Game four of a Western Conference Second Round series is set for Monday night when the Golden State Warriors visit the Los Angeles Lakers. Los Angeles has been impressive this series and can put one foot in the Western Conference Finals with a win Monday night. Below is my NBA pick for the Golden State Warriors vs Los Angeles Lakers.

Golden State Warriors vs Los Angeles Lakers Betting Pick

The Pick: Los Angeles Lakers -3.5

This game will be played at Arena at 10:00 p.m. on Monday, May 8, 2023.

Why Bet the Los Angeles Lakers:

✅ Los Angles has been in good form and have covered the spread in five of their last seven games played.

✅ The Lakers have won six of their last seven home games against the Warriors.

✅ Golden State has covered the spread in just one of their last six games against Los Angeles.

Golden State Warriors Are Bad on the Road

Golden State has struggled on the road all season, going just 11-30 during the regular season, and they looked bad in game three in Los Angeles. The Warriors were shocked in the game one loss but turned it around and evened the series up with a dominant game two showing. Los Angeles grabbed the series by the horns with a 127-97 game three victory.

The Warriors game out of the gates hot, in game three, as they led by seven points after the first quarter. Los Angeles quickly woke up and grabbed an 11-point halftime lead. It was an avalanche from that point on as the Lakers led 18 points after the third quarter and ultimately suffered the 30-point defeat.

Steph Curry led the Warriors with 23 points, four rebounds, and three assists in the loss. Klay Thompson added 15 points and seven rebounds on the night.

The Los Angeles Lakers Are Favorites to Advance

Los Angeles will be flying high as they can take a commanding 3-1 series lead with a win Monday night. The Lakers have home court advantage, thanks to their game one win, and can win this series by just taking care of business in Los Angeles.

In the game three win, Anthony Davis stuffed the stat sheet with 25 points, 13 rebounds, three assists, three steals, and four blocks. LeBron James added 21 points, eight rebounds, and eight assists on the night.