The Los Angeles Lakers will visit the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday, February 26th, in the third of four meetings between the teams this season. Dallas has won both of the previous two meetings.
The 28-32 Lakers are in 13th place in the Western Conference. Los Angeles is ranked sixth in points per game and 21st in offensive rating. The Lakers have struggled on the less flashy side of the ball, ranking 24th in opponents’ points per game and 19th in defensive rating.
The 32-29 Mavericks are sixth in the Western Conference. Dallas is ranked 19th in points per game and seventh in offensive rating. The Mavericks have ranked 11th in opponents’ points per game and 22nd in defensive rating.
The Lakers are 13-18 on the road, while the Mavericks are 20-10 at home.
Los Angeles Lakers vs. Dallas Mavericks Match Details
Fixture: Los Angeles Lakers at Dallas Mavericks
Date and Time: Sunday, February 26th, 3:30 p.m. EST
Venue: American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
Los Angeles Lakers vs. Dallas Mavericks Injury Report
Los Angeles Lakers superstar forwards LeBron James and Anthony Davis are both listed as probable with left foot soreness and right foot stress, respectively. Newly acquired starting point guard D’Angelo Russell is doubtful with a right ankle sprain.
The Dallas Mavericks will be without forward Maxi Kleber and Davis Bertans, who are out with a right hamstring tear and left calf strain, respectively.
|LeBron James||Los Angeles Lakers||Probable||Foot|
|Anthony Davis||Los Angeles Lakers||Probable||Foot|
|D’Angelo Russell||Los Angeles Lakers||Doubtful||Ankle|
|Maxi Kleber||Dallas Mavericks||Out||Hamstring|
|Davis Bertans||Dallas Mavericks||Out||Calf|
Los Angeles Lakers vs. Dallas Mavericks Betting Odds and Spread
|Los Angeles Lakers||+4|
Los Angeles Lakers vs. Dallas Mavericks Starting 5s
Lakers – PG Dennis Schroder, SG Malik Beasley, SF LeBron James, PF Jarred Vanderbilt, C Anthony Davis
Mavericks – PG Kyrie Irving, SG Josh Green, SF Luka Doncic, PF Reggie Bullock, C Dwight Powell
Los Angeles Lakers vs. Dallas Mavericks Betting Prediction
The Los Angeles Lakers have looked like a different team after a trade deadline in which they were able to rebuild their roster. Meanwhile, the Dallas Mavericks have struggled since acquiring superstar point guard Kyrie Irving. Look for the Lakers to take advantage of Dallas’ struggles as they continue their strong play and win this contest outright.