Los Angeles Lakers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Betting Tips and Best Bets

by | Apr 8, 2022

Lakers vs. Thunder Betting Picks & Predictions

Odds are against Darius Bazley and the Oklahoma City Thunder (24-56), who are an 8-point underdog when they square off with Russell Westbrook and the Los Angeles Lakers (31-49) on April 8, 2022. The over/under for the matchup is 227.5. Find more below on the Lakers vs. Thunder betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Lakers vs. Thunder Betting Line

Lakers vs Thunder Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Lakers -8 227.5 -111 -110 -373 291

Lakers vs. Thunder Game Info

  • Game Day: Friday, April 8, 2022
  • Game Time: 10:30 PM ET
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Arena: Staples Center

Computer Predictions for Lakers vs. Thunder

Computer picks for Lakers vs Thunder
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Under (227.5) Thunder 114 Lakers 107

Lakers vs. Thunder Betting Trends

  • Los Angeles was 31-36-1 against the spread last year.
  • The Lakers’ ATS record as 8-point favorites or greater was 7-10-1 last year.
  • Los Angeles had 27 of its 71 games go over the point total last season.
  • Los Angeles Lakers Leaders

  • Russell Westbrook led his team in points (22.2), rebounds (11.5) and assists (11.7) per contest last year, shooting 43.9% from the floor and 31.5% from beyond the arc with 1.3 made 3-pointers per game. At the other end, he put up 1.4 steals and 0.4 blocks.
  • LeBron James put up 24.6 points, 7.4 rebounds and 7.6 assists per game last year. At the other end, he posted 1.0 steals and 0.6 blocked shots.
  • Carmelo Anthony put up 13.4 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.5 assists per contest last year. At the other end, he put up 0.7 steals and 0.6 blocked shots.
  • Anthony Davis posted 20.8 points, 7.8 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game last year, shooting 48.5% from the field.
  • Dwight Howard posted 7.0 points, 8.4 rebounds and 0.9 assists per contest last season, shooting 58.7% from the floor.
  • Los Angeles Lakers Season Stats

    Stat Rank
    Field Goal % 46.9 7
    Opp. Field Goal % 47.0 22
    Rebounds Per Game 43.9 19
    Opp. Rebounds Per Game 46.7 25
    Turnovers Per Game 14.0 28
    Opp. Turnovers Per Game 13.3 11

    Thunder vs. Lakers Betting Trends

  • Oklahoma City is 49-28-3 against the spread this season.
  • The Thunder have an ATS record of 27-15-2 as 8-point underdogs or more.
  • Oklahoma City has played 80 games this year, and 40 of them have gone over the total.
  • Oklahoma City Thunder Leaders

  • The Thunder’s leader in scoring and rebounding is Darius Bazley with 10.8 points and 6.3 rebounds per game.
  • Oklahoma City’s assist leader is Aleksej Pokusevski with 2.1 per game. He also records 7.6 points per game and adds 5.2 rebounds per game.
  • Bazley is at the top of the Oklahoma City steals and blocks leaderboards with 0.8 steals per game and 1.0 block per game.
  • Oklahoma City Thunder Season Stats

    Stat Rank
    Field Goal % 43.0 30
    Opp. Field Goal % 45.6 11
    Rebounds Per Game 45.7 6
    Opp. Rebounds Per Game 48.3 30
    Turnovers Per Game 13.4 18
    Opp. Turnovers Per Game 12.8 16

    Lakers and Thunder Injury Report

    Lakers: Russell Westbrook: Out (Shoulder), Anthony Davis: Out (Knee), LeBron James: Out (Ankle), Kendrick Nunn: Out (Knee)
      Thunder: Josh Giddey: Out For Season (Hip), Ty Jerome: Out For Season (Hip), Tre Mann: Day To Day (Hamstring), Kenrich Williams: Out (Knee), Derrick Favors: Out For Season (Back), Mike Muscala: Out For Season (Ankle), Darius Bazley: Out For Season (Knee), Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: Out For Season (Ankle), Luguentz Dort: Out For Season (Shoulder)

    Betting Tips for Lakers vs. Thunder

    We have the Thunder (+8) as our best bet in this contest after digging through all of the key stats and trends for this matchup. Our computer predicts the scoring will finish under the total of 227.5 points, with a final score of Lakers 114, Thunder 107.

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