Rockets vs. Lakers Free Pick

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LOS ANGELES, CA (ATS Consultants) – The Lakers are in the midst of a brutal season and won't have it easy tonight when they host the Rockets at 10:30PM ET.

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ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Rockets as 8.5-point favorite versus the Lakers while the over/under total is currently sitting at 215 points. Houston is 36-17 overall and 14-10 on the road, while the home team is 18-35 overall and 8-16 at home.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Rockets opened as 9-point favorites but the line has dropped to 8.5 at most online and Vegas sports books, while the total opened at 213.5 and has climbed to 215.

PUBLIC BETTING: The latest public information says that 80% of bettors that have wagered on this game favor the Rockets. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure to click on the link provided to get the most up-to-date public betting numbers.

NBA FREE PICK: Take Houston. According to latest NBA trends, the Rockets are 4-0 against the spread in their last four Western Conference games and 6-2 ATS in their last eight Wednesday games. They're also 5-2 ATS in their last seven games overall and 5-2 ATS in their last seven games versus the Pacific. The Lakers, meanwhile, are 1-4 against the number in their last five home games, 9-20-1 ATS in their last 30 games versus a team with a winning percentage above .600 and 6-13 ATS in their last 19 when their opponent scores 100 points or more in their previous contest.

WEDNESDAY NBA FREE PICK: HOUSTON ROCKETS -8.5

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