|Written by Mick Bergen|
|Wednesday, 24 March 2010 07:50|
The fans at AT&T Center will be treated to a game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the San Antonio Spurs when they take their seats on Wednesday night at 9:30pm EST in a game that can be seen on KENS 5 and ESPN. NBA betting odds makers have the Spurs listed as 1.5 favorites against the Lakers while the game's total is sitting at 196. The Lakers defeated the Washington Wizards 99-92 as a 12-point favorite in NBA picks on Sunday. The combined score fell UNDER the posted over/under total of 193.5 at online sportsbooks.
Pau Gasol scored a game-high 28 points to go with 12 rebounds for the Lakers, while Kobe Bryant added 24 points to lift Los Angeles to their sixth straight win despite only netting 17 in the fourth quarter. "We did a good job. I saw what I wanted to see," Bryant said after the game. "We didn't close the game out the right way, but I liked what I saw. We didn't miss too many assignments defensively. We did a really good job." Heading into tonight's game on ESPN, the Lakers are 52-18 straight up on the season, 29-39-2 against the spread in NBA picks and 6-4 after playing the Wizards.
George Hill drained a career high 27 points to lift the Spurs past the Oklahoma City Thunder 99-96 on Monday night despite Kevin Durant dropping 45-points. San Antonio cashed as 5-point road underdogs in NBA picks while the game resulted in a PUSH on the 195-point total set at sportsbooks. "Every game right now is important and big," said Hill after the game. "The playoff race is close and we need every win that we can possibly [get] knowing that we have a tough stretch."
Heading into tonight's game on ESPN, the Spurs are 42-27 straight up on the season, 36-32-1 against the spread in NBA picks and 3-7 after playing the Thunder. San Antonio is 10-3 straight up in their last 13 games and 10-2 against the spread in their last 12 games. The Lakers are 5-0 straight up in their last 5 games and 6-1 against the spread in their last 7 games when playing the Spurs. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the Lakers last 5 games on the road. Vegas odds at Caesars sportsbook have the San Antonio Spurs -2 favorites against the San Antonio Spurs with a total of 196.
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