The Los Angeles Lakers (33-21) will finish their East Coast road trip on Tuesday night against the Charlotte Hornets (27-25) at the Spectrum Center. Tip-off will be at 8 p.m. ET. Below, we analyze the Lakers-Hornets odds and lines, with NBA picks and predictions.
The Lakers remain without SF LeBron James and PF Anthony Davis, who are sidelined with injuries. They've alternated wins and losses in their last seven games, most recently losing to the Knicks by 15 points. L.A. is 5-5 in its last 10 games but is just 2-5 as an underdog.