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Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets Betting Prediction and Odds

The Los Angeles Lakers will look to boost their win total and cover the point spread when the Houston Rockets tip off at STAPLES Center on Sunday in NBA play.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Rockets to win this game 109-94. 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

The Los Angeles Lakers bring a 9-33 record (19-23 ATS) to the battle against the 21-20 Houston Rockets, who are 16-25 ATS. Fans OVER/UNDER betting have seen Los Angeles Lakers go 18-23-1 so far and the Houston Rockets go 21-20. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Houston injuries news.

The Lakers - Rockets betting odds would favor the Rockets if the lines were set according to power rankings. Los Angeles is rated No. 26 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Houston Rockets sit at No. 8.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Los Angeles's No. 27-ranked offense (96.38 PPG) against a Houston Rockets defense that ranks No. 25 at 104.66 PPG. The Los Angeles Lakers have averaged 41.06% from the field per game, less than the Houston Rockets have managed so far this NBA season (44.28% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Dwight Howard scored 14 points in a failed effort to lead the Rockets to victory (they lost 91-77 to Cleveland at Toyota Center on Friday).

The Lakers were blown out by Utah on Saturday, losing by a 109-82 final at EnergySolutions Arena in basketball betting action.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Houston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
  • Houston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • LA Lakers is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games
  • LA Lakers is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Lakers's last 9 games
  • LA Lakers is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Los Angeles, Monday, January 18th
Los Angeles home to Sacramento, Wednesday, January 20th