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The Toronto Raptors and the Los Angeles Lakers will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at STAPLES Center.
In their last action, Toronto was a 106-97 loser on the road against the Suns. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (203) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
Los Angeles won its last outing, a 106-100 result against the Kings on December 6. The Lakers covered in that game as a 4-point underdog, while the 206 combined points took the game OVER the total.
Team record: 6-12 SU, 7-11 ATS
Current streak: lost 5 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of last 11 games when playing LA Lakers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Lakers
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing San Antonio are 3-7
After playing Phoenix are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7
Team record: 10-9 SU, 13-6 ATS
LA Lakers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 10 of the LA Lakers last 11 games when playing Toronto
LA Lakers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the LA Lakers last 5 games
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Phoenix are 7-3
After playing Sacramento are 4-6
After a win are 3-7
Toronto home to San Antonio, Tuesday, December 10
LA Lakers home to Phoenix, Tuesday, December 10