NBA Matchups  >>  Atlanta Hawks vs. LA Lakers Lakers Preview 03/03/2013

 
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The Atlanta Hawks and the Los Angeles Lakers will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at STAPLES Center.
Oddsmakers currently have the Lakers listed as 6-point favorites versus the Hawks, while the game's total is sitting at 208.
In their last action, Atlanta was a 92-87 loser on the road against the Suns. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (179) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 116-94 winner as they battled the Timberwolves at home. The Lakers covered in the match as a 10-point favorite, while 210 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Atlanta:
Team record: 33-24 SU, 26-29-2 ATS

is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 9 games on the road
is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing LA Lakers

When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Denver are 6-4
After playing Phoenix are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3

Los Angeles:
Team record: 29-30 SU, 24-35 ATS

LA Lakers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta
LA Lakers are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 6 games at home

When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Oklahoma City are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 5-5


NEXT UP:
Atlanta at Denver, Monday, March 4
LA Lakers at Oklahoma City, Tuesday, March 5