The Lakers will host the Hornets tonight at 9:30PM ET and in previous meetings between these two teams, that has mean the underdog cashing at the betting window.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Lakers are 4-point home underdogs versus the Hornets while the over/under currently sits at 201 points. Charlotte enters play with a 22-25 record overall and is 22-24-1 against the spread, while Los Angeles is 9-40 straight up and 21-28 at the betting window.
The underdog is a ridiculous 18-3 against the spread in the last 21 meetings between these two teams while the Hornets are just 1-5 ATS in their last six games versus the Lakers. That said, the road team has covered in six of the last seven meetings and the Hornets are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 road games versus Los Angeles.
The under has been profitable in this series as well, cashing in four of the last five meetings in L.A. The under is also 10-4 in the Lakers' last 14 home games and 10-4 in the Hornets' last 14 games coming off a loss.