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The Los Angeles Lakers and the Portland Trail Blazers will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at Moda Center.
The Lakers were a 126-122 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Kings. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites, while the total score (248) made winners of OVER bettors.
Portland won its last outing, a 102-96 result against the Nuggets on March 1. The Trail Blazers failed to cover in that game as a 12-point favorite, while the 198 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
Team record: 20-39 SU, 32-27 ATS
The total has gone OVER in 7 of the LA Lakers last 8 games when playing Portland
The total has gone OVER in 6 of the LA Lakers last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of the LA Lakers last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of the LA Lakers last 11 games when playing on the road against Portland
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing New Orleans are 4-6
After playing Sacramento are 4-6
After a win are 3-7
Team record: 41-18 SU, 32-27 ATS
Current streak: won 5 straight games.
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 8 games when playing LA Lakers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games at home
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Atlanta are 7-3
After playing Denver are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
LA Lakers home to New Orleans, Tuesday, March 4
Portland home to Atlanta, Wednesday, March 5