Betting on today’s Lakers and Rockets game? Catch the action at Toyota Center in Houston, TX, as the Rockets hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on Spac. The Lakers are the favorites in this Western conference matchup the against the Rockets. The over/under for the game is set at 218 points.
LOS ANGELES LAKERS VS HOUSTON ROCKETS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Los Angeles Lakers -2.5
This game will be played at Toyota Center at 8:00 ET on Wednesday, November 8th.
WHY BET THE LOS ANGELES LAKERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 108-105 in favor of the Lakers.
- Our projections have LeBron James finishing with LeBron James points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists.
- From the field, we have the Lakers finishing with a field goal percentage of 50.0% and knocking down 10 threes.
Will the Lakers Secure A Victory as Road Favorites?
Facing the Rockets, the Lakers currently hold an overall record of 3-4 and aim to end their two game losing streak. Currently, in the Western Conference, the team is ranked 10th, and they are 4th in the Pacific division.
So far, Los Angeles’ ATS record is below .500 at 2-5. This season, Los Angeles has a 1-3 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 1-2 when playing as underdogs.
The Lakers’ offense finished with 107 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 111.1 points per contest. In terms of offense, the Lakers have a season-long field goal percentage of 47%, putting them 10th in the NBA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 24th in percentage and 24th in three-pointers made.
Coming into today’s game, the Lakers’ defense is giving up an average of 114.6 points per contest. This season, the Lakers defense has been impressive, holding the 19thth position in the league while permitting an average of 114.6 points per contest.
Will Houston Secure A Victory as Home Underdogs?
Facing off against the Lakers, the Rockets are looking to secure a winning record, with their current record sitting at 3-3. At this time, the team’s rank is 8th in the Western Conference, and they are also 3rd in the Southwest division.
Houston has an overall ATS record of 3-3 for the season so far. The Rockets have not succeeded in covering the spread on the road, while they hold 3-1 at home against the spread.
Houston finished with 122 points in their game against the Kings. This total surpasses their season-average of 110 points per game. Houston’s offense is currently one of the slower paced teams in the NBA, at 97.2 possessions per game. In terms of three-point shooting, they are 22nd in attempts and 30th in three-point shooting percentage.
At this time, the Rockets’ defense is positioned 7thth in the NBA, permitting 108.8 points per game. Houston’s defense has been playing well, ranking 7thth in the NBA with 108.8 points allowed per game.