LA Lakers vs Minnesota by QuidProQuo
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This season for the Lakers has been ravaged by injuries and they will be without Kobe Bryant, who suffered a knee injury on Tuesday and will be out four to six weeks. The Lakers posted a 2-4 SU/ATS record with Bryant in the lineup, but held their own without Bryant as a home underdog, going 5-2-1 ATS. I actually like them more without Kobe. They are still without Nash, Farmar and Blake...
Minnesota is coming off probably its most impressive victory of the season, silencing a red-hot Portland squad in Wednesday's 120-109 triumph. The Wolves scored 69 points in the first half, while leading the Blazers by 32 at one point to pick up just their second division win in five tries.
Despite all that i like the Lakers chances to keep it close tonight, since Minnesota is a really bad team on the road. And they seem to always play considerably worse after straight-up or ATS win. Minnesota is 8-20-1 ATS in their last 29 games following a S.U. win and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS win. The Lakers are 4-3 ATS vs. the Timberwolves over the last 3 seasons and Lakers are 8-3-1 ATS in their last 12 games as an underdog...
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|LA Lakers +6||Pinnacle||1.97||8||104-91 WON (+7.76 units)|