NBA Playoff Picks - Thursday, May 27
Suns vs. Lakers Prediction
This Thursday we have three games to enjoy, with picks for the other games available here, from our expert handicapper Jonathan Macri.
How quickly the tables can turn in the NBA.
A few days ago, the Lakers were staring their collective mortality in the mirror, down 0-1 after having scored just 90 points against the surprising-but-maybe-they-shouldn’t-be-that-surprising-anymore Phoenix Suns.
It’s amazing what one win will do. Now the Lakers head home 1-1, with the confidence that they can go into the Suns building and take care of business. Worse yet for Phoenix, Chris Paul is hobbled, dealing with a shoulder issue that clearly hampered him over the course of the game.
Without Paul at his best, the Suns simply don’t have the firepower to keep pace. LA knows if they get this game, they take firm control of the series, and they’ll play with that level of urgency, as they did down the stretch of Game 2.
The Lakers are only 12-18 as a home fave this season, but if there’s one team in the NBA you can throw the regular season out the window for, it’s the defending champs. This one will be close for a while, but end in a comfortable win for LeBron & Co.
The Pick: Los Angeles -7 @ -105
Suns vs. Lakers Picks & Predictions
Lakers -7 @ -105 (Click to bet)
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