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NBA Betting Line Favors San Antonio Spurs over Los Angeles Lakers

The San Antonio Spurs will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Lakers in Los Angeles at STAPLES Center on Thursday 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-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 207.5 for Thursday at shops such as MyBookie.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 108-104 result in favor of the Spurs today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

San Antonio Spurs vs Los Angeles Lakers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The San Antonio Spurs will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 21-18-3 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Los Angeles Lakers are 19-21 ATS. San Antonio is 18-24 against the points scored total betting line, while Los Angeles is 22-18 versus the line. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs San Antonio injuries news.

According to the betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 28-rated Los Angeles Lakers and the No. 13-rated Spurs in this NBA basketball matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Los Angeles's No. 10-ranked offense averaging 106.82 PPG, against a San Antonio Spurs defense that ranks No. 2 at 98.38 PPG. The Los Angeles Lakers field goal percentage has averaged 45.45% so far, less than the San Antonio Spurs shooters have achieved on the year, 45.89% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Spurs got a 31-point performance from Lamarcus Aldridge as San Antonio handed Sacramento a 107-100 defeat on Monday at Golden 1 Center.

The Lakers got a 22-point performance from Julius Randle, who added 14 rebounds as Los Angeles ran past Sacramento 99-86 on Tuesday at STAPLES Center.

Betting Trends
  • San Antonio is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games
  • San Antonio is 8-14-1 ATS in its last 23 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Antonio's last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of San Antonio's last 17 games on the road
  • LA Lakers is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
  • LA Lakers is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of LA Lakers's last 15 games
  • LA Lakers is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

San Antonio home to Denver, Saturday, January 13th
Los Angeles at Dallas, Saturday, January 13th