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Online Basketball Betting: LA Lakers vs. OKC Thunder

Online basketball betting Tuesday includes a worst/first matchup that offers surprising NBA betting values.

Online basketball betting fans have gotten great recent value from the Lakers and this is also their best NBA betting role.  The Lakers are not always a strong online basketball betting value because of their immense public appeal but as of late not even that has been able to stop their NBA betting success.

From January 13 through February 18 the Lakers went on an online basketball betting stretch in which they went 13-5 against the spread.  Los Angeles had an overall online basketball betting record of 44-10 straight up and 32-21-1 against the NBA betting lines.

The Lakers have had their best online basketball betting success on the road with a record of 15-10 against the spread.  The Lakers online basketball betting strength is their number one ranked offense, led by Kobe Bryant, who led the team in scoring with an average of 27.4 points per game.

The Lakers defense has been a little suspect and ranked 19th.  LA has been a reliable online basketball betting over team with a mark of 33-21 over the total including a road mark of 15-10 over the number.  The Lakers were just 23-24-1 against the spread as an online basketball betting favorite.

The Oklahoma City Thunder have been one of the worst teams in the NBA but, ironically enough, one of the best NBA betting values on the entire board all season.  OKC had an overall online basketball betting record of 13-41 straight up and 34-20 against the NBA betting lines.

The Thunder had a home online basketball betting record of 18-11 against the spread and was 31-16 against the spread as a dog.  From February 4 through February 17 Oklahoma City went on a stretch in which they paid off gamblers 4 out of 6 games.

Kevin Durant has been a strong presence for the Thunder as he was averaging 25.9 points per game and 6.6 rebounds per game to lead the team.  Oklahoma City got an easy cover at LA in a 98-105 loss as 12-point dogs on February 10.

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