NBA Matchups  >>  LA Lakers Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers Preview 04/10/2013

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The Los Angeles Lakers and the Portland Trail Blazers will both be trying to pick up a win on Wednesday when they battle at Rose Garden.
Oddsmakers currently have the Lakers listed as 5-point favorites versus the Trail Blazers, while the game's total is sitting at 202½.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 104-96 winner at home against the Hornets. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (200) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
Portland lost its last outing, a 96-91 result against the Mavericks on April 7. The Trail Blazers failed to cover in that game as a 4-point underdog, while the 187 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
Los Angeles:
Team record: 41-37 SU, 31-46-1 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 6 games when playing Portland
The total has gone OVER in 8 of the LA Lakers last 10 games when playing on the road against Portland
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 on the road

When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Golden State are 4-6
After playing New Orleans are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

Portland:
Team record: 33-44 SU, 34-40-3 ATS
Current streak: lost 8 straight games.

is 12-2 SU in their last 14 games when playing at home against LA Lakers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing LA Lakers
The total has gone OVER in 9 of last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 10 games when playing at home against LA Lakers

When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Oklahoma City are 7-3
After playing Dallas are 2-8
After a loss are 2-8


NEXT UP:
LA Lakers home to Golden State, Friday, April 12
Portland home to Oklahoma City, Friday, April 12