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Los Angeles Lakers Home to Miami Heat in NBA Betting

NBA betting interest will be piqued on Friday when the Heat of Miami hit the hard court against the Lakers of Los Angeles.

A 2-0 result in favor of the Lakers is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Miami Heat vs Los Angeles Lakers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Miami Heat have seen them go 11-26 and 18-19 ATS so far this NBA season, while the Los Angeles Lakers are at 13-26 and 17-21-1 ATS. In Over/Under totals betting, the Lakers are 23-16, while the Miami Heat are 17-20. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Miami injuries news.

The Odds Shark betting Power Rankings have the Los Angeles Lakers at No. 29 and the Miami Heat at No. 22 heading into this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Los Angeles's No. 18-ranked offense (104.64 PPG) against a Miami Heat defense that ranks No. 7 at 101.78 PPG. The Los Angeles Lakers have averaged 44.62% from the field per game, more than the Miami Heat have managed so far this NBA season (44.01% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tyler Johnson scored 23 points leading the Heat to a 107-102 victory over Sacramento at Golden 1 Center on Wednesday.

D'Angelo Russell scored 22 points in a failed effort to lead the Lakers to victory (they lost 118-109 to Portland at Moda Center on Thursday).

Betting Trends
  • Miami is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Miami is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • Miami is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Miami is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • LA Lakers is 6-13 ATS in its last 19 games
  • LA Lakers is 3-16 SU in its last 19 games
  • LA Lakers is 5-9-1 ATS in its last 15 games at home
  • LA Lakers is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Miami at Los Angeles, Sunday, January 8th
Los Angeles home to Orlando, Sunday, January 8th