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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Sunday when the Phoenix Suns and the Los Angeles Lakers meet at STAPLES Center.
In their last action, Phoenix was a 112-88 winner at home against the Knicks. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (200) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
The Lakers were a 143-107 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Timberwolves. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (250) made winners of OVER bettors.
Team record: 44-29 SU, 46-24-3 ATS
Current streak: won 6 straight games.
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 7 games
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing LA Lakers
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing LA Clippers are 4-6
After playing New York are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
Team record: 24-48 SU, 37-34-1 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.
LA Lakers are 12-2 SU in their last 14 games when playing at home against Phoenix
The total has gone OVER in 7 of the LA Lakers last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 7 games when playing at home against Phoenix
The total has gone OVER in 12 of the LA Lakers last 17 games
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Portland are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7
Phoenix home to LA Clippers, Wednesday, April 2
LA Lakers home to Portland, Tuesday, April 1