At 10:00 ET, the Golden State Warriors (-229) will host the Los Angeles Lakers (+187) in a Western Pacific division matchup. The over/under line is currently set at 243 points.

Golden State is favored by 6 and comes into this game with a 27-26 record, while the Lakers are 30-26 and have won three straight. TNT will broadcast the game from Chase Center in San Francisco.


The Pick: Golden State Warriors -6

This game will be played at Chase Center at 10:00 ET on Thursday, February 22nd.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 137-108 in favor of the Warriors.
  • Our projections have Stephen Curry finishing with Stephen Curry points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Warriors finishing with a field goal percentage of 47.2% and knocking down 17 threes.

Will the Lakers Find a Way to Win in San Francisco?

In Western Conference play, the Lakers are 20-17 compared to 10-9 against the East. This season, they have gone 26-30 against the spread, including 12-16 on the road and 14-14 at home.

As underdogs, the Lakers have a straight-up record of 10-16 and 13-13 against the spread. They have covered the spread in their last two games as underdogs.

The Lakers’ O/U record for the season is 31-25, and 51 of their games have had lower over/under lines than today’s (243). On average, their games have seen 234.1 points scored.

Los Angeles has won three straight games and is 9th in the Western Conference with a record of 30-26. In their last game, they beat the Jazz by a score of 138-122. The Lakers were 4.5-point underdogs going into that game.

The Lakers’ offense is currently 13th in the NBA with an average of 117 points per game. When playing on the road, they are 12th in scoring at 116.6 points per game.

Los Angeles is 4th in the league in field goal percentage at 49%. However, they are just 27th in three-pointers made per game and are last in three-point attempts.

One area where the Lakers have excelled is getting to the free-throw line. They are 6th in both free throws made and attempted per game.

At present, the Lakers’ defense is ranked 18th, allowing 117.1 points per game. Opponents are hitting 54.1% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 37.5% of their three-point attempts.

Will Golden State Live Up to Expectations at Home?

The Warriors have a record of 27-26 this season and are currently 10th in the Western Conference. Against the West, they are 15-20 compared to 12-6 against non-conference opponents.

Golden State has won five straight games on the road and has an ATS record of 17-8 on the road. Their overall ATS record is 28-24, and they have covered the spread in their last five road games.

At home, the Warriors are 14-14 straight-up and 11-16 ATS. Their average scoring differential at home is -0.8 points per game.

The Warriors’ O/U record for the season is 29-23-1, and the over has hit in their last two games. Today’s O/U line is set at 243, and their games have averaged 237.9 points per game.

In their most recent game, the Warriors defeated the Jazz by a score of 140-137. Golden State was favored by 2.5 points going into the game, and the O/U line was 240.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Warriors have been one of the best teams in the league this season. They are currently second in the NBA in three-pointers made per game at 15.1. Overall, they are shooting 38% from beyond the arc, which is fifth in the league.

At home, the Warriors are averaging 118.4 points per game this season, which is 11th in the NBA. Overall, they are 6th in the league at 119.7 points per game.

So far this season, Golden State has outscored the NBA scoring average in 62.3% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 8th in the league at 100.3 possessions per game.

The Warriors’ defense is presently ranked 22nd in the league, allowing an average of 118.2 points per contest. When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Warriors squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 54.5% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 36.0% from downtown.