NBA Rockets vs Lakers Spread and Prediction

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Two teams sitting in and out of the playoff places of the West are clashing tonight, when the Los Angeles Lakers (28-29), who have won only once in their last 5 games, are hosting the Houston Rockets (33-24), who are looking to bounce back after their latest defeat.

Date/Time: 02-21-2019, 22:30 EDT

Spread: Los Angeles Lakers +3

Total: +232.5

Los Angeles Lakers have a 28-29 record (24-31-2 against the spread) so far this season and currently sit in the 10th place of the West. They have lost four of their last five matches and in their last game they lost on the road against the Hawks with a 113-117 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by LeBron James with 26.8 ppg, adding 7.6 dimes and a team high 8.6 boards per game. He is followed by Kyle Kuzma with 19.1 ppg and 5.6 boards per game.

Houston Rockets have a 33-24 record (26-30-1 against the spread) so far this season and currently sit in the 5th place of the West. They have lost two of their last three matches and in their last game they lost on the road against the Wolves with a 111-121 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by James Harden with 36.6 ppg, adding 6.7 boards and 7.7 dimes per game. He is followed by Clint Capela with 17.6 ppg and a team high 12.6 boards per game but he is out with an injury.

Rockets have won all three previous meetings against the Lakers so far this season, winning the only road game by 9 points. Lakers have a 16-12 home record, while the Rockets are 13-15 on the road. Rockets are better both offensively, scoring 113.1 ppg to Lakers’ 112.2 and defensively, allowing 111.1 ppg to Lakers’ 113.4. Lakers have a better field goal percentage (47.3% to 44.6%), while Rockets have a better 3-point percentage (34.8% to 33.9%). Lakers are better in dimes made (24.9 to 20.8) and in boards grabbed (47 to 41.6), while Rockets are better in turnovers committed (13.1 to 15.5). It is going to be a close game and Vegas odds give the Rockets a -3 spread and expect them to beat the odds against a struggling lately Lakers team.

Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Lakers Prediction: Houston Rockets -3 (-110)

 

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