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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 NBA Spread and Picks

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

When: February 6, 2020 10:30 PM ET
Where: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
TV: Spectrum
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Lakers 02/06/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Houston Rockets +6 (-108) 234 o (-110) +210

Los Angeles Lakers
-6 (-108) 234 u (-110) -250
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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

Trends

Houston Rockets

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston’s last 7 games.
Houston are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Houston are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games against LA Lakers.
Rockets are 13-4 SU in their last 17 games against LA Lakers.
Houston are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games on the road.
Houston are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games when playing on the road against LA Lakers.
Rockets are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Western conference.
Houston are 14-6 ATS in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Pacific division.

Los Angeles Lakers

The total has gone OVER in 10 of LA Lakers’ last 12 games.
LA Lakers are 14-4 SU in their last 18 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Lakers’ last 5 games against Houston.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Lakers’ last 5 games at home.
LA Lakers are 2-9 SU in their last 11 games when playing at home against Houston.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of LA Lakers’ last 10 games this season.
LA Lakers are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Western conference.
Lakers are 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Southwest division.
LA Lakers are 13-7 ATS in their last 20 games played on a Thursday.

Injuries

Houston Rockets

Russell Westbrook PG Thumb is “?” Thursday vs LA Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers

DeMarcus Cousins PF Knee is out for season

Head-to-Head
Houston Rockets Los Angeles Lakers
25-25 Against the Spread 26-22
23-27 Straight Up 25-24
118 Points per Game 114
114 Points Allowed per Game 106
45.41 Offensive FG% 48.42
78.05 Offensive FT% 73.71
34.94 Offensive 3PT% 36.1
45.94 Defensive FG% 44.32
75.97 Defensive FT% 78.37
34.64 Defensive 3PT% 34.07

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