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? Wednesday at 9:00 PM ET
Broadcast: TNT, NBCS-NW, SportsNet LA
Anthony Davis will lead Los Angeles against Damian Lillard and Portland on Wednesday.
Line: Los Angeles -14
Moneyline: -1136Movement Analysis: The over/under sits at its initial figure, indicating no swings. Los Angeles has a record of 29-33 against the spread when playing as the favorite, while Portland is 15-23 against the spread as underdogs this season.
|Los Angeles Lakers||36-35||34-38||55-20|
|Portland Trail Blazers||31-43||45-32||37-42|
Davis is a major contributor, accounting for 23% of the Lakers total offense, while taking an average of 17.7 field goal attempts. Davis is a supplier of second chances, he averages 2.3 offensive boards a contest and records 20.2% of his team's rebounds. The Lakers offense is orchestrated by James, who accounts for 40.1% of all assists, while turning the ball over 3.9 times a game.
Portland allows 116.1 points per contest, giving a slight edge to Los Angeles, they are 38-3 when they score over their average of 113.5. The Lakers are 29-4 when they shoot above their 35% season average from three, the Trail Blazers allow opponents to shoot 38%. The Trail Blazers surrender 47.1 rebounds per game. Los Angeles hopes to capitalize, going 26-6 when they record over their average of 46.
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Lillard powers the attack, accounting for 26.2% of the Trail Blazers total offense, while taking an average of 20.4 shots per game. Whiteside is a supplier of second chances, he averages 3.9 offensive rebounds a contest and grabs 29.9% of his team's rebounds. The Trail Blazers offense is run by Lillard, who is responsible for 39.2% of all assists, while turning the ball over 2.9 times a game.
Portland is a dismal 8-27 when they fail to reach their scoring average. Los Angeles allows 107.4 a game. The Trail Blazers will need make their open threes, they are a dismal 16-29 when failing to hit at their season rate of 38%. The Trail Blazers is a dismal 15-30 when they fail to reach their rebounding average, Lakers allows 42.3.
Los Angeles : 117
Portland : 108
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