Los Angeles Lakers Favored By 12 Points Over The Detroit Pistons

January 4th, 2011 by Jack Jones Leave a reply »
The Los Angeles Lakers will look to get back to their winning ways when they host the Detroit Pistons tonight at the Staples Center.

Los Angeles lost for the fourth time in their last six games, falling to Memphis at home 104-85 on Sunday. The Pistons come in off a 102-97 loss at Utah, and have lost four of their last five overall, and 11 of 12 on the road.

Checking out the NBA spreads for this game, oddsmakers have the Lakers favored by 12 points over Pistons at home.

The Lakers won at Detroit 103-90 back on Nov. 17. Kobe Bryant had 33 points and nine rebounds, Pau Gasol had 25 points and 12 rebounds and Lamar Odom had 15 points and 14 rebounds.

Rodney Stuckey led the way for the Pistons with just 18 points.

The Lakers aren't really playing that well together right now, at least not consistently. Los Angeles had won two straight before taking on the Grizzlies, but didn't look good at all. The Lakers last four losses have all been by 15 points or more, not exactly a kind of stat you expect to see from the defending champs.

Just three Lakers scored in double-figures against Memphis, led by 28 points fr ...

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