NBA Betting Preview: Suns at Lakers

The Phoenix Suns, who are in a fierce battle for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference, face a big hurdle on Tuesday when they face the red-hot Los Angeles Lakers (10:35 p.m. ET, TNT). The Suns (35-33 SU, 32-34-2 ATS) are two games behind Memphis for the last playoff spot and are coming off a 108-99 win against the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday as a 1-point dogs. The Lakers (50-20 SU, 34-36 ATS), meanwhile, slipped past Portland 84-80 on Sunday as 6.5-point … [Read more...]

NBA Betting Preview: Lakers at Heat

Two teams headed in opposite directions meet on Thursday night when the Los Angeles Lakers visit the Miami Heat (7:05 p.m. ET, TNT). The Lakers are red-hot having won eight straight games while the Heat are playing their worst basketball of the season having lost five straight. Los Angeles is listed as a 2-point road favorite at and the total is set at 188. On the moneyline, the Lakers are -130; the Heat are +110. The Lakers (46-19 SU, 32-33 ATS) are … [Read more...]

NBA Betting Preview: Lakers at Knicks

The marquee matchup in the NBA for Friday night is in New York as the Knicks host the Los Angeles Lakers (8:05 p.m. ET, ESPN). The Lakers are in a back-to-back situation as they played in Boston last night, winning 92-86 as 3.5-point road dogs. The Lakers have had some success with no rest and they are facing a New York team that is not playing very well right now. LA is listed as a 3-point road favorite at and the total is set at 210.5. On the moneyline, … [Read more...]

NBA Betting Preview: Rockets at Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers look to bounce back from Sunday’s home loss against Boston when they host the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night (10:35 p.m. ET). The Lakers have not looked like defending champs this season. Their 109-96 loss as 3-point home favorites on Sunday against the Celtics showed Coach Phil Jackson that his team has a lot of work to do if Lakers want to win a third straight NBA title. The Lakers are listed as 9-point home favorites at and … [Read more...]