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The Memphis Grizzlies and the Los Angeles Lakers will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at STAPLES Center.
Memphis won its last outing, a 94-76 result against the Trail Blazers on April 3. The Grizzlies covered in that game as a 7.5-point favorite, while the 170 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 101-81 winner as they battled the Mavericks at home. The Lakers covered in the match as a 4.5-point favorite, while 182 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Team record: 51-24 SU, 42-32-1 ATS
Current streak: won 4 straight games.
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing LA Lakers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games
is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Sacramento are 6-4
After playing Portland are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
Team record: 39-36 SU, 31-44 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.
LA Lakers are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the LA Lakers last 5 games when playing Memphis
LA Lakers are 18-7 SU in their last 25 games when playing at home against Memphis
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing LA Clippers are 7-3
After playing Dallas are 1-9
After a win are 6-4
Memphis at Sacramento, Sunday, April 7
LA Lakers at LA Clippers, Sunday, April 7