Suns vs Lakers Prediction and Odds

Suns vs Lakers Prediction and Odds: The odds are favoring the LA Lakers but we predict the Phoenix Suns to win this contest.

In an exciting cross-conference contest, the Phoenix Suns (45-35) will square off with the Los Angeles Lakers (41-39) at Arena. The Suns have been in excellent touch in recent games. Having already sealed a spot in the playoffs, Phoenix will look to start the postseason with solid winning momentum. The Suns are currently in the 4th position in the Western Conference. They defeated the Denver Nuggets in the last game with a score of 115-94.

The LA Lakers will aim to make a comeback at home when they host the Suns in the next matchup. They are aiming for a top 6 finish by winning the last two regular season games. Los Angeles is currently in the 7th position in the Western Conference. In the last fixture, they faced a 118-125 defeat against the LA Clippers.

Suns vs Lakers Prediction: Home-Away Stats (Last 5 Games)

The LA Lakers will be the hosts. In the last 5 home matchups, they won 3 and lost 2. The wins came against teams like the OKC Thunder, Phoenix Suns, and Orlando Magic. They lost to the Chicago Bulls and Dallas Mavericks. The Lakers have a home record of 21-18 this season.

In the last 5 home games

  • The LA Lakers have scored 113.4 points per game.
  • The LA Lakers have conceded 111.2 points per game.
  • Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 1
  • Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points:3

The Phoenix Suns will be the away team. They have won 2 of the last 5 away fixtures. The Suns defeated the OKC Thunder and Utah Jazz. The defeats came against the the Sacramento Kings, LA Lakers, and OKC Thunder. Phoenix has won 17 out of 40 away games as of now.

In the last 5 away games

  • The Phoenix Suns have scored 120.6 points per game.
  • The Phoenix Suns have conceded 120.4 points per game.
  • Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 0
  • Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points:3

Suns vs Lakers Prediction: Offense and Defense Comparison


The Phoenix Suns are playing with an average of 113.7 points per game in the current season. In shooting, they have a conversion rate of 46.8% in field goals, 37.5% in 3-pointers, and 79.3% in free throws. The Suns are rated 114.7 on the attack with a rank of 15 in the league.

The LA Lakers have maintained a scoring rate of 117.0 points per game so far. They shot 48.2% from the field and 34.3% from the 3-point line. The free throw success rate stands at 77.5%. The Lakers are the 20th-ranked side in the attack having an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 114.4.

Advantage: Suns


The Phoenix Suns have conceded 111.3 points per game in the current season. They played with an average of 44.3 rebounds along with 7.2 steals and 5.2 blocks per game. The Suns are the 6th highest-ranked in the defense having an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 112.5.

The LA Lakers are giving away 116.7 points per game this season. They maintained an average of 45.6 rebounds per game. The average number of steals and the average number of blocks per game are currently at 6.5 and 4.6 respectively. With an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 114.0, the Lakers rank 14 in the defense.

Advantage: Suns

113.7Points Scored 117.0
111.3Points Conceded116.7
46.8Field Goal %46.8
37.5Three Point %37.5
75.1Free Throw %79.3
43.0Total Rebounds44.3

Lakers vs Suns Prediction: Odds


  • LA Lakers: -4 (-114)
  • Phoenix Suns: +4 (-114)


  • LA Lakers: -460
  • Phoenix Suns: +370
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Suns and Lakers: Last 10 Games Stats

Phoenix Suns

  • Win-Loss: 7-3
  • Score: Averaging 116.6 points per game
  • Conceded: 110.7 points per game.
  • Rebounding%: 53.9
  • Assist%: 66.1
  • Effective Goal%: 53.9

LA Lakers

  • Win-Loss: 7-3
  • Score: Averaging 119.8 points per game
  • Conceded: 114.4 points per game.
  • Rebounding%: 53.5
  • Assist%: 59.8
  • Effective Goal%: 56.7

Suns vs Lakers Prediction: Last Game Analysis

Phoenix Suns

The Phoenix Suns registered their seventh consecutive by defeating the Denver Nuggets in the last game. The Nuggets, without Jokic, struggled once again. Chris Paul looked in absolutely lethal touch as made his career-high seven 3-pointers. The Suns shot 51.9% from the field and 47.2% from the 3-point line. However, they lost 33-38 on rebounds.

Kevin Durant had an excellent night as he finished with 29 points, 7 rebounds, and 4 assists. Chris Paul gave a valuable contribution of 25 points and 6 rebounds.

LA Lakers

The LA Lakers couldn’t continue their 4-game winning streak by losing to their city rivals, LA Clippers in the last matchup. They fell behind in the second quarter as the Clippers outscored them 34-21. The strong duo of James and Davis was overshadowed by a dominant performance from Leonard. The Lakers outrebounded the Clippers 44-38. But they lost 18-24 in the fast break points.

LeBron James led the scoring for the Lakers with 33 points. He also added 8 rebounds and 7 assists. Austin Reaves contributed 20 points with 4 rebounds.

Suns vs Lakers Prediction: Head-to-Head

There have been 262 regular season games between these two sides in the NBA. The LA Lakers have the upper hand with 147 wins, while the Phoenix Suns were on the winning side in 115 games.

If we check out the last 5 meetings, 4 games were won by the Suns and only 1 by the Lakers. The previous matchup took place in the current season on 22 March 2023. The LA Lakers won that game with a score of 122-111.

Head-to-Head Key Highlights: Last 5 Meetings

  • The LA Lakers hosted 1 game and they defeated the Phoenix Suns.
  • Average Number of Total Points scored: 233.8
  • Average Number of Points scored by the Phoenix Suns: 123.4
  • Average Number of Points scored by the LA Lakers: 110.4

Lakers vs Suns Prediction: Players to Watch Out

Phoenix Suns

Devin Booker (Shooting Guard)

Points Per Game: 28.0 | Assists Per Game: 5.5 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.6

Kevin Durant (Power Forward)

Points Per Game: 25.6 | Rebounds Per Game: 6.3 | Assists Per Game: 3.4

Deandre Ayton (Center)

Points Per Game: 18.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 10.0 | Assists Per Game: 1.7

LA Lakers

LeBron James (Small Forward)

Points Per Game: 17.9 | Assists Per Game: 6.4 | Rebounds Per Game: 3.3

Anthony Davis (Power Forward)

Points Per Game: 26.3 | Rebounds Per Game: 12.4 | Blocks Per Game: 2.0

Austin Reaves (Shooting Guard)

Points Per Game: 12.9 | Assists Per Game: 3.3 | Rebounds Per Game: 3.0

Suns v Lakers Winner Prediction

  • Home Advantage: Lakers
  • Offensive Advantage: Suns
  • Defensive Advantage: Suns
  • Overall: Suns to win

It will surely be a challenging task for LA Lakers to get the better of the Suns in the next home game. They still have the chance of directly securing a playoff berth. On the other hand, the Phoenix Suns will back themselves for a solid away win. They have already proved themselves as one of the top favorites to clinch the title this year.

As per the odds and stats, the Phoenix Suns are expected to win the contest.