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LA LAKERS (21-26) AT DETROIT (18-29) 
 Offensive StatisticsDefensive Statistics
TeamsLinePF/PASUATSO/UFG%FT%3PT%FG%FT%3PT%
803: LA LAKERS
804: DETROIT
202.0
+1.5
102.4 / 100.9
95.0 / 96.7
21-26
18-29
19-28
22-25
24-22
22-23
45.7%
44.6%
69.1%
69.5%
35.6%
36.6%
45.1%
44.2%
72.5%
76.3%
35.5%
33.4%
Power Rating Line
The power rating system is based on recent game results. The section should be used to compare the relative strength of the two teams involved. A power line is calculated using both teams ratings and home field advantage. Where the power line differs significantly from the current line, the team with the edge is indicated.
 Power Rating
 EstimateEdge
LA LAKERS-1 
DETROIT  
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
LA LAKERS - Recent ATS Trends
 Against the spreadOver/UnderStraight Up
 CurrentLast 3   Since 1996CurrentLast 3   Since 1996CurrentLast 3   Since 1996
DescriptionW-LW-LW-LO-UO-UO-UW-LW-LW-L
in all games19-2891-124716-77524-22107-108752-72721-26128-89976-543
as a favorite16-1673-91526-58116-1680-86580-52020-12114-52832-295
as a road favorite of 3 points or less3-410-1362-643-410-1472-563-411-1370-59
in road games7-1545-61361-38113-954-52367-3696-1651-56401-355
in a road game where where the total is between 200 and 204.5 points1-47-1154-604-18-1051-631-48-1064-51
in February games1-016-11108-981-014-12101-1031-018-9138-73
second half of the season1-039-46310-3401-046-39324-3211-058-28443-229
on Sunday games6-422-25155-1767-324-23154-1746-426-21222-117
against Central division opponents3-39-1296-1050-66-1584-1173-310-11134-73
in non-conference games5-1125-39239-2445-1121-42231-2568-838-26322-176
after a win by 10 points or more5-826-32241-2435-824-34231-2436-740-18340-155
after scoring 105 points or more6-1326-41280-2976-1228-38283-2889-1045-22393-197
when playing against a team with a losing record7-1126-49257-2999-935-40300-24810-851-24424-150
when playing against a team with a losing record - 2nd half of the season1-27-18125-1282-114-11142-1112-118-7200-63

DETROIT - Recent ATS Trends
 Against the spreadOver/UnderStraight Up
 CurrentLast 3   Since 1996CurrentLast 3   Since 1996CurrentLast 3   Since 1996
DescriptionW-LW-LW-LO-UO-UO-UW-LW-LW-L
in all games22-2599-95703-70122-23105-88682-71918-2973-122784-654
as an underdog15-1774-70284-28215-1774-71269-2988-2440-105186-395
as a home underdog of 3 points or less3-314-739-294-215-638-273-314-739-30
in home games11-1353-45349-36011-1260-37357-34613-1152-46470-252
in a home game where where the total is between 200 and 204.5 points0-13-612-260-16-319-200-13-619-20
in February games1-018-10100-941-019-990-1001-014-14116-83
second half of the season1-044-33315-3131-048-30316-3101-035-43359-289
on Sunday games3-414-12105-1114-316-1195-1264-313-14124-101
against Pacific division opponents3-412-1193-843-410-1382-1002-510-1399-89
after a division game2-713-26177-2206-329-11200-1923-612-28219-192
in non-conference games6-1127-38225-2207-1034-31215-2323-1416-49227-232
revenging a loss vs opponent9-1858-63300-31910-1660-61280-3386-2137-85295-339
after a win by 10 points or more3-611-22192-1862-516-15181-1923-67-26244-144
after scoring 105 points or more4-319-15125-1311-614-20113-1394-315-19156-103
when playing against a team with a losing record11-1149-50307-30410-1058-39316-29611-1148-51416-218
when playing against a team with a losing record - 2nd half of the season2-018-17148-1362-020-15159-1312-020-15211-84
versus poor defensive teams - allowing 99+ points/game5-833-37182-1937-640-30197-1797-636-34244-143
versus poor defensive teams - allowing 99+ points/game - 2nd half of the season1-015-1590-1051-019-11113-841-016-14126-74
versus good offensive teams - scoring 99+ points/game3-728-33169-1853-726-35167-1882-815-46161-200
versus good offensive teams - scoring 99+ points/game - 2nd half of the season0-012-1283-1060-014-1094-970-07-1783-110
Team Statistics
Peformance statistics for each team in various situations are listed below. Categories where a team has performed poorly are denoted in red. Categories where a team has performed well are denoted in green.
LA LAKERS - Current Season Performance
 Straight UpAgainst SpreadTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsW-LO-UScoreHalfFG PctReb.ScoreHalfFG PctReb.
All Games21-26-20.719-2824-22102.452.445.7%55.4100.951.645.1%50.9
Road Games6-16-13.67-1513-9102.751.444.5%53.9105.453.747.0%50.3
Last 5 Games4-1+2.93-22-3103.052.448.4%59.095.645.244.1%43.2
LA LAKERS Team Statistics
 Shooting    3pt ShootingFree Throws Rebounding 
 PPGHalfFGM-APctFGM-APCTFTM-APctTotOffAstPFStlTOBk
Team Stats (All Games)102.452.437-8145.7%9-2535.6%19-2869.1%551222197156
vs opponents surrendering98.149.137-8245.0%7-2035.8%17-2275.4%511122208145
Team Stats (Road Games)102.751.436-8244.5%9-2635.8%20-2873.6%541220198165
Stats Against (All Games)100.951.639-8745.1%7-2135.5%15-2172.5%511223239135
vs opponents averaging98.549.337-8245.1%7-2035.8%17-2275.9%511122208145
Stats Against (Road Games)105.453.741-8747.0%8-2140.2%15-2173.3%501124239145

