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Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets 3/9/2022 NBA Spread and Picks

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Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets 3-9-2022 NBA Spread and Picks

Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets 3/9/2022 – The Los Angeles Lakers failed to gain momentum and this team looks to get back to their winning groove with urgency. The Houston Rockets will be hosting them this coming Wednesday, March 9 and the tip-off starts at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The Toyota Center located in Houston, Texas will serve as the battleground for both NBA Western Conference teams and it will be seen on television through the ATTSN-SW. The online live stream can be enjoyed by NBA League Pass subscribers. According to NBA betting spreads, the Los Angeles Lakers are the safer pick to make against the Houston Rockets.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets 3/9/2022

When:March 9, 2022 8:00 PM ET
Where:Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
TV:ATTSN-SW
Stream:NBA League Pass

Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets 3/9/2022 Betting Odds
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
Los Angeles Lakers -3 (-111)229.5 o (-110)-150
Houston Rockets +3 (-111)229.5 u (-110)+125
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Los Angeles Lakers Betting

The Los Angeles Lakers after a huge win over the Golden State Warriors failed to convert the momentum to another victory in their most recent game against the San Antonio Spurs. That road game ended with the final score of 110-117. Talen Horton-Tucker was the team’s top scorer with 18 points while Russell Westbrook contributed across the board with 17 points, 10 rebounds and six assists but also shot 5-of-14 from the field. Malik Monk also had a good game with 17 points, five rebounds, four assists while Carmelo Anthony came off the bench with 17 points of his own.

Players to watch: LeBron James SF 46 GP 46 GS 36.8 MIN 29.4 PTS 1.1 OR 7 DR 8.1 REB 6.2 AST 1.5 STL 1 BLK 3.4 TO 2.2 PF 1.8 AST/TO 26.49 PER

Anthony Davis PF 37 GP 37 GS 35.1 MIN 23.1 PTS 2.8 OR 6.9 DR 9.7 REB 2.9 AST 1.2 STL 2.3 BLK 2.1 TO 2.5 PF 1.4 AST/TO 24.36 PER

Russell Westbrook PG 63 GP 63 GS 34.4 MIN 18.1 PTS 1.4 OR 6.2 DR 7.6 REB 7.2 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 4 TO 3.1 PF 1.8 AST/TO 14.55 PER.

Houston Rockets Betting

The Houston Rockets were able to snap their losing streak with an upset win over the Memphis Grizzlies but were not able to bring the momentum to their next game against the Miami Heat. Kevin Porter Jr. was the team’s top scorer with 22 points while Jalen Green was not far behind with 20 points as well. Josh Christopher came off the bench with 16 points while rookie Alperen Sengun filled in for Christian Wood at the center position finishing with 13 points, eight rebounds, three assists and a block. This team is still at the bottom of the NBA Western Conference standings with a record of 16-49.

Players to Watch: Christian Wood C 60 GP 59 GS 31.2 MIN 17.9 PTS 1.8 OR 8.4 DR 10.1 REB 2.2 AST 0.8 STL 1 BLK 1.8 TO 2.5 PF 1.2 AST/TO 19.02 PER

Jalen Green SG 50 GP 50 GS 31.1 MIN 15.4 PTS 0.5 OR 2.7 DR 3.2 REB 2.5 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 2.1 TO 1.5 PF 1.2 AST/TO 10.91 PER

Kevin Porter Jr. SG 44 GP 44 GS 30.3 MIN 14 PTS 0.7 OR 3.3 DR 4 REB 6 AST 1.2 STL 0.3 BLK 3.4 TO 2.6 PF 1.8 AST/TO 11.98 PER.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets 3/9/2022 Betting Numbers

Trends

Los Angeles Lakers

LA Lakers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Lakers’ last 7 games.
LA Lakers are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
LA Lakers are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games against Houston.
Lakers are 10-0 SU in their last 10 games against Houston.
LA Lakers are 0-8 SU in their last 8 games on the road.
LA Lakers are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston.
Lakers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
LA Lakers are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Lakers’ last 5 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.

Houston Rockets

Houston are 5-13 ATS in their last 18 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston’s last 7 games.
Houston are 1-13 SU in their last 14 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Houston’s last 13 games against LA Lakers.
Houston are 2-16 SU in their last 18 games at home.
Rockets are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games when playing at home against LA Lakers.
Houston are 1-9 SU in their last 10 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.
Houston are 6-14 ATS in their last 20 games played in March.

Injuries

Los Angeles Lakers

LeBron James SF Knee is “?” Wednesday vs Houston
Anthony Davis PF Ankle is out indefinitely
Malik Monk SG Calf is probable Wednesday vs Houston
Kendrick Nunn PG Knee is out indefinitely
Talen Horton-Tucker SF Ankle is probable Wednesday vs Houston

Houston Rockets

John Wall PG Personal is out indefinitely
Dennis Schroder PG Ankle is “?” Wednesday vs LA Lakers
Christian Wood PF Illness is “?” Wednesday vs LA Lakers
Garrison Mathews SG Ankle is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs LA Lakers
Jae’Sean Tate SG Ankle is “?” Wednesday vs LA Lakers
Usman Garuba PF Wrist is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs LA Lakers

Head-to-Head
Los Angeles LakersHouston Rockets
27-36-1Against the Spread 26-38-1
34-29-1Straight Up 36-28-1
111Points per Game 109
Points Allowed per Game
46.53Offensive FG% 45.07
72.71Offensive FT% 70.8
34.74Offensive 3PT% 34.37
46.14Defensive FG% 48.32
73.53Defensive FT% 78.2
34.94Defensive 3PT% 35.59

Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets Betting Picks

With or without LeBron James, it is forecasted in the online sportsbook that the Los Angeles Lakers will be giving the Houston Rockets their 50th loss of the season. This is a good chance for Russell Westbrook to redeem himself to the Laker fanbase.

Moneyline: The Lakers as the favored team in this game has an ML of -150 while the Rockets are +125.

ATS: It is just three points on the ATS for this game with the Lakers getting the -3 while the Rockets are +3.

TOTALs: The total pegged for both teams to dance on is at 229.5 points with the Lakers going over while the Rockets are under.

Score Prediction: 117 – 109, Lakers