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Friday NBA Odds, Picks: Betting Model Predictions for 2 Games, Including Lakers vs. Raptors (March 18)

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There are two games on Friday night that The Action Network’s betting models have indicated value on.

Our models are player-level, factoring in all the injuries and COVID-related absences across the league that have made handicapping NBA games so odd this season.

These games include the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Houston Rockets and Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Miami Heat.

Read further to see what these picks are and the theory behind our model projections.

NBA Model Projection Edges

Odds and betting data last updated at 12 p.m. ET on Friday.