Betting on basketball fans may find that surprising but Philadelphia has quietly and methodically improved over the season to become a bona fide NBA betting playoff contender.
The Los Angeles Clippers will host the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night with a starting time of 10:30 PM ET. Sports Gambling will have side and total odds on this inter conference matchup that has major playoff implications for the Sixers so be sure and open your account for action today.
The Clippers were 25-41 straight up but a decent 32-33-1 with the NBA lines. LA was a good home value with a mark of 19-14 against the spread with 18 of their 33 home games going under the total.
Blake Griffin is the rookie sensation that gives the Clippers hope for the future as he had a team best 22.5 points per game and is a lock for NBA Rookie of the Year. Griffin has also dominated the glass with 12.4 rebounds per game.
Philadelphia was 34-31 straight up and a strong 41-23-1 with the NBA betting odds to rank as one of the best values on the board in the league. Philadelphia was a superb value on the road with a mark of 20-11-1 against the spread.
Elton Brand was leading the 76ers with 15.2 points and 8.7 rebounds per game. The 76ers were in good form with 7 payouts in 10 games since February 16 with just 3 of those games going under the total.
This is the second meeting of the season between these two teams. Philadelphia scored a 105-91 home payout against the Clippers as 5.5 point favorites on December 15 as the game went over the total of 193.
The Clippers have paid out in 3 of their last 5 overall games with the 76ers as the series has gone over the total in 3 of the last 4 meetings between these two teams.
Philadelphia has been a solid value on the road against the Clippers as they have paid out in 6 of their last 8 road games versus LA with 4 of the last 6 meetings between the teams at Staples Center going under the betting on basketball total.