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Los Angeles Lakers vs Phoenix Suns 6/1/2021 Odds Picks and Previews

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Los Angeles Lakers vs Phoenix Suns 6-1-2021 Odds Picks and Previews

Los Angeles Lakers vs Phoenix Suns 6/1/2021 – The Phoenix Suns have fought hard in Game 4 and won the game to tie their best-of-seven series against the Los Angeles Lakers at 2-2. Both teams are set to meet again and set the divide in Game 5 this coming Tuesday, June 1. The game starts at exactly 10:00 p.m. inside the Phoenix Suns Arena in Phoenix Arizona. TNT is granted the television broadcast rights and the same feed can be seen through online live streaming by subscribing to NBA League Pass. The Los Angeles Lakers according to NBA online betting are the underdogs in this matchup against the Phoenix Suns.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Phoenix Suns 6/1/2021

When: June 1, 2021 10:00 PM ET
Where: Phoenix Suns Arena, Phoenix, Arizona
TV: TNT
Stream: NBA League Pass

Los Angeles Lakers vs Phoenix Suns 6/1/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Los Angeles Lakers +4.5 (-111) 208.5 o (-110) +150
Phoenix Suns -4.5 (-111) 208.5 u (-110) -170
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Los Angeles Lakers Betting

The Los Angeles Lakers were having great momentum after Game 3 as they looked like the defending champions that they should be. Unfortunately, Anthony Davis left the second half of Game 4 suffering a groin injury and will be doubtful to play in Game 5. He just finished with 6 points, four rebounds and three assists before being shut down by the team doctors. LeBron James tried to carry the team doing 25 points, 12 rebounds and six assists but his teammates were absent during the charge. Dennis Schroder and Andre Drummond each finished below 10 points in the loss.

Players to watch: L. James SF 4 GP 4 GS 37.8 MIN 21.8 PTS 1 OR 6.3 DR 7.3 REB 8.5 AST 1.8 STL 0 BLK 4.8 TO 1.3 PF 1.8 AST/TO 16.18 PER

A. Davis PF 4 GP 4 GS 34.5 MIN 21.8 PTS 1.8 OR 6.3 DR 8 REB 3 AST 0.8 STL 2 BLK 1.5 TO 2.3 PF 2 AST/TO 18.41 PER

D. Schroder PG 4 GP 4 GS 33.3 MIN 16.5 PTS 0.3 OR 2.5 DR 2.8 REB 3.3 AST 1.3 STL 0.3 BLK 2.3 TO 2.3 PF 1.4 AST/TO 12.23 PER.

Phoenix Suns Betting

The Phoenix Suns are catching a break in this series with Chris Paul fighting his way through the injury. The veteran all-star point guard controlled the team with 18 points, nine assists and three rebounds. Devin Booker and Jae Crowder each had 17 points for the team while DeAndre Ayton maximized the absence of Anthony Davis with 14 points, 17 rebounds, two steals and a block. Cameron Payne contributed off the bench with 13 points four rebounds and four assists while Mikal Bridges rounded up the Suns’ double-digit scorers with 11 points along with four rebounds and two assists.

Players to Watch: D. Booker SG 4 GP 4 GS 41.5 MIN 25.3 PTS 1 OR 3.8 DR 4.8 REB 5.5 AST 0.5 STL 0 BLK 4.8 TO 4 PF 1.2 AST/TO 10.89 PER

D. Ayton C 4 GP 4 GS 39.8 MIN 19.8 PTS 4 OR 9.5 DR 13.5 REB 0.3 AST 0.8 STL 1 BLK 1.5 TO 3.8 PF 0.2 AST/TO 19.16 PER

C. Payne PG 4 GP 0 GS 24.3 MIN 13 PTS 0.8 OR 2.5 DR 3.3 REB 4.5 AST 1.5 STL 0.8 BLK 2 TO 2.5 PF 2.3 AST/TO 15.04 PER.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Phoenix Suns 6/1/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Los Angeles Lakers

LA Lakers are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Lakers’ last 6 games.
LA Lakers are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games.
LA Lakers are 13-6 SU in their last 19 games against Phoenix.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of LA Lakers’ last 15 games when playing on the road against Phoenix.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Lakers’ last 5 games this season.
LA Lakers are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Lakers are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.
LA Lakers are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games played in June.

Phoenix Suns

The total has gone OVER in 10 of Phoenix’s last 14 games.
Phoenix are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Phoenix’s last 13 games against LA Lakers.
Phoenix are 15-2 SU in their last 17 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Phoenix’s last 15 games when playing at home against LA Lakers.
Phoenix are 11-5 SU in their last 16 games this season.
Phoenix are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Phoenix’s last 5 games played on a Tuesday.
Phoenix are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games played on a Tuesday when playing at home.

Injuries

Los Angeles Lakers

Anthony Davis PF Groin is downgraded to doubtful Tuesday vs Phoenix
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope SG Knee is “?” Tuesday vs Phoenix

Phoenix Suns

Chris Paul PG Shoulder is probable Tuesday vs LA Lakers
Abdel Nader PF Knee is out for season

Head-to-Head
Los Angeles Lakers Phoenix Suns
34-41-1 Against the Spread 44-30-2
28-46-2 Straight Up 42-33-1
100 Points per Game 99
99 Points Allowed per Game 100
46.94 Offensive FG% 48.85
74.15 Offensive FT% 83.47
35.04 Offensive 3PT% 37.5
45.94 Defensive FG% 46.51
77.85 Defensive FT% 77.72
35.22 Defensive 3PT% 35.12

Los Angeles Lakers vs Phoenix Suns Betting Picks

This is going to be tricky as the Los Angeles Lakers may lose the grip of the series if they lose. Even with Anthony Davis playing, the Phoenix Suns are going to be the safer bet according to the top online sportsbook.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Lakers if they take Game 5 is at +150 while the Suns are at -170.

ATS: It is 4.5 points between both teams across the spread with the Lakers getting the +4.5 and the Suns are -4.5.

TOTALs: The given total for both teams to reach is at 208.5 points with the Suns the team under and the Lakers are over.

Score Prediction: 97 – 94, Suns