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Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Lakers: Don Best NBA Odds & Trends for 5/9/2021

The Phoenix Suns (48-19) are 7-point favorites as they ready to hit the court against the Los Angeles Lakers (37-30) on May 9, 2021. The matchup features an over/under of 216.5.

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How to Watch

Time: 10:00 PM EST
TV Channel: NBA TV

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Suns vs. Lakers Betting Data

Suns vs Lakers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Suns -7 -110 -110 216.5 -110 -110

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Suns Betting Data

  • Phoenix covered the spread more often than not this season, going 41-25-1 against the spread.
  • The Suns' record against the spread as at least a 7-point favorite is below .500 at 10-14.
  • Phoenix typically hits the over, eclipsing the point total in 38 of 67 games (56.7%).

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Lakers Betting Data

  • Los Angeles has a losing (30-37) record against the spread this season.
  • When the Lakers are at least 7-point underdogs, they're 10-15 against the spread.
  • Los Angeles hit the over in just 38.8% of their games (26 of 67 games).

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Point Total Insights

  • In Phoenix's matchups this season, the Suns and their opponents have exceeded Sunday's total of 216.5 points 41 times (61.2% of opportunities).
  • In 47.8% of Los Angeles' games this season (32 of 67), the total points scored was greater than Sunday's 216.5-point over/under.
  • The point total for the game of 216.5 is 7.4 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Suns (114.8 points per game) and the Lakers (109.1 points per game).
  • This matchup's over/under is 1.0 fewer point than the 215.5 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the Suns have seen a 223.7 over/under in their games this season, 7.2 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 0.8 points more than the average over/under in Lakers' games this season (215.7 points).

Previous Matchups

Los Angeles has won a majority of its last 10 games against Phoenix, going 7-3, while the Suns maintain a 3-2 edge covering the spread against the Lakers.

Suns vs Lakers in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/21/2021 Suns Suns -10 216 -532 392 Regular Season 111-94 PHO
3/2/2021 Suns Lakers -1 215.5 -114 -107 Regular Season 114-104 PHO
2/10/2020 Lakers Lakers -12.5 230.5 -954 646 Regular Season 125-100 LAL
1/1/2020 Lakers Lakers -11 226 -647 481 Regular Season 117-107 LAL
11/12/2019 Lakers Suns -3.5 221 -175 145 Regular Season 123-115 LAL
3/2/2019 - Suns - - - - Regular Season 118-109 PHO
1/27/2019 - Lakers - - - - Regular Season 116-102 LAL
12/2/2018 - Lakers - - - - Regular Season 120-96 LAL
10/24/2018 - Suns - - - - Regular Season 131-113 LAL
2/6/2018 - Lakers - - - - Regular Season 112-93 LAL
  • 3/21/2021 DNP -

    Lakers: LeBron James, Anthony Davis

  • 3/2/2021 DNP -

    Lakers: Anthony Davis, Kyle Kuzma

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    Suns Players to Watch

    • The Suns scoring leader is Devin Booker, who averages 25.6 per contest to go with 4.1 rebounds and 4.4 assists.
    • Deandre Ayton leads Phoenix in rebounding, averaging 10.6 per game, while Chris Paul leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 8.9 in each contest.
    • Jae Crowder leads the Suns in three-point shooting, making an average of 2.4 shots per game from beyond the arc.
    • Paul is Phoenix's leader in steals, averaging 1.4 steals per game, while Ayton leads them in blocks with 1.2 per contest.

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    Lakers Players to Watch

    • LeBron James' points (25.0 per game) and assists (7.8 per game) stat lines give him the top scoring and assists spots on the Lakers' leaderboards.
    • Andre Drummond is at the top of the Los Angeles rebounding leaderboard with 11.8 rebounds per game. He also scores 15.1 points and tacks on 2.1 assists per game.
    • James is reliable from distance and leads the Lakers with 2.3 made threes per game.
    • Los Angeles' leader in steals is Drummond (1.5 per game), and its leader in blocks is Anthony Davis (1.8 per game).

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    Injury Report

    Suns:

    Abdel Nader: Out (Knee),

    Cameron Johnson: Out (Wrist)

    Lakers:

    Kentavious Caldwell-Pope: Day To Day (Ankle),

    Talen Horton-Tucker: Day To Day (Calf),

    Marc Gasol: Day To Day (Finger),

    LeBron James: Out (Ankle),

    Jared Dudley: Out (Knee),

    Anthony Davis: Day To Day (Calf),

    Alex Caruso: Day To Day (Foot),

    Kyle Kuzma: Day To Day (Lower Back),

    Dennis Schroder: Out (Calf)

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