Los Angeles Lakers vs Phoenix Suns 6/1/2021 Odds Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
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
Los Angeles Lakers vs Phoenix Suns 6/1/2021 Betting Odds
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
Los Angeles Lakers
LA Lakers are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Phoenix’s last 14 games.
Los Angeles Lakers
Anthony Davis PF Groin is downgraded to doubtful Tuesday vs Phoenix
Chris Paul PG Shoulder is probable Tuesday vs LA Lakers
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