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NBA betting line favors Clippers over Lakers

Los Angeles Clippers Los Angeles Lakers
58-30 October 29, 2013, 10:30 | STAPLES Center 45-41

 

Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for the Clippers when they take on the Lakers on Tuesday in pro hoops betting action.

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View Los Angeles Clippers vs Los Angeles Lakers Odds and Stats.

The Lakers opened as 8.5-point underdogs at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total was sitting around 198 at Sportsbook.ag for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 2-rated Clippers taking on the No. 14-rated Lakers in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 97-92 win for the Clippers on Tuesday.

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Los Angeles was a 118-105 loser in its last match on the road against the Grizzlies. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 223 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Clippers got a terrific 30-point performance from Matt Barnes but Memphis handed them a 118-105 defeat on Friday at FedExForum.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Los Angeles's No. 6-ranked offense, averaging 101.42 PPG, against a Clippers defense that ranks No. 6 at 95.01 PPG. The Lakers field goal percentage has averaged 45.73% so far, less than the Clippers shooters have achieved on the year, 47.75% per game.

A few Clippers at Lakers trends to consider:
LA Clippers is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
LA Clippers is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
LA Clippers is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Clippers's last 7 games
LA Lakers is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
LA Lakers is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Lakers's last 6 games
LA Lakers is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next up:
Los Angeles at Golden State, Thursday, October 31st
Los Angeles at Golden State, Wednesday, October 30th