3rd Quarter Report
A win for the Lakers would press their record over.500, and after 3 quarters of play they’ve put themselves in an excellent position to make it take place. They have actually leapt out to a 82-75 lead versus the Trail Blazers.
If the Lakers keep playing like this, they’ll bump their record as much as 6-6 in no time. On the other hand, the Trail Blazers will need to make due with a 3-8 record unless they turn things around (and quickly).
Los Angeles Lakers @ Portland Trail Blazers
Existing Records: Los Angeles 6-6, Portland 3-8
How To Watch
- When:Friday, November 17, 2023 at 10 p.m. ET
- Where:Moda Center at the Rose Quarter — Portland, Oregon
- TELEVISION:ROOT Sports Northwest
- Online streaming:fuboTV (Try for complimentary. Regional limitations might use.)
- Follow:CBS Sports App
What to Know
The Lakers have actually delighted in a three-game homestand however will quickly need to dust off their roadway jerseys. They will square off versus the Portland Trail Blazers at 10:00 p.m. ET on Friday at Moda Center at the Rose Quarter. Considered that both groups suffered a loss in their last video game, they both have a little additional inspiration heading into this video game.
The point spread might have preferred the Lakers on Wednesday, however the outcome did not. They took a 125-110 bruising from Sacramento. The Lakers have actually not had much luck with the Kings just recently, as the group’s lost the last 2 times they’ve fulfilled.
In spite of the loss, the Lakers had strong provings from LeBron James, who dropped a triple-double on 28 points, 10 rebounds, and 11 helps, and D’Angelo Russell, who made 28 points. James continues to roll, besting his previous point overall in each of the last 3 video games he’s played. Less useful for the Lakers was Austin Reaves’ abysmal 0-5 three-point shooting.
The Trail Blazers’ current rough spot got a bit rougher on Wednesday after their 5th straight loss. They took a 109-95 hit to the loss column at the hands of Cleveland. The Trail Blazers discovered winning isn’t simple when your shooting is an entire 18.6% even worse than the opposition.
Los Angeles bumped their record to 6-6 with that defeat, which was their 5th straight in the house. When it comes to Portland, their defeat dropped their record to 3-8.
In addition to losing their last video games, the 2 groups stopped working to cover the spread. Moving forward, the Lakers are the preferred in this one, as the specialists anticipate to see them win by 3.5 points. This contest will be Portland’s 12th straight as the underdogs (up until now over this stretch they are 5-6 versus the spread).
This contest is forming up to be a blowout: The Lakers have themselves a killer kicker this season, having actually made 48.8% of their shots per video game (they’re ranked 4th in basket portion per video game total). It’s a various story for the Trail Blazers, however, as they’ve just made 43.3% of theirs this season. Provided the Lakers’ considerable benefit because location, the Trail Blazers will require to discover a method to close that space. Return here after the video game to discover professional analysis of the match and other NBA material.
Los Angeles is a 3.5-point favorite versus Portland, according to the most recent NBA chances
Portland and Los Angeles both have 5 wins in their last 10 video games.
- Nov 12, 2023 – Los Angeles 116 vs. Portland 110
- Feb 13, 2023 – Portland 127 vs. Los Angeles 115
- Jan 22, 2023 – Los Angeles 121 vs. Portland 112
- Nov 30, 2022 – Los Angeles 128 vs. Portland 109
- Oct 23, 2022 – Portland 106 vs. Los Angeles 104
- Feb 09, 2022 – Portland 107 vs. Los Angeles 105
- Feb 02, 2022 – Los Angeles 99 vs. Portland 94
- Dec 31, 2021 – Los Angeles 139 vs. Portland 106
- Nov 06, 2021 – Portland 105 vs. Los Angeles 90
- May 07, 2021 – Portland 106 vs. Los Angeles 101