The Los Angeles Lakers will be on the road for their next five games beginning Wednesday night against the Milwaukee Bucks on ESPN. The Lakers are coming off an 18 point [121-103] loss to the Chicago Bulls on Monday night.
The Lakers will be without LeBron James again, who is out with an abdominal strain, and on the Bucks side of things, they are entering tonight’s contest after losing two straight games against the Hawks and Celtics.
The Los Angeles Lakers have to win the third quarter tonight against the Bucks. Their issues in the third quarter this season have been well documented. They are coming out and being outscored in that quarter alone. Earlier this season the Minnesota Timberwolves dropped 40 points on them in the third quarter, which led to a blowout loss for the Lakers.
Key Stats and Trends
The Bucks have failed to cover the spread in the last four home games.
Russell Westbrook has recorded a triple-double in the last three appearances against the Bucks.
In the seven home games, the Bucks have not reached the total point line.
Prop to Consider
Anthony Davis has scored 27+ points against the Bucks in six out of seven road games.
Talen Horton-Tucker has scored 17+ points in his first three games as a starter.