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Los Angeles Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns

Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Tuesday when the Los Angeles Lakers and the Phoenix Suns meet at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Oddsmakers opened the Lakers as -4.5-point favorites versus the Suns, while the game's total opened at 223.5.

Phoenix won its last outing, a 138-112 result against the Nets on November 10. The Suns covered in that game as a -3-point favorite, while the 250 combined points took the game OVER the total.

The Lakers were a 113-104 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Raptors. They failed to cover the -10.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (217) made winners of OVER bettors.

Los Angeles:
Team record: 7-2 SU,6-3 ATS
LA Lakers is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
LA Lakers is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
LA Lakers is 6-12 ATS in its last 18 games on the road

Team record: 6-3 SU,8-1 ATS
Phoenix is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games
Phoenix is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 6 games

Next up:
Los Angeles home to Golden State Wednesday, November 13
Phoenix home to Atlanta Thursday, November 14