Los Angeles Lakers vs Phoenix Suns: NBA Playoffs Game 4 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for May 30, 2021

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BetMGM Sep 27, 2021, 3:04 AM

The Phoenix Suns (51-21, 1-2) are 6.5-point underdogs heading into Game 4 of the opening round of the NBA Playoffs against the Los Angeles Lakers (42-30, 2-1) at Staples Center on Sunday, starting at 3:30 PM ET on ABC. The Lakers hold a 2-1 series lead. The over/under is set at 209.5 for the matchup.

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Lakers vs Suns Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Lakers-6.5-110-110209.5-110-110

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Point Total Insights

  • Los Angeles' games this year have gone over the point total for Sunday's matchup point total (209.5 points) in 57.9% of opportunities (44 out of 76 matchups).
  • In 74.7% of Phoenix's games this season (56 of 75), the total points scored was greater than Sunday's 209.5-point over/under.
  • The over/under for the contest of 209.5 is 14.3 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Lakers (109.2 points per game) and the Suns (114.6 points per game).
  • These two teams surrender a combined 215.5 points per game, 6.0 more than this contest's over/under.
  • This season, the average total for Lakers games is 215.5 points, 6.0 more than the over/under of 209.5 points for this contest.
  • Suns' games have a total points bet of 223.8 points this season, 14.3 points more than the over/under for this game.

Lakers Betting Data

  • Los Angeles' record against the spread this year is tied 36-36.
  • The Lakers' record against the spread as at least a 6.5-point favorite is above .500 at 16-13.
  • Los Angeles and its opponents have hit the over in only 44.4% of games (32 out of 72 matchups).

Lakers Key Players

  • LeBron James leads the Lakers in scoring (25.0 points per game) and assisting (7.8 assists per game).
  • Andre Drummond paces Los Angeles with 12.0 rebounds per game.
  • The Lakers are led by James from beyond the arc. He connects on 2.3 shots from deep per game.
  • Los Angeles' steals leader is Drummond, who grabs 1.4 per game. Anthony Davis leads the team averaging 1.6 blocks a game.

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Lakers Last 10 Games

Lakers Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalLakers MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/27/2021Suns109-95 LALYesHome-13.5195.5-100003300PlayoffsYesOver
5/25/2021Suns109-102 LALYesAway-4.5201.5--PlayoffsYesOver
5/23/2021Suns99-90 PHONoAway+8.5201.5525-750PlayoffsNoUnder
5/19/2021Warriors103-100 LALNoHome+5202.5190-250PlayoffsYesOver
5/16/2021Pelicans110-98 LALYesAway-6.5230.5-400310Regular SeasonYesUnder
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
8-28-25-5-0213.8109.2104.6+4.236.4%

Lakers Injuries

Lakers:Anthony Davis: Day To Day (Knee),Kentavious Caldwell-Pope: Day To Day (Quad)

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Suns Betting Data

  • Phoenix has a 41-33-1 record against the spread, covering in 54.7% of their outings.
  • When they are at least 6.5-point underdogs, the Suns have fared well, going 15-14 against the spread.
  • In most of Phoenix's games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (40 out of 75 games, 53.3%).

Suns Key Players

  • Devin Booker scores 25.6 points per game to be the top scorer for the Suns.
  • The Phoenix leaders in rebounding and assists are Deandre Ayton with 10.5 rebounds per game (he also adds 14.4 points and 1.4 assists per game) and Chris Paul with 8.9 assists per game (he also tacks on 16.4 points and 4.5 rebounds per game).
  • Jae Crowder is the top scorer from the three-point line for the Suns, hitting 2.5 threes per game.
  • Phoenix's leader in steals is Paul (1.4 per game), and its leader in blocks is Ayton (1.2 per game).

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Suns Last 10 Games

Suns Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalSuns MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/27/2021Lakers109-95 LALNoAway+13.5195.53300-10000PlayoffsNoOver
5/25/2021Lakers109-102 LALNoHome+4.5201.5--PlayoffsNoOver
5/23/2021Lakers99-90 PHOYesHome-8.5201.5-750525PlayoffsYesUnder
5/16/2021Spurs123-121 PHOYesAway-2.5227.5-165140Regular SeasonNoOver
5/15/2021Spurs140-103 PHOYesAway-26.5229.5-100003300Regular SeasonYesOver
Suns Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
5-53-76-4-0226.8113.4113.4-1.832.9%

Suns Injuries

Suns:Abdel Nader: Out (Knee)

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