LAL vs PHX Dream11 : Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Lakers Dream11 Team Overview, Match Centre and Probable Playing 5.
Phoenix Suns are looking to make a serious run at making the playoffs after an up and down season that started off well and fizzled out after a month and they now sit 6 games behind 8th place Memphis Grizzlies.
They finally broke their 4 game losing streak by destroying the Center-less Houston Rockets, but promptly lost to the Denver Nuggets the next night, and things only look bad for them with a strong schedule over the next few weeks. The first of them being the Conference Leaders Los Angeles Lakers.
The Lakers hold a 6-4 record over the last 10 games (which is their worst 10 game record of the season), but the organization was mourning the loss of one of their greatest players of all time in Kobe Bryant and slip-ups against the Rockets and Blazers (of the Blazing Damian Lillard) were forgiven easily.
Coming off a tough win against the Warriors on Saturday night, the Lakers are looking to string together a few wins in a row and the Suns present them the perfect opportunity to do that.
LAL vs PHX Dream11 Probable Winner
The Lakers are the odds on favorites to win this game, and DeAndre Anton being a game time decision does not help the odds for the Suns. But the Suns have Devin Booker and Kelly Oubre Junior who both have the potential to get hot and have big scoring nights. However, you would feel confident backing the 39-12 Lakers to get the job done against the 21-32 Suns.
Probable Starting 5
Ricky Rubio, Devin Booker, Mika Bridges, Kelly Oubre Jr., DeAndre Ayton/Cheick Diallo
Los Angeles Lakers
Avery Bradley, Danny Green, LeBron James, Anthony Davis, JaVale McGee
LAL vs PHX Dream11 Point Guard
Jevon Carter of the Phoenix Suns provides the best value for money in this position. The Lakers play without a real point guard, with LeBron handling the rock for most time, while the Suns run through Ricky Rubio, Booker and Oubre, but only Rubio has been listed as a PG, and has been having a terrible few games averaging 24 points per contest over the last 5 Dream 11 contests and that is a low return on his 14.5 price; while in the same period Jevon Carter has quietly averaged 20 points at just 4.5 price, making him the clear form player to back here.
LAL vs PHX Dream11 Shooting Guard
Avery Bradley has been having a good shooting stretch and we will bet on his hot streak given that it comes at a low price point of 6.5 Cr. Over the last 4 contests, Bradley is averaging 20 dream 11 points per game and with LeBron leading the league in assists, there is a fair chance that some of them find their way to the hot shooting Avery Bradley.
If Avery Bradley has a poor shooting night, the Lakers will look to Danny Green to be the third scorer behind Davis and LeBron James. It is good sense to pick up Green at his 9.5 Cr price to shore up the 3rd Laker scorer in case Bradley has a stinker.
Devin Booker is an auto pick as he averages 26.7 points and 6.3 assists per game this season while shooting brilliantly this season.
LAL vs PHX Dream11 Small Forward
Mikal Bridges has been having a good run in the past few games averaging close to 29 dream11 points over the past 4 games. His price comes in at 9Cr, which is 6.5 Cr lower than Kelly Oubre Jr’s 15.5 Cr price and while Oubre offers more upside, we are better off saving the credits for the Lakers big 2.
LeBron James is the league leader in assists with 10.8 assists a game while also averaging 25 points and over 7 rebounds a game. He is as much of a lock as any player ever is.
LAL vs PHX Dream11 Power Forward
Anthony Davis is the Lakers leader in points, rebounds, steals and blocks with 26.5 points per game, 9.2 rebounds, 2.4 blocks and 1.6 steals per game, while also chipping in with 3.3 assists per game. Combine all of that and you have a beast, with an easy shot at giving you a. 60+ point game without breaking a sweat.
LAL vs PHX Dream11 Center
Cheick Diallo becomes a de facto pick here. With Ayton a game time decision and the Lakers ability to lock down the paint with their 3 BIG men in Davis, Howard and McGee, it is best to go low on the Center position. Howard and McGee are both role players on the offensive end and split majority of the time between the two of them, limiting their potential. Diallo at 4.5 Cr price can be real value for money if Ayton does not suit up. But even if Ayton plays, it is better to not splurge on his 19 Cr rate.
LeBron James’ stable and distributed contribution and his hot 3 point shooting earn him the Star Player for this game.
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All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.