NBA Matchups  >>  New Orleans Pelicans vs. LA Lakers Lakers Preview 04/09/2013

The New Orleans Hornets and the Los Angeles Lakers will both be trying to pick up a win on Tuesday when they battle at STAPLES Center.
Oddsmakers currently have the Lakers listed as 9-point favorites versus the Hornets, while the game's total is sitting at 198.
Last time out for New Orleans, they were a 95-92 winner as they battled the Suns on the road. The Hornets covered in the match as a 2-point favorite, while 187 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 109-95 loser as they battled the Clippers on the road. The Lakers failed to cover in the match as a 4.5-point underdog, while 204 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
New Orleans:
Team record: 27-50 SU, 38-39 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 12 of last 17 games when playing on the road against LA Lakers
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 10 games
is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games

When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Sacramento are 3-7
After playing Phoenix are 4-6
After a win are 3-7

Los Angeles:
Team record: 40-37 SU, 31-45-1 ATS

LA Lakers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing New Orleans
LA Lakers are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games at home
LA Lakers are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against New Orleans
The total has gone OVER in 6 of the LA Lakers last 8 games

When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Portland are 6-4
After playing LA Clippers are 6-4
After a loss are 8-2


NEXT UP:
New Orleans at Sacramento, Wednesday, April 10
LA Lakers at Portland, Wednesday, April 10