Lakers vs Wizards Game Breakdown & Projections – Wed, Apr 3rd 2024

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Los Angeles Lakers

Lakers

43W-33L

Los Angeles Lakers

April 03, 2024

07:00PM EST

Odds: 234.5 o/u

Wizards

15W-61L

Washington Wizards
Washington Wizards

Hold onto your hats, sports fans, because tonight the purple and gold gladiators of LA are storming the Capital…One Arena, that is. That’s right, our 43W-33L Lakers are ready to do battle against the Wizards, who are, let’s just say, having a ‘rebuilding’ year with a 15W-61L record. As the sun sets at 07:00PM EST, these two teams will light up the court, the Lakers looking to conjure up some magic to close that 4.5 game gap in the West, while the Wizards, a whopping 29.5 games back in the East, will be trying to pull a rabbit out of their hat. Vegas is expecting a high-scoring affair with an over/under of 234.5, and the Lakers are the chosen ones with a -12.5 line. But don’t count out the Wizards just yet, they’re still buzzing from their recent 117-113 win against the Bucks, while the Lakers are riding high on their 128-111 victory over the Raptors. So, buckle up, because tonight, it’s not just about the magic, it’s about the showtime. Will the Wizards have enough spells up their sleeve to hold off the Lakers? Or will the Lakers simply wave their wand and make the Wizards disappear? Stay tuned, because it’s going to be a spellbinding showdown!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: April 03, 2024 07:00PM EST
Location: Capital One Arena, Washington

Vegas Odds

LAL ML WAS ML Over/Under Line
Open -800 +525 233.5 -12.5/12.5
Recent -380 +290 234.5 -12.5/12.5
Difference +420 -235 +1.0

Team Performance

lal Team Logo
LAST 10
7W-3L
AWAY
15W-21L

79.2% Win Probability

was Team Logo
LAST 10
4W-6L
HOME
7W-31L

20.8% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
02/29/24 Washington Wizards WAS 34 35 26 31 5 131 Over
Los Angeles Lakers LAL 31 39 29 27 8 134
12/18/22 Washington Wizards WAS 29 23 36 29 117 Over
Los Angeles Lakers LAL 30 36 21 32 119
12/04/22 Los Angeles Lakers LAL 33 35 37 25 130 Over
Washington Wizards WAS 27 23 31 38 119
03/19/22 Los Angeles Lakers LAL 36 31 32 20 119 Over
Washington Wizards WAS 26 32 35 34 127
03/11/22 Washington Wizards WAS 26 33 23 27 109 Under
Los Angeles Lakers LAL 26 26 37 33 122

Lakers Vs Over/Under

Wizards Vs Over/Under

Lakers Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
04/02 vs TOR 128-111W 47 38 14 101
03/31 vs BRO 116-104W 50 24 19 77
03/29 vs IND 90-109L 48 24 16 87
03/27 vs MEM 136-124W 43 31 15 81
03/26 vs MIL 128-124W 69 30 17 108
03/24 @ IND 150-145W 41 28 10 89
03/22 @ PHI 101-96W 54 22 21 74
03/18 @ ATL 136-105W 48 39 8 90
03/16 @ GSW 121-128L 39 32 9 92
03/13 vs SAC 107-120L 38 25 14 79

Wizards Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
04/02 @ MIL 117-113W 44 26 10 93
03/31 @ MIA 107-119L 42 27 15 88
03/29 @ DET 87-96L 47 22 18 89
03/27 @ BRO 119-122L 44 26 13 91
03/25 vs CHI 107-105W 52 32 13 97
03/23 @ TOR 112-109W 55 28 17 92
03/21 @ SAC 109-102W 45 20 19 82
03/19 @ HOU 114-137L 44 24 10 98
03/17 @ BOS 104-130L 40 24 16 89
03/16 vs CHI 98-127L 32 27 15 84

