards and Lakers this season. The next contest between these two teams will be on December 19, 2022 at the Crypto.com Arena.