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|Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Lakers|
The Houston Rockets and the Los Angeles Lakers will both be trying to pick up a win on Tuesday when they battle at STAPLES Center. Houston won its last outing, a 130-125 result against the Nuggets on April 6. The Rockets failed to cover in that game as a 10.5-point favorite, while the 255 combined points took the game OVER the total. Los Angeles lost its last outing, a 120-97 result against the Clippers on April 6. The Lakers failed to cover in that game as a 16-point underdog, while the 217 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Houston:
Team record: 51-25 SU, 38-35-3 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 7 games when playing on the road against LA Lakers
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Team record: 25-52 SU, 39-37-1 ATS
Current streak: lost 4 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of the LA Lakers last 7 games when playing at home against Houston
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Houston at Denver, Wednesday, April 9
LA Lakers home to Golden State, Friday, April 11