Starting Lineups

Lakers Notable Injuries

  • Gabe Vincent OUT (PG/SG): Avg: 4.8pts, 1.0reb, 2.7ast, 23.6 minutes. Last game: 03/31/24. Impact: 2.4
  • Cam Reddish (SG/SF): Avg: 5.6pts, 2.1reb, 0.9ast, 20.7 minutes. Last game: 03/31/24. Impact: 0.9
  • Skylar Mays (PG/SG): Avg: 4.7pts, 1.3reb, 2.5ast, 12.6 minutes. Last game: 03/27/24. Impact: 0.5
  • Harry Giles III (C): Avg: 2.7pts, 1.3reb, 0.3ast, 4.6 minutes. Last game: 03/27/24. Impact: 0.5
  • Colin Castleton OUT (C): Avg: 1.6pts, 0.9reb, 0.3ast, 4.7 minutes. Last game: 04/02/24. Impact: 0.3

Wizards Notable Injuries

  • Kyle Kuzma (PF/C): Avg: 21.8pts, 6.4reb, 4.1ast, 32.0 minutes. Last game: 03/29/24. Impact: 6.1
  • Marvin Bagley III (C): Avg: 11.6pts, 6.1reb, 1.1ast, 20.8 minutes. Last game: 04/02/24. Impact: 4.3
  • Justin Champagnie (SG/SF): Avg: 6.0pts, 2.9reb, 1.2ast, 15.1 minutes. Last game: 03/25/24. Impact: 2.3
  • Patrick Baldwin Jr. (PF): Avg: 3.0pts, 2.6reb, 0.6ast, 10.3 minutes. Last game: 03/31/24. Impact: 1.7
  • Jules Bernard (SG): Avg: 3.7pts, 1.1reb, 0.9ast, 7.4 minutes. Last game: 03/31/24. Impact: 1.4

Top Player Props

This article, published more than 6 hours prior to game time, focuses exclusively on Over prop bets due to the propensity for NBA teams to make last-minute injury adjustments. For the most current prop bets, including any updates closer to tip-off, please refer to the link provided below the table.

Lakers Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #4 #5 #30 #13 -1.5%
PF #22 #23 #15 #20 3.2%
PG #26 #28 #13 #29 19.2%
SF #21 #6 #26 #18 5.5%
SG #22 #18 #20 #24 5.4%

Wizards Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #16 #17 #4 #10 -2.6%
PF #21 #29 #18 #28 7.2%
PG #15 #20 #12 #10 -1.6%
SF #6 #17 #13 #10 -9.0%
SG #26 #27 #10 #27 7.7%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
120.9
108.5
Rebounds per Game
47.1
42.3
Assists per Game
28.8
26.4
Steals per Game
5.2
6.8
Blocks per Game
5.4
4.3
Shots per Game
86.6
89.1
3-Pointers Made per Game
13.7
11.8
2-Pt Percentage per Game
56.4
55.0
3-Pt Percentage per Game
40.9
32.6
Turnovers per Game
14.4
13.9
Fouls per Game
14.7
20.2

Recent Trends

  • Justin Champagnie (SG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 57.5% to 13.1, 30.8 min average previous 3 games.
  • Bilal Coulibaly (SG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 59.2% to 32.2, 20.2 min average previous 3 games.
  • Spencer Dinwiddie (PG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 35.2% to 22.2, 34.3 min average previous 3 games.
  • Anthony Gill (PF/C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 121.5% to 25.3, 11.4 min average previous 3 games.
  • Jaxson Hayes (C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 79.2% to 19.8, 11.1 min average previous 3 games.
  • Isaiah Livers (PF): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 45.2% to 16.2, 29.7 min average previous 3 games.
  • Landry Shamet (PG/SG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 38.1% to 13.6, 22.0 min average previous 3 games.
  • Jarred Vanderbilt (C): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 47.1% to 16.4, 31.0 min average previous 3 games.
  • Gabe Vincent (PG/SG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 40.9% to 17.5, 29.6 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Lakers have a 2-game winning streak on the road.

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