Trail Blazers vs Lakers Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Monday, February 13, 2023

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The Portland Trail Blazers (27-29) are 2.5-point favorites in a matchup against with the Los Angeles Lakers (26-31) on February 13, 2023, when a pair of the NBA’s best players — the Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard and the Lakers’ LeBron James — will hit the court at Moda Center. The over/under is 238.5 points for this matchup.

How to bet Trail Blazers vs. Lakers

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Los Angeles Lakers Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Trail Blazers as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Trail Blazers have -135 odds to pick up the win, while the Lakers are listed at +114 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 238.5 points.

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Trail Blazers vs. Lakers Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Monday, February 13, 2023
  • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ROOT
  • Location: Portland, Oregon
  • Arena: Moda Center

Trail Blazers vs. Lakers Betting Trends

In the Trail Blazers’ 56 games this season, they have 27 wins against the spread. Portland has been victorious in 16, or 57.1%, of the 28 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Trail Blazers games this year have eclipsed the over/under 47.4% of the time (27 out of 57 games with a set point total).

Against the spread, the Lakers are 26-29-2 this year. Los Angeles has gone 17-25 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 40.5% of those games). Lakers games this year have hit the over 52.6% of the time (30 out of 57 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Trail Blazers

Trail Blazers Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Damian Lillard 44 31 4.1 7.3 0.8 0.3 4
Anfernee Simons 54 21.6 2.7 4.2 0.7 0.2 3.6
Jerami Grant 54 20.8 4.3 2.3 0.8 0.8 2.3
Cameron Reddish 21 8.5 1.6 1 0.7 0.4 0.9
Shaedon Sharpe 55 7.7 2.5 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.9

Lakers

Lakers Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
LeBron James 44 30.2 8.5 7 1 0.5 2.2
Anthony Davis 33 26.2 12.2 2.5 1.2 2 0.4
D’Angelo Russell 55 17.9 3.1 6.2 1.1 0.4 2.7
Lonnie Walker IV 40 13.5 2.2 1.4 0.7 0.3 1.8
Malik Beasley 56 13.2 3.6 1.7 0.8 0.1 3
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Trail Blazers: Trendon Watford: Probable (Ankle), Keon Johnson: Probable (Ankle), Jerami Grant: Out (Concussion), Jusuf Nurkic: Out (Calf), Ibou Badji: Out (Knee), Justise Winslow: Out (Ankle), Olivier Sarr: Out (Wrist)

Lakers: Mohamed Bamba: Out (Suspension), Anthony Davis: Probable (Foot), LeBron James: Out (Ankle)

What you need to know about the Portland Trail Blazers

Portland ranks 12th in the NBA with 114.9 points per game so far this season. At the other end, it ranks 18th with 114.8 points allowed per contest. Offensively the Trail Blazers have performed better at home this year, putting up 119.9 points per game, compared to 109.9 per game when playing on the road. The Trail Blazers have been racking up 124.4 points per game in their last 10 appearances, an average that’s significantly higher than the 114.9 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign.

Portland is eighth in the NBA with 12.9 threes per game so far this season. Meanwhile, it ranks eighth with a 37.4% shooting percentage from downtown. Of the shots taken by the Trail Blazers in 2022-23, 59.1% of them have been two-pointers (68.4% of the team’s made baskets) and 40.9% have been threes (31.6%).

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What you need to know about the Los Angeles Lakers

On offense, Los Angeles is the seventh-ranked squad in the NBA (117 points per game). Defensively, it is fourth-worst (118.3 points allowed per game). The Lakers are scoring more points at home (117.8 per game) than on the road (116.3). The Lakers have performed worse offensively over their past 10 games, averaging 116.5 points per contest, 0.5 fewer points their than season average of 117.

In 2022-23 Los Angeles is second-worst in the league in 3-point makes (10.4 per game) and fifth-worst in 3-point percentage (33.8%). In 2022-23, the Lakers have attempted 34.3% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 65.7% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 24.1% of the Lakers’ buckets have been 3-pointers, and 75.9% have been 2-pointers.

Our pick to win this matchup is the Trail Blazers, and we predict that Trail Blazers will cover the spread (Trail Blazers -2.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 238.5 points.

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You can bet on Trail Blazers vs. Lakers at every legal online sportsbook. For more NBA odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals as well as NBA prop odds, check out the latest NBA lines as well as our guide to the best NBA betting sites.

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WRITTEN BY

Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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