Pacific Division foes face one another when the Los Angeles Lakers (12-9) welcome in the Phoenix Suns (12-8) at Crypto.com Arena, starting at 10:00 PM ET on Tuesday, December 5, 2023. It’s the third matchup between the squads this season.

The Lakers are only a 2-point favorite when they and the Suns face off in a game oddsmakers expect to be a tight matchup. The matchup’s over/under is set at 224.5.

Lakers vs. Suns Betting Odds

NBA odds courtesy of BetMGM Sportsbook. Odds updated Sunday at 11:31 AM ET. For a full list of sports betting odds, access USA TODAY Sports Betting Scores Odds Hub.

  • Spread: Los Angeles -2
  • Total: 224.5
  • Moneyline: Los Angeles -130, Phoenix +109

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Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Lakers (- 2)
  • Pick OU:

    Over (224.5)

  • Prediction:
    Lakers 115 – Suns 113

Moneyline

  • Los Angeles has been chosen as the favorite in 13 games this year and has walked away with the win 10 times (76.9%) in those games.
  • This year, Los Angeles has won 10 of 12 games when listed as at least -130 or better on the moneyline.
  • Los Angeles has an implied victory probability of 56.5% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • Phoenix has won 40% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (2-3).
  • In games it has played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +109 or longer, Phoenix has a record of 2-2 (50%).
  • The implied moneyline probablility for this matchup gives Phoenix a 47.8% chance to win.

Against the spread

  • The 112.5 points per game the Lakers score are only 0.8 fewer points than the Suns give up (113.3).
  • When Los Angeles totals more than 113.3 points, it is 6-2 against the spread and 7-1 overall.
  • Phoenix is 5-6-2 against the spread and 10-3 overall when it scores more than 113.5 points.
  • Los Angeles is 7-5 against the spread and 10-2 overall when it allows fewer than 116.2 points.
  • The Lakers are the NBA’s 20th-ranked scoring team (112.5 PPG), while the Suns rank 17th in points per game allowed (113.3) in the league.
  • Phoenix’s squad is currently the 11th-ranked scoring team in the NBA (116.2 PPG), while Los Angeles’ team is 18th in points allowed per game (113.5).
  • The Lakers have a -20-point scoring differential on the season (-1 per game). The Suns have out-scored opponents by 58 points on the season (2.9 more per game).
  • Los Angeles has an average implied point total of 116.4 this season, which is 3.4 points higher than its implied total in Tuesday’s game (113).
  • So far this season, Los Angeles has put up more than 113 points eight times.
  • The average implied point total on the season for Phoenix (115.6) is 4.6 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (111).

How to watch Lakers vs. Suns

  • Game Day: Tuesday, December 5, 2023
  • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TNT, SportsNet LA, and AZFamily
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Arena: Crypto.com Arena
  • TV Channel: KPHE – Arizona’s Family Sports
  • Live stream: Watch on Fubo!
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