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Washington Wizards vs. Los Angeles Lakers

The Washington Wizards and the Los Angeles Lakers will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at STAPLES Center.

Washington was an 88-79 winner in its last match on the road against the Suns. They covered the 1-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 167 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 99-76 loser on the road against the Suns. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (175) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Washington:
Team record: 24-43 SU, 40-26-1 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 13 of last 14 games on the road
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Lakers
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of last 19 games

When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Golden State are 4-6
After playing Phoenix are 3-7
After a win are 5-5

Los Angeles:
Team record: 36-33 SU, 29-40 ATS

LA Lakers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home
LA Lakers are 10-1 SU in their last 11 games when playing Washington
LA Lakers are 15-2 SU in their last 17 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 6 games

When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Golden State are 5-5
After playing Phoenix are 8-2
After a loss are 8-2

Next up:
Washington at Golden State, Saturday, March 23
LA Lakers at Golden State, Monday, March 25