The Lakers (8-12) are set launch a six-game road trip to the Eastern Conference. It starts with a game against the Bucks tonight.
Five players are on injury report for Los Angeles for this game, as reported by Jovan Buha. Superstars Anthony Davis (low back tightness) and LeBron James (left adductor strain) as well as Troy Brown Jr. (left foot soreness) are listed as probable.
In addition Dennis Schroder (personal reasons) and Lonnie Walker IV (left foot soreness) are questionable. Also, Scotty Pippen Jr. (G League Two-Way) and Cole Swider (G League Two-Way) are out.
It is the first of the two games between the Lakers and the Bucks this season. The two teams will meet again in Los Angeles in a week
The Purple and Gold are 6-2 in their last 8 games, while Milwaukee won 5 of their last 7 games and are currently on a three-game winning streak.
Ahead of tonight’s game, the Bucks are considered favorites amongst bookmakers, with NBA lines site Betway pricing them at -350 to beat the Lakers. The NBA betting odds for the Los Angeles to win this game are at +350.