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Thunder vs Lakers Betting Matchup Report

Los Angeles LakersOklahoma City Thunder
May 21, 9:30 PM | Chesapeake Energy Arena

Los Angeles Lakers vs Oklahoma City Thunder Odds

41-25TEAM RECORD47-19

A key NBA battle sees the visiting Lakers travelling to Oklahoma City Monday to face the Thunder on Monday.

Oklahoma City will face the 41-25 Lakers, who own a 27-39 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Thunder are 31-35 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Lakers are 37-29 favoring the OVER.

View LA Lakers vs Oklahoma City Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Thunder installed as 7.5-point favorites in this particular matchup. The over-under number was listed by most sportsbooks at 191.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 2-rated Thunder and the No. 7-rated Lakers in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 104-100 win for the Thunder on Monday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Oklahoma City's No. 3-ranked offense (103.1 PPG) against a Lakers defense that ranks No. 15 at 95.9 PPG. The Thunder have averaged 47.1% from the field per game, more than the Lakers have managed so far this season (45.7% on average).

Defensively, the Lakers feature the league's No. 18-rated defense on the road, allowing 99 points per game. Oklahoma City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the league in scoring at home.

The Thunder were a 103-100 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Lakers. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites, while the total score (203) made winners of OVER bettors. Russell Westbrook poured in 37 points for Oklahoma City on Saturday, as they defeated Los Angeles 103-100 at STAPLES Center.

Los Angeles Lakers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Oklahoma City are 5-5
After playing Oklahoma City are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3

Oklahoma City Thunder Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing LA Lakers are 8-2
After playing LA Lakers are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

A few Lakers at Thunder trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the LA Lakers last 5 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma City
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the LA Lakers last 5 games when playing Oklahoma City
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 13 of the LA Lakers last 19 games on the road
Oklahoma City is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Oklahoma City is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oklahoma City's last 5 games when playing at home against LA Lakers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oklahoma City's last 5 games

Next up:
LA Lakers home to Oklahoma City, Wednesday, May 23
Oklahoma City at LA Lakers, Wednesday, May 23

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