NBA Betting Preview: Portland Trail Blazers vs. Los Angeles Lakers
Favorite: Los Angeles Lakers (52-19)
Underdog: Portland Trail Blazers (35-39)
When does the game start? Monday at 9:00 PM ET
Broadcast: TNT, SportsNet LA, NBCS-NW
Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers will cross paths with Anthony Davis and the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday.
Line: Los Angeles -7.5
|Los Angeles Lakers||35-35||33-38||54-20|
|Portland Trail Blazers||31-42||44-32||37-41|
Davis is a major contributor, responsible for 23.2% of the Lakers total offense, while taking an average of 17.8 shot attempts. Davis is a supplier of second chances, he averages 2.3 offensive boards a game and grabs 20.2% of his team's rebounds. The Lakers offense is conducted by James, who is responsible for 40.2% of all assists, while turning the ball over 3.9 times a contest.
Los Angeles is a solid 37-3 when they score over their average of 113.2 points per game, Portland allows 115.8 a contest. The Lakers are 18-17 when they shoot below their 48% season average from the field. The Trail Blazers allow opponents to shoot 46%. The Trail Blazers surrender 47.2 rebounds per game. Los Angeles hopes to capitalize, going 26-6 when they collect over their average of 46.
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Lillard is a major contributor, accounting for 26.2% of the Trail Blazers total offense, while taking an average of 20.4 field goal attempts. Whiteside is a player to keep an eye on, he averages 3.9 offensive rebounds a game and collects 29.9% of his team's rebounds. The Trail Blazers offense is orchestrated by Lillard, who accounts for 39.1% of all assists, while turning the ball over 2.9 times a contest.
Portland is just 8-27 when they fail to reach their scoring average. Los Angeles allows 107.3 a game. The Trail Blazers will need to be efficient from beyond the arc, they are a dismal 16-29 when failing to hit at their season rate of 38%. While ball security is typically vital, it's hardly a death knell to Portland who have a record of 17-17 when they turn the ball over more than their 12.5 season average, Los Angeles causes 15.1 turnovers a game.
Los Angeles : 115
Portland : 110
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