Thursday, January 27 2022
lakers-cbs.jpg
Getty Images

The Los Angeles Lakers will take on the Houston Rockets at 10:30 p.m. ET Tuesday at Staples Center. Los Angeles is 4-3 overall and 3-2 at home, while Houston is 1-5 overall and 0-3 on the road. The Lakers have won four straight games over the Rockets and lead the all-time series 142-85. 

The Lakers are favored by 10 points in the latest Lakers vs. Rockets odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 218. Before making any Rockets vs. Lakers picks, you need to see the NBA predictions and betting advice from the red-hot computer simulation model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned almost $9,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model finished up almost $600 on its top-rated picks last season and enters Week 3 of the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 106-71 roll on top-rated NBA picks against the spread. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Lakers vs. Rockets and just locked in its coveted NBA picks today. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model’s NBA picks. Here are several NBA betting lines and trends for Lakers vs. Rockets:

  • Lakers vs. Rockets spread: Lakers -10
  • Lakers vs. Rockets over-under: 218 points
  • Lakers vs. Rockets moneyline: Lakers -550, Rockets +400
Featured Game | Los Angeles Lakers vs. Houston Rockets

What you need to know about the Rockets

The Rockets are out to make up for these teams’ contest on Sunday. They fell to the Lakers 95-85. Houston was down 75-54 at the end of the third quarter, which was just too much to recover from. Shooting guard Eric Gordon (17 points) and power forward Christian Wood (16 points) were the top scorers for Houston.

Houston is balanced offensively with four players averaging double-digits in points per game, led by Christian Wood at 19.2. The Rockets could have the added benefit of the Lakers being short-handed tonight. Houston is on a four-game losing streak, and is 2-3 against the spread in 2021. 

What you need to know about the Lakers

The Lakers are the vastly superior team in this matchup. When these teams met on Sunday, Los Angeles held Houston to 85 points, and dominated in practically every possible metric. 

The one issue for the Lakers is health. LeBron James, Anthony Davis, and Dwight Howard are all listed as day-to-day but are expected to play, and Talen Horton-Tucker and Wayne Ellington have both been ruled out for tonight’s game. If the Lakers use a form of load management, the spread could be in jeopardy when the fourth quarter rolls around. 

How to make Lakers vs. Rockets picks

The model has simulated Lakers vs. Rockets 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning under on the point total, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in almost 70 percent of simulations. You can only see the model’s Rockets vs. Lakers pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Lakers vs. Rockets? And which side of the spread hits in almost 70 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks. 

Source: CBSSports.com

Previous

LAFC's playoff hopes dealt a blow after draw with Whitecaps

Next

Bucks vs. Pistons odds, line, spread: 2021 NBA picks, Nov. 2 predictions from model on 106-71 roll

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Check Also

Pro Sports Media

Trending Now

PHT Morning Skate: Capitals vs. the East; Torchetti joins Flyers’ bench

Welcome to the PHT Morning Skate, a collection of links from the NHL and around the hockey world. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at phtblog@nbcsports. • How do the Capitals, as they currently stand, stack up against the rest of the Eastern Conference? [Japers’ Rink] • John Torchetti will join Mike […]

Read More

Big Papi gets HOF call; Bonds, Clemens out

Longtime Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was the lone former player to hear his name called during Tuesday’s BBWAA Hall of Fame election announcement, rewarding a career that saw a curse broken three times over. In his first year of eligibility, Ortiz received 307 out of 397 votes (77.9 percent), putting him over the […]

Read More

USMNT vs El Salvador: How to watch live, stream link, team news

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it. USMNT host El Salvador on Thursday in Columbus, Ohio (live, 7pm ET) as Gregg Berhalter’s side are huge favorites to move one step closer to qualification for the 2022 World Cup. A big win is expected for the […]

Read More