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Charlotte Bobcats vs. Los Angeles Lakers

The fans at STAPLES Center will be treated to a game between the Charlotte Bobcats and the Los Angeles Lakers when they take their seats on Friday.

The Bobcats were a 101-98 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Nuggets. They covered the 8-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (199) made winners of UNDER bettors.

The Lakers were a 104-92 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Pacers. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (196) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Charlotte:
Team record: 20-27 SU, 25-21-1 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games when playing LA Lakers
The total has gone OVER in 11 of last 14 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games when playing on the road against LA Lakers
The total has gone OVER in 10 of last 15 games

When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Phoenix are 4-6
After playing Denver are 2-8
After a win are 3-7

Los Angeles:
Team record: 16-30 SU, 25-21 ATS
Current streak: lost 5 straight games.

LA Lakers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Charlotte
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 5 games when playing Charlotte
The total has gone OVER in 8 of the LA Lakers last 9 games
LA Lakers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Charlotte

When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 3-7
After playing Indiana are 8-2
After a loss are 1-9

Next up:
Charlotte at Phoenix, Saturday, February 1
LA Lakers at Minnesota, Tuesday, February 4