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Los Angeles Lakers at Houston Rockets Betting Pick and Odds

NBA betting interest will be piqued on Wednesday when the Lakers of Los Angeles hit the hard court against the Rockets of Houston.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Houston Rockets opened as -10.5-point favorites at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 222 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 2-0 win for the Rockets. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Rockets bring a 14-7 record (14-7 ATS) to the battle against the 10-13 Los Angeles Lakers, who are 11-11-1 ATS. Fans OVER/UNDER betting have seen Houston Rockets go 11-10 so far and the Los Angeles Lakers go 14-9. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The Rockets - Lakers betting odds would favor the Rockets if the lines were set according to power rankings. Houston is rated No. 4 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Los Angeles Lakers sit at No. 23.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Houston's No. 2-ranked offense (111.14 PPG) against a Los Angeles Lakers defense that ranks No. 27 at 109.3 PPG. The Houston Rockets have averaged 46.54% from the field per game, more than the Los Angeles Lakers have managed so far this NBA season (44.96% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Los Angeles got 38 points from Louis Williams en route to a 107-101 loss at the hands of Los Angeles on Monday at STAPLES Center.

James Harden poured in 37 points for Houston on Monday, as they defeated Boston 107-106 at Toyota Center.

Betting Trends
  • LA Lakers is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • LA Lakers is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Lakers's last 7 games
  • LA Lakers is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Houston is 9-3 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Houston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 7 games
  • Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles home to Phoenix, Friday, December 9th
Houston at Oklahoma City, Friday, December 9th