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Washington takes on Los Angeles in non-conference showdown.


Apr 3, 2024

The Los Angeles Lakers (43-33, ninth in the Western Conference) are set to face the Washington Wizards (15-61, 14th in the Eastern Conference) in Washington on Wednesday at 7 p.m. EDT. The FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE has the Lakers as a 13-point favorite with an over/under of 234.5 points.

Washington has struggled at home with a 7-31 record and a 4-43 record against teams over .500. The Lakers, on the other hand, 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.

The Wizards score 113.3 points per game while the Lakers give up 117.4 points. The Lakers average 11.8 made 3-pointers per game, just 0.5 fewer than the Wizards allow. This will be the second matchup between the two teams this season, with the Lakers winning the last game 134-131 in overtime.

Corey Kispert and Jordan Poole are top performers for the Wizards, while Anthony Davis and D’Angelo Russell lead the Lakers. The Wizards have gone 4-6 in their last 10 games, while the Lakers have gone 7-3.

In terms of injuries, the Wizards are missing Kyle Kuzma, Richaun Holmes, Isaiah Livers, Tyus Jones, Landry Shamet, and Bilal Coulibaly. The Lakers are without Christian Wood, Jarred Vanderbilt, Colin Castleton, Gabe Vincent, Cam Reddish, and Jalen Hood-Schifino.

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