Last Sunday, the Lakers defeated the Spurs 123-92 as 6-point home favorites with a total of 228.5 points. Los Angeles is a 4-point road favorite this time, so let’s take a closer look.
Are Anthony Davis and LeBron James playing vs Spurs?
The San Antonio Spurs (6-13; 9-10 ATS) lost 129-110 to the New Orleans Pelicans as 5.5-point home underdogs last Wednesday, extending their losing streak to six games.
Zach Collins (lower leg) is questionable for Friday’s game against the Lakers, according to Paul Garcia of ProjectSpurs.com.
Zach Collins hasn’t played since November 4, but he’s on his way back. If he’s available, he’ll almost certainly be on a time crunch.
Jordan Hall, Doug McDermott, and Josh Richardson have all been listed as questionable by the Spurs.
Last Tuesday, the Los Angeles Lakers (5-11; 5-11 ATS) lost their three-game winning streak, falling 115-105 to the Phoenix Suns.
Anthony Davis should play Friday against the Spurs despite low back tightness, possessing a probable designation.
Anthony Davis led the Purple-and-Gold with 37 points. 5 steals, 5 blocks, and 21 rebounds Off the bench, Russell Westbrook had 21 points and five assists, and Lonnie Walker IV had 24 points on 8-for-18 shooting.
Anthony Davis has recently been unstoppable, averaging 30 points and 15 rebounds in four consecutive games. Davis had 30 points, 18 rebounds, and three steals against the Spurs last Sunday, while the Lakers’ second unit scored 53 points and made six three-pointers.
LeBron James (24.9 PPG, 8.8 RPG, 6.9 APG) has missed the last five games due to a groin injury. According to TNT’s Chris Haynes, James plans to play against the Spurs on Friday.
On Friday, Juan Toscano-Anderson (back) is expected to play against the Spurs.
Patrick Beverley received a three-game suspension after shoving Deandre Ayton during the Suns’ loss on Tuesday.