Simons and the Trail Blazers take on the Lakers
Portland Trail Blazers (11-10, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (7-12, 13th in the Western Conference) Los Angeles; Wednesday, 10:30 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Lakers -5.
Portland Trail Blazers (11-10, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (7-12, 13th in the Western Conference)
Los Angeles; Wednesday, 10:30 p.m. EST
NBA FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Lakers -5.5; plus/minus is 226
BOTTOM LINE: Anfernee Simons and the Portland Trail Blazers take on Anthony Davis and the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday.
The Lakers went 5-10 against Western Conference opponents. Los Angeles is 4-7 in games decided by 10 or more points.
The Trail Blazers are 8-5 in Western Conference play. Portland is 4-4 in games decided by at least 10 points.
The teams are meeting for the second time this season. The Trail Blazers won 106-104 in the final game on October 23.
TOP PERFORMERS: Russell Westbrook is averaging 15.4 points, 5.2 rebounds and 7.3 assists for the Lakers. Davis is averaging 26.2 points, 12.8 rebounds, 1.5 steals and 2.3 blocks in Los Angeles’ last 10 games.
Simons is averaging 21.9 points and 4.1 assists for the Trail Blazers. Jerami Grant is averaging 20.9 points over Portland’s last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Lakers: 5-5, averaged 116.6 points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks per game shooting % from the field. Their opponents are averaging 115.2 points per game.
Trail Blazers: 3-7, averaging 110.3 points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks per game shooting % from the field. Their opponents average 114.0 points.
INJURIES: Lakers: LeBron James: day to day (adductor), Anthony Davis: day to day (back).
Trail Blazers: Keon Johnson: out (hip), Gary Payton II: out (core), Damian Lillard: out (calf).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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