Phoenix Suns (62-16) welcome Los Angeles Lakers (31-47) at the Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at 8:00 AM (IST) in the regular 2021/22 NBA Season. Here, you can find everything you want to know about Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Lakers, such as the match details, recent form, player to watch out for, match prediction and much more.
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Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Lakers: Match Details
Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Time: 8:00 AM IST OR 10:30 PM ET (April 5)
Location: Footprint Center, Phoenix, Arizona
Phoenix Suns have been in decent form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won thrice, losing two times (WWWLL). However, they are 8-2 in their last 10 games.
Los Angeles Lakers have been in shocking form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have lost five times (LLLLL). They are 2-8 in their last 10 games.
The Suns currently sit in first place in the Western Conference. While the Lakers are positioned ten places below them, in eleventh place in the Western Conference.
Their last meeting took place on March 13, 2022 and it ended in a 140-111 win for the Suns in Phoenix. This will be their fourth meeting in the 2021-2022 NBA season.
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Player to Watch
Phoenix Suns– Devin Booker
Devin Booker is averaging the second most minutes (34.5) and the most points (26.6) this season for Phoenix, to go with 5.0 rebounds and 4.9 assists (second-most).
The Suns also get the most three-point shooting production out of Booker, who makes 2.7 threes per game.
However, he also has the most Turnovers (2.4) and Fouls (2.6) per game for the Suns, which makes him a player to watch out for.
Los Angeles Lakers– LeBron James
LeBron James has the highest Points per game (30.3) this NBA season.
LeBron is also averaging 8.2 Rebounds (second-most), 6.2 Assists (second-most), 1.1 Blocks (second-most) and 1.3 Steals (second-most) for the Lakers this term.
Los Angeles also get the most three-point shooting production out of LeBron, who makes 2.9 threes per game.
Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Lakers: Key Points
- Phoenix are 31-8 at home, while the Lakers are 11-27 away.
- The Suns have won the last six games between the two teams.
- Phoenix have already secured the Western Conference title, while Los Angeles face a potential do-or-die game.
- The Lakers’ star player Anthony Davis is doubtful for this game.
- The Suns are 9-4 against the rest of their division, while LA are 3-11 in division games.
Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Lakers: Match Prediction
Los Angeles Lakers are heavy underdogs for this game. Oddsmakers are hugely favoring Phoenix Suns, especially because of their impeccable home record and the recent miserable form of Los Angeles.
Predicted Winner: Phoenix Suns
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