The Los Angeles Lakers (8-10) look to rebound from a tough loss Tuesday night when they take on New Orleans (5-11) Wednesday night at 8:00 ET. NBA odds can be found at Oddsmaker sportsbook.
The Lakers let one get away from them Tuesday night and have now dropped two in a row; brining their season totals to 8-10 SU and 7-11 ATS. Since giving up 79 and 89 points to Indiana and Dallas respectively, the Lakers’ defense has fallen apart, giving up over 107 points per game over the last three.
New Orleans comes into Wednesday’s game with a 5-11 SU mark, but is a respectable 9-7 ATS. New Orleans has had trouble at home, however, going 3-6 on their home court. The Hornets have given up 98.4 points per game, but have tightened up at home recently giving up an average of 88 per game over the last three.
The Lakers are a 5 1/2 point favorite. Given that the Lakers are playing in back to back nights, take the Hornets +5 ½ at best online sportsbooks.