Los Angeles got 32 points from Kobe Bryant en route to a 115-108 victory over Washington on Tuesday at STAPLES Center.
The Lakers won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 13-point spread. OVER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an OVER play.
Los Angeles got 24 points from Lamar Odom and another 21 points from Pau Gasol. Pau Gasol contributed 8 assists, while Pau Gasol cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
Washington got 30 points from Nick Young in a losing cause and another 23 points from Gilbert Arenas. John Wall contributed 14 assists for the Wizards, while JaVale McGee had 6 rebounds.
Los Angeles led at halftime, 69-56.
The rebound battle favored Los Angeles as they grabbed 45 boards, while Washington only had 34.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act on the road to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face Sacramento.