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Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies Predictions and Player Props April 28

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Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies Betting Analysis

WagerTalk NBA handicapper Andy Lang offers his expert player prop prediction for Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies Game 6 battle from Arena in Los Angeles. Grizzlies point guard Ja Morant is the leading scorer in this series so far averaging 28.3 ppg so far.

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Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies Betting Odds

Friday, April 28 NBA Betting Notes, Courtesy of Caesars
Point Spread: Los Angeles Lakers -210 vs Memphis Grizzlies +175
Total: 219 Points
Arena: Arena in Los Angeles, CA
Game Time: 10:30pm ET / 7:30pm PT

Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies Betting Analysis

The Memphis Grizzlies held serve in Game 5, beating the Los Angeles Lakers 116-99 in Memphis to cut the Lakers series edge to 3-2.

The series shifts back to Los Angeles for Game 6 where the Lakers will once again look to advance. Tip-off is scheduled for 10:30 PM EST/7:30 PST on Friday night from Arena.

Grizzlies Survive

The Memphis Grizzlies survived a must-win situation on Wednesday night as they beat the Los Angeles Lakers 116-99. Desmond Bane led all scorers with 33 points and 10 rebounds while Ja Morant was right behind him with 31 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists.

It was the first time in Memphis Grizzlies history a pair of teammates recorded 30+ points, 10+ rebounds and 5+ assists. Jaren Jackson Jr also posted an 18 point, 10 rebound double-double. The Grizzlies shot 14 of 40 from beyond the arc as a team.

This will be the Grizzlies third shot at winning a playoff game in LA after losing 111-101 in Game 3 and 117-111 in overtime in Game 4. Desmond Bane promised the Memphis faithful that they would return home for a decisive Game 7.

Lakers Look To Wrap It Up In Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Lakers failed to generate 100 points in a 17 point loss in Memphis on Wednesday night. Anthony Davis led his team in scoring and was the games top rebounder with an impressive 31 point, 19 rebound double-double.

LeBron James and D’Angelo Russell also both posted triple-doubles as James had 15 points and 10 rebounds while Russell chipped in with 11 points and 10 assists. The Lakers were outscored 56-48 in the paint despite ADs 19 rebound performance. 

Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies Player Prop Prediction

The Los Angeles Lakers enter this contest as 4.5 point home favorites with a total set at 220. The Grizzlies had the second best record in the Western Conference while it took a late run for the Lakers to even make the play-in tournament.

However the narrative has made it feel as though the Lakers are favored. Recently acquired D’Angelo Russell has been the straw that stirs the drink with assist totals of 10, 3, 7, 4 & 7.

He has also been surprisingly active on the glass with 4, 1, 4, 7 & 4 rebounds. We had cashed back-to-back tickets on over for Russell’s rebounds + assists before he let us down in Game 4.

Russell bounced right back with 14 RA in Game 5. His RA total is set at 8.5 with some extra juice in a critical Game 6. Let’s cash another Russell RA over on Friday night!!

Expert Prediction: D’Angelo Russell Over 8.5 Rebounds + Assists -145 Draftkings

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Meet the Author

Andy Lang has lived in Indianapolis his whole life, and like most people from the Hoosier State, he became fascinated with motor sports. That interest in motor sports turned into a desire to make money off the sport through fantasy contests and sports betting. Like most, he took his lumps when he first got started, but now he is one of the most respected NASCAR bettors in the industry. Andy has expanded that sports betting experience to become profitable in a number of other sports, transforming this interest from a side hobby to a major source of income.

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