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Los Angeles Lakers Home to New Orleans Pelicans in NBA Betting

The Los Angeles Lakers will try to cover the point spread at STAPLES Center on Sunday when they get a visit from the New Orleans Pelicans in NBA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sports bettors looking to pick the Los Angeles Lakers as their prediction for this matchup, they were listed earlier as 4.5-point underdogs on the betting odds board at Bovada. Those betting on the total over/under for points scored have seen that line set at 216 for Sunday at shops such as MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 109-100 win for the Pelicans on Sunday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Los Angeles Lakers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Lakers are 19-43 so far on the NBA season, and 27-33-2 ATS vs the spread betting line. The New Orleans Pelicans, meanwhile, are 24-38 and 29-32-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Los Angeles go 33-29 and the Pelicans go 29-33 on the total. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs New Orleans injuries news.

The Odds Shark betting Power Rankings have the Los Angeles Lakers at No. 29 and the New Orleans Pelicans at No. 25 heading into this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Los Angeles's No. 19-ranked offense averaging 104.02 PPG, against a New Orleans Pelicans defense that ranks No. 21 at 106.47 PPG. The Los Angeles Lakers field goal percentage has averaged 44.39% so far, less than the New Orleans Pelicans shooters have achieved on the year, 44.46% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Anthony Davis went off for 29 points and added 9 rebounds but it wasn't enough as San Antonio defeated New Orleans, 101-98 at Smoothie King Center.

The Lakers were blown out by Boston on Friday, losing by a 115-95 final at STAPLES Center in basketball betting action.

Betting Trends
  • New Orleans is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of New Orleans's last 8 games
  • New Orleans is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans's last 5 games on the road
  • LA Lakers is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • LA Lakers is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Lakers's last 6 games
  • LA Lakers is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New Orleans at Utah, Monday, March 6th
Los Angeles at Dallas, Tuesday, March 7th