52-19
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112:102
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LAL 32 29 21 30 112
HOU 33 31 18 20 102
44-28
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NBA Betting Preview: Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Lakers

Favorite: Los Angeles Lakers (52-19)

Underdog: Houston Rockets (44-28)

Arena:

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

When does the game start?

Tuesday at 9:00 PM ET

Broadcast:

TNT

The Los Angeles Lakers, led by Anthony Davis, will go toe-to-toe with the Houston Rockets in an NBA matchup on Tuesday.

Betting Odds

Line: Los Angeles -5.5

Moneyline: -215

Over/Under: 222

Movement Analysis: The over/under stands at its initial figure, displaying no swings. Los Angeles has a record of 30-34 against the spread when listed as the favorite, while Houston is 10-6 against the spread as underdogs this year.
Rockets vs Lakers: Against the Spread, Over/Under, and Straight Up Bet Types
Team ATS O/U SU
Los Angeles Lakers 37-37 36-39 57-21
Houston Rockets 37-40 33-44 49-32

Lakers Preview

Impact Players

Davis is a major contributor, accounting for 23.3% of the Lakers total offense, while taking an average of 17.8 field goal attempts. Davis is a force in the low block, he averages 2.3 offensive boards a contest and grabs 20.3% of his team's rebounds. The Lakers offense is conducted by James, who accounts for 40.2% of all assists, while turning the ball over 3.9 times a game.

Insights

Houston allows opponents 113.7 points per game, giving a slight edge to Los Angeles, they are 40-3 when they score over their average of 113.5. The Lakers are 18-18 when they shoot below their 48% season average from the field. The Rockets allow opponents to shoot 46%. While ball security is typically vital, it rarely spells the end for Los Angeles, who has a record of 28-13 when they turn the ball over more than their 14.6 season average. Houston causes 15.5 turnovers a game.

Trends

Rockets Preview

Impact Players

Harden leads the attack, accounting for 29.3% of the Rockets total offense, while taking an average of 22.3 field goal attempts. Westbrook is a supplier of second chances, he averages 1.8 offensive rebounds a game and records 17.9% of his team's rebounds. The Rockets offense is orchestrated by Harden, who is responsible for 34.8% of all assists, while turning the ball over 4.5 times a contest.

Insights

Houston is just 16-27 when they fail to reach their scoring average. Los Angeles allows 107.7 a game. While ball security is typically vital, it's hardly a death knell to Houston who have a record of 21-19 when they turn the ball over more than their 14.1 season average, Los Angeles causes 15.2 turnovers a contest.

Trends

Prediction

Los Angeles : 114

Houston : 112

Previous Betting Results (Regular Season)

Lakers vs Rockets previous results: straight up, ATS, Over/Under
Date Home Home Score Away Away Score Spread Cover Over/Under Result
08-06-2020 Rockets 113 Lakers 97 -3.5 Y 227.5 U
02-06-2020 Lakers 111 Rockets 121 -6 N 239.5 U
01-18-2020 Rockets 115 Lakers 124 -2.5 N 235.5 O
02-21-2019 Lakers 111 Rockets 106 +4 Y 234.5 U
12-13-2018 Rockets 126 Lakers 111 -6 Y 226 O
10-20-2018 Lakers 115 Rockets 124 +3.5 N 237.5 O
Team Records
  LAL HOU  
64-22
All
49-35
32-12
Home
28-14
32-10
Away
21-21
57-20
as Fav
41-27
7-2
as Dog
8-8
45-39
ATS
37-46
22-21
ATS Home
20-22
23-18
ATS Away
17-24
41-45
O/U
32-50
19-25
O/U Home
15-26
22-20
O/U Away
17-24
Leaders
Points
James Photo
Los Angeles Lakers
1698
Harden Photo
Houston Rockets
2335
Rebounds
Davis Photo
Los Angeles Lakers
577
Tucker Photo
Houston Rockets
476
Assists
James Photo
Los Angeles Lakers
684
Harden Photo
Houston Rockets
512
Last 5 Games
Lakers
Date Opp Result
09/26 vs
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DEN
W 107-117
09/24 @
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DEN
W 114-108
09/22 @
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DEN
L 106-114
09/20 vs
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DEN
W 103-105
09/18 vs
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DEN
W 114-126
Rockets
Date Opp Result
09/12 @
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LAL
L 96-119
09/10 vs
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LAL
L 110-100
09/08 vs
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LAL
L 112-102
09/06 @
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LAL
L 109-117
09/04 @
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LAL
W 112-97