The Cleveland Cavaliers will continue this west coast trip as they play the LA Lakers in an NBA pro basketball game slated for Thursday January 15th.
Tip off time from Staples Center in Los Angeles is scheduled for 10:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by TNT TV.
The NBA odds from this game have the road team Cleveland Cavaliers a -5 ½ point favorite with a total lined at 204 points.
Cleveland fell to 19-20 following the 107-100 road defeat on Tuesday to the Phoenix Suns as a +4 ½ point wagering underdog. The total went under 212 ½ points. The club has lost six straight.
The Cavs shot 44% from the floor with 13 of 35 from the three point line. LeBron James had 33 points and seven assists hitting on 11 of 18 shots. They turned the ball over 19 points. Cleveland gave p 52% shooting to Phoenix with 7 of 20 coming from three point distance.
LA Lakers drops to 12-27 with the 78-75 home defeat on Tuesday to the Miami Heat as a +2 ½ point wagering underdog. The total went under 197 ½ points. LA has lost two straight and four of five games.
They were held to just 12 first quarter points. LA shot just 31% from the floor with 4 of 23 coming from three. Kobe Bryant had 12 points and seven assists hitting on 3 of 19 shots. LA had 6 fewer boards than the Heat. The Lakers held Miami to 42% shooting with 2 of 16 coming from three point range.