New Orleans Pelicans vs LA Clippers Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Apr. 15

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Apr 15, 2022, 4:30 PM
  • The Clippers are -1.5 favorites vs. the Pelicans
  • Total (Over/Under): 215.5 points
  • Friday, April 15, 2022 at 10:00pm EDT
  • Watch the game on TNT & TNT

The New Orleans Pelicans visit Crypto.com Arena to take on the LA Clippers on Friday. Tipoff is scheduled for 10:00pm EDT in Los Angeles.

The Clippers are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -1.5 (100).

So far this NBA season, the Pelicans are 42-40 against the spread, while the Clippers are 40-42 against the spread.

The Pelicans vs Clippers Over/Under is 215.5 total points for the game.


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Pelicans vs. Clippers Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
New Orleans Pelicans+1.5 -120O 215.5 -105-110
LA Clippers -1.5 100U 215.5 -105-110

Against the spread this NBA season, the Pelicans have gone:

  • 42-40 against the Spread (-2.1 Units / -2.3% ROI)
  • 37-46 against the Moneyline (+0.65 Units / 0.49% ROI)
  • 34-49 against the Over for game total points (-19.85 Units / -21.75% ROI)
  • 49-34 against the Under for game total points (+11.6 Units / 12.7% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have covered the 3Q Spread in 39 of their last 57 games (+19.22 Units / 31% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 35 of their last 53 games (+14.98 Units / 25% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have hit the 3Q Game Total Over in 35 of their last 55 games (+13.99 Units / 23% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have hit the 1H Game Total Under in 25 of their last 36 away games (+12.69 Units / 32% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have hit the Moneyline in 16 of their last 31 away games (+12.50 Units / 26% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 18 of their last 53 games (-20.20 Units / -35% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 19 of their last 55 games (-19.53 Units / -32% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the Game Total Over in 33 of their last 80 games (-18.65 Units / -21% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the 1H Game Total Over in 30 of their last 74 games (-18.08 Units / -22% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the Team Total Under in 26 of their last 64 games (-16.96 Units / -24% ROI)
  • Against the spread this NBA season, the Clippers have gone:

    • 40-42 against the Spread (-6.25 Units / -6.84% ROI)
    • 42-41 against the Moneyline (+2.9 Units / 1.98% ROI)
    • 39-42 against the Over for game total points (-7.15 Units / -7.84% ROI)
    • 42-39 against the Under for game total points (-0.9 Units / -0.99% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have covered the 3Q Spread in 32 of their last 49 games (+14.41 Units / 27% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have hit the Moneyline in 25 of their last 49 games (+13.45 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have hit the Team Total Under in 42 of their last 71 games (+10.84 Units / 14% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have hit the 4Q Game Total Over in 21 of their last 36 games at home (+7.98 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 40 of their last 71 games (+7.06 Units / 9% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have only hit the Team Total Over in 28 of their last 71 games (-21.39 Units / -25% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have only hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 30 of their last 71 games (-13.73 Units / -18% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have only hit the 1H Game Total Over in 36 of their last 80 games (-12.44 Units / -14% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have only hit the 2Q Game Total Under in 30 of their last 70 games (-11.65 Units / -15% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have only hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 13 of their last 38 games at home (-11.38 Units / -27% ROI)
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    New Orleans Pelicans: Keys to the Game vs. the LA Clippers

    The Pelicans are 6-28 (.176) when losing the rebounding margin since the start of the 2020-21 season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .297

    The Pelicans were 6-17 (.261) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points last season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .553

    The Pelicans are 12-31 (.279) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points since the start of the 2020-21 season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .540

    The Pelicans are 14-32 (.304) when allowing fewer than 8 offense rebounds since the start of the 2020-21 season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .493

    LA Clippers: Keys to the Game vs. the New Orleans Pelicans

    The Clippers are 17-5 (.773) when allowing fewer than 10 fastbreak points this season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .570

    The Clippers were 20-2 (.909) when forcing an eFG of 50% or worse last season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .782

    The Clippers were 38-9 (.809) when scoring 110 or more points last season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .677

    The Clippers were 29-12 (.707) when scoring more second chance points than their opponent last season — tied for 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .540

    Injury Report: Clippers vs. Pelicans - Friday's Game, Apr. 15

  • Kawhi Leonard (Clippers): Leonard is ahead of schedule on his ACL rehab and could return this season yet, according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports.
  • Jason Preston (Clippers): Preston had right foot surgery and is expected to miss a significant part of the season, according to Adrian Wojnarowksi of ESPN.
  • Jay Scrubb (Clippers): Scrubb will undergo season-ending surgery, according to Law Murray of The Athletic.
  • Luke Kennard (Clippers): Kennard is questionable for Friday's (Apr. 15) game against the Pelicans.
  • Kira Lewis Jr. (Pelicans): The Pelicans announced that Lewis Jr. suffered a torn ACL and a grade 2 MCL sprain.
  • Zion Williamson (Pelicans): Williamson is cleared to progress in basketball activities, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.
  • New Orleans Pelicans Offensive Stats & Trends

    The Pelicans had 26.1 free throw attempts per game last season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 21.8

    The Pelicans averaged 11.7 offensive rebounds per game (845 rebounds/72 games) last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 9.8

    The Pelicans averaged 29% free throw attempts for every field goal attempt (1,878 free throw attempts/6,412 field goal attempts) last season — tied for highest among NBA teams; League Avg: 25%

    The Pelicans have an eFG% of 50% this season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 52%

    LA Clippers Offensive Stats & Trends

    The Clippers shot 41% from three (1,027/2,498) last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 37%

    The Clippers averaged 0.56 points per possession (4,058 points/7,582 possessions) in the second half last season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.52

    The Clippers have 18.8 free throw attempts per game this season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 20.8

    The Clippers shot 41% from three (512/1,253) in the first half last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 37%

    New Orleans Pelicans Defensive Stats & Trends

    The Pelicans averaged 35.7 defensive rebounds per game (2,568 rebounds/72 games) last season — tied for 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.4

    The Pelicans have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (493 blocks/116 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

    The Pelicans have averaged 35.1 defensive rebounds per game (4,074 rebounds/116 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

    The Pelicans have averaged 4.0 blocks per game (178 blocks/44 games) this season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

    LA Clippers Defensive Stats & Trends

    The Clippers averaged 4.1 blocks per game (295 blocks/72 games) last season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

    The Clippers have 352 steals this season — 9th most among NBA teams

    The Clippers have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (233 blocks/55 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8


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