NBA Matchups  >>  Utah Jazz vs. LA Lakers Lakers Preview 12/09/2012

 
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The fans at STAPLES Center will be treated to a game between the Utah Jazz and the Los Angeles Lakers when they take their seats on Sunday.
Oddsmakers currently have the Lakers listed as 6½-point favorites versus the Jazz, while the game's total is sitting at 206.
The Jazz were a 131-99 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Raptors. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (230) made winners of OVER bettors.
Los Angeles lost its last outing, a 114-108 result against the Thunder on December 7. The Lakers covered in that game as a 7.5-point underdog, while the 222 combined points took the game OVER the total.
Utah:
Team record: 11-10 SU, 9-11-1 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 7 games when playing LA Lakers
The total has gone OVER in 16 of last 23 games when playing on the road against LA Lakers
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 9 games
is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing LA Lakers

When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing San Antonio are 3-7
After playing Toronto are 2-8
After a win are 5-5

Los Angeles:
Team record: 9-11 SU, 9-11 ATS

LA Lakers are 18-2 SU in their last 20 games when playing at home against Utah
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of the LA Lakers last 7 games when playing Utah
LA Lakers are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games at home
LA Lakers are 16-7 SU in their last 23 games when playing Utah

When playing on Sunday are 9-1
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Oklahoma City are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4


NEXT UP:
Utah home to San Antonio, Wednesday, December 12
LA Lakers at Cleveland, Tuesday, December 11