DETROIT - Current Season Performance
 Straight UpAgainst SpreadTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsW-LO-UScoreHalfFG PctReb.ScoreHalfFG PctReb.
All Games18-29-11.422-2522-2395.048.544.6%53.096.747.944.2%50.6
Home Games13-11-111-1311-1297.750.847.0%52.994.245.743.6%48.1
Last 5 Games2-3-12-34-195.647.445.6%53.8105.251.446.1%52.4
DETROIT Team Statistics
 Shooting    3pt ShootingFree Throws Rebounding 
 PPGHalfFGM-APctFGM-APCTFTM-APctTotOffAstPFStlTOBk
Team Stats (All Games)95.048.536-8144.6%6-1736.6%17-2469.5%531320206146
vs opponents surrendering97.849.137-8244.9%7-2035.7%17-2275.3%511122208145
Team Stats (Home Games)97.750.837-7947.0%6-1737.7%17-2468.3%531221207146
Stats Against (All Games)96.747.936-8244.2%7-2033.4%17-2276.3%511221218135
vs opponents averaging97.548.837-8344.8%7-2035.6%16-2275.4%511122208145
Stats Against (Home Games)94.245.735-8143.6%6-2032.3%17-2276.1%481220218135
Average power rating of opponents played: LA LAKERS 96.2,  DETROIT 95.9
Current Season Results And Upcoming Games
Here are the most recent results and upcoming schedules for the two teams involved. Lines, total, game scores, results versus the spread, straight up and against the total are all displayed.
LA LAKERS - Season Results
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateOpponentScoreSULineATSTot.O/UShotsPctREBTOShotsPctREBTO
12/25/2012NEW YORK100-94W-4W210.5U37-7748.1%531138-8942.7%5510
12/26/2012@ DENVER114-126L3.5L212.5O41-8349.4%521445-9447.9%5610
12/28/2012PORTLAND104-87W-9W206U40-8646.5%621136-8741.4%509
1/1/2013PHILADELPHIA99-103L-9L200O37-9439.4%60741-8647.7%6010
1/4/2013@ LA CLIPPERS102-107L4.5L206.5O35-7646.1%471241-8250.0%5115
1/6/2013DENVER105-112L-5.5L214O38-8246.3%601844-10143.6%578
1/8/2013@ HOUSTON112-125L8.5L223.5O43-9147.3%431648-8755.2%5018
1/9/2013@ SAN ANTONIO105-108L13.5W214U44-9546.3%51941-8448.8%5118
1/11/2013OKLAHOMA CITY101-116L6.5L217P39-9839.8%551244-8750.6%6117
1/13/2013CLEVELAND113-93W-10W209.5U40-6958.0%462239-9541.1%4716
1/15/2013MILWAUKEE104-88W-6W212.5U42-8450.0%53834-9535.8%6711
1/17/2013MIAMI90-99L-2.5L207U31-7243.1%572040-8348.2%436
1/20/2013@ TORONTO103-108L-4L201.5O38-8843.2%481346-8454.8%5015
1/21/2013@ CHICAGO83-95L0L194.5U32-8139.5%621539-9341.9%528
1/23/2013@ MEMPHIS93-106L3.5L188O31-7342.5%441547-9649.0%5712
1/25/2013UTAH102-84W-5W205U43-8053.7%561834-8142.0%3710
1/27/2013OKLAHOMA CITY105-96W3.5W208U41-7455.4%541336-8144.4%439
1/29/2013NEW ORLEANS111-106W-8L196O39-7949.4%631439-9242.4%449
1/30/2013@ PHOENIX86-92L-3L204U33-7842.3%561938-8345.8%4311
2/1/2013@ MINNESOTA111-100W-2.5W200.5O39-9242.4%661241-8946.1%4913
2/3/2013@ DETROIT              
2/5/2013@ BROOKLYN              
2/7/2013@ BOSTON              
2/8/2013@ CHARLOTTE              
2/10/2013@ MIAMI              
2/12/2013PHOENIX              
2/14/2013LA CLIPPERS              

