Oklahoma City Thunder at LA Lakers NBA Pro Basketball Betting Preview

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Both teams will be facing a back to back as the Oklahoma City Thunder and LA Lakers meet in game four of their NBA playoff series late night on Saturday. The Thunder and Lakers will begin from Staples Center in Los Angeles at 10:30PM Eastern Time and TNT will provide the live national television telecast.

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The Oddsmaker odds for game four is lined at a pick with the total coming in at 188 ½ points. With the game lined at a pick a money line wager on the LA Lakers or Oklahoma City Thunder will return -110 odds.

The LA Lakers took game three on Friday night as they posted a 99-96 home win as a -3 point favorite to cut into the OKC series lead at two games to one. Facing a 0-3 possible deficit LA with their season on the line played aggressively and got to the free throw line 42 times making 41 shots as the Lakers earned the win. The Lakers went from a -3 favorite in game three to a current line of pick. That is due to the perception that the Lakers being the older team will have more difficulty in a quick turnaround against the younger Oklahoma City Thunder team. Some may need to rethink this. The Lakers like to play at a slow half court tempo and feed their big men near the basket. A no travel back to back situation in game four might not impact the LA Lakers as much as people think. The Oklahoma City Thunder is a jump shooting team and playing in a back to back could impact the jump shooters percentage tonight. The question heading into game four is will OKC drive the basket or settle for the jump shots. Game three took a lot of energy off both teams. The LA Lakers had balanced scoring in the Friday win with six players scoring in double digits. Kobe Bryant had 36 points and 7 rebounds with an impressive 18 of 18 performance from the free throw line. LA earned the close win despite Andrew Bynum going 2 of 13 from the floor. The Oklahoma City Thunder big three produced a combined 73 of the Thunder’s 96 points in game three.

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