Lakers vs Suns Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Wednesday, March 22, 2023

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The Los Angeles Lakers (35-37) host the Phoenix Suns (38-33) at Arena, beginning at 10:00 PM ET on Wednesday, March 22, 2023. The Lakers are just 1-point favorites in the game, the third matchup between the squads this season. A 229-point over/under is set in this matchup.

How to bet Lakers vs. Suns

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 1 point, with oddsmakers listing the Lakers as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Lakers have -119 odds to pick up the win, while the Suns are listed at -100 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 229 points.

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Lakers vs. Suns Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Wednesday, March 22, 2023
  • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Arena: Arena

Lakers vs. Suns Betting Trends

The Lakers have played 72 games, with 34 wins against the spread. Los Angeles has been victorious in 12, or 57.1%, of the 21 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. The Lakers have gone over the point total in 47.9% of their opportunities this year (34 times over 71 games with a set point total).

The Suns are 35-33-3 against the spread this year. Phoenix has won nine of the 28 games it was the underdog on the moneyline this season (32.1%). Suns games this season have hit the over on 33 of 71 set point totals (46.5%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Lakers Leaders
Anthony Davis 46 25.8 12.5 2.5 1.0 2.1 0.4
D’Angelo Russell 64 17.9 3.1 6.2 1.0 0.4 2.7
Malik Beasley 71 13.0 3.6 1.6 0.8 0.1 3.0
Dennis Schroder 58 12.7 2.5 4.6 0.7 0.1 1.2
Lonnie Walker IV 51 12.2 2.0 1.2 0.5 0.3 1.7


Suns Leaders
Devin Booker 44 28.0 4.5 5.5 0.9 0.4 2.3
Chris Paul 50 13.5 4.3 9.2 1.6 0.4 1.5
Cameron Payne 39 11.0 2.3 4.7 0.8 0.2 1.6
Landry Shamet 31 9.5 1.6 2.2 0.6 0.2 2.1
Damion Lee 70 8.3 3.1 1.4 0.4 0.1 1.5
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Lakers: Anthony Davis: Probable (Foot), Mohamed Bamba: Out (Ankle), LeBron James: Out (Foot)

Suns: Kevin Durant: Out (Ankle), Deandre Ayton: Out (Hip)

What you need to know about the Los Angeles Lakers

This year, Los Angeles is scoring 116.4 points per game (eighth-ranked in NBA) and ceding 116.8 points per contest (21st-ranked). Offensively the Lakers have fared better at home this season, putting up 116.8 points per game, compared to 116.1 per game in away games. In their last 10 games, the Lakers have been scoring 113.4 points per contest, an average that’s a little lower than the 116.4 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

Los Angeles, who is 25th in the league with 10.7 treys per game, is shooting just 34.0% from three-point land, which is fifth-worst in the NBA. Of the shots taken by the Lakers in 2022-23, 64.9% of them have been two-pointers (75% of the team’s made baskets) and 35.1% have been three-pointers (25%).

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What you need to know about the Phoenix Suns

In 2022-23, Phoenix is 19th in the NBA on offense (113.4 points scored per game) and fourth-best defensively (111.6 points conceded). The Suns average 114.2 points per game at home, and 112.5 on the road. The Suns have fared better offensively in their last 10 games, compiling 116.4 points per contest, 3.0 more than their season average of 113.4.

In 2022-23 Phoenix is 13th in the NBA in 3-point makes (12.3 per game) and fifth-best in 3-point percentage (37.7%). The Suns take 36.4% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 63.6% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 29.4% of the Suns’ baskets are 3-pointers, and 70.6% are 2-pointers.

Lakers vs. Suns Predictions and Pick

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