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Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Los Angeles Lakers

The Oklahoma City Thunder and the Los Angeles Lakers will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at STAPLES Center.

Last time out for Oklahoma City, they were a 98-95 winner as they battled the Trail Blazers on the road. The Thunder covered in the match as a 1-point favorite, while 193 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 96-79 loser at home against the Jazz. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (175) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Oklahoma City:
Team record: 42-12 SU, 32-22 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games
is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing LA Lakers
is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 8 games when playing LA Lakers

When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 4-6
After playing Portland are 7-3
After a win are 8-2

Los Angeles:
Team record: 18-34 SU, 28-24 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the LA Lakers last 5 games
LA Lakers are 14-4 SU in their last 18 games when playing at home against Oklahoma City
The total has gone OVER in 6 of the LA Lakers last 8 games when playing Oklahoma City
The total has gone OVER in 10 of the LA Lakers last 15 games

When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 3-7
After playing Utah are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8

Next up:
Oklahoma City home to Miami, Thursday, February 20
LA Lakers home to Houston, Wednesday, February 19