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NBA Betting Pick - Los Angeles Lakers -9.5 Point Underdogs vs Portland Trail Blazers

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for the Los Angeles Lakers when they hit take on the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday in pro NBA hoops betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Portland Trail Blazers installed as -9.5-point favorites in this particular NBA matchup. The over-under betting line for the total number of point scored was listed by most sportsbooks, including Bovada, at 226.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 116-99 result in favor of the Trail Blazers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Portland Trail Blazers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Portland Trail Blazers are 19-27 so far on the NBA season, and 19-27 ATS vs the spread betting line. The Los Angeles Lakers, meanwhile, are 16-32 and 20-27-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Portland go 27-19 and the Lakers go 26-22 on the total. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Portland vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The Trail Blazers - Lakers betting odds would favor the Lakers if the lines were set according to power rankings. Portland is rated No. 27 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Los Angeles Lakers sit at No. 25.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Portland's No. 8-ranked offense (107.5 PPG) against a Los Angeles Lakers defense that ranks No. 27 at 110.46 PPG. The Portland Trail Blazers have averaged 45.42% from the field per game, more than the Los Angeles Lakers have managed so far this NBA season (44.52% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Lakers were blown out by Dallas on Sunday, losing by a 122-73 final at American Airlines Center in basketball betting action.

Portland got 35 points from C.J. McCollum en route to a 127-123 victory over Boston on Saturday at TD Garden.

Betting Trends
  • LA Lakers is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • LA Lakers is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Lakers's last 5 games
  • LA Lakers is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Portland is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Portland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Portland is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 15 of Portland's last 23 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Utah, Thursday, January 26th
Portland home to Memphis, Friday, January 27th

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