NBA Matchups  >>  LA Lakers Lakers vs. Indiana Pacers Preview 03/15/2013

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The Los Angeles Lakers and the Indiana Pacers will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Oddsmakers currently have the Pacers listed as 10-point favorites versus the Lakers, while the game's total is sitting at 188½.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 96-92 loser as they battled the Hawks on the road. The Lakers failed to cover in the match as a 3.5-point favorite, while 188 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
The Pacers were a 107-91 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Timberwolves. They covered the 15.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (198) made winners of OVER bettors.
Los Angeles:
Team record: 34-32 SU, 27-39 ATS

LA Lakers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the LA Lakers last 5 games when playing on the road against Indiana
The total has gone OVER in 6 of the LA Lakers last 8 games when playing Indiana

When playing on Friday are 9-1
Before playing Sacramento are 7-3
After playing Atlanta are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

Indiana:
Team record: 40-24 SU, 36-28 ATS

is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing at home against LA Lakers
is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games

When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 8-2
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a win are 6-4


NEXT UP:
LA Lakers home to Sacramento, Sunday, March 17
Indiana at Philadelphia, Saturday, March 16