Golden State Warriors vs Los Angeles Lakers: NBA Play-In 2021
Staples Center is all set to host one of the most awaited games on Wednesday night as the Golden State Warriors play the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA play-in tournament.
Sportco delivers an in-depth preview, head-to-head score, form guide, injury update, live stream info and prediction for the big game.
Golden State Warriors vs LA Lakers Prediction: Head-to-Head Record
- When confronted each other, the Lakers have the better H2H record over their Wednesday night opponents with 257 wins, while the Warriors have taken charge in 169.
- When we consider their last five meetings, the Lakers have come out on top in four of them, losing one, while the Lakers also won two out of the three games in the regular season.
Golden State Warriors: Form Guide
Stephen Curry was once again up to the task as he was instrumental in the Warriors' 113-101 conquest over the Memphis Grizzlies, and that helped them make it to the No.8 spot in the Western Conference.
April was a month to cherish for the Warriors and the story was persistent in May as well. The regular season concluded for them with 39 wins and 33 losses, and a position below the LA Lakers in the Western Conference table.
In the last ten games, GSW have eight wins and two losses, but their away campaign hasn't been the best as they have lost 22 and won only 14.
Golden State Warriors Injuries
Damion Lee is out due to COVID-19. Klay Thompson has an achilles concern, while Kelly Oubre is struggling with his wrist.
Los Angeles Lakers: Form Guide
The Lakers had a tough season this time. One of the major reasons was how badly they suffered due to constant injury concerns in the roster.
LeBron James, the Lakers' main man was sidelined for the major chunk of the season, and their form was far from their best. They held the seventh spot in the Western Conference with 42 wins and 30 losses.
Their home and away form has been quite similar with the home form marginally better. Lakers have also managed to win eight of their last ten games, while they are also unbeaten in their last five games.
LA Lakers Injuries
The Lakers finally have almost no injury concerns. They will have a lot of options to choose from.
Golden State Warriors vs LA Lakers Prediction: Live Stream Options
The game will be available for Livestreaming on NBA TV.
The live telecast of the game can also be viewed on national television on broadcast channels like ABC, cable networks ESPN and TNT.
Golden State Warriors vs LA Lakers Prediction
As far as their season is concerned, both the teams were very close to each other. However, the Lakers have all their players fit for the clash.
All eyes will be on Stephen Curry if the Warriors want to win on the roads but it won't be easy with the Lakers finally finding their feet in this term. It will be intriguing to see how this encounter pans out.
Sportco's prediction is a Los Angeles Lakers win tonight against the Golden State Warriors.
What is your prediction for the game? Will the Golden State Warriors settle scores with the LA Lakers this season?