Los Angeles Lakers vs New Orleans Hornets in NBA odds tilt
New Orleans Hornets vs Los Angeles Lakers Odds
The Lakers hope to be unwelcoming hosts on Tuesday as the Hornets pay a visit to STAPLES Center in NBA betting action.
Los Angeles battles the Hornets, currently with a 15-29 mark (24-20 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 22-21-1 for the Lakers and 22-22 for the Hornets. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game pits the Lakers, currently No. 9 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Hornets, who rate No. 25 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 100-95 victory for the Lakers.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Hornets rank No. 19 in the league with 41.7 per game. That compares with Los Angeles’s No. 3 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Los Angeles is the NBA’s No. 4-ranked team at 8.8 per game, while the Hornets rate No. 14 with 7 per contest.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Hornets own the league's No. 13-rated mark, allowing 98.5 points per game when playing on the road. Los Angeles, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in scoring on their home court.
Last time out for New Orleans, they were a 91-83 winner as they battled the Grizzlies on the road. The Hornets covered in the match as a 7.5-point underdog, while 174 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. New Orleans earned a 91-83 victory over Memphis on Sunday, getting 22 points from Ryan Anderson at FedExForum.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 105-96 winner as they battled the Thunder at home. The Lakers covered in the match as a 3.5-point underdog, while 201 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Lakers got a 21-point performance from Kobe Bryant, who added 14 assists as Los Angeles ran past Oklahoma City 105-96 on Sunday at STAPLES Center.
New Orleans Hornets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Utah are 3-7
After playing Memphis are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
Los Angeles Lakers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Phoenix are 7-3
After playing Oklahoma City are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
A few Hornets at Lakers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans's last 5 games when playing LA Lakers
The total has gone OVER in 11 of New Orleans's last 16 games when playing on the road against LA Lakers
New Orleans is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
New Orleans is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
LA Lakers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing New Orleans
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 5 games at home
LA Lakers are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against New Orleans
LA Lakers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home
New Orleans at Utah, Wednesday, January 30
LA Lakers at Phoenix, Wednesday, January 30