Doug Kezirian, Jordan Schultz and Andre Snellings
The NBA on Christmas Day is a tradition that dates back more than 70 years. In more recent times, it has become a showcase of some of the biggest names and best teams in the NBA on a day in which the league takes center stage without competition from any of the other major American sports.
This year’s slate of five games stretches from coast to coast, from noon to late in the night, and with so many high-profile matchups, the opportunity to find value in each betting market is ripe. We’ve asked a few of our NBA experts — Doug Kezirian, Jordan Schultz and Andre Snellings — to give their best bets for the day.
Lines displayed are from the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook as of Monday afternoon. As always, shop around for the best price.
8 p.m. ET (ABC, ESPN)
Snellings: On the season, the Lakers have an