Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Lakers NBA Odds and Predictions
Los Angeles Lakers are having a hard time this season, however their hopes of making into playoffs isn’t dead. The addition of more play-in games this season have turned every single game of significant importance. Friday night Lakers were up against Portland Trail Blazers after registering a home loss against the Clippers. Absence of Lebron James could be clearly visible, Lakers registered one more loss. Trail Blazers defeated them by a score a difference of 106-101.
On Sunday night, Lakers will be up against Phoenix Suns who have already qualified for the playoffs. This season the two teams have already been against each other on two occasions with results being the same for both. Phoenix Suns emerged victorious on both the occasions. Los Angeles Lakers will serve as a host for Phoenix Suns in this particular game. Lakers have already tasted defeat at home when they hosted Phoenix Suns on 2nd of March 2021.
Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Lakers NBA Odds and Predictions: Match Details
LA Lakers vs Phoenix Suns
Scheduled Time: 10 PM
Host Team: Los Angles Lakers
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FiveThirtyEight, predicts a close fight between the two teams with Phoenix Suns having an edge. The latest Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Lakers NBA Odds and Predictions are yet to be updated.The latest Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Lakers NBA Odds and Predictions will be updated in below table on game day.
Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Lakers NBA Odds and Predictions: Recent Form
Lakers star Lebron James who was missed games against Clippers and Trail Blazers was expected to return for Sunday’s clash against Suns. However, he will be missing the games against Phoenix Suns and will be available for last 4 games next week. Lakers recent form did cast doubt over their journey of making into playoffs. They lost massive 8 of the last 10 games and they were able to register wins against Denver Nuggets and Orlando Magic. Lakers is highly dependent on performance of Kyle Kuzma and Anthony Davis but both the players have lacked consistency.
Playing away from home they have managed 19 wins while lost 15 games. Their home run have been below average. They have 18 wins and 15 losses at home. Last three games they were up against the teams from their own conference. Lakers won the first one against Nuggets but lost back back two games against Clippers and Trail Blazers. Their conference record this season stands at 22-17. Currently they are placed at 7th place in points table and will require few wins to push them a bit higher in ranking. They have 37 wins and 30 losses as of now and are on a 2 games losing streak.
Before going in for their weekend clash against Lakers, Phoenix Suns crushed New York Knicks on Friday night by a score difference of 128-105. Deandre Ayton demonstrated a classic game with 26 points in just 29 minutes. He had 15 rebounds and 1 assist to his name in the game. Phoenix Suns currently seat at 2nd spot in Western Conference points table and they have 5 more regular season games left including the Sunday night clash against Lakers.
Phoenix Suns have been on top of their game since the beginning of the season. They registered 5 win out of first 6 games. They have defeated all the top teams this season including defeating Utah Jazz twice and Clippers once. Against Lakers they are 2-0 this season. They have maintained an excellent home as well away record. At home they are 26-9 while on roads they have won 22 games and lost 10 games. Sunday night they will be playing an away game against LA Lakers. Taking about Conference record, they have 27 wins against the teams from their own conference while they have lost 10 games. This season, they have won 48 games and lost 19 games. Currently they are on a 1 game winning streak.
Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Lakers NBA Odds and Predictions: Head-to-Head
Overall Los Angeles Lakers have had more wins over Phoenix Suns. The two teams have played 254 regular season games against each other. LA Lakers have won 145 game while Phoenix Suns came out victorious on 109 occasions.
Lakers and Phoenix Suns have played 62 playoffs games with Lakers winning 38 games and Suns winning 24. In last 5 encounters between the two teams, Lakers have won 3 while Suns have won 2.
Currently, Phoenix Suns is on a two games winning streak against Lakers.
Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Lakers NBA Odds and Predictions: Predicted Winner
The latest Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Lakers NBA Odds and Predictions are yet to be updated. However, FiveThirtyEight predicts a win for Phoenix Suns with their win probability at 57%, Lakers has 43% chance of beating Suns as per them.
Looking the outright prediction for this season’s NBA, Los Angeles is third favorite to win this season’s NBA as per Smarkets and 2nd favorite as per Oddschecker. Phoenix Suns is 7th favorites as per both the platforms.