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Los Angeles Lakers at Houston Rockets Betting Pick – Jan 29, 2024

It’s the Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets on Monday in the National Basketball Association. The Los Angeles Lakers are coming off a massive double overtime win on Saturday over the Warriors. . The Lakers moved to 24-23 on the season, which is 9th in the Western Conference standings. The Lakers are 7-15 on the road in 2023-2024.

For Houston, they are coming off a tough loss on the road at the Nets on Saturday. The loss was their third in the last four games. Houston is now 21-24, and 11th in the Western Conference. The Rockets are 16-8 at home, and 15-11 against teams in the Western Conference this season.

The Los Angeles Lakers are -1 over the Houston Rockets. The total is listed at 225.5 points.

Veteran Lakers Squad

In the win over the Warriors, LeBron James went for 36 points, 20 rebounds and 12 assists in the game. He was 14 of 25 from the field in the win. Anthony Davis added 29 points, while De’Angelo Russell added 28. The Lakers saw six guys score in double digits in the game. James finished playing 47 minutes.

Davis and James have gone back and forth all season over who is leading the team in scoring. Currently, they are both at 25 points per game. James is leading in assists with 7.6, while Davis has more than 12 rebounds per game. Russell is next with 17.1 points per game.

The Lakers will remain on the road for four more after this. The Lakers will head to Atlanta on Tuesday, with trips to Boston, New York and Charlotte to follow. The next time the Lakers will play at home will be Thursday February 8th against Denver.

Rockets Looking to Bounce Back

Houston trailed by 20 points after one, and 18 after three periods in the loss at Brooklyn. Scoring 34 fourth quarter points just was not enough, as they fell 106-104. The Rockets on the season are scoring 113.3 points per game, while allowing opponents to score just 112.4 per game.

The Rockets are led in scoring by their big man Alperen Sengun. The big man is scoring nearly 22 points per game, and ripping down 9.1 rebounds per game. Jalen Green and Fred Van Vleet are next for the Rockets. Both are scoring just shy of 18 points per game.

Up next for Houston is a home game against the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday. The Rockets will remain home for a Friday affair against Toronto, before going on the road for four straight games, with stops in Minnesota, Indiana, Toronto and Atlanta.

Lakers and Rockets Battle it Out

The Rockets are going to compete in this game. The game being placed in Houston will help them out. The problem is the Lakers are going to win the game, and just score enough to cover this spread. The game stays close, but in the end, Los Angeles wins and covers.

Take the Los Angeles Lakers -1 over the Houston Rockets in the National Basketball Association on Monday, Enjoy the game and best of luck!

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