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The Portland Trail Blazers and the Los Angeles Lakers will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at STAPLES Center.
The Trail Blazers were a 109-91 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Kings. They covered the 7.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (200) made winners of OVER bettors.
Los Angeles was a 126-114 loser in its last match on the road against the Nuggets. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 240 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Portland home to Philadelphia, Saturday, December 29
LA Lakers home to Philadelphia, Tuesday, January 1