Charlotte Hornets vs Los Angeles Lakers Odds

The Hornets will play the Lakers on Thursday, December 28th, 2023. Your timezone's tip off time is 10:40 pm EST. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

Now that the 2023-24 NBA season is in full swing, let's gear up for a game between the Charlotte Hornets and the Los Angeles Lakers set for Thursday, December 28th, 2023. Make sure to review each team's performance stats below as you handicap this matchup. We've included a few key metrics we think will be most helpful. At this point in the season, statistical trends should begin to firm up.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - The Charlotte Hornets currently have a 82.00 power ranking. The power ranking for the Los Angeles Lakers is 88.67. Continue monitoring these figures as the season progresses.
  • Away Charlotte Hornets - The Charlotte Hornets currently have a 3-10 record as an away team. That standing puts them 8th in the league for away team wins.
  • Home Los Angeles Lakers - The Los Angeles Lakers start this matchup with a 10-4 record as a home team. They now rank 5th in the league for home team wins so far in the 2023-24 NBA regular season.
  • Average Points Per Game - The Charlotte Hornets currently rank 24th (110.2) for average points scored per game. On the other side of the court, the Los Angeles Lakers stand at 15th averaging 114.1 PPG.
  • Average Opponent Points Per Game - Opponents have scored an average of 120.6 points against the Charlotte Hornets, ranking them 6th in the league. The Los Angeles Lakers currently rank 15th in the league for points scored against them, with a current standing of 114.6 OPPG.
  • Team Division Records - The Charlotte Hornets have notched a 3-5 Eastern Southeast Division division record, while the Los Angeles Lakers possess a 4-2 Western Pacific Division standing.
  • Overall Team Records - The Charlotte Hornets have a 7-21 overall record, while the Los Angeles Lakers have a 16-15 standing.

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Arr me hearties, get ready for a plunderin' showdown in Los Angeles! The mighty Charlotte Hornets be sailin' into the Lakers' den on December 28th...and ye better believe they'll be met with a fierce storm of boos and jeers from the home crowd. These scallywag Lakers fans be as rowdy as a pack of sea dogs, makin' the arena a treacherous place for any away team to set foot in.

But let's talk basketball, shall we? The Charlotte Hornets be strugglin' this season with a measly 7-21 record...a true shipwreck of a performance. Meanwhile, the Lakers be holdin' their own with a 16-15 standing...not exactly dominatin' the seas, but far from sinkin'. The Hornets be barely stayin' afloat in the Eastern Southeast Division...while the Lakers be ridin' the waves in the Western Pacific Division.

When it comes to points, the Hornets be averagin' 110.2 per game...not too shabby, but nothin' to strike fear into the Lakers' hearts. Los Angeles be puttin' up an impressive 114.1 points per game...certainly makin' their mark on the score sheet. So, me hearties, expect a high-scoring battle on the court!

So gather yer loot, me mateys, and see you courtside at today's game. And before ye set sail on yer bets, be sure to review the best point spread, moneyline, and total bets from our featured sportsbooks. And if ye be feelin' adventurous, take a look at this game's prop bets below...may the odds be ever in yer favor! Aye, let the battle begin!

Best Hornets at Lakers Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Charlotte Hornets
Favorite

Los Angeles Lakers
The Los Angeles Lakers have a -12 -114 point spread at BetRivers Array. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. The Charlotte Hornets have a +12.5 -110 point spread at BetMGM. The Charlotte Hornets are the point spread underdogs. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetMGM has the best over line of 226.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 226.5 points. Risk $108 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Charlotte Hornets
Favorite

Los Angeles Lakers
The Los Angeles Lakers are the -800 moneyline favorite. Risk $800 to win $100 on the Los Angeles Lakers at BetMGM. The Charlotte Hornets are the +600 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $100 to win $600 on the Charlotte Hornets. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Charlotte Hornets vs Los Angeles Lakers NBA game on Thursday, December 28th, 2023?

The Los Angeles Lakers are -12 -114 point spread favorites at BetRivers, while the Charlotte Hornets are +12.5 -110 point spread underdogs at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the Charlotte Hornets vs Los Angeles Lakers NBA game on Thursday, December 28th, 2023?

The best over line is 226.5 -110 points at BetMGM, which means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 226.5 -108 points at BetRivers, and that means you risk $108 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Charlotte Hornets vs Los Angeles Lakers NBA game on Thursday, December 28th, 2023?

The Los Angeles Lakers are the -800 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and the Charlotte Hornets are the +600 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

NBA Odds Example

NBA Odds and Outcomes Explained

Game
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Hornets
Lakers
12/28/23 10:40pm EST
+12 -107-12 -114
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Underdog Charlotte Hornets - Charlotte Hornets bettors risk $100 to win $93.46 at -107 odds.

A +12 Charlotte Hornets underdog bet wins if they lose by 11 or fewer, tie, or win outright. The bet pushes if they lose by 12. Your bet loses if they lose by 13 or more.

Favorite Los Angeles Lakers - Los Angeles Lakers bettors risk $100 to win $87.72 at -114 odds.

A -12 Los Angeles Lakers favorite bet wins if they win by 13 or more. The bet pushes if they win by 12. Your bet loses if they win by 11 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Charlotte Hornets at Los Angeles Lakers Prop Bets

NBA Prop Bets
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Hornets
Lakers
First Team To Score
12/28/23 10:40pm EST
+100-130Bet
Hornets
Team Total Points
CHA at LAL
12/28/23 10:40pm EST
105.5 o -122105.5 u -107Bet
Lakers
Team Total Points
CHA at LAL
12/28/23 10:40pm EST
120.5 o -112120.5 u -117Bet
Anthony Davis
Points Scored
CHA at LAL
12/28/23 10:40pm EST
29.5 o -10629.5 u -125Bet
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Anthony Davis
Points, Rebounds & Assists
CHA at LAL
12/28/23 10:40pm EST
45.5 o -12045.5 u -112Bet
LeBron James
Points, Rebounds & Assists
CHA at LAL
12/28/23 10:40pm EST
44.5 o -12544.5 u -107Bet
LeBron James
Points Scored
CHA at LAL
12/28/23 10:40pm EST
27.5 o -10727.5 u -125Bet
Miles Bridges
Points Scored
CHA at LAL
12/28/23 10:40pm EST
21.5 o -10421.5 u -129Bet
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Terry Rozier
Points Scored
CHA at LAL
12/28/23 10:40pm EST
23.5 o -12523.5 u -106Bet
Terry Rozier
Points, Rebounds & Assists
CHA at LAL
12/28/23 10:40pm EST
34.5 o -12134.5 u -109Bet

Team Standings

2023-2024 NBA Regular Season Standings - Charlotte Hornets, Los Angeles Lakers
Team W L Pct GB Home Away Div Conf PPG Op. PPG Diff Strk L10
xp - Los Angeles Lakers47350.573+17.028-1419-217-1027-25118.0117.4+0.6W27-3
e - Charlotte Hornets21610.256+43.011-3010-316-1014-38106.6116.8-10.2W13-7

Charlotte Hornets & Los Angeles Lakers Futures Odds

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Los Angeles Lakers Championship Odds
2023-24 Los Angeles Lakers NBA Championship Odds

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Charlotte Hornets & Los Angeles Lakers Team Pages

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