NBA Basketball - Preview
The fans at Time Warner Cable Arena will be treated to a game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Charlotte Bobcats when they take their seats on Saturday.
The Lakers were a 122-97 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Thunder. They failed to cover the 12.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (219) made winners of OVER bettors.
Charlotte lost its last outing, a 99-94 result against the Pacers on December 13. The Bobcats covered in that game as a 12-point underdog, while the 193 combined points took the game OVER the total.
Team record: 10-12 SU, 13-9 ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 6 games when playing Charlotte
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the LA Lakers last 5 games when playing on the road against Charlotte
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Oklahoma City are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Team record: 10-13 SU, 14-8-1 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games when playing LA Lakers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing at home against LA Lakers
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of last 16 games
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Sacramento are 5-5
After playing Indiana are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
LA Lakers at Atlanta, Monday, December 16
Charlotte home to Sacramento, Tuesday, December 17