Philadelphia 76ers vs Los Angeles Lakers Prediction, Pick and Preview, March 23 (3/23): NBA

Philadelphia 76ers vs Los Angeles Lakers Prediction, Pick and Preview, March 23 (3/23): NBA

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Odds
Time 10:00 p.m. EST
76ers money line -320
76ers spread -7.5 (-110)
Lakers money line +260
Lakers spread +7.5 (-110)
Over / under 229

 

2021-2022 season stats
  Philadelphia 76ers Los Angeles Lakers
Record 44-27 31-41
Road / home record 23-11 20-17
Streak W1 W1
Points per game 108.46 111.49
Points allowed per game 106.48 114.11
Rebounds per game 42.21 44.07
Rebounds allowed per game 44.73 47.08
Over / under record 31-38-2 41-31
Preview

The Philadelphia 76ers hit the road and will visit the Los Angeles Lakers on night. This is the second time these teams face off this season, the 76ers have won the last time 105-87.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS

The Sixers have won 3 of their last 5 games and are 23-11 on the road this season. They have a 44-27 record overall ranking first in the Atlantic Division. Philadelphia ranks sixth in the Eastern Conference shooting 35.9% from 3-point range.

Embiid is averaging 29.8 points, 11.3 rebounds and 4.3 assists for the 76ers. Tyrese Maxey is averaging 18.0 points over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.

In their last 10 games the 76ers are 6-4, averaging 108.4 points, 41.4 rebounds, 22.4 assists, 7.0 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 44.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 109.5 points.

LOS ANGELES LAKERS 

The Lakers have lost 3 of their last 5 games and are only 20-17 at home with a 31-41 record overall ranking fourth in the Pacific Division. Los Angeles allows 114.1 points to opponents and has been outscored by 2.6 points per game.

James is scoring 30.0 points per game and averaging 8.2 rebounds for the Lakers. Malik Monk is averaging 2.3 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.

In their last 10 games the Lakers are 4-6, averaging 118.2 points, 41.8 rebounds, 25.3 assists, 6.6 steals and 4.0 blocks per game while shooting 48.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 122.9 points per game.

INJURIES: Davis and Nunn are out. James and Horton-Tucker are questionable.

BETTING TRENDS

Philadelphia are 10-4 SU in their last 14 games.

Philadelphia are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games against LA Lakers.

LA Lakers are 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games.

LA Lakers are 5-13 SU in their last 18 games.

Prediction

The Sixers have dominated the Lakers in their last 10 head to head are 8-2 and 6-1 ATS against them. The Lakers looked good in their last game but the Sixers are not the Cavs. With the 76ers full healthy the Lakers won't have a chance. 

PICK: 76ers -7.5 (-110)

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