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Los Angeles Lakers vs Golden State Warriors Predictions, Picks, Odds, and Betting Preview | NBA Playoffs Second Round Game 2 May 4, 2023

Los Angeles Lakers vs Golden State Warriors Predictions, Picks, Odds, and Betting Preview | NBA Playoffs Second Round Game 2 May 4, 2023

The Los Angeles Lakers and the Golden State Warriors play Game 2 of their series this Thursday.

Check out our preview of this Lakers vs Warriors matchup in the 2022-23 NBA Playoffs. There are more basketball previews to read here at TopBet, so feel free to look around and make bets once you’re ready.

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Betting Preview for the Los Angeles Lakers vs Golden State Warriors NBA Playoffs Second Round Game 2 on May 4, 2023

Where: Chase Center, San Francisco, CA

When: Thursday, May 4, 2023, 9:00 PM ET

Line: Los Angeles Lakers (+5.5) vs. Golden State Warriors (-5.5) – view all 2020-21 NBA lines

TV Broadcast: ESPN


Betting on the Los Angeles Lakers (+5.5)

Regular Season Record: 43-39

The Lakers leaned on the mammoth showing of Anthony Davis in Game 1 to score a 117-112 win. Davis recorded 30 points and pulled down 23 rebounds in 44 minutes. It’s looking like this series will be a feast for Davis, who is averaging 22.1 points on 50.4 percent shooting from the field in the playoffs, so far. Over their last 10 games, the Lakers have averaged 119.9 points, 47.9 rebounds, 30.2 assists, 8.6 steals, and 5.5 blocks while shooting 47.0 percent from the floor. The Lakers are 4-1 against the spread in their last five games overall.

Betting on the Golden State Warriors (-5.5)

Regular Season Record: 44-38

There’s no need to hit the panic button just yet for the Warriors, who got 27 points from Stephen Curry in Game 1. The Warriors also lost the series opener in the first round versus the Sacramento Kings, so their recent defeat at the hands of LeBron James and company was definitely something they can move on completely and overcome. Golden State is putting up 115.4 points per game in the playoffs. Over their last 10 games, the Warriors have averaged 115.7 points, 49.8 rebounds, 25.2 assists, 6.0 steals, and 8.1 blocks while making 47.3 percent from the field. The Warriors are 5-5 against the spread in their last 10 games as the home team.

Writer’s Prediction

The Warriors win, 121-117.

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