Two of the four worse teams of the West are clashing today, when the fourth-worse New Orleans Pelicans (30-40), are hosting the last Phoenix Suns (16-54), with both teams having lost their last four and two games respectively and are looking to bounce back in this game.

Date/Time: 03-16-2019, 19:00 EDT

Spread: New Orleans Pelicans -2.5

Total: +233.5

New Orleans Pelicans have a 30-40 record (33-36-1 against the spread) so far this season and currently sit in 12th place of the West. They have four consecutive losses and in their last game they lost at home against the Bucks with a 113-130 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Anthony Davis with 26.5 ppg, adding 4 dimes and a team high 12.2 boards per game. He is followed by Jrue Holiday with 21.2 ppg, 5 boards and a team high 7.7 dimes per game.

Phoenix Suns have a 16-54 record (32-38 against the spread) so far this season and currently sit in the last place of the West. They have lost three of their last four matches and in their last game they lost on the road against the Rockets with a 102-108 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Devin Booker with 25.2 ppg, adding 4.1 boards and a team high 6.7 dimes per game. He is followed by TJ Warren with 18 ppg and 4 boards per game he is out with an injury.

Pelicans have won both previous meetings against the Suns this season (at home by 20 points and on the road by 14). Pelicans have a 18-16 home record, while the Suns are 6-29 on the road. Pelicans are better both offensively, scoring 115.5 ppg to Suns’ 106.8 and both teams are almost equal defensively, allowing 115.7 and 115.8 ppg. Pelicans have better percentages both in field goals (47.6% to 45.6%) and in 3-pointers (34.4% to 32.9%). They are better in boards grabbed (47 to 40.4), in turnovers committed (14.1 to 15.2) and in dimes made (27 to 23.9). Pelicans are the favorite and Vegas odds give them a -2.5 spread and expect them to beat the odds for the home win.

Phoenix Suns vs New Orleans Pelicans Prediction: New Orleans Pelicans -2.5 (-110)

 

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Nikos Lagouretos

My name is Nikos Lagouretos, I am 35 years old from Greece and I have been a basketball enthusiast for almost 25 years, having played semi-pro myself. All those years i have seen countless games, done a ton of reading and statistical analysis and I thought it was about time to put them to some good use. I provide analysis, predictions and specialize in NBA, WNBA and almost every domestic and international club league of Europe.

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