Tag Archives: Los Angeles Lakers

  • APRIL 26TH, 2011

    NBA Betting: Hornets vs. Lakers Free Pick

    New Orleans Hornets vs. Los Angeles Lakers Game Five (Series Tied 2-2)NBA Betting Favorite: Lakers -10.5Over/Under: 183 The New Orleans Hornets weren’t expected to give the Lakers much trouble at all in the first round, but that is why they play the game. The Hornets have given the Lakers all they can handle and more thus far. Chris Paul h.....

  • APRIL 21ST, 2011

    Free NBA Playoffs Picks: Los Angeles Lakers vs. New Orleans Hornets Game 3 Preview

    If there was ever a chance for the New Orleans Hornets to come up with a big time game to shock the world in NBA playoffs betting action, this is it. They have Game 3 in their backyard at New Orleans Arena on Friday night, and they're taking on the defending champs, the Los Angeles Lakers in their biggest game of the season. The Lakers haven't quite put on .....

  • APRIL 14TH, 2011

    2011 NBA Playoff Picks and Previews – Conference Quarterfinals

    This weekend marks the start of the NBA playoffs as eight teams from each conference now have their sights set on earning a shot at playing for this year’s World Championship. The following is a brief look at each of the best-of-seven first rounds matchups. The current odds for a team’s chances to win the conference are courtesy of Sportsinteraction.com .....

  • APRIL 12TH, 2011

    NBA Picks: San Antonio Spurs vs. Los Angeles Lakers Preview 4/12/11

    Playoff positioning will be on the line in the Western Conference NBA betting game of the day on TNT, as the San Antonio Spurs (61-19) take on the Los Angeles Lakers (55-25) in the second to last game of the regular season for both teams. Sure, it's been quite some time since the Spurs really had to worry about getting caught by anyone in their own conferen.....

  • APRIL 6TH, 2011

    2011 NBA Championship Odds Update

    The 2011 NBA regular season wraps up next Wednesday as the playoffs (the league’s real season) finally gets underway. Bookmaker has recently updated each team’s odds for winning a NBA Championship and while 16 teams will enter this year’s postseason tournament, there are only a handful that have a legitimate shot to win it all.The defending champio.....

  • FEBRUARY 4TH, 2011

    Expert NBA Free Pick: Los Angeles Lakers vs. New Orleans Hornets

    Los Angeles Lakers(34-16, 21-28-1 ATS)New Orleans Hornets(32-19, 26-24-1 ATS)It's amazing to think that the New Orleans Hornets and Los Angeles Lakers are only separated by 2.5 games in the standings this late in the season. These two will hook up in the Bayou in what should be a great NBA betting battle on Saturday.There is really something that is st.....

  • FEBRUARY 3RD, 2011

    Expert NBA Free Pick: San Antonio Spurs vs. Los Angeles Lakers

    San Antonio Spurs(40-8, 28-18-2 ATS)Los Angeles Lakers(34-15, 21-27-1 ATS)The Rodeo Road Trip continues for the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday night for TNT's second half of its NBA betting double header. Head Coach Gregg Popovich and company will head to Tinseltown, where it will take on the Los Angeles Lakers.The long, nearly month long road trip didn.....

  • JANUARY 30TH, 2011

    2010-11 Worst NBA ATS Power Rankings (through 1/29/11)

    2010-11 Worst NBA ATS Power Rankings (through 1/29/11)Sometimes finding a great fade is just as good as finding the best team to bet on as well in NBA betting action. Here at Bang the Book, we've got you covered! These are the worst 10 teams in the land from an ATS standpoint thus far in the NBA campaign.30: Cleveland Cavaliers (15-30-1 ATS, 8-38 SU) - T.....

  • JANUARY 29TH, 2011

    Boston Celtics vs. Los Angeles Lakers: NBA Free Pick

    Boston Celtics(35-11, 22-22-2 ATS)Los Angeles Lakers(33-14, 21-25-1 ATS)Last season, the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers slugged it out for seven brutal games to determine the NBA Championship. The Lakers got the better of the C's on that night, winning three of the four games that were played here in Staples Center, but Boston will look for it.....

  • JANUARY 23RD, 2011

    Utah Jazz vs. Los Angeles Lakers: NBA Expert Handicapper Pick

    Utah Jazz(27-17, 20-23-1 ATS)Los Angeles Lakers(32-13, 20-24-1 ATS)NBA betting action should be hot and heavy on Tuesday night, as two teams that always seem to hook up in the NBA playoffs do battle at Staples Center. The Los Angeles Lakers will play host to the Utah Jazz.Head Coach Jerry Sloan said that the Jazz were "feeling sorry for themselves" after.....

  • JANUARY 18TH, 2011

    Basketball Betting: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Dallas Mavericks Pick

    Los Angeles Lakers (31-12, 19-23-1 ATS)Dallas Mavericks (26-14, 20-18-2 ATS)  The Dallas Mavericks are clearly limping right now, and they are in real need of a makeover to help salvage their season. They're going to be back on the hardwood on Wednesday night for NBA betting action against the defending NBA Finals champs, the Los Angeles La.....

  • JANUARY 16TH, 2011

    Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Los Angeles Lakers: NBA Free Pick

    Oklahoma City Thunder(27-13, 22-18 ATS)Los Angeles Lakers(30-11, 18-22-1 ATS)Last year in the playoffs, the Oklahoma City Thunder made their mark on the NBA betting season by pushing the Los Angeles Lakers, the eventual NBA Finals champs, to six games in the first round. Now, the two teams are on a much more even ground, and they are going to be duking it .....