NBA -- Los Angeles Lakers vs Phoenix Suns: Match Preview

Posted Tue, 02 Mar 2021 17:17:48 GMT        

NBA -- Los Angeles Lakers vs Phoenix Suns

Play Time: Tuesday,Mar 2 2021 23:00

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Los Angeles Lakers

After slumping to four defeats in a row, the LA Lakers have rediscovered their form and have played much better basketball in their two-game winning run. Los Angeles is 24-11 following a 117-91 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Sunday. The Los Angeles Lakers are averaging 111.3 points on 47.9 percent shooting and allowing 105.6 points on 44.8 percent shooting. The Los Angeles Lakers are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 74.5 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Lakers are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.8 rebounds per game.

 

Phoenix Suns 

The Phoenix Suns have brushed aside their poor start to the campaign with ease and are one of the top teams in the NBA this season. Phoenix is 22-11 following a 118-99 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 113.4 points on 48.3 percent shooting and allowing 107.5 points on 45.7 percent shooting. The Phoenix Suns are allowing 34.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.5 rebounds per game. 

 

Prediction

The Phoenix Suns and the LA Lakers are both in-form teams at the moment and the match may even go down to the wire. Los Angeles has bounced back with two consecutive victories after losing four straight but the Lakers have had major problems covering the number. So, expect the Phoenix Suns may win with a narrow scoreline.

 

Handicap Pick: Phoenix Suns +2

NBA -- Los Angeles Lakers vs Phoenix Suns: Match Preview