Sun. Apr 18th, 2021

NBA 1/5/21 – Lakers @ Grizzlies

 

Strategy: Goliath Hasn’t Had Coffee Yet

Alert: Lakers down 10 points

Los Angeles Lakers (6-2, 4-0 Away) @ Memphis Grizzlies (2-5, 0-4 Home)

Final Score: 94 – 92

Line: LAL -9.5

 

The Lakers were heavy favorites coming into the game away in Memphis. You could see the Grizzlies getting a double digit lead similar to the previous game played just two days prior. The Lakers held the lead for the majority of the quarter however there were 4 lead changes. The 1st quarter ended with the Grizzlies up by 5 points. The Grizzlies controlled the 2nd quarter with the Lakers only getting the lead once at 1 point. The Grizzlies lead maxed out at 10 points and the first half ended with a 4 point Griz advantage.

 

The Lakers held the lead for the majority of the 3rd quarter however there were 4 lead changes. The 4th quarter started with a point lead for the Grizzlies. The Lakers were able to take the lead and that maxed out at 4 points. The Grizzlies were able to get the lead back however the Lakers quickly took it back and didn’t give it up for the remainder of the game. The Laker lead maxed out at 11 points and the game ended at a 2 point margin.