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Phoenix Suns vs. Los Angeles Lakers

The division rival Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Lakers are set to renew hostilities on Friday when they meet at STAPLES Center.

Oddsmakers opened the Lakers as -4-point favorites versus the Suns, while the game's total opened at 220.5.

Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 134-95 loser as they battled the Rockets on the road. The Lakers failed to cover in the match as a +13.5-point underdog, while 229 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

In their last action, Phoenix was a 109-94 loser at home against the Pacers. They failed to cover the +4-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (203) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Phoenix:
Team record: 6-16 SU,11-11 ATS
Current Streak: lost 3 straight games.
Phoenix is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Phoenix is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Phoenix's last 5 games

Los Angeles:
Team record: 10-14 SU,11-12-1 ATS
Current Streak: lost 4 straight games.
LA Lakers is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
LA Lakers is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of LA Lakers's last 15 games

Next up:
Phoenix home to New Orleans Sunday, December 11
Los Angeles home to New York Sunday, December 11