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Los Angeles Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers – NBA – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Los Angeles Lakers (17-19) host the Portland Trail Blazers (13-21) after losing three straight home games. The Lakers are favored by 5.5 points in the contest, which begins at 10:30 PM ET on Friday, December 31, 2021. The over/under is set at 231 for the matchup.

Lakers vs. Trail Blazers Predictions

Lakers vs. Trail Blazers Betting Odds

Lakers vs Trail Blazers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Lakers -5.5 231 points

Lakers vs. Trail Blazers Last 10 Games

  • Los Angeles covered the spread six times in its last 10 contests while putting up a 4-6 record straight-up in those games.
  • The final score of the last 10 Los Angeles games has exceeded the set total four times.
  • The Lakers’ past 10 games have ended with an average of 221.3 points scored. That’s 9.7 fewer points than this contest’s over/under.
  • During their past 10 games, the Lakers have a points-per-game average 2.6 points below their season-long scoring average.
  • Portland has a 2-8 record straight-up in its last 10 matchups, while covering the spread three times in those games.
  • The final scores of the past 10 Portland games have exceeded the set total four times.
  • The Trail Blazers’ past 10 games have ended with an average of 220.1 points scored. That’s 10.9 fewer points than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Trail Blazers’ per-game scoring average over their last 10 games is 105.4, 2.9 points lower than their season-long per-game average.

Lakers vs. Trail Blazers Betting Trends

  • Los Angeles has covered the spread 15 times in 36 games with a set spread.
  • In games they have played as 5.5-point favorites or more, the Lakers have an ATS record of 3-7.
  • Games involving Los Angeles have hit the over 19 times this season.
  • The Lakers make 46.2% of their shots from the field this season, which is 1.4 percentage points lower than the Trail Blazers have allowed to their opponents (47.6%).
  • Los Angeles is 9-7 against the spread and 12-4 overall when it shoots better than 47.6% from the field.
  • Portland has gone 12-21-1 against the spread this year.
  • The Trail Blazers have an ATS record of 1-4 when playing as at least 5.5-point underdogs.
  • Portland games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 16 times this season.
  • The Trail Blazers are shooting 45.0% from the field, 0.3% higher than the 44.7% the Lakers’ opponents have shot this season.
  • This season, Portland has a 6-10-1 record against the spread and an 8-9 record overall in games the team collectively shoots above 44.7% from the field.

Lakers vs. Trail Blazers Over/Under Trends

  • A total of 15 Los Angeles games this season have gone over Friday’s total of 231 points.
  • Nine of Portland’s games ended with a combined score higher than 231 points this season.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 218.6 points per game, 12.4 points fewer than the point total of 231 for this contest.
  • These two teams give up a combined 224.3 points per game, 6.7 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the over/under in Lakers games is 10.7 points fewer than the over/under of 231 points in this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 10.0 points more than the average over/under in Trail Blazers’ games this season (221.0 points).

Lakers Team Leaders

  • Russell Westbrook: 19.7 PTS, 8.1 REB, 8.3 AST, 1.2 STL, 45.5 FG%, 32.1 3PT% (42-for-131)
  • Anthony Davis: 23.3 PTS, 9.9 REB, 1.2 STL, 2.0 BLK, 52.1 FG%, 17.9 3PT% (10-for-56)
  • LeBron James: 28.0 PTS, 7.3 REB, 6.8 AST, 1.7 STL, 1.1 BLK, 52.0 FG%, 36.9 3PT% (69-for-187)
  • Carmelo Anthony: 13.3 PTS, 42.0 FG%, 38.6 3PT% (85-for-220)
  • Malik Monk: 10.7 PTS, 46.6 FG%, 36.8 3PT% (56-for-152)

Trail Blazers Team Leaders

  • Damian Lillard: 24.2 PTS, 7.3 AST, 40.4 FG%, 33.0 3PT% (91-for-276)
  • Jusuf Nurkic: 13.3 PTS, 9.9 REB, 1.1 STL, 57.0 FG%, 20.0 3PT% (5-for-25)
  • Norman Powell: 18.4 PTS, 46.0 FG%, 40.5 3PT% (66-for-163)
  • Larry Nance Jr.: 6.8 PTS, 1.1 STL, 51.9 FG%, 29.8 3PT% (17-for-57)
  • Robert Covington: 6.7 PTS, 1.2 STL, 1.2 BLK, 39.5 FG%, 33.1 3PT% (49-for-148)

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