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Lakers home to Clippers in NBA betting action

Los Angeles ClippersLos Angeles Lakers
Nov 2, 10:30 PM | STAPLES Center

Los Angeles Clippers vs Los Angeles Lakers Odds

1-0TEAM RECORD0-2

The Lakers will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Clippers tip off at STAPLES Center on Friday in NBA play.

This season the Lakers are 0-2 overall and 0-2 ATS against the number, while the Clippers are 1-0 and 1-0 ATS. As for the totals, Los Angeles is 2-0 on the OU, and Los Angeles is 1-0.

View LA Clippers vs LA Lakers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks have set the Lakers as 4-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. The total was listed at 192, but may be on the move.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game pits the Lakers, currently No. 7 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Clippers, who rate No. 16 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 109-91 victory for the Clippers.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Los Angeles's No. 9-rated squad against Los Angeles's No. 19-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Los Angeles rates No. 14 in the league with 5.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 16 with 5 per outing.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Clippers own the league's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game when on the road. Los Angeles, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in home scoring.

Los Angeles won its last outing, a 101-92 result against the Grizzlies on October 31. The Clippers covered in that game as a 4.5-point favorite, while the 193 combined points took the game OVER the total. Los Angeles got 29 points from Jamal Crawford en route to a 101-92 victory over Memphis on Wednesday at STAPLES Center.

Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 116-106 loser as they battled the Trail Blazers on the road. The Lakers failed to cover in the match as a 2-point favorite, while 222 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Lakers got a terrific 33-point performance from Dwight Howard but Portland handed them a 116-106 defeat on Wednesday at Rose Garden.

Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Golden State are 5-5
After playing Memphis are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Los Angeles Lakers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Detroit are 8-2
After playing Portland are 8-2
After a loss are 6-4

A few Clippers at Lakers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Clippers last 5 games when playing LA Lakers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the LA Clippers last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Lakers
LA Clippers are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games when playing on the road against LA Lakers
LA Clippers are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games
LA Lakers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against LA Clippers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 5 games when playing LA Clippers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 6 games at home

Next up:
LA Clippers home to Golden State, Saturday, November 3
LA Lakers home to Detroit, Sunday, November 4