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Washington Wizards vs Los Angeles Lakers Betting Prediction and Odds

Washington looks to cover the Wizards-Lakers -9.5 point betting spread on Thursday and improve its overall 5-5 mark when they host Los Angeles in NBA basketball action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Los Angeles Lakers betting line opened this morning as 9.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark (including Bovada), while the total was hovering around 222 at BetOnline and other betting odds shops.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 109-106 win for the Wizards. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Washington Wizards Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Wizards sport a record of 5-5 and 4-6 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Los Angeles Lakers sit at 5-6 and 6-5 ATS on the NBA season. The OVER/UNDER totals betting records are 5-5 for the Washington Wizards and 5-6 for the Los Angeles Lakers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The Washington Wizards sit at No. 13 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Los Angeles Lakers are at No. 21 on that betting chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Washington's No. 3-ranked offense (111.4 PPG) against a Los Angeles Lakers defense that ranks No. 20 at 107.27 PPG. The Washington Wizards have averaged 46.02% from the field per game, less than the Los Angeles Lakers have managed so far this NBA season (46.83% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Los Angeles got 18 points from Brandon Ingram but lost anyway 107-96 against the Celtics on Wednesday at TD Garden.

John Wall poured in 23 points and chipped in with 14 assists in a losing cause for Washington on Tuesday, as the Mavericks rolled to a 113-99 victory over Washington at Verizon Center.

Betting Trends
  • LA Lakers is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of LA Lakers's last 16 games
  • LA Lakers is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Lakers's last 7 games on the road
  • Washington is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Washington is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • Washington is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Washington is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Milwaukee, Saturday, November 11th
Washington home to Atlanta, Saturday, November 11th