New Orleans Hornets versus LA Lakers NBA Pro Basketball Betting Preview

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Over national television during the late night hours the LA Lakers will be hosting the New Orleans Hornets from NBA pro basketball action with playoff implications for the host team on Tuesday April 9th. The Hornets and Lakers will get things started from Staples Center in Los Angeles at 10:30PM Eastern Time with NBA TV providing the live broadcast.

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The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home team LA Lakers favored by -8 ½ points and the total in the game now lined at 193 ½ points. A money line wager on the favored LA Lakers will return -430 odds. Bettors who believe that the underdog New Orleans Hornets can go into Staples Center on Tuesday night and come away with a victory can get back +340 odds for their money line wager.

The Lakers are now down to their final five games of the season. Every game is of upmost importance now as they trail the eighth seeded Utah Jazz for the eight seed in the Western conference by ½ game with only five games remaining to be played for the Lakers and four games for the Utah Jazz. The Jazz own the tiebreaker so the Lakers cannot tie in the standing and hope for a playoff spot. LA had been playing better in recent games as they took a three game win streak in Staples Center to play the LA Clippers. The Lakers were run off the court by the young and talented Clippers by the score of 109-95 with the Clips covering as a -4 ½ point betting favorite. It’s another down year for the New Orleasn Hornets as they sit at 27-50 on the year. A bright spot for the team is rookie Anthony Davis has averaged 22 points a game over his past two games. Despite playoff eliminated the Hornets are still trying and playing hard as the team is 5-5 over their past ten games with notable victories coming at the Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets and Memphis Grizzlies.

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