Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Lakers Picks, Spread and Prediction

Date/Time: 03-02-2021, 22:00 EDT Spread: Los Angeles Lakers -2 Total: +216.5

The Lakers have a 24-11 record (16-19 ATS, 12-23 O/U) and are second in the West. They have back-to-back wins and in their last game they defeated Golden State at home by 117-91, beating the odds. Under 216.5 is 6-1 in their last 7 games. They are 2-4 ATS in their last 6.

The Suns have a 22-11 record (22-11 ATS, 16-17 O/U) and are 4th in the West. They are 5-1 in their last 6 and in their last game they defeated Minnesota on the road by 118-99, beating the odds. Over 216.5 is 6-1 in their last 7 games. They are 8-2 ATS in their last 10.

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Lakers won all three meetings against the Suns last season. They won both home games by 125-100 and by 117-107. They are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 meetings. Over 216.5 is 5-0 in their last 5 meetings. Lakers are 11-7 at home, while the Suns are 11-5 on the road.

I’m going to pick the Suns with +2 today.

Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Lakers Prediction: Phoenix Suns +2 (-112)


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