Los Angeles Lakers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Odds & Game Analysis | December 10


By Lester Mackay | December 9, 2021, 11:37 pm

The Los Angeles Lakers (13-13) square off against the Oklahoma City Thunder (8-16) as 6.5-point favorites on Friday, December 10, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET.

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 Oklahoma City Thunder in which the Lakers are currently the pick among bettors at regulated sportsbooks to claim victory.

Los Angeles Vs. Oklahoma City Moneyline Betting Action

Lakers vs Thunder Moneyline Action
Lakers Thunder
Bet % 67% 33%
Stake % 57% 43%

Lakers stats and betting info

Betting trends for Los Angeles

  • Los Angeles has a 9-17-0 record against the spread this season.
  • The Lakers are 1-6 against the spread when favored by 6.5 points or more this season.
  • Los Angeles has hit the over in 15 of its 26 games with a set total (57.7%).
  • The Lakers have won 52.9% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (9-8).
  • When it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -250 or shorter, Los Angeles has a 5-2 record (winning 71.4% of its games).
  • The Lakers have an implied moneyline win probability of 71.4% in this contest.

Key players for Los Angeles

  • Anthony Davis: 24 PTS, 10.2 REB, 1.3 STL, 2.2 BLK, 52.3 FG%, 19.2 3PT% (10-for-52)
  • Russell Westbrook: 20 PTS, 7.7 REB, 8.6 AST, 1.2 STL, 44.8 FG%, 32.7 3PT% (36-for-110)
  • LeBron James: 25.5 PTS, 6.9 AST, 1.9 STL, 48.9 FG%, 33 3PT% (37-for-112)
  • Carmelo Anthony: 13.8 PTS, 43.7 FG%, 41.6 3PT% (64-for-154)
  • Malik Monk: 10.2 PTS, 46 FG%, 37.6 3PT% (47-for-125)

Lakers Injuries: Trevor Ariza: Out (Ankle), Rajon Rondo: Out (Illness), Kendrick Nunn: Out (Knee)

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Thunder stats and betting info

Betting trends for Oklahoma City

  • Los Angeles has a 9-17-0 record against the spread this season.
  • The Lakers have a 1-6 record against the spread in games they were favored by 6.5 points or more this season.
  • Los Angeles has gone over in 15 of its 26 games with a set total (57.7%).
  • This season, the Thunder have won seven out of the 22 games, or 31.8%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Oklahoma City has a record of 2-13 in games where sportsbooks have them as underdogs of at least +200 on the moneyline.
  • The oddsmakers’ moneyline implies a 33.3% chance of a victory for the Thunder.

Key players for Oklahoma City

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: 21.9 PTS, 5.1 AST, 41 FG%, 29.7 3PT% (41-for-138)
  • Josh Giddey: 10.5 PTS, 5.9 AST, 40.3 FG%, 27.6 3PT% (21-for-76)
  • Luguentz Dort: 17.5 PTS, 43.4 FG%, 33.9 3PT% (58-for-171)
  • Darius Bazley: 8.7 PTS, 1.2 BLK, 37.4 FG%, 27.7 3PT% (23-for-83)
  • Jeremiah Robinson-Earl: 6.8 PTS, 41.9 FG%, 33.3 3PT% (24-for-72)

Thunder Injuries: None

Pick for Lakers vs. Thunder

Bet split data provided by regulated betting sites combined with our in-depth games analysis favors the Lakers to win over the Thunder.

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