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Los Angeles Lakers Home to Portland Trail Blazers in NBA Betting

The Portland Trail Blazers will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Lakers in Los Angeles at STAPLES Center on Saturday in NBA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Los Angeles Lakers opened as -3-point favorites at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 210.5 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 108-105 win for the Lakers on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Portland Trail Blazers vs Los Angeles Lakers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Lakers sit at 11-19 (16-14 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Portland Trail Blazers are currently 16-16 (15-15-2 ATS). Looking to bet on the points scored total? Los Angeles is 16-14 OU and Portland is 9-23 OU. This season the Los Angeles Lakers are 11-19 overall and 16-14 ATS against the number, while the Portland Trail Blazers are 16-16 and 15-15-2 ATS. As for the totals, Los Angeles is 16-14 on the OU, and Portland is 9-23. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Portland injuries news.

The Los Angeles Lakers sit at No. 21 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Portland Trail Blazers are at No. 17 on that betting chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Los Angeles's No. 11-ranked offense (107.1 PPG) against a Portland Trail Blazers defense that ranks No. 4 at 100.56 PPG. The Los Angeles Lakers have averaged 45.5% from the field per game, more than the Portland Trail Blazers have managed so far this NBA season (44.41% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

C.J. McCollum scored 15 points in a failed effort to lead the Trail Blazers to victory (they lost 102-85 to Denver at Moda Center on Friday).

Kyle Kuzma scored 27 points for Los Angeles on Friday, but the Warriors managed a 113-106 victory over the Lakers at Oracle Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Portland is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Portland is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Portland's last 7 games
  • Portland is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • LA Lakers is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • LA Lakers is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Lakers's last 5 games
  • LA Lakers is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Portland home to Philadelphia, Thursday, December 28th
Los Angeles home to Minnesota, Monday, December 25th