The Phoenix Suns (10-6) host the Los Angeles Lakers (5-10) at Footprint Center, tipping off at 10:00 PM ET on Tuesday, November 22, 2022. The Lakers are 9.5-point underdogs in the game. The over/under for the matchup is 227 points.
How to bet Suns vs. Lakers
Phoenix Suns vs. Los Angeles Lakers Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 9.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Suns as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Suns have -436 odds to pick up the win, while the Lakers are listed at +337 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 227 points.
Suns vs. Lakers Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Tuesday, November 22, 2022
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: TNT
- Location: Phoenix, Arizona
- Arena: Footprint Center
Suns vs. Lakers Betting Trends
The Suns have 10 wins against the spread in 16 games this year. Phoenix has come away with eight wins in the 13 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. Suns games this year have gone over the total in seven out of 15 opportunities (46.7%).
Against the spread, the Lakers are 5-10-0 this season. Los Angeles has put together a 3-8 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 27.3% of those games). Lakers games this year have gone over the total in eight of 15 opportunities (53.3%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Suns vs. Lakers Injury Report
Lakers: LeBron James: Out (Adductor), Anthony Davis: Probable (Back), Juan Toscano-Anderson: Out (Back), Max Christie: Out (Health Protocols)
What you need to know about the Phoenix Suns
Phoenix has been led by its defense, as it ranks fifth-best in the NBA by giving up only 107.9 points per game. It ranks ninth in the league in points scored (115.1 per contest). The Suns are averaging 117.7 points per game this year in home games, which is six more points than they’re averaging when playing on the road (111.7). The Suns’ offense has been less productive over their last 10 games, scoring 112.9 points a contest compared to the 115.1 they’ve averaged this year.
Phoenix is eighth in the NBA with 12.8 three-pointers per game so far this season. Meanwhile, it ranks sixth with a 37.9% shooting percentage from downtown. In terms of shot breakdown, the Suns have taken 62.4% two-pointers (accounting for 69.8% of the team’s buckets) and 37.6% three-pointers (30.2%).
What you need to know about the Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles puts up 111.1 points per game and give up 114.2, making them 18th in the NBA offensively and 19th defensively. In 2022-23 the Lakers are scoring 8.5 more points per game at home (113.9) than away (105.4). The Lakers are averaging 115.5 points per contest in their past 10 games, compared to their season average of 111.1.
In 2022-23 Los Angeles is second-worst in the NBA in 3-point makes (9.5 per game) and worst in 3-point percentage (31.2%). In 2022-23, the Lakers have attempted 65.7% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 34.3% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 76.8% of the Lakers’ baskets have been 2-pointers, and 23.2% have been 3-pointers.
Our prediction to win this game is the Suns, and we project that Suns will cover the spread (Suns -9.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 227 points.
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