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Los Angeles Lakers Visit Portland Trail Blazers in NBA Clash – Betting Lines and Pick

NBA betting interest will be piqued on Thursday when the Lakers of Los Angeles hit the hard court against the Trail Blazers of Portland.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Portland Trail Blazers installed as -3.5-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 214.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 103-100 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 Portland Trail Blazers bring a 15-22 record (15-22 ATS) to the battle against the 13-25 Los Angeles Lakers, who are 17-20-1 ATS. Fans OVER/UNDER betting have seen Portland Trail Blazers go 22-15 so far and the Los Angeles Lakers go 22-16. 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. 29-rated Los Angeles Lakers taking on the No. 20-rated Portland Trail Blazers in this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Portland's No. 7-ranked offense (107.54 PPG) against a Los Angeles Lakers defense that ranks No. 26 at 110.18 PPG. The Portland Trail Blazers have averaged 45.7% from the field per game, more than the Los Angeles Lakers have managed so far this NBA season (44.7% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Lakers got 20 points from Nick Young as Los Angeles ran past Memphis 116-102 on Tuesday at STAPLES Center.

C.J. McCollum was dynamite, scoring 35 points and adding 9 rebounds but Golden State still won, 125-117, over Portland on Wednesday at Oracle Arena.

Betting Trends
  • LA Lakers is 6-12 ATS in its last 18 games
  • LA Lakers is 3-15 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Lakers's last 6 games
  • LA Lakers is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games on the road
  • Portland is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Portland is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Portland's last 7 games
  • Portland is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles home to Miami, Friday, January 6th
Portland home to Detroit, Saturday, January 7th