Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Lakers 02/06/2020 NBA Spread and Picks
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Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Lakers 02/06/2020 – Stars collide on Thursday as the Houston Rockets against LeBron James, Anthony Davis and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center. The Rockets dispatched the Hornets, 125-110, on Tuesday before traveling to Hollywood to face the Western Conference’s top team who just blew out the San Antonio Spurs, 129-102, on Wednesday. The Lakers opened across major online sportsbooks as -6 home favorites but that spread could grow wider in the coming hours with Russell Westbrook’s availability hanging in the balance.
Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Lakers 02/06/2020
Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Lakers 02/06/2020 Betting Odds
Houston Rockets Betting
The Houston Rockets captured two solid back-to-back wins against the Dallas Mavericks, 128-121, and the New Orleans Pelicans, 117-109. Russell Westbrook put up strong numbers in both games, finishing with 32 points, six rebounds and nine assists vs. the Mavericks and 22 points, six rebounds and seven assists against the Pelicans.
Players to Watch: James Harden (35.7 PPG, 6.5 RPG, 7.2 APG)
Russell Westbrook (26.4 PPG, 8.0 RPG, 7.4 APG)
Eric Gordon (15.7 PPG, 2.0 RPG and 1.5 APG)
Los Angeles Lakers Betting
After two consecutive hiccups against the Philadelphia 76ers and the Portland Trail Blazers, the Lakers are back in their winning ways after dispatching the Sacramento Kings, 129-113, on Saturday. LeBron James recorded another triple as he finished with 15 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists. Anthony Davis scored 21 and Avery Bradley added in the win. LeBron followed it up with a monster game as he tallied 36 points, 7 rebounds and 9 assists in a win vs. the Spurs.
Players to Watch: Anthony Davis (26.6 PPG, 9.1 RPG, 3.3 APG)
LeBron James (25.7 PPG, 7.7 RPG, 10.7 APG)
Kyle Kuzma (13.0 PPG, 4.2 RPG and 1.0 APG)
Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Lakers 02/06/2020 Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston’s last 7 games.
Los Angeles Lakers
The total has gone OVER in 10 of LA Lakers’ last 12 games.
Russell Westbrook PG Thumb is “?” Thursday vs LA Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
DeMarcus Cousins PF Knee is out for season
Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Lakers Betting Picks
The Lakers claimed two consecutive blowout victories in which they scored 129 points. That’s is positive news for NBA bettors dropping big money on OVER for tonight. The Rockets’ reputation as one of the best offensive teams in the NBA will surely influence Online Bookmakers to increase the totals set for this game.
Moneyline: Bet on the Lakers at -250. LeBron James is entering a special zone right now. He’s been essentially a walking triple-double dominating every facet of the game.
ATS: Bet on the Lakers to cover the six-point spread. With Westbrook’s availability a toss-up, the Lakers are poised to win by a significant winning margin. And remember, the Lakers just defeated the Rockets by 9 points, 124-115, in their last meeting on January 18.
TOTALs: Back the OVER at 235 points. These are two high-scoring teams that like to speed up the pace of the game.
Score Prediction: 228 – 220 Lakers