Wenyen Gabriel starting for Portland on Friday in place of Carmelo Anthony (personal)

Portland Trail Blazers forward Wenyen Gabriel is in the starting lineup for Friday's game against the Los Angeles Lakers.

What It Means:

Gabriel gets the start on Friday with Carmelo Anthony sitting out for personal reasons.

Portland are 13.5 point underdogs against the Lakers on Friday. Their implied team total of 109 is the third-lowest on the main slate, according to numberFire's DFS Heat Map.