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Portland Trail Blazers vs. Los Angeles Lakers

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.

Next up:
Portland home to Philadelphia, Saturday, December 29
LA Lakers home to Philadelphia, Tuesday, January 1