In this early season matchup, the Phoenix Suns (10-6) will go up against the Los Angeles Lakers (5-10) in Phoenix on Tuesday, November 22 at Phoenix Suns Arena. Still in the early part of the season, each of these teams will of course be in search of a win in this game as they look to set the pace for the rest of the year. These two will tipoff at 8:00 PM MT, so make sure to place your bets and tune in!
For context on Tuesday’s early-season showdown, how have the Suns and the Lakers performed against each other in the past?
So far this season, these squads haven’t played yet and the Suns are preparing for their first confrontation with the Lakers. In their most recent meeting on October 5, 2022, the score was 115-119 in favor of the Suns. In that game, the Suns had a 48.1% field goal percentage and a 31.71% three pointer percentage, whereas the Lakers had a 46.91% field goal percentage and shot 31.71% from the perimenter. Elsewhere on the stat sheet, Phoenix came away with 55 rebounds and 21 assists while Los Angeles wound up with 47 boards and 26 assists.
Betting Preview for the Los Angeles Lakers vs Phoenix Suns NBA Game on November 22 2022
Where: Phoenix Suns Arena in Phoenix, Arizona
When: Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Betting on the Los Angeles Lakers
Record: 5-10 | Pacific Division Standing: 5
The Los Angeles Lakers have experienced a bit of a mixed bag with regard to wins and losses lately and are in the last position in the division and 13th in the conference at the present time. In their previous game they were defeated by the Los Angeles Clippers, 109-116, in spite of the momentum-driving contribution of Montrezl Harrell. To that end, Harrell tallied 17 points (85.71 FG%) and 10 rebounds and Dennis Schroder, who won’t be playing during the next game due to an injury, had 14 points (33.33 FG%) and 12 rebounds. Check out our assessment below to learn how this performance has influenced their odds for the upcoming game against Phoenix on Tuesday.
Absences and Injuries
As far as inactive players go, the Lakers are missing Dennis Schroder (Thumb), Thomas Bryant (Thumb), and Max Christie (Health & Safety Protocol ). Lebron James (Leg) and Juan Toscano-Anderson (Back) are listed as questionable.
Betting on the Phoenix Suns
Record: 10-6 | Pacific Division Standing: 1
The Phoenix Suns outplayed the Dallas Mavericks in their most recent game on Wednesday, 106-102, due to the performance of the squad’s best players. Bridges was responsible for 18 points (45.45 FG%), whereas Cameron Johnson, who will be out of the next game due to an injury, chipped in 15 points (55.56 FG%). The Suns are the best in their division currently. Be sure to read our odds analysis for Tuesday’s game further down and consider how the squad’s recent performance could influence their meeting versus Los Angeles.
Absences and Injuries
The Suns will play without Cameron Johnson (Knee) and Chris Paul (Heel). Landry Shamet (Concussion) is questionable.
Lakers vs Suns | Moneyline, Over/Under and Point Spread Odds
Moneyline Pick: Los Angeles Lakers (+245) at FanDuel
Heading into this game, the Phoenix Suns are considered the favorite by many basketball fans and oddsmakers. The squad enters this matchup sporting a winning percentage of 50% for this month (a record of five wins and five losses) while the winning percentage of the Los Angeles Lakers on the other hand, is equal at 50% in the last 10 games (a record of five wins and five losses).
Over/Under Pick: Under 229.5 Total Points (-110) at FanDuel
It is predicted that the total score for the game will be under 229.5.
The Phoenix Suns are getting 112.9 points a game up through now in November. On the other hand, the Los Angeles Lakers have recorded 115.5 points per game over their last 10 games, though their per road game average of 110.5 has been less.
Spread Pick: Phoenix Suns -7 Points (-110) at FanDuel
The Phoenix Suns will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.
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