|Written by Jerry Santiago|
|Monday, 09 March 2009 09:56|
NBA basketball bets have been about break even on both teams, who have had their share of NBA betting ups and downs this season. The Los Angeles Lakers are way out in front for the top spot in the western conference and the home court advantage for the playoffs that will come with it.
As always, the Lakers draw a lot of NBA basketball bets from the public which causes their value to be less than what it should be. LA had an overall NBA betting record of 50-12 straight up and 32-30 on their NBA basketball bets.
The Lakers have shown their strongest trend on NBA basketball bets to on the over as just 26 of their first 62 games went under the number. The Lakers strength for NBA basketball bets has been their offense which was ranked 1st overall in the NBA. Their defense ranked just 18th overall.
The Lakers have been less than successful recently with their NBA basketball bets as from February 20 through March 6 they got the cash in just 3 out of 8 games with just 2 of those games going over the total. The Portland Trailblazers have been inconsistent as of late with their NBA basketball bets, which fits to their overall form this season.
Portland had an overall NBA betting mark of 38-23 straight up and 30-30 on their NBA basketball bets. Portland has had their best success on NBA basketball bets at home as they had a mark of 18-11 against the spread. In fact, the home team has excelled all season in Portland's games.
The host is 37-23 on NBA basketball bets in Portland's games this year. From February 20 through March 5 the Trailblazers got the cash in 5 out of 8 games with just 2 of those games going under the total.
The Lakers won and covered the last game in this series at home on January 4 by a score of 100-86 as 11-point chalks with the game going under the total of 199.5.
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