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April 4, 10:30 PM | STAPLES Center

Los Angeles Lakers vs Los Angeles Clippers Odds

34-20TEAM RECORD32-21

Los Angeles pays a visit to Los Angeles on Wednesday, hoping to send the Clippers to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA action at STAPLES Center.

Los Angeles battles the Lakers, currently with a 34-20 mark (21-33 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 24-28-1 for the Clippers and 29-25 for the Lakers.

View LA Lakers vs LA Clippers Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 5-rated Lakers taking on the No. 15-rated Clippers in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 100-98 win for the Clippers on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles's No. 13-ranked offense (97.1 PPG) against a Lakers defense that ranks No. 9 at 93.8 PPG. The Clippers have averaged 45.2% from the field per game, less than the Lakers have managed so far this season (45.6% on average).

Defensively, the Lakers feature the league's No. 19-rated defense on the road, allowing 97.7 points per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 15 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 91-87 winner at home against the Nets. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (178) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Los Angeles got 24 points from Kobe Bryant en route to a 91-87 victory over New Jersey on Tuesday at STAPLES Center.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 94-75 winner on the road against the Mavericks. They covered the 4-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (169) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Randy Foye scored 28 points for Los Angeles on Monday, leading the Clippers to a 94-75 victory over Dallas at American Airlines Center.

Los Angeles Lakers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Houston are 3-7
After playing New Jersey are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Sacramento are 3-7
After playing Dallas are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

A few Lakers at Clippers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 5 games on the road
LA Lakers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games on the road
LA Lakers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the LA Lakers last 5 games when playing LA Clippers
LA Clippers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games
LA Clippers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the LA Clippers last 5 games when playing LA Lakers
LA Clippers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against LA Lakers

Next up:
LA Lakers home to Houston, Friday, April 6
LA Clippers at Sacramento, Thursday, April 5

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