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    The Los Angeles Lakers (29-33) will look to LeBron James (seventh in the league scoring 29.5 points per game) when they try to defeat Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (fifth in the NBA with 31 PPG) and the Oklahoma City Thunder (28-33) on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at Paycom Center. The Lakers are 3-point road underdogs in the matchup, which starts at 8:00 PM ET on BSOK and SportsNet LA. The matchup has an over/under set at 227.5 points.

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    How do I watch Thunder vs. Lakers

    • Game Day: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: BSOK and SportsNet LA
    • Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
    • Arena: Paycom Center

    Betting Lines for Oklahoma City vs. Los Angeles

    Thunder vs Lakers Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Thunder -3 227.5

    Thunder Betting Stats & Information

    • The Thunder have won 47.1% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (8-9).
    • Oklahoma City has gone 7-2 in games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -143 or shorter (winning 77.8%).
    • The Thunder are 37-23-1 against the spread this season.
    • The Thunder have a 7-1 record against the spread this season when favored by 3 points or more.
    • The average total Oklahoma City has had in its games this season is seven more points than this particular game’s point total.
    • A total of 33 of the Thunder’s 62 games with a set total have hit the over (53.2%).

    Los Angeles Betting Stats & Info

    • The Lakers have won 18, or 40%, of the 45 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
    • Los Angeles has a record of 10-24, a 29.4% win rate, when it is set as the underdog by +122 or more by oddsmakers this season.
    • The Lakers have covered the spread in a game 29 times this season (29-31-2).
    • In games they were an underdog in by 3 points or more so far this season, the Lakers went 12-20-2 against the spread.
    • The average point total for Los Angeles this year is 7.3 points higher than this game’s over/under.
    • This year, 31 of the Lakers’ games have gone over the point total.

    Thunder vs. Lakers Season Stat Comparison

    Thunder Rank Thunder AVG Lakers AVG Lakers Rank
    3rd 117.8 Points Scored 116.9 7th
    20th 116.7 Points Allowed 117.9 24th
    14th 43.8 Rebounds 45.8 5th
    10th 11.5 Off. Rebounds 9.8 19th
    13th 12.2 3pt Made 10.5 28th
    18th 24.7 Assists 25.2 12th
    6th 12.9 Turnovers 13.6 16th

    Thunder vs. Lakers Injury Updates

    Thunder

    Name Game Status Injury
    Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Out Abdominal/Health And Safety Protocols
    Aleksej Pokusevski Out Leg

    Lakers

    Name Game Status Injury
    D’Angelo Russell Questionable Ankle
    LeBron James Out Foot

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Oklahoma City Thunder Leaders

    • Josh Giddey has a statline of 16 points, 7.7 rebounds and 5.8 assists per game.
    • Gilgeous-Alexander puts up 31 points, 4.7 rebounds and 5.7 assists per game.
    • Isaiah Joe leads active Thunder in three-point shooting, making an average of 2.2 shots per game from beyond the arc.

    Los Angeles Lakers Leaders

    • James scores 29.5 points per game, while also pulling down 8.4 rebounds and dishing out 6.9 assists per game.
    • Malik Beasley is the top scorer from the three-point line for the Lakers (among active players), hitting 3.1 threes per game.

    Recent Performance

    Thunder

    Thunder Last Five Games
    Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Thunder Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
    2/28/2023 Kings 123-117 No Home +2.5 230.5 118 -139 Playoffs No Over
    2/26/2023 Kings 124-115 No Home +4 239.5 141 -166 Playoffs No Under
    2/24/2023 Suns 124-115 No Away +9 226.5 309 -390 Playoffs Push Over
    2/23/2023 Jazz 120-119 No Away +1.5 239.5 -101 -119 Playoffs Yes Under
    2/15/2023 Rockets 133-96 Yes Home -9.5 234 -449 349 Playoffs Yes Under

    Lakers

    Lakers Last Five Games
    Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Lakers Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
    2/28/2023 Grizzlies 121-109 No Away +9 230.5 308 -391 Playoffs No Under
    2/26/2023 Mavericks 111-108 No Away +4.5 235.5 154 -183 Playoffs Yes Under
    2/23/2023 Warriors 124-111 Yes Home -6.5 238.5 -249 205 Playoffs Yes Under
    2/15/2023 Pelicans 120-102 Yes Home -4.5 235 -190 160 Playoffs Yes Under
    2/13/2023 Trail Blazers 127-115 No Away +2 238.5 112 -133 Playoffs No Over
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