The Los Angeles Lakers will be looking to lock down their playoff berth on Wednesday night as they close out their season with an NBA betting matchup against the Houston Rockets.
The Lakers are just 1-4 SU and 1-4 ATS over their past five games against the Rockets, including a 125-112 loss in Houston when the teams last met on January 8. The OVER has paid out for totals bettors in nine of the past 10 Lakers vs. Rockets games.
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The Lakers currently sports a record of 44-37, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 33-47-1 ATS. The Rockets are 45-36 and 41-39-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Lakers post a 44-36-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Rockets have gone 41-40 against the number.