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Los Angeles Lakers vs Charlotte Hornets Betting Preview, Odds and Pick

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for the Charlotte Hornets when they hit take on the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday in pro NBA hoops betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Los Angeles Lakers opened as 2-point underdogs at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 215 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 118-105 win for the Hornets on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Charlotte Hornets vs Los Angeles Lakers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Lakers sit at 11-26 (17-20 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Charlotte Hornets are currently 14-23 (15-19-3 ATS). Looking to bet on the points scored total? Los Angeles is 21-16 OU and Charlotte is 16-21 OU. This season the Los Angeles Lakers are 11-26 overall and 17-20 ATS against the number, while the Charlotte Hornets are 14-23 and 15-19-3 ATS. As for the totals, Los Angeles is 21-16 on the OU, and Charlotte is 16-21. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Charlotte injuries news.

The Odds Shark betting Power Rankings have the Los Angeles Lakers at No. 25 and the Charlotte Hornets at No. 20 heading into this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Los Angeles's No. 3-rated NBA squad against Charlotte's No. 2-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Los Angeles rates No. 25 in the league with 8.81 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 23 with 8.92 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Sacramento was run off the court by the Hornets on Tuesday as Charlotte blasted the Kings 131-111 at Golden 1 Center.

The Lakers were blown out by Oklahoma City on Wednesday, losing by a 133-96 final at STAPLES Center in basketball betting action.

Betting Trends
  • Charlotte is 6-11-2 ATS in its last 19 games
  • Charlotte is 6-14 SU in its last 20 games
  • Charlotte is 5-12-3 ATS in its last 20 games on the road
  • Charlotte is 4-16 SU in its last 20 games on the road
  • LA Lakers is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • LA Lakers is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Lakers's last 6 games
  • LA Lakers is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Charlotte home to Dallas, Wednesday, January 10th
Los Angeles home to Atlanta, Sunday, January 7th