Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Lakers: NBA Playoffs Game 5 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for June 1, 2021

The Phoenix Suns (51-21, 2-2) are 5.5-point favorites heading into Game 5 of the opening round of the NBA Playoffs against the Los Angeles Lakers (42-30, 2-2) at Phoenix Suns Arena on Tuesday, starting at 10:00 PM ET on TNT. The series is tied 2-2. The matchup’s over/under is 207.5.

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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 -5.5 -110 -110 207.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • Phoenix’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Tuesday’s matchup over/under (207.5 points) in 59 out of 76 opportunities (77.6% of matchups).
  • In Los Angeles’ games this season, the competing teams added up to a higher point total than Tuesday’s matchup total in 49 out of 77 matchups (63.6%).
  • Together, the two teams combine for 223.4 points per game, 15.9 points more than the total of 207.5 for this matchup.
  • This matchup’s over/under is 7.8 fewer points than the 215.3 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • This season, the average total for Suns games is 223.4 points, 15.9 more than the over/under of 207.5 points for this contest.
  • Lakers’ games have a total points bet of 215.2 points this season, 7.7 points more than the over/under for this matchup.

Suns Betting Data

  • Phoenix covered the spread more often than not this year, going 41-34-1 against the spread.
  • The Suns’ record against the spread as at least a 5.5-point favorite is above .500 at 20-19.
  • Phoenix and its opponents have hit the over in 52.6% of games (40 out of 76 matchups).

Suns Key Players

  • Devin Booker leads the Suns in scoring, averaging 25.6 points per game.
  • Deandre Ayton paces Phoenix with 10.5 rebounds a game and Chris Paul leads the team with 8.9 assists per contest.
  • Jae Crowder is the top three-point shooter for the Suns, knocking down 2.5 per game.
  • Phoenix’s steals leader is Paul, who averages 1.4 per game. Ayton leads the team averaging 1.2 blocks a game.

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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
5/30/2021 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
5/16/2021 Spurs 123-121 PHO Yes Away -2.5 227.5 -165 140 Regular Season No Over
Suns Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
6-4 3-7 6-4-0 222.2 113.1 109.1 -0.3 31.4%

Suns Injuries

Suns:

Chris Paul: Day To Day (Shoulder),

Abdel Nader: Out (Knee)

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Lakers Betting Data

  • Los Angeles has a 37-36 record against the spread, covering in 50.7% of their outings.
  • The Lakers have fared well as a 5.5-point underdog, going 17-14 against the spread when they are at least 5.5-point underdogs.
  • Los Angeles and its opponents have hit the over in less than half of their matchups this year — 32 of 73 (43.8%).

Lakers Key Players

  • LeBron James racks up 25.0 points and adds 7.8 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Lakers’ leaderboards in those statistics.
  • Andre Drummond grabs 12.0 rebounds per game (he also scores 14.9 points per game and adds 2.0 assists per game) which puts him at the top of the Los Angeles rebounding leaderboard.
  • James is dependable from three-point range and leads the Lakers with 2.3 made threes per game.
  • Drummond (1.4 steals per game) is the steal leader for Los Angeles while Anthony Davis (1.6 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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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
5/30/2021 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
5/19/2021 Warriors 103-100 LAL No Home +5 202.5 190 -250 Playoffs Yes Over
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
8-2 8-2 5-5-0 212.3 108.3 104 +3.8 35.9%

Lakers Injuries

Lakers:

Anthony Davis: Day To Day (Leg),

Kostas Antetokounmpo: Out (Personal),

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope: Day To Day (Quad)

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