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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? Thursday at 9:00 PM ET

Broadcast: ESPN, SportsNet LA, NBCS-NW

Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers will face Anthony Davis and the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday.

Betting Odds

Line: Los Angeles -6.5

Moneyline: -247

Movement Analysis: The over/under is static at its opening figure, indicating no swings. Los Angeles has a record of 26-32 against the spread when playing as the favorite, while Portland is 15-20 against the spread as underdogs this season.
Lakers vs Trail Blazers: Against the Spread, Over/Under, and Straight Up Bet Types
Team ATS O/U SU
Los Angeles Lakers 33-35 33-36 52-20
Portland Trail Blazers 31-40 44-30 37-39

Lakers Preview

Impact Players

Davis leads the attack, responsible for 23.1% of the Lakers total offense, while taking an average of 17.8 field goal attempts. Davis is a force down low, he averages 2.3 offensive boards a game and records 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

Los Angeles is a solid 36-3 when they score over their average of 113.2 points per game, Portland allows 115.9 a game. The Lakers are 17-17 when they shoot below their 48% season average from the field. The Trail Blazers allow opponents to shoot 45%. The Trail Blazers give up 47 rebounds a game. Los Angeles stands to benefit, going 29-8 when they grab over their average of 45.9.

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Trail Blazers Preview

Impact Players

Lillard powers the attack, accounting for 26.1% of the Trail Blazers total offense, while taking an average of 20.4 shots per game. Whiteside is a force in the low block, he averages 3.9 offensive rebounds a contest and collects 29.8% of his team's rebounds. The Trail Blazers offense is orchestrated by Lillard, who accounts for 38.9% of all assists, while turning the ball over 2.9 times a contest.

Insights

Portland is a disappointing 8-25 when they fail to reach their scoring average. Los Angeles allows 107.5per contest. The Trail Blazers will need to be efficient from beyond the arc, they are a dismal 16-27 when failing to hit at their season rate of 38%. The Trail Blazers is a dismal 15-27 when they fail to reach their rebounding average, Lakers allows 42.4.

Trends

Prediction

Los Angeles : 117

Portland : 108

Previous Betting Results (Regular Season)

Lakers vs Trail Blazers previous results: straight up, ATS, Over/Under
Date Home Home Score Away Away Score Spread Cover Over/Under Result
01-31-2020 Lakers 119 Trail Blazers 127 -13 N 231.5 O
12-28-2019 Trail Blazers 120 Lakers 128 +5 N 223.5 O
12-06-2019 Trail Blazers 113 Lakers 136 +4.5 N 224.5 O
04-09-2019 Lakers 101 Trail Blazers 104 +9.5 Y 226 U
11-14-2018 Lakers 126 Trail Blazers 117 -2 Y 223 O
11-03-2018 Trail Blazers 110 Lakers 114 -3.5 N 236 U
10-18-2018 Trail Blazers 128 Lakers 119 -3.5 Y 223.5 O
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Team Records
  POR LAL  
37-43
All
62-22
22-17
Home
31-12
15-26
Away
31-10
27-15
as Fav
55-20
10-28
as Dog
7-2
34-43
ATS
44-39
17-22
ATS Home
21-21
17-21
ATS Away
23-18
46-34
O/U
39-45
24-15
O/U Home
18-25
22-19
O/U Away
21-20
Leaders
Points
Lillard Photo
Portland Trail Blazers
1978
James Photo
Los Angeles Lakers
1698
Rebounds
Whiteside Photo
Portland Trail Blazers
905
Davis Photo
Los Angeles Lakers
577
Assists
Lillard Photo
Portland Trail Blazers
530
James Photo
Los Angeles Lakers
684
Last 5 Games
Trail Blazers
Date Opp Result
08/29 @
Lakers logo
LAL
L 122-131
08/24 vs
Lakers logo
LAL
L 135-115
08/22 vs
Lakers logo
LAL
L 116-108
08/20 @
Lakers logo
LAL
L 88-111
08/18 @
Lakers logo
LAL
W 100-93
Lakers
Date Opp Result
09/22 @
Nuggets logo
DEN
L 106-114
09/20 vs
Nuggets logo
DEN
W 103-105
09/18 vs
Nuggets logo
DEN
W 114-126
09/12 vs
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HOU
W 96-119
09/10 @
Rockets logo
HOU
W 110-100