Lakers, off to continue roadtrip with a win vs Cavaliers

Lakers, off to continue roadtrip with a win vs Cavaliers

The Los Angeles Lakers and the Cleveland Cavaliers meets on December 7, 2022, at 8:30 AM (GMT+8), as the Cavaliers host the Lakers. Lakers just came from a victory on the road, and are hoping for the same results in this match. The Lakers is currently 10-12 after starting badly this season, while the Cavaliers are at 15-9, following their strong start. However, despite of Lakers’ slow start, they are currently on a good run as they win four out of their last five games. While the Lakers are coming from a win, the Cleveland on the other hand is coming from a loss.

After having a hard time when the season starts, the Lakers were finally able to pick up themselves recently. Coming into this game, these two teams have different goals in mind. The Cavaliers wants to leave behind their poor performance on their last game. Lakers on the other hand wants to extend their winning streak. The Lakers came from a win against the Wizards as Anthony Davis went unstoppable in that match. As for the Cavaliers, they suffered an 11-point defeat against the Knicks, and played poorly. They do not want to repeat the same mistake in this game, when they meet the Lakers.

Lakers finally showing what they got

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers

During the first few games of the Lakers, they have failed to be what is expected of them, which is why many started doubting their capabilities. Now, they are slowly proving themselves that they are still as capable as they were before. In fact, for the last nine games of the Lakers, they are in a 7-2 run. Moreover, they played phenomenally on their win against the Wizards, with Anthony Davis leading the Lakers. However, due to their bad start, they are still not in a good place, the 12th in their conference. But if they continue to play the way they do, they will certainly go far this season. Offensively, they are averaging 114.8 points per game, and are 27th in the team. Defensively, they allows 115.1 points per game, the 13th in the league.

Anthony Davis is the one doing the magic for the Lakers, as he is having 35.3 points per game, on a 60 percent shooting. Of course, he receives support from guys like Lebron James, and Russel Westbrook who improves a lot.

Cavaliers aims to redeem themselves after their loss

NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers

The Cavaliers had a devastating loss against the Knicks as they never led in their loss to their opponent. They were even held less than 100 points, which is a very unusual for the Cavaliers as they used to have a shootout before. This squad actually have a strong start in the start of the season. However, things fell down recently, and they are not having the form they used to have. The Knicks even led as much as 18 points, which is why they were able to win this game. For their past 10 games, they are 7-3, which is still a good standing for them. Offensively, they average 111.3 points per game, on a 47.5 percent shooting. Moreover, they have been efficient offensively, the sixth in the league, and you cannot say anything to their defense efficiency as they are the best in the league.

Donovan Mitchell is the one who leads the Cavaliers with an average of 28.7 points per game. Garland, Mobley, and Jarrett Allen also contributes and help the Cavaliers in their campaign. However, they are still without Ricky Rubio, who is still nursing his knee injury.


Los Angeles Lakers
Total Under: 110.5
Odds: 0.95

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