The Los Angeles Lakers will host the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday night at the Crypto.com Arena with tipoff set for 9:30 PM ET. The Lakers are coming off a game in which they battled for four quarters and two overtimes before suffering a 119-115 double-overtime defeat to the visiting Dallas Mavericks on Thursday. With Anthony Davis still sidelined, Russell Westbrook has risen to the occasion over the past few weeks to give some scoring punch behind LeBron James. The 76ers are coming off a 118-117 victory over the Utah Jazz yesterday in which Joel Embiid hit the game-winning shot. Philadelphia won the only matchup between these teams this year with a 133-122 decision at home on December 9th.
Lakers vs 76ers Betting Odds
*Lines accurate at the time of publication
Lakers vs 76ers Best Bets
76ers -3 (-110 DraftKings)
The 76ers enter this game having won six of their last overall. The three-headed monster of James Harden, Joel Embiid and Tyrese Maxey are clicking on all cylinders right now. With Anthony Davis still out, the Lakers will have their hands full trying to slow down Emiid down low. The 76ers won by 11 last month with Davis in the Lakers lineup. While Tobias Harris may be out again for Philadelphia, the Lakers are also still without starter Lonnie Walker IV. The 76ers are 4-1 ATS against the Lakers in their last five meetings overall. They have also proven to be very successful in the second game of back-to-backs with an excellent 6-1 ATS record in their last seven games playing without rest.
Risk: 1.1 units on DraftKings to win 1 unit. (Playable to -4)
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Lakers vs 76ers Game Under 233 Points (-110 DraftKings)
Both of these teams combined are only averaging 224 points per game over their last ten games. The Sixers like to slow the pace with Embiid in the game and pound the ball down low. The Sixers are also one of the best defensive teams in the league, ranking third in defensive efficiency.
Risk: 1.1 Units on DraftKings to win 1 unit. (Playable to 232)