Los Angeles Lakers vs. Detroit Pistons Betting Odds & Game Analysis | November 21


By Lester Mackay | November 20, 2021, 7:37 pm

The Los Angeles Lakers (8-9) face the Detroit Pistons (4-11) as 7.5-point favorites on Sunday, November 21, 2021 at 6:00 PM ET. The over/under is 209 in the matchup.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the NBA matchup between the Los Angeles Lakers and Detroit Pistons.

Lakers stats and betting info

Betting trends for Los Angeles

  • So far this season, Los Angeles has compiled a 6-11-0 record against the spread.
  • The Lakers are 1-3 against the spread when favored by 7.5 points or more this season.
  • Out of Los Angeles’ 17 games with a set total, 10 have hit the over (58.8%).
  • Los Angeles and its opponents have hit the over on this game’s total (209 points) 14 times this season.
  • This season, the average total for Lakers games is 220.5 points, 11.5 more than the over/under of 209 points for this contest.
  • The Lakers have been favored on the moneyline 11 total times this season. They’ve finished 6-5 in those games.
  • When playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -300 or shorter, Los Angeles has a 3-1 record (winning 75% of its games).
  • The Lakers have an implied moneyline win probability of 75.0% in this contest.

Key players for Los Angeles

  • Anthony Davis: 24.2 PTS, 10.5 REB, 1.1 STL, 2.1 BLK, 51.9 FG%, 17.6 3PT% (6-for-34)
  • Russell Westbrook: 18.9 PTS, 8.2 REB, 8.6 AST, 1.3 STL, 42.6 FG%, 29.7 3PT% (22-for-74)
  • Carmelo Anthony: 15.1 PTS, 46.6 FG%, 44.9 3PT% (48-for-107)
  • LeBron James: 24.6 PTS, 6.3 AST, 2.3 STL, 48.6 FG%, 35.7 3PT% (20-for-56)
  • Malik Monk: 8.8 PTS, 43.3 FG%, 33.3 3PT% (25-for-75)

Lakers Injuries: Trevor Ariza: Out (Ankle), Austin Reaves: Out (Hamstring), LeBron James: Day To Day (Abdominal), Anthony Davis: Day To Day (Thigh), Kendrick Nunn: Out (Knee)

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Pistons stats and betting info

Betting trends for Detroit

  • Los Angeles has gone 6-11-0 ATS this season.
  • The Lakers are 1-3 against the spread when favored by 7.5 points or more this season.
  • The teams have hit the over in 10 of Los Angeles’ 17 games with a set total.
  • This season, six of Detroit’s games have finished with a combined score higher than 209 points.
  • A difference of 0.2 points separates the average total points bet in Pistons’ games (209.2 points) and this matchup’s over/under (209 points).
  • The Pistons have entered the game as underdogs 14 times this season and won three, or 21.4%, of those games.
  • Detroit has a record of 1-5 when they’re set as an underdog of +240 or more by sportsbooks this season.
  • The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 29.4% chance of a victory for the Pistons.

Key players for Detroit

  • Jerami Grant: 18.1 PTS, 1.2 STL, 1.2 BLK, 40.1 FG%, 30.8 3PT% (24-for-78)
  • Saddiq Bey: 13.6 PTS, 1.1 STL, 36.4 FG%, 30.4 3PT% (28-for-92)
  • Isaiah Stewart: 7.5 PTS, 7.5 REB, 1.2 BLK, 54.7 FG%
  • Killian Hayes: 5.6 PTS, 1.6 STL, 31.5 FG%, 38.9 3PT% (14-for-36)
  • Josh Jackson: 8.8 PTS, 42.4 FG%, 28.3 3PT% (13-for-46)

Pistons Injuries: Kelly Olynyk: Out (Knee)

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