Los Angeles Lakers vs Phoenix Suns prediction
Last match of the night will see Los Angeles Lakers hosting the Phoenix Suns. Righta way we can see a huge spread on the Lakers and even the biggest Lakers fans are sceptical about that. This is not such an easy opponent and that spread is unjustified, but the truth is that the Phoenix suns are playing their 3rd game in 4 days so they will be tired.
When we look at the matchups on the floor then we can expect some solid defence by the Lakers. Ayton could very well be limited by the Lakers bigs and if they try extra hard in defence today then Booker can largely be contained as well. Good thing to consider Booker for live unders if they protect him well.
When you combine that with a tiring 4 days for the Suns, you could understand why bookies are expecting 13 or 14 point blowouts. But in recent years very often Lakers took the lead and then chilled in later quarters when game was basically over, that killed larger spread bets many times, though it wasn't the case as much this current season.
My main bet will be on Kuzma here. Kyle has been under a lot of pressure recently and there were some trade talks as well from the NBA media. I think he's still an important piece and young talent very much needed for this team going into the playoffs, especially with this not so injury prone team, his line is really low today and it's worth taking this bet.
This year against the Phoenix Suns Kyle Kuzma has scored 19 and 23 and with a line as low as 14 today, and him needing confidence re-assurment that he'st still important to the team, I think he can cover his spread against the Suns for the 3rd straigh time this season.
Los Angeles Lakers vs Phoenix Suns betting tips
Kyle Kuzma - Over 13.5 (Stake: 8)Odds: 1.83 at Bet365
Result: 9 LOST (-8 units)
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