Written and authored by National Basketball Association Expert Analyst Charlie Red McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Basketball news and notes. The teams play on Monday April 13th, 2015. At 10:05 PM EST.
The (21-58) Los Angeles Lakers of the Western Conference Pacific Division makes the trip from the “HOLLYWOOD” to the State Capital. The Lakers will play the (27-52) Sacramento Kings also of the Western Conference Pacific in 2015 NBA action. The teams will play at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. The best Sports Handicapper believes the Lakers are going to make some big moves in the offseason, after missing the playoffs for the second straight season. The Sacramento organization is heading in the right direction. The opening betting line has the Lakers as a three and a half point road underdog Against The Spread and betting odds total is 205′ for Monday’s game.
The 2015 Los Angeles Lakers are playing Dallas on Sunday April 12th. Los Angeles has lost five of six; the Lakers beat lowly Minnesota at home 106-98 on April 10th. The Lakers are in last place in the Pacific, 43′ games from the top and have the fourth-worst record in the league. Offensively the team is averaging 98.4 points per contest. Los Angeles ranks 23rd in the NBA on defense and 13th in the Western Conference. The Lakers will be without leading scorer Nick Young for the rest of the season with a knee injury. Kobe Bryant, Wayne Ellington have been out of the lineup for a while. Point guard Jeremy Lin has missed a couple of games and is questionable for Monday’s game. The Lakers are 3-0-1 ATS their last four in Sacramento. The Los Angeles Lakers are 3-2-1 their last six NBA Betting Predictions away from home, going over the betting odds total three times and staying under the betting odds total three. The Lakers are snake bitten by the injury bug. Role players are getting a great opportunity to showcase their talent. We are going into the last week of the regular season. Bovada has no odds on the Lakers to win the 2015 NBA Western Conference title.
The 2015 Sacramento Kings are playing at Denver on Sunday April 12th. Sacramento has dropped seven of eight straight up. The Kings lost at Oklahoma City 116-103 on the tenth of this month. Sacramento is next to last place in the Pacific, six games in front of Monday’s opponent. All Star Center DeMarcus Cousins and Forward Rudy Gay are out for the remainder of the season with various injuries. Sacramento ranks 12th in the league scoring the basketball. The Kings defense allows the opposition 105.1 points per contest. Head Coach George Karl is going to have the Kings ready next season; they will be fighting for a postseason birth. The Sacramento Kings are 3-6-1 ATS their last ten overall, going over the betting odds total five times and staying under the betting odds total five. The betting odds over the total are 18-7-1 in the last 26 meetings between the teams in the Capital. The odds are not available for Sacramento winning the 2015 Western Conference Championship.