<strong> L.A. Lakers vs. L.A. Clippers Point Spread - Pick</strong>

<strong>Betting Odds:</strong> LAK +10.5 / CLIP -10.5
<strong>Over/Under Total:</strong> 209
<strong>Moneyline:</strong> OFF

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<strong>Team Records Straight up and Against the Point Spread:</strong><br />
L.A. Lakers: 14-22 SU / 18-17-1 ATS
L.A. Clippers: 25-13 / 22-16 ATS

<strong>Sagarin PREDICTOR Power Rankings</strong>
L.A. Lakers: 86.51
L.A. Clippers: 95.28

<strong>Betting Trends Worth Noting:</strong><br />
1. Lakers are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games vs. a team with a winning S.U. record.
2. Lakers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a S.U. loss.
3. Clippers are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS loss.
4. Clippers are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 after allowing 100 points or more in their previous game.

<strong>Key Injuries:</strong><br />
Nick Young SF - Jan 8: Day-To-Day
Xavier Henry SF - Jan 6: Out

Reggie Bullock SG - Jan 9: Out
J.J. Redick SG - Jan 9: Out

<strong>Matchup Analysis:</strong><br />
The Lakers have lost 9 of their last 10 games and while they may lose tonight I have a feeling they will make it close and cover.

<strong>Jason's Pick to Cover the Point Spread:</strong> Lakers +10.5

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