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Lakers battle vs Kings highlights NBA odds

Sacramento Kings Los Angeles Lakers
20-37 February 28, 2014, 10:30 | STAPLES Center 19-39



The Lakers hope to be unwelcoming hosts on Friday as the Kings pay a visit to STAPLES Center in NBA betting action.

The Lakers sit at 19-39 (31-27 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Kings are currently 20-37 (25-30-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Los Angeles is 32-24-2 OU, and Sacramento is 29-27-1 OU. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Sacramento Kings vs Los Angeles Lakers Odds and Stats.

This game matches up the No. 29 (Lakers) and the No. 24 (Kings) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 93-90 result in favor of the Kings is predicted by handicapping models.

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The Kings were a 129-103 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Rockets. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (232) made winners of OVER bettors. Sacramento was crushed on Tuesday, getting run out of the gym by Houston and falling 129-103 at Sleep Train Arena.

The Lakers were a 108-103 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Grizzlies. They covered the 11.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (211) made winners of OVER bettors. Jodie Meeks scored 19 points in a failed effort to lead the Lakers to victory (they lost 108-103 to Memphis at FedExForum on Wednesday).

How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Los Angeles's No. 23-rated squad against Sacramento's No. 12-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Los Angeles rates No. 3 in the league with 9.24 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 24 with 6.58 per outing.

Next up:
Sacramento home to Minnesota, Saturday, March 1st
Los Angeles at Portland, Monday, March 3rd