NBA Matchups  >>  Houston Rockets vs. LA Lakers Lakers Preview 02/19/2014

 
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The fans at STAPLES Center will be treated to a game between the Houston Rockets and the Los Angeles Lakers when they take their seats on Wednesday.
Oddsmakers currently have the Rockets listed as 8½-point favorites versus the Lakers, while the game's total is sitting at 212.
Last time out for Houston, they were a 113-112 winner as they battled the Wizards at home. The Rockets failed to cover in the match as an 8.5-point favorite, while 225 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 107-103 loser at home against the Thunder. They covered the 11-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (210) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
Houston:
Team record: 36-17 SU, 27-23-3 ATS
Current streak: won 7 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing on the road against LA Lakers

When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Golden State are 5-5
After playing Washington are 7-3
After a win are 8-2

Los Angeles:
Team record: 18-35 SU, 29-24 ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.

LA Lakers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 6 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 9 of the LA Lakers last 13 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 11 of the LA Lakers last 16 games

When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Oklahoma City are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8


NEXT UP:
Houston at Golden State, Thursday, February 20
LA Lakers home to Boston, Friday, February 21