Tip off time from Washington is scheduled for 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass.
The betting odds opened up in this NBA game with the road team LA Lakers favored by -6 points with an over under of 191 points.
Early money from the betting public has landed on the side of the road team as the Lakers are now favored by -7 ½ points.
The total has moved up to 195 points.
LA Lakers money line supporters will lay -360 odds with the home underdog Washington Wizards returning +280 odds to post the straight up win with no need for taking points.
The two teams meet for the first time this regular season. The LA Lakers won both games last year.
Each team covered the point spread in their road game. There was one over and one under.
LA Lakers will travel to Washington with a record of 23-15 on the season. The club is 6-13 on the road.
LA puts up 93 points and connects on 45.2% from the field with 29.7% coming from beyond the arc. The team makes 74.6% of their free throws.
On defense the Lakers allow 91 points along with 41.7% shooting. Teams hit on 32.3% from three against them.
The team is coming off the 88-85 road overtime loss last night to the hapless Detroit Pistons as a -5 ½ point favorite.
The over under landed under the total of 186 ½ points.
LA had just 37 points in the second half in defeat.
The Lakers shot 42% from the floor with 3 of 22 coming from three.
Center Andrew Bynum led the club with 30 points and 14 rebounds on 13 of 18 shooting.
Kobe Bryant had an inefficient 22 points with 7 assists on 8 of 26 shooting and 2 of 9 from three.
Pau Gasol contributed with 20 points and 6 boards as he made 8 of his 14 shots.
LA allowed Detroit 39.8% shooting along with 3 of 10 coming from three.
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The Washington Wizards will play host to the LA Lakers with a record of 8-29 on the season. The club is 5-15 on their home court.
Washington puts up 93 points and connects on 43.1% from the field with 32% coming from three. They make 72% of their free throws.
On defense the Wizards allow 101 points along with 45.7% shooting. Opponents connect on 37.1% from three against them.
The Wizards has lost 7 of their past 8 games.
They are coming off the 120-100 home loss on Monday night to the Golden St Warriors as a -1 point home favorite.
The over under has landed at over the closing line of 203 ½ points.
Washington fell behind by 17 points after the first quarter.
The Wizards shot 42.4% from the floor with 8 of 22 coming from three.
Nick Young led the club with 25 points on 9 of 14 shooting.
John Wall contributed with 20 points and dished out 14 assists as he made 7 of his 10 shots.
Trevor Booker scored 14 points and pulled down 4 boards on 6 of 10 makes from the floor.
Washington allowed the Golden St Warriors 54.2% shooting along with 15 of 23 from beyond the arc.
Trend: Washington Wizards are 4-1 to the over in their past five games.