Lakers vs. Clippers Prediction

Lakers vs. Clippers, 2/3/22 NBA Predictions & betting Odds

The Lakers picked up a win last night against the Trail Blazers and snapped their recent losing streak but can they pull off the upset on Thursday night when they take on the Clippers at 10:00 p.m. ET?

Game Snapshot

507 Los Angeles Lakers (+3) at 508 Los Angeles Clippers (-3); o/u 217.5

10:00 p.m. ET, Thursday, February 3, 2022

Venue: crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, CA

TV: TNT

Los Angeles Lakers DFS Notes

Russell Westbrook hit 3-of-12 shots and one 3-pointer for nine points, 10 rebounds, 13 assists, a steal and four turnovers in Wednesday's LeBron-less win over the Blazers. It takes a special player to shoot 3-of-12 and still put up a fun stat line and that's exactly who Westbrook is. He'd been shooting it A LOT better over the past couple weeks but got his February off to a dismal start, at least from a shooting perspective. As long as LeBron James is out with his knee injury, Westbrook is going to put up big numbers, whether he shoots it well or not.

Los Angeles Clippers DFS Notes

Luke Kennard played just 16 minutes of Monday’s loss to the Pacers and posted two points, two assists and a rebound while shooting 1-of-7 from the field and 0-of-5 from deep. This was an absolutely puzzling display tonight, as Kennard logged an obscenely low minutes total for the shorthanded Clippers. Over his last seven games, Kennard averaged 15.7 points, 5.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 3.1 triples across 28 minutes a game. The hero of LA’s miraculous comeback against Washington just a week ago, it appears Kennard was sent to the doghouse. Fortunately for Kennard, he’ll have a long car ride with family to ruminate on this one as he heads out to Ohio to have his jersey retired at Franklin High School on Tuesday.

Lakers vs. Clippers NBA Betting Prediction

The Lakers are winless against the spread in their last five games against the Clippers, who are 17-8 against the number when they’re listed as the home team in this matchup. The Lakers are also 7-22 against the spread in their last 29 games following an ATS win, are 15-37 against the number in their last 52 games following a straight up win and are 1-4 at the betting window in their last five games when facing an opponent with a losing record. On the other side, the Clippers have covered in four of their last five games overall and are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game.

NBA BETTING PREDICTION: LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS -3

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