Phoenix Suns vs. Los Angeles Lakers NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 9, 2021

The Los Angeles Lakers (37-30) host the Phoenix Suns (48-19) as 6-point underdogs after Anthony Davis racked up 36 points in the Lakers’ 106-101 loss to the Trail Blazers. The game airs on NBA TV at 10:00 PM ET on Sunday, May 9, 2021. The matchup has an over/under of 215.5.

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Suns vs Lakers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Suns -6 -115 -105 215.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • Phoenix and its opponents have hit the over on Sunday’s 215.5 total in 44 out of 67 games (65.7%) this season.
  • 34 Los Angeles games this year (50.7% of its matchups) finished with a final score greater than Sunday’s total of 215.5 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 223.9 points per game, 8.4 points more than the point total of 215.5 for this game.
  • The 215.5 points these two squads have combined to allow on average this season is equal to the over/under in this contest.
  • On average, the Suns have seen a 223.7 over/under in their games this season, 8.2 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • Lakers’ games have a total points bet of 215.7 points this season, 0.2 points more than the over/under for this game.

Suns Betting Data

  • Phoenix has a winning record against the spread this season, going 39-27-1 ATS.
  • When they play as at least 6-point favorites, the Suns have a winning ATS record of 14-13.
  • Phoenix has covered the over/under the majority of the time, in 35 of 67 games (52.2%).

Suns Key Players

  • The Suns scoring leader is Devin Booker, who contributes 25.6 points per game.
  • Chris Paul leads Phoenix with 8.9 assists a game and Deandre Ayton paces the team with 10.6 rebounds per matchup.
  • Jae Crowder makes 2.4 threes per game to lead the Suns.
  • Phoenix’s blocks leader is Ayton, who records 1.2 per game. Paul leads the team averaging 1.4 steals an outing.

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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
5/7/2021 Knicks 128-105 PHO Yes Home -1.5 228.5 -135 110 Regular Season Yes Over
5/5/2021 Hawks 135-103 ATL No Away +4.5 247.5 200 -250 Regular Season No Under
5/4/2021 Cavaliers 134-118 PHO Yes Away -6.5 226.5 -400 300 Regular Season Yes Over
5/2/2021 Thunder 123-120 PHO Yes Away -11.5 236.5 -2000 950 Regular Season No Over
4/30/2021 Jazz 121-100 PHO Yes Home -15.5 226.5 -5000 1350 Regular Season Yes Under
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
7-3 6-4 6-4-0 228.6 115.7 112.9 -1.7 40.8%

Suns Injuries


Abdel Nader: Out (Knee),

Cameron Johnson: Out (Wrist)

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Lakers Betting Data

  • Los Angeles has a losing record against the spread, going 29-34 ATS (covering just 46.0% of the time).
  • When they are at least 6-point underdogs, the Lakers have a record ATS of 13-12.
  • Los Angeles has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 42.9% of matchups this year (27 out of 63 contests).

Lakers Key Players

  • LeBron James racks up 25.0 points and tacks on 7.8 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Lakers’ leaderboards in those statistics.
  • Andre Drummond’s stat line of 11.8 rebounds, 15.1 points and 2.1 assists per game helps him grab the top spot on the Los Angeles rebounding leaderboard.
  • James is the top shooter from distance for the Lakers, hitting 2.3 threes per game.
  • Los Angeles’ leader in steals is Drummond (1.5 per game), and its leader in blocks is Davis (1.8 per game).

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Lakers Last 10 Games

Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Lakers Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/7/2021 Trail Blazers 106-101 POR No Away +7.5 223.5 310 -400 Regular Season Yes Under
5/6/2021 Clippers 118-94 LAC No Away +20.5 207.5 3300 -10000 Regular Season No Over
5/3/2021 Nuggets 93-89 LAL Yes Home -11.5 185.5 -10000 2500 Regular Season No Under
5/2/2021 Raptors 121-114 TOR No Home +1.5 236.5 125 -150 Regular Season No Under
4/30/2021 Kings 110-106 SAC Yes Home -12.5 224.5 -3000 1300 Regular Season 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 %
2-8 4-6 4-6-0 212.6 102.9 109.7 -1.7 38.2%

Lakers Injuries


Kentavious Caldwell-Pope: Day To Day (Ankle),

Talen Horton-Tucker: Day To Day (Calf),

Marc Gasol: Day To Day (Finger),

LeBron James: Out (Ankle),

Jared Dudley: Out (Knee),

Anthony Davis: Day To Day (Calf),

Alex Caruso: Day To Day (Foot),

Kyle Kuzma: Day To Day (Lower Back),

Dennis Schroder: Out (Calf)