Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Lakers and 76ers. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on NBCS, and it’s hosted by the 76ers at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA. Get ready to place your bets! This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 231.5 points, and the 76ers are favored to win at home vs. the Lakers.
LOS ANGELES LAKERS VS PHILADELPHIA 76ERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Philadelphia 76ers -5
This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center at 7:00 ET on Monday, November 27th.
WHY BET THE PHILADELPHIA 76ERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 116-110 in favor of the 76ers.
- Our projections have Joel Embiid finishing with Joel Embiid points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists.
- From the field, we have the 76ers finishing with a field goal percentage of 50.6% and knocking down 11 threes.
Do the Lakers Have What it Takes on the Road?
In today’s game against the 76ers, the Lakers aim to continue their success with a record above .500, currently at 10-7. Throughout their 17 games, the Lakers have posted a 8-5 record against Western Conference opponents, while going 2-2 in non-conference matchups.
Los Angeles has an overall ATS record of 7-10 for the season so far. As the favorite this season, Los Angeles is 4-6 vs. the spread while going 3-4 as the underdog.
Los Angeles is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 121 points versus the Cavaliers. This output is higher than their season-average of 112.9 points per game. One area that the Lakers offense has been good this season is getting to the line. Currently, they are 6th in free-throw attempts per contest. Overall, they have a field goal percentage of 49%.
Coming into the game, the Lakers defense has held opposing team’s to fewer points than the league average in 47.1% of their games. Currently, they are 11th in the NBA at 112.2 points per game allowed.
When it comes to forced turnovers, the Lakers are forcing 14.7 per game, which is 24th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 5th in blocked shots at 6.1 per game.
Can Philadelphia Pull Out the Win as Home Favorites?
In today’s game against the Lakers, the 76ers aim to continue their success with a record above .500, currently at 11-5. The team currently sits 4th in the Eastern Conference and 2nd place in the Atlantic division.
Presently, Philadelphia boasts an ATS record of 11-5, which is above .500 against the spread. As the favorite this season, Philadelphia is 9-4 vs. the spread while going 2-1 as the underdog.
Philadelphia’s offense is coming off a good game, putting up 127 points vs. the Thunder. Overall, they hit 45.8% of their shots from the field and went 37/45 from the free-throw line. Leading the team in scoring is Joel Embiid, who is averaging 32.1 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Tyrese Maxey also maintains a PPG average of 26.4 heading into game.
On the defensive side, 76ers is currently hovering around the NBA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 112.9 points per game.
When it comes to defending inside the arc, the 76ers squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 52.6% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 35.9% from downtown.