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Los Angeles Lakers Face the Boston Celtics: NBA Odds and Pick

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

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Los Angeles Lakers betting line opened this morning as 12.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark (including Bovada), while the total was hovering around 220.5 at BetOnline and other betting odds shops.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 121-100 win for the Celtics on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Boston Celtics Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Boston Celtics currently sport a record of 31-18, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 27-21-1 ATS. The Los Angeles Lakers are 17-35 and 24-27-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Celtics post a 27-21-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Lakers have gone 28-24 against the total number of points scored. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 26-rated Los Angeles Lakers taking on the No. 3-rated Boston Celtics in this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Boston's No. 7-ranked offense averaging 108.24 PPG, against a Los Angeles Lakers defense that ranks No. 27 at 110.29 PPG. The Boston Celtics field goal percentage has averaged 45.41% so far, more than the Los Angeles Lakers shooters have achieved on the year, 44.57% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Lakers got 20 points from Jordan Clarkson, but it was Washington that prevailed in a 116-108 final on Thursday at Verizon Center.

The Raptors were burned for 44 points by Isaiah Thomas on Wednesday as the Celtics picked up a 109-104 win at TD Garden.

Betting Trends
  • LA Lakers is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • LA Lakers is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Lakers's last 6 games
  • LA Lakers is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 18 of Boston's last 22 games
  • Boston is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Boston is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at New York, Monday, February 6th