Despite acquiring the biggest name in professional basketball, the Los Angeles Lakers have failed to turn things around on their side of the Staples Center.
Sure expectations were too high but to be left out of the playoffs is unacceptable in the minds of the longtime Laker fathful.
Betters who have been wagering on the Lakers this season would like to kick them to the curb, as well.
The Los Angeles Lakers have been a big loser at the window for their backers.
The worst has been when the Lakers are home underdogs. When playing superior teams, the Lakers have rarely been competitive enough to even cover the handicap.
They have been really awful against teams from the Eastern Conference against the spread.
When the Lakers have been assigned the role of road favorite, they have been garbage there, too, against the number. In any favorite role, the Lakers have struggled ATS.
Coming off a loss, the Lakers have been woeful against the spread in their next outing.
When playing on exactly two or three days rest, the Lakers have fallen far below par when trying to cover the number.
About the only spot we can trust the Lakers is when they are playing Pacific Division rivals. There the Lakers have actually shown a profit.
We also can consider L.A. in the role of a road underdog, where they have slightly returned a profit for backers.
An incredible spot to make money betting on Los Angeles Lakers’ games is when they are playing the second game of a back-to-back.
In that role, the Lake Show has been an overwhelmingly consistent team going UNDER the total.
The Lakers also are a strong UNDER team when playing as a home favorite.
And the Lakers play more defense against division rivals, when they play the Pacific, the games have a strong tendency to go UNDER.
In general, the Lakers have been a huge UNDER play this season.
The only spot where we can take a look at a Lakers game going OVER is when they are in the role of road favorite.
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