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The division rival Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns are set to renew hostilities on Monday when they meet at US Airways Center.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 102-83 loser on the road against the Warriors. They failed to cover the 13.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (185) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
The Suns were a 123-108 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Mavericks. They covered the 3-point spread as favorites, while the total score (231) made winners of OVER bettors.
Team record: 13-14 SU, 16-11 ATS
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the LA Lakers last 5 games
LA Lakers are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing Phoenix
LA Lakers are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Phoenix
LA Lakers are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games when playing Phoenix
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 9-1
After playing Golden State are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4
Team record: 16-10 SU, 18-6-2 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 9 games at home
is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against LA Lakers
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Golden State are 5-5
After playing Dallas are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
LA Lakers home to Miami, Wednesday, December 25
Phoenix at Golden State, Friday, December 27