Home team cashing in Lakers vs. Grizzlies
The Lakers have struggled over their last 10 games but they’ve been solid at the betting window. Will they cover as a home dog versus the Grizzlies tonight at 10:30PM ET?
Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv currently list Los Angeles as a 5.5-point home underdog versus Memphis after opening as a 4-point dog. As for the total, the number opened at 210 but has jumped to 210.5. (Track tonight’s NBA odds here.)
The Lakers are 2-8 overall over their last 10 games but they’re also 7-3 against the spread over that same span. In fact, they’re also 5-0 against the spread in their last five games following a failed cover in their previous game and have covered in six of their last seven games versus fellow Western Conference opponents.
These two teams just played in Memphis and the Grizzlies produced a 128-119 victory as an 8.5-point home favorite. But the home team has covered in four of the last five meetings between these two teams while the underdog is 6-2-3 ATS in the last 11 meetings so take the Lakers.
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