Los Angeles Lakers vs Phoenix Suns Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 13

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 13, 2022, 10:37 AM
  • The Suns (49-10) are -8.5 favorites vs. the Lakers (27-31)
  • Total (Over/Under): 231.5 points
  • Sunday, March 13, 2022 at 9:00pm EDT
  • Watch the game on BSAZ & SportsNet LA

The Los Angeles Lakers visit Footprint Center to take on the Phoenix Suns on Sunday. Tipoff is scheduled for 9:00pm EDT in Phoenix.

The Suns are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -8.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Lakers are 28-37 against the spread, while the Suns are 35-32 against the spread.

The Lakers vs Suns Over/Under is 231.5 total points for the game.


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Lakers vs. Suns Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Los Angeles Lakers+8.5 -110O 231.5 -110300
Phoenix Suns -8.5 -110U 231.5 -110-375

Against the spread this NBA season, the Lakers have gone:

  • 28-37 against the Spread (-12.65 Units / -17.44% ROI)
  • 29-37 against the Moneyline (-23.1 Units / -18.9% ROI)
  • 37-29 against the Over for game total points (+5.05 Units / 6.95% ROI)
  • 29-37 against the Under for game total points (-11.7 Units / -16.13% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 35 of their last 49 games (+20.70 Units / 38% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have covered the 4Q Spread in 21 of their last 33 games (+8.78 Units / 24% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have covered the 4Q Game Total Under in 36 of their last 63 games (+7.45 Units / 11% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have covered the Game Total Over in 21 of their last 34 games (+6.70 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have covered the 3Q Spread in 7 of their last 10 games (+4.80 Units / 44% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only covered the 1H Moneyline in 23 of their last 65 games (-32.62 Units / -33% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only covered the 2Q Game Total Under in 20 of their last 64 games (-26.12 Units / -37% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only covered the 1H Spread in 20 of their last 61 games (-24.20 Units / -36% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only covered the Moneyline in 29 of their last 66 games (-23.10 Units / -19% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 24 of their last 65 games (-20.52 Units / -29% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Suns have gone:

  • 35-32 against the Spread (-0.2 Units / -0.27% ROI)
  • 53-14 against the Moneyline (+24.25 Units / 9.47% ROI)
  • 34-33 against the Over for game total points (-2.35 Units / -3.19% ROI)
  • 33-34 against the Under for game total points (-4.4 Units / -5.97% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have covered the Moneyline in 52 of their last 63 games (+30.10 Units / 12% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have covered the 2H Moneyline in 45 of their last 63 games (+17.64 Units / 15% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have covered the 4Q Spread in 36 of their last 54 games (+17.36 Units / 29% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 20 of their last 31 games at home (+8.90 Units / 26% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have covered the Game Total Over in 21 of their last 32 games at home (+8.90 Units / 25% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 27 of their last 67 games (-14.34 Units / -20% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only covered the 3Q Spread in 13 of their last 36 games (-12.15 Units / -31% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only covered the Game Total Under in 11 of their last 32 games at home (-12.10 Units / -34% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 27 of their last 63 games (-11.44 Units / -16% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only covered the 1H Moneyline in 13 of their last 20 games at home (-11.31 Units / -17% ROI)

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Los Angeles Lakers: Keys to the Game vs. the Phoenix Suns

The Lakers were 13-8 (.619) when allowing 15 or more second chance points last season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .450

The Lakers are 36-16 (.692) when they win the turnover margin since the start of the 2020-21 season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .556

The Lakers were 19-8 (.704) when they win the turnover margin last season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .552

Phoenix Suns: Keys to the Game vs. the Los Angeles Lakers

The Suns are 33-9 (.786) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .508

The Suns are 20-3 (.870) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .514

The Suns are 35-2 (.946) when scoring 110 or more points this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .726

The Suns were 29-8 (.784) when they win the turnover margin last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .552

Injury Report: Suns vs. LakersSunday‘s Game, Mar. 13

  • Dario Saric (Suns): The Suns announced that Sario has a torn ACL in his right knee.
  • Cameron Johnson (Suns): Johnson is out for Sunday’s (Mar. 13) game against the Lakers.
  • Frank Kaminsky (Suns): Kaminsky had surgery on his right knee and will be re-evaluated in eight weeks, according to Kellan Olson arizonasports.com.
  • Chris Paul (Suns): The Suns announced that Paul has a thumb fracture and will be re-evaluated in 6-8 weeks.
  • Talen Horton-Tucker (Lakers): The Lakers have listed Horton-Tucker as QUESTIONABLE for Sunday’s game (Mar. 13) against the Suns.
  • LeBron James (Lakers): The Lakers have listed James as QUESTIONABLE for Sunday’s game (Mar. 13) against the Suns.
  • Anthony Davis (Lakers): The Lakers announced Anthony Davis has a mid-foot sprain and will be re-evaluated in 4 weeks.
  • Kendrick Nunn (Lakers): Nunn suffered a setback as he tried to ramp-up activity on his knee, according to Matt Peralta of Lakersnation.com. There is no timetable for his return.
  • Malik Monk (Lakers): The Lakers have listed Monk as PROBABLE for Sunday’s game (Mar. 13) against the Suns.

Los Angeles Lakers Offensive Stats & Trends

The Lakers averaged 0.51 points per possession (7,887 points/16,015 possessions) last season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.54

The Lakers averaged 14.7 turnovers per game (1,060 turnovers/72 games) last season — 2nd highest among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

The Lakers have averaged 111.3 points per game (5,009 points/45 games) this season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 107.8

The Lakers shot 74% from the free throw line (1,241/1,679) last season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 78%

Phoenix Suns Offensive Stats & Trends

The Suns averaged 0.57 points per possession (8,300 points/15,190 possessions) last season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.54

The Suns had an assist to turnover ratio of 2.2 (1,939 assists/ 864 TOs) last season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.9

The Suns have averaged 0.54 points per possession (4,839 points/9,461 possessions) this season — tied for 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.52

The Suns are shooting 48% (4,946/10,198) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 46%

Los Angeles Lakers Defensive Stats & Trends

The Lakers have 364 steals this season — 7th most among NBA teams

The Lakers have averaged 5.7 blocks per game (255 blocks/45 games) this season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Lakers have blocked 641 shots since the start of the 2020-21 season — 5th most among NBA teams

The Lakers have averaged 5.5 blocks per game (641 blocks/117 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

Phoenix Suns Defensive Stats & Trends

The Suns have averaged 36.0 defensive rebounds per game (1,546 rebounds/43 games) this season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Suns have 371 steals this season — 6th most among NBA teams

The Suns have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (180 blocks/43 games) this season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Suns have averaged 4.3 blocks per game (249 blocks/58 games) at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 5.0


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