Los Angeles Lakers vs. New Orleans Hornets Odds & Pick: March 29th 2010
3* graded play on the Lakers as they take on New Orleans set to start at 8:00 EST. Our proprietary sports handicapping model and simulator shows a high probability that the Lakers will win this game by more than 8 points. New Orleans has lost 5 of 6 by double digits and now face a Lakers squad looking to wrap up home court advantage throughout the Western Conference playoffs. Supporting this graded play is a system that has produced a record of 50-15 ATS for 77% ATS winners since 2004. Play on road favorites of 3.5 to 9.5 points after a road game where both teams score 100 or more points, and with the game taking place in the second half of the season. Model also projects that the Lakers will hit between 48 and 51%. In past games shooting within this range they are 28-13 ATS over the last 2 seasons. Lakers have done very well against teams they know they should defeat easily. They are 23-8 ATS (+14.2 Units) in road games when playing against a team with a losing record in the 2nd half of the season over the last 3 seasons. Take the Lakers.