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Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat Betting Preview, Odds and Pick

Los Angeles Lakers will look to improve on their 15-59 record on Wednesday when they host Miami Heat in NBA betting odds action at STAPLES Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Los Angeles Lakers opened as 9-point underdogs at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 208 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 107-97 victory for the Heat. 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

The Los Angeles Lakers are 15-59 so far on the NBA season, and 33-41 ATS vs the spread betting line. The Miami Heat, meanwhile, are 43-30 and 39-33-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Los Angeles go 34-39-1 and the Heat go 31-42 on the total. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Miami injuries news.

According to the betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 20-rated Los Angeles Lakers and the No. 9-rated Heat in this NBA basketball matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Los Angeles's No. 29-ranked offense (97.65 PPG) against a Miami Heat defense that ranks No. 4 at 98.15 PPG. The Los Angeles Lakers have averaged 41.66% from the field per game, less than the Miami Heat have managed so far this NBA season (46.96% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Miami got 30 points from Dwyane Wade en route to a 110-99 victory over Brooklyn on Monday at AmericanAirlines Arena.

The Lakers were blown out by Utah on Monday, losing by a 123-75 final at EnergySolutions Arena in basketball betting action.

Betting Trends
  • Miami is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Miami is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Miami's last 10 games
  • Miami is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
  • LA Lakers is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games
  • LA Lakers is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Lakers's last 5 games
  • LA Lakers is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Miami at Sacramento, Friday, April 1st
Los Angeles home to Boston, Sunday, April 3rd