DETROIT - Season Results
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateOpponentScoreSULineATSTot.O/UShotsPctREBTOShotsPctREBTO
12/26/2012@ ATLANTA119-126L8W187O48-10944.0%711746-9846.9%5610
12/28/2012MIAMI109-99W6W189O43-7458.1%431439-7750.6%3614
12/30/2012MILWAUKEE96-94W-2.5L191U39-8247.6%551636-7746.8%3712
1/1/2013SACRAMENTO103-97W-7L195.5O39-7552.0%521736-8641.9%4413
1/4/2013ATLANTA85-84W1.5W190.5U35-8541.2%641331-7541.3%4717
1/6/2013CHARLOTTE101-108L-8L193.5O40-8050.0%482240-9243.5%5411
1/11/2013@ MILWAUKEE103-87W5.5W197U39-9043.3%591236-9139.6%6012
1/12/2013UTAH87-90L-2.5L192.5U34-6552.3%411736-7150.7%3816
1/17/2013*NEW YORK87-102L5.5L197.5U35-7944.3%491533-7245.8%5116
1/20/2013BOSTON103-88W2W184O36-7846.2%592033-8339.8%4918
1/22/2013ORLANDO105-90W-4.5W195P42-9146.2%60838-8445.2%4413
1/23/2013@ CHICAGO82-85L6.5W182.5U34-8241.5%431231-7143.7%5514
1/25/2013@ MIAMI88-110L9.5L192.5O34-7247.2%421843-7755.8%4112
1/27/2013@ ORLANDO104-102W2W195O40-7950.6%411240-9044.4%5715
1/29/2013MILWAUKEE90-117L1.5L199O34-8440.5%602046-9846.9%5810
1/30/2013@ INDIANA79-98L8.5L181U32-8836.4%601336-8144.4%5817
2/1/2013CLEVELAND117-99W-4.5W199.5O45-8354.2%661135-8839.8%4815
2/3/2013LA LAKERS              
2/4/2013@ NEW YORK              
2/6/2013BROOKLYN              
2/8/2013SAN ANTONIO              
2/9/2013@ MILWAUKEE              
2/11/2013NEW ORLEANS              
2/13/2013WASHINGTON              
2/19/2013MEMPHIS              
Head-to-Head Series History
Listed below is a summary of the games results in recent Head-to-Head matchups.
All games in this series since 1996
DETROIT is 16-16 against the spread versus LA LAKERS since 1996
LA LAKERS is 20-15 straight up against DETROIT since 1996
22 of 35 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL since 1996
Games over the last 3 seasons
LA LAKERS is 3-1 against the spread versus DETROIT over the last 3 seasons
LA LAKERS is 3-1 straight up against DETROIT over the last 3 seasons
4 of 4 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons

All games played at DETROIT since 1996
DETROIT is 9-7 against the spread versus LA LAKERS since 1996
DETROIT is 10-8 straight up against LA LAKERS since 1996
11 of 18 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL since 1996
Games played at DETROIT over the last 3 seasons.
DETROIT is 1-1 against the spread versus LA LAKERS over the last 3 seasons
DETROIT is 1-1 straight up against LA LAKERS over the last 3 seasons
2 of 2 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons

 Shooting   3pt shotsFree ThrowsRebounds 
DateTeamsScoreLineResultHalfFGM-APctFGM-APctFTM-APctTot.OFFTO
11/04/2012DETROIT79189.5 Under3428-7935.4%4-1330.8%19-2382.6%461316
 LA LAKERS108-8SU ATS6240-7751.9%10-2245.5%18-2669.2%541615
03/06/2012LA LAKERS85-6 Under4134-8142.0%3-2213.6%14-1782.4%551313
 DETROIT88186.5SU ATS4537-9339.8%3-1030.0%11-1291.7%52147
Team Line Action - Where the money is going!
Oddsmakers move a line in part because of one-sided public betting action on a side or total. They also move the line in reaction to wise guys selections. Either way, this section attempts to uncover whether the wise guys and public have a read on a given team. It summarizes both line and total movements. As a general rule, follow the line or total movement when percentages exceed 57% and go against it when they are below 43%.
As indicated by the movement of the line, the betting public is favoring Nobody in this game
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in LA LAKERS games 48.6% of the time since 1996. (563-596)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in LA LAKERS games 46.2% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (73-85)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in DETROIT games 52.2% of the time since 1996. (566-518)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in DETROIT games 52.1% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (75-69)
No Edge.
 
As indicated by the movement of the total, the betting public is favoring nothing on the total in this game
The betting public is correct when moving the total in LA LAKERS games 51.1% of the time since 1996. (670-641)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in LA LAKERS games 52.8% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (104-93)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in DETROIT games 50.6% of the time since 1996. (622-607)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in DETROIT games 51.7% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (93-87)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
LA LAKERS
[C] 01/11/2013 - Jordan Hill out for season ( Hip )
[C] 02/03/2013 - Dwight Howard is upgraded to probable Sunday vs. Detroit ( Shoulder )
DETROIT
[G] 02/03/2013 - Jose Calderon is downgraded to expected to miss Sunday vs. LA Lakers ( Acquired )
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