Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Los Angeles Lakers - 1/11/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds & Prediction

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Los Angeles Lakers at Oklahoma City Thunder

Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 8:00 PM (Chesapeake Energy Arena)

OKC -1.5 . Total

The Los Angeles Lakers are on the road for a matchup with the Oklahoma City Thunder.  The Lakers are (31-7), coming off a 129-114 win over the Dallas Mavericks.  The Thunder are (22-16), after upending the Houston Rockets, 113-92.

In the Lakers win over the Mavericks, Los Angeles was guided offensively by LeBron James.  James secred a double-double, finishing with 35 points and 16 rebounds, while adding 7 assists.  The Lakers shot 53% from the floor and 42% from 3-point range.  Los Angeles out rebounded Dallas, 49 to 47.  The Lakers scored 26 fast break points, to just 13 for the Mavericks.

In the Thunder win over the Rockets, Oklahoma City was led throughout the game by Danilo Gallinari.  Gallinari contributed a double-double, finishing with 23 points and 11 rebounds.  The Thunder shot 49% from the floor and 34% from deep.  Oklahoma City out rebounded Houston, 52 to 39.  Oklahoma City led by as many as 30 points in the game.

Recent Betting Trends:

Lakers are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games.

Lakers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against the Thunder.

The under is 8-4 in Lakers last 12 games.

Thunder are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games.

Thunder are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games.

The under is 7-2 in thunder last 9 games.

The Lakers are 15-3 on the road, while the Thunder are 13-6 when at home.  The Lakers have the 3rd best scoring defense, while the Thunder have the 9th best.  Offensively, the Lakers have the best road field goal percentage, while the Thunder have the best home field goal percentage.  Overall, Los Angeles is the better team, but it is hard to ignore what the Thunder have done ATS.  On the season, Oklahoma City is 26-12 ATS.  Final score prediction, Thunder will win and cover, 112-109.



The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.