Trail Blazers vs. Lakers Prediction
Are the Lakers a good bet as a home underdog tonight when they take on the Trail Blazers at 9:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Lakers are now 6-point home underdogs versus the Trail Blazers, who opened as 7-point road favorites. The total, meanwhile, is sitting at 222 after opening at 222.5.
Portland has won seven of its last 10 games and is 6-4 against the spread during that span. The Trail Blazers are still just 32-40 against the number on the season, including 16-22 against the spread on the road this year.
Los Angeles enters play having won just two of its last 10 games and is 4-6 at the betting window over that stretch. The Lakers are 31-39 against the spread on the season, which includes at 15-18 ATS record at Staples Center this year.
OUR PREDICTION: The Trail Blazers are 41-16 against the spread in their last 57 games against the Lakers and are 20-8 against the number in their last 28 road games versus Los Angeles. The favorite has also cashed in eight of the last nine meetings between these two teams, while the road team is 11-4 at the betting window the last 15 meetings. The Lakers are a wretched 1-11-1 against the spread in their last 13 games when their opponent scores 100 points or more in its previous game as well.
SUNDAY NBA PREDICTION: PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS -6