Los Angeles Lakers (31-43 SU, 31-43-0 ATS) vs. Dallas Mavericks (46-29 SU, 42-32-1 ATS)
When: Tuesday March 29 2022, 07:30 PM (ET)
Where: American Airlines Center, Dallas Texas
Point Spread: LAL +12.5/DAL -12.5 (Opened DAL -11.5 at BetNow – They offer a 100% real cash bonus up to $1000!)
Total: 218.5 (Opened at 219)
Money Line: LA Lakers 552/Dallas -806
Power Rating: DAL -12
Probable Starting Lineups
Los Angeles Lakers PG Russell Westbrook, SG Austin Reaves, SF Stanley Johnson, PF Wenyen Gabriel, C Dwight Howard P
Dallas Mavericks PG Luka Doncic, SG Jalen Brunson, SF Reggie Bullock, PF Dorian Finney-Smith, C Dwight Powell
Los Angeles Lakers
LeBron James: Ankle (DOUBTFUL)
Kendrick Nunn: Ankle (OUT)
Anthony Davis: Ankle (OUT)
Sterling Brown: Illness (OUT)
Theo Pinson: Finger (OUT)
Tim Hardaway Jr.: Foot (OUT)
The Dallas Mavericks host the Los Angeles Lakers in a Western-Conference matchup. Tip-off is set for 07:30 PM ET at the American Airlines Center.
The Los Angeles Lakers come into this game with an overall record of 31-43, placing them 10th in the Western Conference. Throughout the season, Los Angeles has struggled in their 36 road contests, sitting at 11-25. Over the Lakers’ last five games, they have picked up just 2 wins. During this stretch, Los Angeles is averaging 121.0 points per game, 9.0 points more than their season average of 111.6. This uptick in offensive play has come while playing a group of opponents who are collectively giving up 108.0 points per contest. A key reason for Los Angeles’ recent struggles is a defensive unit giving up 122.0 points over their previous five contests. This figure is up from their season average of 114.3. In the Los Angeles Lakers’ most recent game, the team fell to New Orleans by a score of 116-108.
The Dallas Mavericks come into this game with an overall record of 46-29, placing them 4th in the Western Conference. So far, Dallas is above .500 at home, holding a record of 26-12. The Mavericks have played well over their last five games, picking up 3 wins. In this stretch, Dallas’s offense is scoring right in line with their season average, putting up 107.0 points per game. Combined, the Mavericks’ last five opponents are giving up 113.0 points per contest. Even though the Mavericks have been adding to the win column, their opponents have had no trouble scoring the ball, averaging 109.0 points per game, up from Dallas’s usual rate of 104.1. In the Dallas Mavericks’ most recent game, Dallas took down Utah by a score of 114-100.