Planning on watching today’s Lakers and Suns game? Catch the action at Footprint Center in Phoenix, AZ, as the Suns hosts this showdown at 10:00 ET on ESPN. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 222.5 points, and the Suns are favored to win at home against the Lakers.
LOS ANGELES LAKERS VS PHOENIX SUNS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Los Angeles Lakers +4
This game will be played at Footprint Center at 10:00 ET on Friday, November 10th.
WHY BET THE LOS ANGELES LAKERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 111-109 in favor of the Suns.
- Our projections have Kevin Durant finishing with Kevin Durant points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists.
- From the field, we have the Suns finishing with a field goal percentage of 51.2% and knocking down 12 threes.
Will the Lakers Win on the Road?
Facing the Suns, the Lakers currently hold an overall record of 3-5 and aim to end their three game losing streak. The team currently sits 12th in the Western Conference and 5th place in the Pacific division.
Los Angeles has an overall ATS record of 2-6 as they come into today’s game. In their last two games as favorites, the Lakers have not been able to cover the spread, and they are 1-2 against the spread when they are underdogs.
In their latest game, the Lakers offense put up 94 points against the Rockets. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 42.9% and made 7 threes. Up to this point, the Lakers’ offense has been efficient inside the arc, posting a two-point field goal percentage of 56%. In terms of pace, they are 6th in the NBA possessions per game (101.8).
Currently, the Lakers’ defense holds the 22nd rank in the NBA, allowing 116.2 points per game.
The Lakers defense is coming off a game in which they held the Rockets offense to just 42.9% shooting. Overall, they gave up 128 points to Houston.
Will the Suns Win at Footprint Center?
Facing off against the Lakers, the Suns are looking to secure a winning record, with their current record sitting at 4-4. The team currently sits 7th in the Western Conference and 2nd place in the Pacific division.
Phoenix comes in with an overall ATS record of 4-4 so far this season. This season, Phoenix has a 2-3 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 2-1 when playing as underdogs.
The Suns offense is coming off a game in which they scored 116 points vs. the Bulls. Overall their field goal percentage was 42.2% while connecting on 19 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Grayson Allen with 26 points. Kevin Durant also added 25 points for the Suns.
The Suns’ defense is presently ranked 12th in the league, allowing an average of 111.0 points per contest.
In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Suns defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 51.5% while allowing 34.2% from downtown.