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Minnesota Timberwolves vs (LAK) Los Angeles Lakers

Game Date: Sunday, November 10, 2013 | Game Time: 9:35 PM | Home Line: 4.0 | Total: 209.0

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Minnesota Timberwolves v (LAK) Los Angeles Lakers Series Betting Trends

The Minnesota Timberwolves travel to (LAK) Los Angeles to play the Lakers at 9:35 PM on Sunday, November 10, 2013. (LAK) Los Angeles is the underdog in this matchup, getting 4.0 points here at home. The Total has been posted at Over/Under 209.0.

Before getting to specific team details, let's have a look at the recent games in this series to see if we can identify any NBA sports betting trends to assist in making the right pick in this game.

Recent Results in the Timberwolves/Lakers Series

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
December 14, 2014 (LAK) Los Angeles 100Minnesota943.0212.5
November 28, 2014 Minnesota 120(LAK) Los Angeles119-5.5213.0
March 28, 2014 (LAK) Los Angeles 107Minnesota143
February 4, 2014 (LAK) Los Angeles 99Minnesota109-10.5217.0
December 20, 2013 Minnesota 91(LAK) Los Angeles1046.0210.5
November 10, 2013 Minnesota 113(LAK) Los Angeles904.0209.0
March 27, 2013 (LAK) Los Angeles 120Minnesota1174.5205.5
February 28, 2013 Minnesota 94(LAK) Los Angeles116
February 1, 2013 (LAK) Los Angeles 111Minnesota1002.5197.5
March 16, 2012 Minnesota 92(LAK) Los Angeles97-7.5196.0

When looking at the last 70 games in this series, we can see the home team has won 42 games compared to 28 wins for the road team. Average points scored per game for the home team in the Minnesota/(LAK) Los Angeles series is 101.3 ppg while the vistor has put up 97.7 ppg, creating an average margin of victory of 3.6 favoring the home team.

As stated, the exact advantage spanning the last 70 games represents a median average advantage for the home team in this series of 3.6 ppg. That represents a value number of 7.6 when meassured against the offered line of 4.0, suggesting a wager on (LAK) Los Angeles makes the most sense - at least, when looking at betting against the number according to the historical series trends.

The average Total points scored spanning the last 70 games between the Timberwolves and the Lakers is 199 per game. That creates a differential of 10 against the line, suggesting a bet of Under 209.0 may hold the greatest value. At least in relation to the series history.

Now let's take a look at the series history in this exact situation, with Minnesota as the road team and with (LAK) Los Angeles as the home team.

Recent Results when Minnesota visits (LAK) Los Angeles

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
November 28, 2014 Minnesota 120(LAK) Los Angeles119-5.5213.0
December 20, 2013 Minnesota 91(LAK) Los Angeles1046.0210.5
November 10, 2013 Minnesota 113(LAK) Los Angeles904.0209.0
February 28, 2013 Minnesota 94(LAK) Los Angeles116
March 16, 2012 Minnesota 92(LAK) Los Angeles97-7.5196.0
February 29, 2012 Minnesota 85(LAK) Los Angeles104-6.0189.0
March 18, 2011 Minnesota 98(LAK) Los Angeles106-14.0200.5

When looking at the last 35 games in this series while (LAK) Los Angeles has been the home team, we can see the Lakers have won 28 games compared to 7 wins for the Timberwolves. Average points scored per game by (LAK) Los Angeles in this situation is is 102 ppg while Minnesota has put up 94 ppg, creating an average margin of victory of 8 favoring the Lakers.

As stated, the exact advantage spanning the last games represents a median average advantage for the home team in this series of 8 ppg. That represents a value number of 12 when meassured against the offered line of 4.0, suggesting a wager on the Lakers makes the most sense. At least, that's the way it looks when you ponder a bet against the line, looking at this wager in the vacuum of this series situation.

