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Portland Trail Blazers vs. Los Angeles Lakers

The Portland Trail Blazers and the Los Angeles Lakers will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Staples Center.

Oddsmakers opened the Lakers as -10.5-point favorites versus the Trail Blazers, while the game's total opened at 228.5.

Los Angeles lost its last outing, a 108-91 result against the 76ers on January 25. The Lakers failed to cover in that game as a -4.5-point favorite, while the 199 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

The Trail Blazers were a 125-112 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Rockets. They covered the +5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (237) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Team record: 21-27 SU,18-28-2 ATS
Portland is 5-13-1 ATS in its last 19 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Portland's last 6 games
Portland is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games on the road

Los Angeles:
Team record: 36-10 SU,24-21-1 ATS
LA Lakers is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
LA Lakers is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Lakers's last 9 games

Next up:
Portland home to Utah Saturday, February 1
Los Angeles at Sacramento Saturday, February 1