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Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Lakers 6/3/2021 NBA Picks and Previews

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Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Lakers 6-3-2021 NBA Picks and Previews

Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Lakers 6/3/2021 – Phoenix Suns look forward to defeating the Los Angeles Lakers as they enter Game 6 in their best-of-seven series. The Suns have already taken the lead and are one game away from knocking out the Lakers. Phoenix will need to win one of their two remaining games. The Los Angeles Lakers will need to win both games in order to progress to the semifinals. The Lakers will look forward to rebounding from their last defeat and break their two-game losing streak. The NBA odds tonight have a predicted winner for this exciting and entertaining game that is all set to square off from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California.

Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Lakers 6/3/2021

When: June 3, 2021 10:30 PM ET
Where: STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California
TV: TNT
Stream: NBA League Pass

Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Lakers 6/3/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Phoenix Suns +3 (-111) 208.5 o (-110) +125
Los Angeles Lakers -3 (-111) 208.5 u (-110) -150
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Phoenix Suns Betting

The Suns rebounded well in their last two games after taking out the Lakers. In their last game, Phoenix defeated the Lakers with a final score of 115-85. Phoenix converted 29 of their 43 field goal attempts. Devin Booker took the lead with 30 points after converting 13 of his 23 shooting attempts. The All-Star also contributed seven boards in their success. The other notable player was Cameron Payne with 16 points in just 19 minutes of gameplay. The Suns will do their best to knock out the Lakers in their sixth game.

Players to watch: D. Booker SG 5 GP 5 GS 39.8 MIN 26.2 PTS 0.8 OR 4.4 DR 5.2 REB 5.4 AST 0.6 STL 0 BLK 4 TO 3.8 PF 1.4 AST/TO 14.58 PER

D. Ayton C 5 GP 5 GS 37.2 MIN 17.4 PTS 3.6 OR 8.6 DR 12.2 REB 0.6 AST 0.6 STL 0.8 BLK 1.2 TO 3.4 PF 0.5 AST/TO 20.19 PER

C. Payne PG 5 GP 0 GS 23.2 MIN 13.6 PTS 0.6 OR 2.8 DR 3.4 REB 3.8 AST 1.4 STL 0.6 BLK 1.6 TO 2.6 PF 2.4 AST/TO 18.39 PER.

Los Angeles Lakers Betting

Dealing with injured players has cost the Los Angeles Lakers in their postseason. The Lakers are struggling to prevent the Suns from scoring. The absence of Anthony Davis has made things worse on the court. The Lakers are reaching an average of 106.7 with their scoring defense. In their last game, they missed 23 of their 35 long-range attempts. Los Angeles shot at a poor 35 percent overall. LeBron James tossed in 24 points with five boards and seven assists.

Players to watch: L. James SF 5 GP 5 GS 36.4 MIN 22.2 PTS 1 OR 5.8 DR 6.8 REB 8.2 AST 1.4 STL 0 BLK 4.4 TO 1.2 PF 1.9 AST/TO 18.76 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 20.46 PER

D. Schroder PG 5 GP 5 GS 31.8 MIN 13.2 PTS 0.2 OR 2.8 DR 3 REB 2.8 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 1.8 TO 2.2 PF 1.6 AST/TO 9.47 PER.

Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Lakers 6/3/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Phoenix Suns

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix’s last 5 games.
Phoenix are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games.
Phoenix are 7-13 SU in their last 20 games against LA Lakers.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Phoenix’s last 11 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Phoenix’s last 9 games when playing on the road against LA Lakers.
Phoenix are 12-5 SU in their last 17 games this season.
Suns are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Phoenix are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games played on a Thursday.

Los Angeles Lakers

LA Lakers are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Lakers’ last 7 games.
LA Lakers are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Lakers’ last 5 games against Phoenix.
LA Lakers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of LA Lakers’ last 9 games when playing at home against Phoenix.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Lakers’ last 5 games this season.
LA Lakers are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Lakers are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.
LA Lakers are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games played on a Thursday.

Injuries

Phoenix Suns

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

Los Angeles Lakers

Anthony Davis PF Groin is “?” Thursday vs Phoenix
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope SG Knee is “?” Thursday vs Phoenix

Head-to-Head
Phoenix Suns Los Angeles Lakers
45-30-2 Against the Spread 34-42-1
42-34-1 Straight Up 28-47-2
102 Points per Game 97
97 Points Allowed per Game 102
48.81 Offensive FG% 46.78
83.3 Offensive FT% 74.11
37.43 Offensive 3PT% 35.03
46.36 Defensive FG% 45.94
77.65 Defensive FT% 77.76
35.11 Defensive 3PT% 35.19

Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Lakers Betting Picks

The Suns will take advantage of an easy Lakers team and they have all support from the top online sportsbook. The Lakers will decline without their key players and will struggle to make it past the Suns. Back Phoenix to make it to the semifinals.

Moneyline: The ML for the Suns is +125 and the ML for the Lakers is -150.

ATS: A spread of +3 (-111) is out for the Suns and a spread of -3 (-111) is out for the Lakers.

TOTALs: The total will go over 208.5 (-110) for the Suns and the same will go under for the Lakers).

Score Prediction: 106 – 99, Suns