The average Total points scored spanning the last 35 games between the Timberwolves and the Lakers is 196 per game. That creates a differential of 13 against the line, suggesting a bet of Under 209.0 may hold the greatest value. At least in relation to the series history.

Can the Minnesota Timberwolves Cover the Spread?

This season the Minnesota Timberwolves have played 46 games, averaging 97.5 points per game, while allowing 106.9 points per game. This has led to a season record of 8-38. Let's have a closer look at recent Minnesota Timberwolves results.

Recent Minnesota Timberwolves Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
January 30, 2015 Minnesota 94Philadelphia1032.5192.0
January 28, 2015 Boston 98Minnesota1103.5202.5
January 26, 2015 Minnesota 84Oklahoma City92-13.5207.5
January 25, 2015 Minnesota 100Atlanta112-17.5200.5
January 23, 2015 New Orleans 92Minnesota846.0196.5
January 21, 2015 Dallas 98Minnesota759.5214.5
January 19, 2015 Minnesota 80Charlotte105-5.0194.0

This season the Minnesota Timberwolves have played 24 games on the road, averaging 98.8 points per game, while allowing 110.3 points per game. This has led to a season record of 4-20. Let's have a closer look at recent Minnesota Timberwolves results on the road.

Recent Minnesota Timberwolves Road Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
January 30, 2015 Minnesota 94Philadelphia1032.5192.0
January 26, 2015 Minnesota 84Oklahoma City92-13.5207.5
January 25, 2015 Minnesota 100Atlanta112-17.5200.5
January 19, 2015 Minnesota 80Charlotte105-5.0194.0
January 17, 2015 Minnesota 113Denver105-11.5211.5

Can the (LAK) Los Angeles Lakers Cover the Spread?

This season the (LAK) Los Angeles Lakers have played 46 games, averaging 99.6 points per game, while allowing 106.7 points per game. This has led to a season record of 12-38. Let's have a closer look at recent (LAK) Los Angeles Lakers results.

Recent (LAK) Los Angeles Lakers Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
January 29, 2015 Chicago 118(LAK) Los Angeles1239.0194.5
January 27, 2015 Washington 98(LAK) Los Angeles928.0192.5
January 25, 2015 Houston 99(LAK) Los Angeles878.5206.0
January 23, 2015 (LAK) Los Angeles 85San Antonio99-13.5199.0
January 21, 2015 (LAK) Los Angeles 80New Orleans96-7.0203.0
January 19, 2015 (LAK) Los Angeles 100Phoenix115-10.5214.5
January 16, 2015 (LAK) Los Angeles 85Utah94-8.0196.5
January 15, 2015 Cleveland 109(LAK) Los Angeles1026.0206.0
January 13, 2015 Miami 78(LAK) Los Angeles752.5197.5
January 11, 2015 Portland 106(LAK) Los Angeles946.0204.5

This season the (LAK) Los Angeles Lakers have played 23 games here at home, averaging 100.9 points per game, while allowing 105.6 points per game. This has led to a season record of 6-17. Let's have a closer look at recent (LAK) Los Angeles Lakers results when playing at home.

Recent (LAK) Los Angeles Lakers Home Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
January 29, 2015 Chicago 118(LAK) Los Angeles1239.0194.5
January 27, 2015 Washington 98(LAK) Los Angeles928.0192.5
January 25, 2015 Houston 99(LAK) Los Angeles878.5206.0
January 15, 2015 Cleveland 109(LAK) Los Angeles1026.0206.0
January 13, 2015 Miami 78(LAK) Los Angeles752.5197.5
January 11, 2015 Portland 106(LAK) Los Angeles946.0204.5
January 4, 2015 Indiana 87(LAK) Los Angeles881.5202.5
January 2, 2015 Memphis 109(LAK) Los Angeles1064.5200.5
December 28, 2014 Phoenix 116(LAK) Los Angeles1075.0217.0
December 23, 2014 Golden St. 105(LAK) Los Angeles1159.5215.5

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