Lakers vs Trail Blazers Game 5, NBA Playoffs Game Betting Odds & Trends

Written by on August 29, 2020

On Saturday (August 29, 2020), the Los Angeles Lakers (52-19, 3-1) square off with the Portland Trail Blazers (35-39, 2-3) in a game that Los Angeles is currently a double-digit favorite by 13.5 points. A 223-point total has been set for the game. Tip-off for Game 5 of the first round of the Western Conference Playoffs is scheduled for 9:00 PM ET at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Reunion, Florida.

Betting Information

Lakers vs Trail Blazers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Lakers -13.5 -115 -105 223 -110 -110

Head to Head

In seven head-to-head matchups this season, Los Angeles has a 5-2 record against Portland. The Lakers also have a 5-2 record against the spread when playing the Trail Blazers.

Lakers vs Trail Blazers in 2019-20
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
8/24/2020 Lakers -7.5 226.5 -343 273 135-115 LAL
8/22/2020 Lakers -7.5 224.5 -336 271 116-108 LAL
8/20/2020 Lakers -6.5 229.5 -279 225 111-88 LAL
8/18/2020 Lakers -6.5 233.5 -269 220 100-93 POR
1/31/2020 Lakers -13 231.5 -981 663 127-119 POR
12/28/2019 Lakers -5 223.5 -220 180 128-120 LAL
12/6/2019 Lakers -4.5 224.5 -196 161 136-113 LAL

Lakers Betting Information

  • Los Angeles has been good against the spread this season, posting a 39-35-1 record.
  • The Lakers fare well when favored by at least 13.5 points, posting a 3-2 record against the spread.
  • Los Angeles has more often than not combined with its adversaries to reach the over, doing so 36 times in 75 contests (48%).

Trail Blazers Betting Information

  • Portland and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their games this season — 45 of 79 (57%).
  • Portland has failed to cover the spread in more than half of its contests, going 33-42-4 ATS.
  • When they are at least 13.5-point underdogs, the Trail Blazers have fared well, going 1-0 against the spread.

Over/Under Analysis

Lakers vs Trail Blazers Total Facts
Games Over 223 % of Games Over 223 Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
Lakers 38 50.7% 113.5 228 107.4 223.5 220.8
Trail Blazers 53 67.1% 114.5 228 116.1 223.5 230.6

Lakers Leaders

  • Anthony Davis leads the Lakers in points and rebounds. He averages 26.1 points per game while adding 9.3 rebounds.
  • LeBron James paces the team with 10.2 assists pe game.
  • Davis averages 1.5 steals and 2.3 blocks per game. Both numbers are team-highs for Los Angeles.
  • The Lakers are led by James from beyond the arc. He knocks down 2.2 shots from deep per game.

Trail Blazers Leaders

  • Damian Lillard’s strong performances this season give him the top spot on the Trail Blazers scoring and assists leaderboards with 30.0 points per game and 8.0 assists per game.
  • When it comes to rebounds, Hassan Whiteside is the Portland leader with 13.5 per game.
  • Jusuf Nurkic is at the top of Portland’s steals hierarchy with 1.4 steals per game and Whiteside leads the squad in blocks with 2.9 per game.
  • Lillard is tops from three-point range for the Trail Blazers, hitting 4.1 threes per game.

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