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76ers vs. Lakers odds, line, spread: 2023 NBA picks, Jan. 15 predictions from proven computer model

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Dec 28, 2022; Miami, Florida, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) reacts after a foul call on the court during the first half against the Miami Heat at FTX Arena. © Provided by CBS Sports

Dec 28, 2022; Miami, Florida, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) reacts after a foul call on the court during the first half against the Miami Heat at FTX Arena.

The Philadelphia 76ers will take on the Los Angeles Lakers at 9:30 p.m. ET on Sunday at Arena. Los Angeles is 19-23 overall and 10-9 at home, while the 76ers are 26-16 overall and 9-9 on the road. The Lakers enter Sunday's showdown having won five of their last seven games. The Sixers have won three of their last four outings.

Philadelphia is favored by 3 points in the latest Lakers vs. 76ers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over/under is set at 234. Before entering any 76ers vs. Lakers picks, you'll want to see the NBA predictions from the proven computer model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit for $100 players on its top-rated NBA picks over the past four-plus seasons. The model enters Week 13 of the 2022-23 NBA season on a stunning 43-19 roll on all top-rated NBA picks this season, returning more than $2,100. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Lakers vs. 76ers. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Lakers vs. 76ers:

  • Lakers vs. 76ers spread: Lakers +3
  • Lakers vs. 76ers over/under: 234 points
  • Lakers vs. 76ers money line: Los Angeles +140, Philadelphia -165
  • Lakers vs. 76ers picks: See picks here
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What you need to know about the Lakers

Los Angeles fought the good fight in its overtime game against the Dallas Mavericks this past Thursday but wound up with a less-than-desirable result, falling 119-115. Point guard Dennis Schroder wasn't much of a difference maker for the Lakers; Schroder finished with only seven points on 3-for-13 shooting in his 38 minutes on the court.

LeBron James recorded 24 points, 16 rebounds and nine assists. For the season, James is averaging 29.0 points, 8.4 rebounds and 6.8 assists per game. 

What you need to know about the 76ers

Speaking of close games: the Sixers escaped with a win on Saturday against the Utah Jazz by the margin of a single point, 118-117. It was another big night for Philadelphia's point guard James Harden, who posted a double-double with 31 points and 11 assists in addition to six rebounds.

Joel Embiid finished with 30 points, seven rebounds and two assists. Embiid has scored 30 or more points in eight of his last nine games. Philadelphia's big man ranks second in the NBA with 33.4 points per game. 

How to make Lakers vs. 76ers picks

The model has simulated Lakers vs. 76ers 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Under, and it also says one side of the spread has all the value. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins 76ers vs. Lakers? And which side of the spread has all the value? Visit SportsLine to see which side of the Lakers vs. 76ers spread to jump on, all from the advanced model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.


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