Suns vs. Lakers Prediction

Suns vs. Lakers, 12/21/21 NBA Predictions & betting Odds

The Suns are laying seven points to the Lakers on Tuesday night at STAPLES Center, where the two teams will meet at 10:00 p.m. ET. Will Phoenix come through for bettors as road chalk or is there a better play on the board?

Game Snapshot

557 Phoenix Suns (-7) at 558 Los Angeles Lakers (+7); o/u 219.5

10:00 p.m. ET, Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Venue: STAPLES Center, Los Angeles, CA


Phoenix Suns DFS Notes

Deandre Ayton put up a 15-point, 15-rebound double-double with two assists, and three blocks as the Suns blew out the Hornets 137-106 on Sunday night. Ayton has now double-doubled in three straight games, and the Suns have now won four in a row. Over his last three games, Ayton is averaging 19.3 points and 12.6 rebounds per game on 63.1% shooting from the floor. Ayton's pick-and-roll partner Chris Paul scored 14 points on 6-of-9 shooting from the floor (2-of-4 3-pointers) and added nine assists, two rebounds, and one steal with just one turnover.

Los Angeles Lakers DFS Notes

LeBron James double-doubled in Sunday night's loss against the Bulls with 31 points, 14 rebounds, six assists, one steal, two blocks and four turnovers in 39 minutes. James went 11-of-21 from the field and 8-of-11 from the stripe tonight, but he was also just 1-of-7 from distance and finished with a plus/minus rating of minus-1 in the five-point loss. Still, James is producing top-5 numbers on the year behind averages of 25.9 points, 6.6 rebounds, 6.8 assists, 1.7 steals, 2.7 triples, 1.3 blocks and 3.7 turnovers per contest.

Suns vs. Lakers NBA Betting Prediction

The Suns are 4-0 against the spread in their last four games against the Lakers, are 4-1 against the number in their last five games overall and are 4-1 at the betting window in their last five games as a favorite. On the other side, the Lakers just 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 games playing on one day of rest, are 3-10 against the number in their last 13 games versus a team with a winning straight up record and are 2-7 ATS in their last nine games versus a team with a winning percentage above .600.


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