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NBA Betting Pick - Los Angeles Lakers -7.5 Point Underdogs vs Utah Jazz

EnergySolutions Arena features an NBA battle between the host Utah Jazz and the visiting Los Angeles Lakers in basketball betting action on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sports bettors looking to pick the Utah Jazz as their prediction for this matchup, they were listed earlier as -7.5-point favorites on the betting odds board at Bovada. Those betting on the total over/under for points scored have seen that line set at 190.5 for Saturday at shops such as MyBookie.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Jazz to win this game 103-96. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Utah Jazz Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Lakers will try to spoil the party on Saturday; they are 19-22 ATS against the betting spread this NBA season, while the Utah Jazz are 20-18-1 ATS. Los Angeles is 18-23 vs the betting total points scored; Utah is 15-24. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Utah vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams with the Utah Jazz rated this week at No. 21 and the Los Angeles Lakers sitting at No. 26.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Los Angeles Lakers rank No. 19 in the league with 43.32 per game. That compares with Utah's No. 25 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Utah is the NBA's No. 18-ranked team at 8.05 per game, while the Los Angeles Lakers rate No. 23 with 7.71 per contest.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jordan Clarkson scored 22 points in a failed effort to lead the Lakers to victory (they lost 116-98 to Golden State at Oracle Arena on Thursday).

Gordon Hayward scored 21 points in a failed effort to lead the Jazz to victory (they lost 103-101 to Sacramento at EnergySolutions Arena on Thursday).

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

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles home to Houston, Sunday, January 17th
Utah at Charlotte, Monday, January 18th