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Lakers battle vs Nets highlights NBA odds

New Jersey NetsLos Angeles Lakers
April 3, 10:30 PM | STAPLES Center

New Jersey Nets vs Los Angeles Lakers Odds

19-35TEAM RECORD33-20

Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Tuesday when the Lakers try to run the Nets off the court at STAPLES Center in pro hoops action.

Los Angeles battles the Nets, currently with a 19-35 mark (23-30-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 29-24 for the Lakers and 27-26-1 for the Nets.

View New Jersey vs LA Lakers Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Lakers - Nets odds would favor the Lakers if the lines were set according to power ranks. Los Angeles is rated No. 5 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Nets sit at No. 28. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 98-90 win for the Lakers.

How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Los Angeles's No. 2-rated squad against New Jersey's No. 26-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Los Angeles rates No. 21 in the league with 5.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 4 with 8.1 per outing.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Nets own the league's No. 18-rated mark, allowing 97.5 points per game when on the road. Los Angeles, on the other hand, rates No. 16 in home scoring.

New Jersey was a 111-99 winner in its last match on the road against the Kings. They covered the 6.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 210 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. New Jersey earned a 111-99 victory over Sacramento on Saturday, getting 24 points from Anthony Morrow at Power Balance Pavilion.

Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 120-112 winner as they battled the Warriors at home. The Lakers failed to cover in the match as a 10-point favorite, while 232 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Kobe Bryant poured in 40 points for Los Angeles on Sunday, as they defeated Golden State 120-112 at STAPLES Center.

New Jersey Nets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Portland are 1-9
After playing Sacramento are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

Los Angeles Lakers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing LA Clippers are 9-1
After playing Golden State are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

A few Nets at Lakers trends to consider:
New Jersey is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Jersey's last 5 games when playing LA Lakers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Jersey's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Jersey's last 6 games on the road
LA Lakers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing New Jersey
LA Lakers are 21-4 SU in their last 25 games at home
LA Lakers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against New Jersey
The total has gone OVER in 12 of the LA Lakers last 15 games

Next up:
New Jersey at Portland, Wednesday, April 4
LA Lakers at LA Clippers, Wednesday, April 4