Sharps Quietly Betting Tonight’s Hornets vs. Lakers Matchup
Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) celebrates with forward Anthony Davis (3).
- While the sports world is focusing on NFL and the World Series, sharps are quietly betting tonight's Hornets vs. Lakers game (9:30 p.m. ET).
- Using The Action Network's betting tools, we detail where smart money is landing on this matchup.
Today’s sports calendar offers a buffet for fans and bettors, with a Sunday NFL slate, NBA, NHL, NASCAR and World Series Game 5.
Because of this, tonight’s basketball slate is being largely ignored by casual bettors; the ticket counts reflect this.
Football and baseball currently dwarf basketball in terms of betting interest, but sharps have quietly gotten down on tonight’s Hornets vs. Lakers matchup while the rest of the sports world has looked elsewhere.
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Let’s look at where the smart money is landing for Hornets vs. Lakers.
Hornets vs. Lakers Sharp Report
This total opened at a consensus of 216 and even dipped to 215 at some books before sharp money struck.
Sports Insights’ Bet Signals, which track and report sharp action, have reported two Steam Moves on this over at lines of 215 and 216, explaining why the total now sits between 216.5 and 217 across the market.
In addition, SI’s Bet Signals also detected a trace of smart money hitting the Hornets, which has kicked the spread down from an opener of +14 to +13 despite 60% of bets laying the points with the Lakers at the time of writing.
Sharp angles: Over (moved from 215 to 216.5/217), Hornets (moved from +14 to +13) [In New Jersey? Bet now at PointsBet]