Friday NBA Betting – Lakers at Jazz

November 30, 2010 NBA Basketball

A marquee matchup in NBA betting takes place on Friday night in Utah as the Jazz hosts the Los Angeles Lakers.

The Lakers comes into this game at 13-2 while the Jazz are 11-5.  Making an NBA bet on this game at Sbg global should be exciting.

Lakers 13-2 SU, 9-6 ATS
The Lakers have a great straight up record which is not a huge surprise but they also have a winning record against the spread and that is a surprise. Normally the Lakers win a lot of games but don’t cover the spread. That has not been the case this season. The Lakers are very talented and very deep. They can win in a variety of ways and they are very capable of winning at Utah.

Jazz 11-5 SU, 9-6-1 ATS
Utah is has been playing well this season but the surprise to gamblers making an NBA bet is how well they have played on the road.  Normally Utah is very tough in Salt Lake City and rotten on the road.  The Jazz are just 4-4 at home this season against the spread.  On the road the Jazz have been a lot of good teams this season including Miami, Orlando, Oklahoma City and Portland. The Jazz have been led by the combination of Deron Williams and Paul Millsap with other players like Andrei Kirlenko and Raja Bell playing well.

The Jazz have not had much success against the Lakers in recent seasons.  They simply can’t find a way to get past their nemesis. They lost to the Lakers again in the playoffs last season.  Friday’s game will give Utah a chance to see how they stack up this season against the world champs.

Friday NBA Betting
The Lakers are 5-1 in NBA betting in their last 6 Friday games. The Lakers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games. The Lakers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. t the Northwest. The Jazz are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Jazz are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 vs. the Pacific. The Lakers are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Utah.  Trends for the total indicate that the Under is 4-0 in the Lakers last 4 overall but the Over is 8-3-1 in the Lakers last 12 vs. the Northwest. The Under is 4-0 in Utah’s last 4 home games. The
Under is 4-1-1 in the last 6 meetings between the two teams in Utah.

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