Lakers visit Nets in NBA clash
Los Angeles Lakers vs Brooklyn Nets Odds
Los Angeles pays a visit to Brooklyn on Tuesday, hoping to send the Nets to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA action at Barclays Center.
Brooklyn will face the 22-26 Lakers, who own a 19-29 ATS mark on the season. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Nets are 21-26 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Lakers are 24-23-1 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 12-rated Lakers taking on the No. 15-rated Nets in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 102-100 win for the Nets on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Brooklyn's No. 18-ranked offense (95.8 PPG) against a Lakers defense that ranks No. 25 at 100.8 PPG. The Nets have averaged 44.5% from the field per game, less than the Lakers have managed so far this season (45.7% on average).
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Lakers own the league's No. 30-rated mark, allowing 105 points per game when playing on the road. Brooklyn, on the other hand, rates No. 17 in scoring on their home court.
Los Angeles was a 98-97 winner in its last match on the road against the Pistons. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 195 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Lakers got a 23-point performance from Pau Gasol, who added 10 rebounds as Los Angeles ran past Detroit 98-97 on Sunday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Brooklyn won its last outing, a 93-89 result against the Bulls on February 1. The Nets failed to cover in that game as a 5-point favorite, while the 182 combined points took the game OVER the total. Brooklyn earned a 93-89 victory over Chicago on Friday, getting 20 points from Brook Lopez at Barclays Center.
Los Angeles Lakers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 8-2
After a win are 6-4
Brooklyn Nets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Chicago are 2-8
After a win are 7-3
A few Lakers at Nets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 5 games when playing on the road against Brooklyn
LA Lakers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Brooklyn
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 5 games when playing Brooklyn
LA Lakers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Brooklyn
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Brooklyn's last 5 games when playing LA Lakers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Brooklyn's last 5 games when playing at home against LA Lakers
Brooklyn is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
Brooklyn is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games
LA Lakers at Boston, Thursday, February 7
Brooklyn at Detroit, Wednesday, February 6