Los Angeles Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns 10/21/14 NBA Picks, Odds, and Prediction
Phoenix Suns (3-1) at LA Lakers (2-3)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday
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The Los Angeles Lakers and the Phoenix Suns face off on Tuesday at the Honda Center as they wind down the final week of the 2014 NBA Preseason.
The Los Angeles Lakers are 2-3 so far this preseason but they are coming off of a win in their last game knocking off the Utah jazz on Sunday. Kobe Bryant looks ready to return from his injury as he played 32 minute and scored 26 points with five assists. Carlos Boozer had 19 points and nine rebounds, Julius Randle had eight points, as did Wesley Johnson. Jeremy Lin, Keith Appling, and Steve Nash were among those who didn’t play on Sunday. The Lakers are looking to emerge from tough times in what looks to be Kobe’s final years.
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The Phoenix Suns are 3-1 this preseason and are coming off of a 31-point blowout win over the Spurs. Goran Dragic led the way against San Antonio scoring 20 points and dishing out six assists in 24 minutes. Markeiff Morris scored 17 points and had seven rebounds, Eric Bledsoe had 16 points, and Isaiah Thomas had 15 points. The Suns lost the rebounding battle but had 17 total steals and that was enough to create the edge. The Suns look be a team that is getting better.
The Lakers are 0-4-1 against the spread in their last five home games, 0-3-1 against the spread when their opponent scores 100 or more points in their previous game, and the over is 5-0 in the their last five Tuesday games. Phoenix has covered the point spread in five of their last seven games against the Lakers.
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