Los Angeles Lakers at Philadelphia 76ers Point Spread Pick - Odds - Free NBA Predictions

December 7, 8:05 PM EST

Betting Odds

Point Spread: 
Philadelphia -7.5

The Philadelphia 76ers will host the Los Angeles Lakers in an Eastern Conference versus Western Conference clash set to take place at the Wells Fargo Arena in the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The tip-off is scheduled for 8:05 PM ET and is set to be televised for national audiences on TNT. The affair will also be available on SPORTSNET. Most recently in meetings between the two, it has been an evenly balanced series. Each team has won five of the previous ten contests overall. The away team has won the last three outright. In November, Philly traveled to LA and handed the Lakers a 115-110 loss at the Staples Center.

Los Angeles Lakers at Philadelphia 76ers Overview

The Sixers come in off a bitter 115-101 loss at home when they hosted perpetual bottom-feeder Phoenix on Monday. The loss was a shocker as the Sixers closed favored by double-digital point totals. The Lakers come in off a thrashing Houston four days ago when LA was defeated 118-95. The loss extends Los Angeles’ current losing streak to five games.

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Lakers at 76ers Key Betting Trends

  • Both teams have been quality plays in terms of profitability against the spread.
  • The Lakers come in at 8-15 SU but own a 10-13 record against the spread.
  • The Sixers come in with a 13-10 record overall whilst going 15-8 ATS.
  • It is worth noting that the Lakers are just 2-8 SU away from the City of Angels.

Public Money Consensus

In the early going it seems action has rolled in on the Lakers against the spread, taking back the road points. As a result, this market has diminished by a point and a half from its opening number. Contrarily, it has been revealed that 86% of the cash and 70% of the tickets are with the 76ers. On the Money Line, Los Angeles is priced as a +288 road dog while the Sixers come into this affair as a -333 home favorite. The Over/Under currently sits at 221 after undergoing a one and a half-point decrease in this market. This turn of events reflects action on the Under.

Los Angeles Lakers at Philadelphia 76ers Pick

Apparent home court advantage seems to be a prevailing factor in how this market taking shape. However, home court advantage has been invisible in this series as of late. The fact remains that Philadelphia opened spotting nearly ten points to the guests. As of recent, Philadelphia was more inclined to be in the position to be the taker than giver of such lumber. The Sixers’ performance against Phoenix brandishes why this team is a perilous prop when they are heavy favorites. There is no reason why Los Angeles can’t shock Philly on its own court here either. Take the points.

Free Pick: 
Take Los Angeles +7.5