When I was looking for a lightweight snubby for CCW, I checked out both the LCR and the Bodyguard. In my opinion, it was six of one and half dozen of another. I liked both of them but the LCR felt better in my hand. I opted to go with the 357 LCR so I'd have the option of either 38 Spl or 357. I love it - light and easy to carry - I carry OTB. Mine shoots well at SD distances - trigger is smooth and I really enjoy it. That said, if the Smith Bodyguard had felt good in my hand - I would have gone with that one had I liked it better than the LCR. Personally, I think either one is a good choice - depends on what feels best when you hold it.
If a pair of '51 Navies were good enough for Billy Hickok, then a single Navy on my right hip is good enough for me . . . besides . . . I'm probably only half as good as he was anyways. Hiram's Rangers Badge #63