Clippers vs Lakers Expert Predictions for Christmas Day Game

Lebron James between plays against the Bucks.
Lebron James between plays against the Bucks. / Stacy Revere/Getty Images

Merry Christmas! ‘Tis the season for many things, including a fantastic NBA Christmas Day slate. In a high-profile Western Conference matchup, the Los Angeles Clippers take on the Los Angeles Lakers. Currently, the Lakers are 2-point favorites over the Clippers, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

If you're looking to place a wager on this game, it's always wise to read up on what some industry experts have to say first. With that in mind, here are some expert predictions for the Christmas Day game between the Clippers and Lakers.

Clippers vs Lakers Predictions

USA Today
Johnny Parlay at USA Today broke down the game between Clippers and Lakers, predicting the higher-seeded Lakers will win, 113-107, covering the spread.
Steven Inman of, gave his predictions against the spread for all of the Christmas Day games, predicting the Lakers will cover the spread against their LA rivals.

Sports Illustrated
Corey Parson of Sports Illustrated broke down his best bets of the Christmas Day slate. He figures this game is going to be close, but he is taking the Lakers straight up as his best bet for this game.

Overall, all three of the highlighted experts pick the Lakers to win, with two picking them against the spread.

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