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Los Angeles Lakers Betting Odds Open as NBA Underdog vs Cleveland Cavaliers

The Los Angeles Lakers will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Cavaliers in Cleveland at Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday in NBA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Cleveland Cavaliers installed as -16-point favorites in this particular NBA matchup. The over-under betting line for the total number of point scored was listed by most sportsbooks, including Bovada, at 208.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 111-96 victory for the Cavaliers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Cleveland Cavaliers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Lakers will try to spoil the party on Wednesday; they are 26-28 ATS against the betting spread this NBA season, while the Cleveland Cavaliers are 23-26-2 ATS. Los Angeles is 24-29-1 vs the betting total points scored; Cleveland is 25-26. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The Cavaliers - Lakers betting odds would favor the Cavaliers if the lines were set according to power rankings. Cleveland is rated No. 3 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Los Angeles Lakers sit at No. 27.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Los Angeles Lakers rank No. 17 in the league with 43.07 per game. That compares with Cleveland's No. 8 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Cleveland is the NBA's No. 5-ranked team at 10.08 per game, while the Los Angeles Lakers rate No. 22 with 7.67 per contest.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Lakers endured a 89-87 loss at the hands of the Pacers on Monday, despite a 19-point effort from Kobe Bryant at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

The battle between the Cavaliers and Kings didn't turn out to be much of a battle at all as Sacramento was handed a 120-100 defeat on Monday at Quicken Loans Arena.

Betting Trends
  • LA Lakers is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • LA Lakers is 2-12 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Lakers's last 6 games
  • LA Lakers is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 18-5 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games
  • Cleveland is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Cleveland is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles home to San Antonio, Friday, February 19th
Cleveland home to Chicago, Thursday, February 18th