Philadelphia 76ers vs Los Angeles Lakers NBA Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/27/21

Philadelphia 76ers vs Los Angeles Lakers NBA Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/27/21 Photo by Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Los Angeles Lakers (14-4) at Philadelphia 76ers (12-6)

NBA Basketball: Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 7:30 pm (Wells Fargo Center)

The Line: Philadelphia 76ers +2 -- Over/Under: Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Wells Fargo Center.

The Los Angeles Lakers look to stay hot after winning 12 of their last 14 games. The Los Angeles Lakers are averaging 114.3 points on 48.4 percent shooting and allowing 104.5 points on 44.7 percent shooting. LeBron James is averaging 25.2 points and 7.9 rebounds while Anthony Davis is averaging 21.8 points and 3.6 assists. Montrezl Harrell is the third double-digit scorer and Dennis Schroder is grabbing 3.8 rebounds. The Los Angeles Lakers are shooting 38.9 percent from beyond the arc and 75.9 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Lakers are allowing 34 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.2 rebounds per game.

The Philadelphia 76ers look for a statement win after winning five of their last seven games. The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 113.7 points on 47.5 percent shooting and allowing 110.7 points on 44.2 percent shooting. Joel Embiid is averaging 27.7 points and 11.5 rebounds while Tobias Harris is averaging 19.8 points and 2.8 assists. Seth Curry is the third double-digit scorer and Shake Milton is dishing 3.2 assists. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 36.1 percent from beyond the arc and 77 percent from the free throw line. The Philadelphia 76ers are allowing 37.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.2 rebounds per game.

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The Lakers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The 76ers are 20-8 ATS in their last 28 home games. The under is 12-4 in Lakers last 16 overall. The over is 4-0 in 76ers last 4 overall. The Lakers are 9-4 ATS in the last 13 meetings in Philadelphia and 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings.

The Philadelphia 76ers are capable of beating any team in the league when they're playing well, and they're about as healthy as they've been all season. The issue here is the Los Angeles Lakers remain the hottest team in the league and they're now learning how to cover numbers. You're not going to get the Lakers and these cheap lines often this season. You should take advantage of it when you have the chance.

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Randy’s Pick Los Angeles Lakers -2

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