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NBA Expert Betting Picks (Friday, Jan. 3): Best Bets for Pelicans-Lakers, More


Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images. Pictured: Brandon Ingram of the New Orleans Pelicans.

There are six games on Friday evening’s NBA schedule, and our experts are betting on these specific matchups:

  • 7 p.m. ET: Portland Trail Blazers at Washington Wizards
  • 10:30 p.m. ET: New Orleans Pelicans at Los Angeles Lakers

See which bets they’re making below.

Odds as of Friday afternoon and via PointsBet, where Action Network users can access an exclusive promotion to get a 200% deposit match (deposit $50, bet with $150). No strings attached. No rollover required.

Brandon Anderson: Trail Blazers at Wizards

  • Spread: Trail Blazers -6.5
  • Over/Under: 235.5
  • Time: 7 p.m. ET

Quick, how many Wizards can you name from tonight’s starting lineup? I’ll go first: Bradley Beal. You’re up, who ya got?

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