The Golden State Warriors are still working on team chemistry, but they’ve opened the season winning 12 of 14 games. The Los Angeles Lakers haven’t started quite as strongly, but they look better than last season, splitting their first 14 contests. The two sides meet in Oakland on Wednesday in the first half of a home-and-home series.
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The Lakers went to 7-7 SU (8-5-1 ATS) after a 118-110 home loss to the Chicago Bulls on Sunday. Louis Williams came off the bench and led the team with 25 points. Another sub, Larry Nance Jr., added 18 for the Lakers, who were outrebounded 56-37. The Lakers host the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday before the Warriors visit.
The Warriors are 12-2 SU (6-7-1 ATS) after a 120-83 drubbing of the Indiana Pacers. Klay Thompson put up 25 points, while Steph Curry added 22. Thanks to the blowout win, Curry, Thompson and Kevin Durant all played 30 minutes or less, giving them the chance to rest.
The Warriors are 7-3 SU and 5-5 ATS in their last 10 meetings with the Lakers, who routed Golden State 117-97 on November 4. The two move to Los Angeles on Friday night for the second half of their home-and-home.
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