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Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets Prediction & Betting Tips 11/19/2023

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Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets 11/19/2023
  • We like the Rockets on the moneyline (+186)
  • The Rockets are also our pick on the spread at +5.5
  • Our NBA model projects 217 points, and we suggest taking the under

Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets Preview

Looking to win big? The Rockets and Lakers face off at 9:30 ET on SN-LA. The Lakers are hosting the game at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, CA.

The over/under for this Western conference contest is set at 219.5 points, with the Lakers being the favored team playing at home against the Rockets. Check out BetCoco for Los Angeles Lakers – Houston Rockets odds

Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The last three times that the Rockets have faced off vs. the Lakers as the underdog, they have gone 2-1. When looking back over the last ten head to head meetings between the Rockets and Lakers, the Rockets hold the edge with an ATS record of 6-4.

  • When looking at their past three road matchups, Houston has an ATS record of 1-2 while averaging 102 per game. The team went 0-3 overall in these games.
  • Los Angeles has a 2-3 record in their last five home games. In this stretch, they averaged 106 points per game while allowing 114. The team also performed well vs the spread at 3-2.
  • The Rockets have played well in their last three games as the betting underdog, going 2-1 straight up and 3-0 against the spread.
  • As the betting favorite, the Lakers have an ATS record of 2-1 in their last three games. In these matchups, their straight up record was 3-0.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets Prediction

Today, the Rockets are entering the action with an overall record of 6-4 and have achieved a 2-1 record over their last three games. At the moment, the team holds 6th place in the Western Conference and 2nd place in the Southwest division.

Houston has an overall ATS record of 7-3 as they come into today’s game. Houston has gone 2-0 against the spread this season when they are the favorites, and they are 5-3 when playing as underdogs.

So far, Houston has an over/under record of 3-7-0 and have had four straight games stay below the over/under lines. In their games, the average over/under line is 220.8, and they maintain a -5.1 differential vs. the over/under line this season.

Coming off their recent game, the Rockets offense tallied 100 points in a matchup against the Clippers. Their field goal percentage for the game was 43.2%, and they made 10 threes. Alperen Sengün is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 19.8. Meanwhile, Jalen Green also brings a PPG average of 19.1 into the game.

Coming into the game, the Rockets’ defense has finished three straight games with an increased number of points allowed. Overall, they are 2nd in the league at 105.8 points per game allowed.

In the terms of takeaways, Rockets are causing 12.6 turnovers per game, ranking 7th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 28th in rejections, averaging 3.5 blocked shots each game.

The Lakers head into today’s action with an overall record of 7-6 and have gone 2-1 over their previous three games. At this time, the team’s rank is 7th in the Western Conference, and they are also 2nd in the Pacific division.

So far, Los Angeles is below .500 in their ATS record, currently standing at 5-8. During this season, Los Angeles has a 3-5 record against the spread as favorites and 2-3 as underdogs.

The Lakers have achieved an over/under record of 5-8-0 so far this season. The average over/under line in their games stands at 226.2, and they have a 0.5 differential against the over/under line for this season.

The Lakers’ offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 107 points versus the Trail Blazers. During the game, they attempted 30 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 49.4%. The team’s scoring leader is LeBron James, who holds an average of 25.5 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Anthony Davis is averaging 21.6 points per game this season.

Coming into today’s game, the Lakers’ defense is giving up an average of 114.3 points per contest.

Most recently, the Lakers’ defense put together a solid performance, giving up just 95 points to the Trail Blazers.

Even though they are 5.5 point underdogs, we see the Rockets winning this game by a score of 109-108.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets Betting Tips

  • We like the Rockets on the moneyline (+186)
  • The Rockets are also our pick on the spread at +5.5
  • Our NBA model projects 217 points, and we suggest taking the under

Los Angeles Lakers Injury Report

  • Anthony Davis – Hip – Probable
  • LeBron James – Calf – Questionable
  • Jarred Vanderbilt – Heel – Out
  • Gabe Vincent – Knee – Out
  • Jalen Hood-Schifino – Patella – Questionable

Houston Rockets Injury Report

  • Victor Oladipo – Knee – Out
  • Tari Eason – Lower Leg – Questionable
  • Amen Thompson – Ankle – Out

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