Lakers vs Trail Blazers: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – December 28, 2020

Posted By Staff on December 28, 2020

The Portland Trail Blazers (1-1) visit the Los Angeles Lakers (2-1) as favorites after CJ McCollum scored 44 points in the Trail Blazers’ 128-126 victory over the Rockets. The matchup airs on NBA TV at 10:00 PM ET on Monday, December 28, 2020.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of December 28, 2020, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Lakers vs Trail Blazers Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of December 28

Lakers: Anthony Davis: Out (Right Calf)
Trail Blazers: Nassir Little: Day To Day (Self Isolating), Zach Collins: Out (Ankle)

Lakers and Trail Blazers Records ATS

  • Los Angeles compiled a 47-43-2 record against the spread last season.
  • When favored by at least 4.5 points, the Lakers were 34-33-2 against the spread last season.
  • Los Angeles and its opponents went over the set total in only 44 of 92 games last season (47.8%).
  • With a 34-42-4 record ATS, Portland did not always cover the spread last season.
  • The Trail Blazers held an even 10-10 record against the spread last season when they played as at least a 4.5-point underdog.
  • Portland and its opponents regularly hit the over last season, doing so in 57.5% (46) of its 80 games played.

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Head to Head

In the last matchup between the teams, the Lakers took down the Trail Blazers 131-122. Anthony Davis led the Lakers with 43 points, and McCollum paced the Trail Blazers with 36. The Trail Blazers covered the spread as 13-point underdogs, and the teams scored 253 total points to hit the over on the 223.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
8/29/2020 Lakers Lakers -13 223.5 -1131 725 Playoffs 131-122 LAL*
8/24/2020 Lakers Trail Blazers -7.5 226.5 -343 273 Playoffs 135-115 LAL
8/22/2020 Lakers Trail Blazers -7.5 224.5 -336 271 Playoffs 116-108 LAL
8/20/2020 Lakers Lakers -6.5 229.5 -279 225 Playoffs 111-88 LAL
8/18/2020 Lakers Lakers -6.5 233.5 -269 220 Playoffs 100-93 POR
1/31/2020 Lakers Lakers -13 231.5 -981 663 Regular Season 127-119 POR*
12/28/2019 Lakers Trail Blazers -5 223.5 -220 180 Regular Season 128-120 LAL*
12/6/2019 Lakers Trail Blazers -4.5 224.5 -196 161 Regular Season 136-113 LAL*
4/9/2019 Lakers Regular Season 104-101 POR
11/14/2018 Lakers Regular Season 126-117 LAL
  • 8/29/2020 DNP – Trail Blazers: Damian Lillard
  • 1/31/2020 DNP – Trail Blazers: Jusuf Nurkic, Carmelo Anthony
  • 12/28/2019 DNP – Trail Blazers: Jusuf Nurkic
  • 12/6/2019 DNP – Lakers: Avery Bradley; Trail Blazers: Jusuf Nurkic
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Scoring Trends

  • Last season, the Lakers were at the 11th spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (113.3 PPG), while the Trail Blazers allowed the 26th-fewest points per game (116.3) in the league.
  • The Lakers totaled 555 more points than their opponents last season (six per game on average), while the Trail Blazers were out-scored by 134 total points (1.7 per game average differential).

Lakers Leaders

  • Davis was solid last season with 26.1 points and 9.3 rebounds per game.
  • LeBron James dished out 10.2 assists per game.
  • Davis grabbed 1.5 steals and 2.3 blocks per game.

Trail Blazers Leaders

  • Damian Lillard scored 30.0 points per game last season and recorded 8.0 assists.
  • Robert Covington pulled down 8.0 rebounds per game.
  • Covington recorded 1.7 steals and 1.0 block per game.

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