Los Angeles Lakers vs Phoenix Suns: NBA Playoffs Game 6 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for June 3, 2021

The Los Angeles Lakers (42-30, 2-3) are 2-point favorites heading into a decisive Game 6 of the opening round of the NBA Playoffs against the Phoenix Suns (51-21, 3-2) at Staples Center on Thursday, starting at 10:30 PM ET on TNT. The Suns lead the series 3-2. The point total in the matchup is set at 207.5.

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Lakers vs Suns Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Lakers -2 -110 -110 207.5 -115 -105

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Point Total Insights

  • Los Angeles and its opponents have gone over Thursday’s 207.5 total in 49 out of 78 games (62.8%) this season.
  • In 76.6% of Phoenix’s games this season (59 of 77), the total points scored was greater than Thursday’s 207.5-point over/under.
  • The point total for the contest of 207.5 is 15.6 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Lakers (108.7 points per game) and the Suns (114.4 points per game).
  • This game’s total is 7.5 fewer points than the 215 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the Lakers have seen a 215 over/under in their games this season, 7.5 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 15.6 points separates the average total points bet in Suns’ games (223.1 points) and this game’s over/under (207.5 points).

Lakers Betting Data

  • Los Angeles’ record against the spread this year is tied 37-37.
  • When they are at least 2-point favorites, the Lakers have an ATS record of 25-24.
  • Los Angeles often does not hit the over, only breaking the point total in 32 of 74 games (43.2%).

Lakers Key Players

  • LeBron James leads the Lakers in points and assists. He averages 25.0 points per game while also adding 7.8 assists.
  • Andre Drummond paces Los Angeles with 12.0 rebounds per game.
  • James is the top three-point shooter for the Lakers, connecting on 2.3 per game.
  • Drummond leads the team with 1.4 steals per game. Anthony Davis collects 1.6 blocks a contest to pace Los Angeles.

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Lakers Last 10 Games

Lakers Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Lakers Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
6/1/2021 Suns 115-85 PHO No Away +28.5 204.5 3300 -10000 Playoffs No Under
5/30/2021 Suns 100-92 PHO No Home +11.5 199.5 1200 -3000 Playoffs Yes Under
5/27/2021 Suns 109-95 LAL Yes Home -13.5 195.5 -10000 3300 Playoffs Yes Over
5/25/2021 Suns 109-102 LAL Yes Away -4.5 201.5 Playoffs Yes Over
5/23/2021 Suns 99-90 PHO No Away +8.5 201.5 525 -750 Playoffs No Under
Lakers Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
7-3 7-3 5-5-0 209 104.5 104.5 +3.3 35%

Lakers Injuries

Lakers:

Anthony Davis: Day To Day (Groin)

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Suns Betting Data

  • Phoenix has a 42-34-1 record against the spread, covering in 54.5% of their games.
  • When they play as at least 2-point underdogs, the Suns have a record ATS of 29-25-1.
  • In the majority of Phoenix’s games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (40 out of 77 games, 51.9%).

Suns Key Players

  • Devin Booker is the top scorer for the Suns with 25.6 points per game. He also adds 4.2 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game to his statistics.
  • Deandre Ayton has a stat line of 10.5 rebounds, 14.4 points and 1.4 assists per game for Phoenix to take the top rebound spot on the team. Chris Paul holds the top spot for assists with 8.9 per game, adding 16.4 points and 4.5 rebounds per contest.
  • Jae Crowder is reliable from three-point range and leads the Suns with 2.5 made threes per game.
  • Paul (1.4 steals per game) is the steal leader for Phoenix while Ayton (1.2 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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Suns Last 10 Games

Suns Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Suns Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
6/1/2021 Lakers 115-85 PHO Yes Home -28.5 204.5 -10000 3300 Playoffs Yes Under
5/30/2021 Lakers 100-92 PHO Yes Away -11.5 199.5 -3000 1200 Playoffs No Under
5/27/2021 Lakers 109-95 LAL No Away +13.5 195.5 3300 -10000 Playoffs No Over
5/25/2021 Lakers 109-102 LAL No Home +4.5 201.5 Playoffs No Over
5/23/2021 Lakers 99-90 PHO Yes Home -8.5 201.5 -750 525 Playoffs Yes Under
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
6-4 3-7 5-5-0 218.9 111.8 107.1 -1.1 31.4%

Suns Injuries

Suns:

Abdel Nader: Out (Knee)

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