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Los Angeles Lakers Betting Odds Open as NBA Underdog vs Portland Trail Blazers

The visiting Los Angeles Lakers hope to send their betting backers to the pay window to collect on their successful pick on Saturday as they look to cover the point spread at Moda Center against the Portland Trail Blazers.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those looking to pick the visitors as their prediction to cover in this one found the Los Angeles Lakers listed as 9.5-point underdogs earlier at BetOnline. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER total betting line for this game was set at 205.5 at Bovada but may have moved since the betting odds opened.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 110-92 victory for the Trail Blazers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Portland Trail Blazers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Lakers will try to spoil the party on Saturday; they are 20-25 ATS against the betting spread this NBA season, while the Portland Trail Blazers are 23-22 ATS. Los Angeles is 20-24-1 vs the betting total points scored; Portland is 24-21. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Portland vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 28-rated Los Angeles Lakers taking on the No. 14-rated Portland Trail Blazers in this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Portland's No. 17-ranked offense averaging 101.38 PPG, against a Los Angeles Lakers defense that ranks No. 28 at 106.18 PPG. The Portland Trail Blazers field goal percentage has averaged 44.33% so far, more than the Los Angeles Lakers shooters have achieved on the year, 41.11% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

D'Angelo Russell scored 18 points in a failed effort to lead the Lakers to victory (they lost 108-95 to San Antonio at STAPLES Center on Friday).

The Trail Blazers wasted a 28-point performance from C.J. McCollum as Atlanta ran past them 104-98 on Wednesday at Moda Center.

Betting Trends
  • LA Lakers is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • LA Lakers is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • LA Lakers is 3-20 SU in its last 23 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of LA Lakers's last 11 games on the road
  • Portland is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Portland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Portland's last 5 games
  • Portland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles home to Dallas, Tuesday, January 26th
Portland home to Sacramento, Tuesday, January 26th