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NBA Betting Odds: Lakers vs. Clippers

The days of the Los Angeles Lakers bullying the STAPLES Center neighbor Clippers are over and that fact is apparent in the ATS record recently between LA's two NBA teams.

The Lakers are just 3-3 SU in the past six games against the Clips and in the past nine, the Clippers are 7-2 ATS. The scores engine predicts a 9-point spread and the number at shops like Sports Interaction hover around -9.5.

View LA Clippers vs LA Lakers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Lakers are listed as 9.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, with the total listed at 195. Sportsbook.ag had the best early line on the Clips at +9.5, -105.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Lakers at No. 1 and the Clippers at No. 22 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 106-97 result in favor of the Lakers.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles's No. 8-ranked offense (101.8 PPG) against a Clippers defense that ranks No. 20 at 101.8 PPG. The Lakers have averaged 46.5% from the field per game, more than the Clippers have managed so far this season (45.7% on average).

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Clippers own the league's No. 20-rated mark, allowing 104.4 points per game when on the road. Los Angeles, on the other hand, rates No. 8 in home scoring.

Los Angeles won its last outing, a 127-119 result against the Wizards on March 23. The Clippers failed to cover in that game as a 13.5-point favorite, while the 246 combined points took the game OVER the total. Blake Griffin poured in 33 points for Los Angeles on Wednesday, as they defeated Washington 127-119 at STAPLES Center.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 139-137 winner at home against the Suns. They failed to cover the 7–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (276) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Los Angeles got 42 points from Kobe Bryant en route to a 139-137 victory over Phoenix on Tuesday at STAPLES Center.

Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 2-8
After playing Washington are 3-7
After a win are 4-6

Los Angeles Lakers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing New Orleans are 8-2
After playing Phoenix are 8-2
After a win are 9-1

A few Clippers at Lakers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of the LA Clippers last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of the LA Clippers last 9 games when playing on the road against LA Lakers
LA Clippers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games when playing on the road against LA Lakers
LA Clippers are 6-15-1 ATS in their last 22 games on the road
LA Lakers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games
LA Lakers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home
LA Lakers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against LA Clippers
LA Lakers are 12-3 SU in their last 15 games when playing LA Clippers

Next up:
LA Clippers home to Toronto, Saturday, March 26
LA Lakers home to New Orleans, Sunday, March 27