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.
Line: Los Angeles -6.5
Moneyline: -247Movement 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.
|Los Angeles Lakers||33-35||33-36||52-20|
|Portland Trail Blazers||31-40||44-30||37-39|
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.
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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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.
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.
Los Angeles : 117
Portland : 108
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