NBA Picks — Oct. 24 (L.A. Lakers at Phoenix)

These are the condensed versions of picks for Wednesday’s NBA game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns for Winners and Whiners.

A link to the full preview is below, and confidence ratings are in parentheses. Note: The 5/5 does not represent the best overall pick of the day’s games when there are multiple games, simply the best pick of each individual game.

Los Angeles Lakers at Phoenix Suns:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Lakers -2.5 (4/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: Over 237 points (3/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Lakers Over 121.5 points (5/5) — WIN!
Side Prediction/1st Half: Lakers -2.5 points (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Half: Over 122 points (3/5) — LOSS! 
Prop Prediction/1st Half: Lakers Over 62.5 points (3/5) — WIN!

Previous Day’s Record: 5-1 (.833)
October Record: 7-23 (.233)
Season Record: 7-23 (.233)

1-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)          (0-1 (.000) in October)
2-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)        (1-0 (.000) in October)
3-Star Pick Record: 3-1 (.750)        (4-14 (.222) in October)
4-Star Pick Record: 1-0 (1.000)      (1-4 (.200) in October)
5-Star Pick Record: 1-0 (1.000)      (1-4 (.200) in October)



Author: Chris Altruda

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