April 21, 2024 11:30 pm
Washington takes on Los Angeles in a non-conference battle.

The Los Angeles Lakers (43-33, ninth in the Western Conference) and Washington Wizards (15-61, 14th in the Eastern Conference) will meet again on Wednesday at 7 p.m. EDT. This time, they’ll face each other in Washington. According to the FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE, the Lakers are 13-point favorites with an over/under set at 234.5 points.

The Wizards have struggled at home with a 7-31 record and have only won four games against teams over .500. On the other hand, the Lakers have a 16-21 record on the road and lead the Western Conference in scoring with 16.7 fast break points per game, led by LeBron James, who averages 5.0 fast break points.

Washington scores an average of 113.3 points per game, which is 4.1 points less than the 117.4 points the Lakers give up. The Lakers make an average of 11.8 three-pointers per game, while the Wizards allow a half fewer makes per game on average.

This will be their second matchup of this season and they previously played each other in overtime where LA won with a final score of 134-131 on March 1st . Anthony Davis led LA with his impressive performance by scoring 40 points while Jordan Poole was leading Wizards with his outstanding play by scoring 34 points in that matchup . Corey Kispert has been a top performer for Wizards since then scoring 97% from behind free throw line while averaging about 68% shooting overall and also Poole has been consistent over last ten games as he’s averaging about 22 % shooting overall and making two threes per game . Davis continues to lead LA with his impressive stats such as 24pt , 2nd best rebounder( 9th ) , assists( 5th ) and blocks( 5th ). D’Angelo Russell has been averaging almost two made three pointers every time he steps into court for LA since then . In their last ten games , Washington has had a record of ( .500) but is still trying to get better , whereas LA’s record stands out at ( .600) and continues to improve steadily..

There are several players out due to injuries for both teams, with Kyle Kuzma, Richaun Holmes, others out for Washington , Christian Wood , Jarred Vanderbilt among others are out for Los Angeles

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