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Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets Betting Preview, Odds and Pick

The NBA betting odds slate features a clash between the Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets on Thursday, with the host Lakers trying to win for fans supporting them with their cheers and their betting slips.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at BetOnline opened the Los Angeles Lakers as 5.5-point underdogs in this betting matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER betting line was sitting around 212.5 earlier at Bovada.

A 109-102 result in favor of the Rockets is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Lakers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Houston Rockets have seen them go 12-14 and 9-17 ATS so far this NBA season, while the Los Angeles Lakers are at 4-21 and 9-16 ATS. In Over/Under totals betting, the Lakers are 12-13, while the Houston Rockets are 13-13. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Houston injuries news.

The Odds Shark betting Power Rankings have the Los Angeles Lakers at No. 30 and the Houston Rockets at No. 11 heading into this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Los Angeles's No. 21-rated NBA squad against Houston's No. 23-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Los Angeles rates No. 16 in the league with 8.32 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 2 with 10.81 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rockets got a terrific 33-point performance from James Harden but Sacramento handed them a 107-97 defeat on Tuesday at Sleep Train Arena.

Kobe Bryant scored 22 points leading the Lakers to a 113-95 victory over Milwaukee at STAPLES Center on Tuesday.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 6-13 ATS in its last 19 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
  • Houston is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Houston is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games on the road
  • LA Lakers is 5-10 ATS in its last 15 games
  • LA Lakers is 2-13 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Lakers's last 6 games
  • LA Lakers is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston home to Los Angeles, Saturday, December 19th
Los Angeles at Oklahoma City, Saturday, December 19th