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NBA Betting Pick - Los Angeles Lakers -5.5 Point Underdogs vs Portland Trail Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers

vs

Los Angeles Lakers
Sunday, January 11, 2015 9:30 PM ET
STAPLES Center

STAPLES Center will feature Los Angeles Lakers vs Portland Trail Blazers action on Sunday as both teams try to pay off for those betting on NBA action.

Portland Trail Blazers vs Los Angeles Lakers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those looking to pick the visitors as their prediction to cover in this one found the Portland Trail Blazers listed as -5.5-point favorites earlier at 5Dimes. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER total betting line for this game was set at 205.5 at BetOnline but may have moved since the betting odds opened.

Computer Prediction: Portland Trail Blazers vs Los Angeles Lakers Pick

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 108-97 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.

Portland Trail Blazers vs Los Angeles Lakers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Lakers sit at 12-25 (20-16-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Portland Trail Blazers are currently 29-8 (21-15-1 ATS). Looking to bet on the points scored total? Los Angeles is 18-18-1 OU and Portland is 15-21-1 OU. This season the Los Angeles Lakers are 12-25 overall and 20-16-1 ATS against the number, while the Portland Trail Blazers are 29-8 and 21-15-1 ATS. As for the totals, Los Angeles is 18-18-1 on the OU, and Portland is 15-21-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Portland injuries news.

The Los Angeles Lakers sit at No. 23 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Portland Trail Blazers are at No. 4 on that betting chart.

How Portland Trail Blazers vs Los Angeles Lakers Stats Matchup

The game also pits Los Angeles's No. 13-ranked offense averaging 101.62 PPG, against a Portland Trail Blazers defense that ranks No. 1 at 96.46 PPG. The Los Angeles Lakers field goal percentage has averaged 43.8% so far, less than the Portland Trail Blazers shooters have achieved on the year, 45.07% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Trail Blazers grabbed a 103-92 win over the Magic on Saturday, behind a 25-point effort from LaMarcus Aldridge at Moda Center.

Los Angeles got 18 points from Jeremy Lin en route to a 101-84 victory over Orlando on Friday at STAPLES Center.

Portland Trail Blazers vs Los Angeles Lakers Betting Odds Trends

Portland is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Portland's last 6 games
Portland is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Portland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
LA Lakers is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
LA Lakers is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Lakers's last 6 games
LA Lakers is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Portland home to Los Angeles, Wednesday, January 14th
Los Angeles home to Miami, Tuesday, January 13th

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