Los Angeles Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns - 2/10/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction

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Phoenix Suns at Los Angeles Lakers

Monday, February 10, 2020 at 10:30 PM (Staples Center)

LAL -11.5 O/U 227.5

The Phoenix Suns travel to the Staples Center to take on one of the best teams in the Western Conference, the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers have won six of their last ten games, the most recent win sneaking away with a win on the road over the Golden State winning 125-120 to improve their record on the season to 39-12 on the year. The Suns come in having just won three of their last ten games, the most recent falling at home 117-108 to the Denver Nuggets dropping their record to 21-32 on the year. 

The Suns come in averaging 112.7 points per game ranking 13th in the NBA scoring offense while shooting 46.4% from the field. Leading the Suns is all-star guard Devin Booker who comes in averaging 26.7 points per game while adding 6.3 assists and 4.2 rebounds per game. Leading the frontcourt for Phoenix is center Deandre Ayton who is averaging a double-double with 18.7 points per game while adding 12 rebounds per game.

The Lakers come in averaging 114.4 points per game ranking 7th in the NBA while shooting an impressive 48.7% from the field which ranks first in the NBA. Leading the Lakers is the duo of Anthony Davis and Lebron James; Davis leads the team in scoring with 26.5 points per game while adding 9.2 rebounds per game both leading the team in both categories. Lebron leads the NBA in assists with 10.8 points per game while adding 25 points per game and 7.7 rebounds per game. 

The Lakers are also allowing 107.3 points per game ranking 8th in scoring defense while holding opponents to 44.6% from the field which ranks 7th in defensive shooting percentage. The Suns are allowing 113.6 points per game ranking 20th in scoring defense while opposing teams have shot 47.2% from the field. 

The Phoenix Suns come in with a 25-27-1 record ATS on the year but have covered the spread just once in their last six games. The Lakers have covered the spread in just three of their last nine games but are 26-24-1 ATS on the season. Final score prediction, the Lakers are able to blow out the Pheonix Suns with a 123-105 game.

Lance’s Pick Los Angeles Lakers -11.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.