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Golden State Warriors vs Los Angeles Lakers 5/12/2023 Analysis, Game Tips and Picks

Golden State Warriors vs Los Angeles Lakers 5/12/2023 Analysis, Game Tips and Picks

West Semifinals – Game 6, LAL lead series 3-2

The Western Conference semifinals series between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Lakers continues on Friday night with Game 6. The Warriors trail the series 3-2 but managed to show their resilience in Game 5 by winning 121-106. Stephen Curry, the team’s star player, led the scoring with an impressive 27 points. 

The Warriors had a remarkable overall shooting percentage of 51.1% and outrebounded the Lakers 48-38. During the postseason, Curry has been the standout player for Golden State, averaging 30.6 points per game, followed by Klay Thompson with an average of 20.3 points per game. Kevon Looney has been performing well on the boards, averaging 13.1 rebounds per game, while Draymond Green has been facilitating the team’s offense with an average of 7.5 assists per game. Golden State has been averaging 113.5 points per game throughout the playoffs.

  • Golden State is 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games on the road against the LA Lakers.
  • The total went OVER in 5 of Golden State’s last 7 games played in May.
  • The Golden State Warriors are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games played on a Friday.

Golden State Warriors vs Los Angeles Lakers 5/12/2023 Analysis, Game Tips and Picks

Meanwhile, the Los Angeles Lakers aim to clinch the series with a victory on Friday to advance to the Conference Finals. In Game 5’s loss, SF LeBron James led the Lakers with 25 points, while PF Anthony Davis scored 23 points and grabbed nine rebounds before being sidelined with an injury. The Lakers struggled to find scoring off the bench, managing just 28 points.

Throughout the postseason, LeBron James has been a key player for the Lakers, leading the team in scoring with an average of 22.6 points per game. Meanwhile, Anthony Davis has been a force to be reckoned with, both on the scoring and rebounding fronts. He’s currently averaging 21.4 points and 14.0 rebounds per game. D’Angelo Russell has also been an important contributor, leading the team in assists with an average of 5.7 per game. Overall, the Lakers have been averaging 112.1 points per game.

  • The LA Lakers are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games at home against Golden State.
  • The Lakers are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games with a team in the Western Conference.
  • The total went OVER in 6 of LA Lakers’ last 8 games with a team in the Pacific Division.

Golden State Warriors vs Los Angeles Lakers. The NBA pick for this game is the Los Angeles Lakers. PF Anthony Davis left Game 5 with a head injury and is currently listed as questionable for Friday’s game. If diagnosed with a concussion, he may not be able to play at his full potential. The outcome of this matchup largely depends on Davis’ health, and anyone betting on the game should keep a close eye on the injury report leading up to tip-off. Prediction: The Golden State Warriors will win and cover ATS, with a score of 117-115.

NBA Starting Time: 10:00 PM (EDT)

Location: Arena in downtown Los Angeles, CA

Date: Friday, May 12, 2023


NBA Odds: Los Angeles Lakers -2.5

NBA Totals: 221.0

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