Lakers vs. 76ers Player Props, Odds & Predictions – Friday, Mar 22

Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis (3) smiles on the court in the first half against the Memphis Grizzlies at Arena.
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The Lakers are set to face the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday, Mar 22. The game is scheduled for 10:30 ET while airing on NBCS. Los Angeles enters this game as 7.5-point favorites with the total set at 224. How will this one play out? Let’s dive into the Lakers vs 76ers predictions below.

Lakers vs. 76ers Odds

  • Spread: Lakers -7.5
  • Total 224

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Game Info

  • Date: Friday, Mar 22
  • Time: 10:30 ET
  • Location: Arena, Los Angeles CA
  • TV: NBCS

76ers Betting Trends

  • Over their last five games, the 76ers have an over/under record of 0-5 and are 2-3 vs. the spread.
  • In their last three games away from home, the 76ers have a straight up record of 0-3 while going 0-3 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 95 points per game in these contests.
  • Going back to their last five games as the underdog, the 76ers have a straight up record of 1-4. But, their mark vs the spread was just 1-3-1.

Lakers Betting Trends

  • In their last five games, the Lakers have an over/under record of 5-0 and are 3-2 vs. the spread.
  • Although Los Angeles has a straight up record of 5-5 in their last ten home games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 4-6. The team averaged 117 points per game in these games.
  • Going back to their previous three games as the favorite, Los Angeles has an ATS mark of 1-2 while going 1-2 straight up.

Can the 76ers Pull Off a Road Win?

As the 76ers look to snap a three-game ATS losing streak on the road, they come into today’s game as 7.5-point underdogs. Against the spread on the road, they are 18-15 compared to 19-16 straight-up.

When looking at their O/U record for the season, the under has hit in seven straight games. Today’s line of 224 is lower than their season average of 227 points per game.

Philadelphia’s most recent game was a 115-102 loss to the Suns. They were 9.5-point underdogs in that game and are now 10-14 ATS as underdogs this season.

Overall, the 76ers are 38-31 this season, which puts them in 8th place in the Eastern Conference. Against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 26-20 and 6-8 against their division.

In their last two games, the 76ers have gone 2-0 ATS at home. On the road, they have an average scoring differential of +0.3 points per game.

This season, the 76ers have been the underdog in 25 of their 69 games. As the underdog, they have a record of 7-18 and are 10-14 ATS as the underdog.

When it comes to scoring, the 76ers are averaging 114.7 points per game this season, which is 15th in the NBA. However, they have actually been slightly better on the road, averaging 113.5 points per game compared to 115.7 at home.

So far, the 76ers have scored below the NBA scoring average in 52.2% of their games this season. In terms of field goal percentage, they are shooting 46% from the field, which is 21st in the league.

One area where Philadelphia has excelled is getting to the free-throw line, as they lead the NBA in free throws made per game at 20.1. In terms of pace, the 76ers are 20th in the league at 97.4 possessions per game.

So far, the 76ers’ defense is ranked 9th in the league at 112.4 points per contest. The 76ers defense is coming off a game in which they held the Suns offense to just 43.2% shooting. Overall, they gave up 115 points to Phoenix.

Can Los Angeles Lock in a Home Win?

As the Lakers look to move up in the Western Conference standings, they are favored by 7.5 points against the 76ers. The Lakers are currently 9th in the West with a record of 37-32.

This season, the Lakers have gone 31-38 against the spread and are 18-19 ATS at home. As the favorite, their ATS record is 15-22.

In terms of their O/U record, the Lakers are 39-30 this season. The over has hit in their last two games and today’s line is 224, which is lower than their season average of 235.

Los Angeles’ last game was a 136-105 win over the Hawks. They were favored by 9 points in that game and easily covered the spread. The O/U line for that game was 226.5.

This season, the Lakers have been one of the most efficient teams in the league, ranking 3rd in field goal percentage at 50%. They have also been one of the better three-point shooting teams, hitting 37% of their attempts (9th).

At home, the Lakers are averaging 118.8 points per game, which is 9th in the NBA. Overall, they are 9th in scoring at 117.5 points per game. In terms of pace, they are 4th in the league at 100.8 possessions per game.

When it comes to two-point shooting, the Lakers are 7th in the league at 56%. However, they have struggled on the offensive glass, ranking 30th in offensive rebounds per game.

Coming into the game, the Lakers’ defense has finished three straight games with an increased number of points allowed. Overall, they are 23rd in the league at 117.6 points per game allowed. Most recently, the Lakers’ defense put together a solid performance, giving up just 105 points to the Hawks.

Lakers vs. 76ers Player Prop

A player prop we are looking at is Tyrese Maxey and his points prop of 28.5. Currently, the over for this prop is sitting at a payout of -125 while the under is at -109. According to our projections, Tyrese Maxey is expected to record 23 points, 4 rebounds, and 6 assists. Regarding his points prop, we recommend taking the under at 28.5.

  • The Prop: Tyrese Maxey Under 28.5 Points (-109)

Lakers vs. 76ers Predictions

The Lakers is our pick to not only win with a projected score of 116-105. But we also favor them to cover the spread. Our bet is on the Lakers at -7.5.

As for the over/under, the line is currently at 224, and our model projects the 76ers and Lakers to reach a combined total of 221 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

The Pick: Lakers -7.5 | at Fanduel Sportsbook