New Orleans Pelicans vs San Antonio Spurs Prediction, Odds, Lines, Team Props – NBA, Nov. 23

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Nov 23, 2022, 4:30 PM
  • The Pelicans (10-7) are -6.5 favorites vs. the Spurs (6-12)
  • Total (Over/Under): 230.5 points
  • Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at 8:00pm EST
  • Watch the game on BSSW & BSNO

The New Orleans Pelicans visit AT&T Center to take on the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday. Tipoff is scheduled for 8:00pm EST in San Antonio.

The Pelicans are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -6.5 (-115).

The Pelicans vs Spurs Over/Under is 230.5 total points for the game.

So far this NBA season, the Pelicans are 9-8 against the spread, while the Spurs are 9-9 against the spread.


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Pelicans vs. Spurs Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
New Orleans Pelicans-6.5 -115O 230.5 -110-275
San Antonio Spurs +6.5 -105U 230.5 -110+220

Spurs vs Pelicans Prediction for Tonight’s Game:

Based on recent trends, the winning team model predicts the Pelicans will win Wednesday‘s game with 68.0% confidence.

Based on recent against-the-spread (ATS) trends, the model predicts the Pelicans will cover the spread for Wednesday‘s game with 54.5% confidence.

These predictions factor in up-to-date player injuries for both the Pelicans and Spurs, plus recent team & player performances and defensive & offensive matchups over the last several NBA games.


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  • The New Orleans Pelicans have hit the 3Q Game Total Over in 54 of their last 79 games (+26.51 Units / 30% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 28 of their last 36 away games (+19.30 Units / 49% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have hit the 3Q Moneyline in 43 of their last 67 games (+18.00 Units / 21% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have hit the 2H Moneyline in 42 of their last 66 games (+16.86 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have hit the 1H Game Total Under in 29 of their last 40 away games (+16.85 Units / 38% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have hit the 3Q Game Total Over in 47 of their last 76 games (+14.43 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have covered the 4Q Spread in 27 of their last 42 games at home (+10.84 Units / 24% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have hit the Team Total Under in 21 of their last 30 games at home (+10.50 Units / 30% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 29 of their last 47 games (+10.50 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have covered the 1Q Spread in 48 of their last 85 games (+9.30 Units / 10% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Pelicans have gone 9-8 (+0.2 Units / 1.07% ROI).

  • 10-7 against the Moneyline (-2.95 Units / -7.55% ROI)
  • 9-8 against the Over for game total points (+0.2 Units / 1.07% ROI)
  • 8-9 against the Under for game total points (-1.9 Units / -10.16% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Spurs have gone 9-9 (-0.9 Units / -4.55% ROI).

  • 6-12 against the Moneyline (+2.7 Units / 14.75% ROI)
  • 8-10 against the Over for game total points (-3 Units / -15.15% ROI)
  • 10-8 against the Under for game total points (+1.2 Units / 6.06% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have only hit the 2H Moneyline in 22 of their last 68 games (-27.21 Units / -32% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 29 of their last 76 games (-24.32 Units / -28% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have only hit the 4Q Moneyline in 28 of their last 74 games (-21.54 Units / -26% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have only hit the 3Q Moneyline in 13 of their last 43 games (-18.31 Units / -35% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have only hit the 4Q Game Total Over in 31 of their last 72 games (-15.24 Units / -19% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 25 of their last 79 games (-35.63 Units / -40% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the Team Total Under in 34 of their last 88 games (-27.45 Units / -27% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 29 of their last 79 games (-26.15 Units / -30% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the 1Q Moneyline in 35 of their last 87 games (-23.55 Units / -21% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the 1H Game Total Over in 11 of their last 40 away games (-21.00 Units / -48% ROI)

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New Orleans Pelicans: Keys to the Game vs. the San Antonio Spurs

The Pelicans are 6-14 (.300) when scoring fewer than 10 fastbreak points since the start of the 2021-22 season — 9th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .425

The Pelicans are 11-22 (.333) when allowing 15 or more second chance points since the start of the 2021-22 season — 6th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .461

The Pelicans are 29-53 (.354) when they lose the turnover margin since the start of the 2020-21 season — 9th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .432

The Pelicans are 18-36 (.333) when their opponent attempts 25 or more free throws since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 7th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .451

San Antonio Spurs: Keys to the Game vs. the New Orleans Pelicans

The San Antonio Spurs are 10-42 (.192) when losing the rebounding margin since the start of the 2021-22 season — eighth-worst among NBA teams. The Golden State Warriors have averaged 44.9 rebounds per game (4,263 rebounds/95 games) since the start of the 2021-22 season — tied for eighth-highest among NBA teams.

The Spurs are 3-33 (.083) when allowing their opponent to shoot 40% or better from three since the start of the 2021-22 season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .256

The Spurs are 9-33 (.214) when allowing 15 or more three-pointers since the start of the 2020-21 season — 7th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .317

The Spurs are 5-20 (.200) when allowing 15 or more three-pointers since the start of the 2021-22 season — 6th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .312

Injury Report: Spurs vs. PelicansWednesday‘s Game, Nov. 23

  • Zach Collins (Spurs): Collins is probable for Wednesday’s (Nov. 23) game against New Orleans.
  • Josh Richardson (Spurs): Richardson is questionable for Wednesday’s (Nov. 23) game against New Orleans.
  • Blake Wesley (Spurs): Wesley is expected to miss 6-8 weeks, according to Tom Orsborn of the San Antonio Express-News.
  • Romeo Langford (Spurs): The Spurs placed Langford in the league’s health and safety protocols.
  • Jakob Poeltl (Spurs): Poeltl is questionable for Wednesday’s (Nov. 23) game against New Orleans.
  • E.J. Liddell (Pelicans): The Pelicans announced that E.J. Liddell tore his right ACL and will miss most of the season.
  • Trey Murphy III (Pelicans): Murphy III is doubtful for Wednesday’s (Nov. 23) game against San Antonio.
  • Kira Lewis Jr. (Pelicans): The Pelicans announced that Lewis Jr. suffered a torn ACL and a grade 2 MCL sprain.

New Orleans Pelicans Offensive Stats & Trends

The Pelicans have 24.5 free throw attempts per game since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 21.9

The Pelicans have averaged 11.9 offensive rebounds per game (1,987 rebounds/167 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 10.1

The Pelicans have made 10.2 three-pointers per game this season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.1

The Pelicans are shooting 32% from three (496/1,534) in the first half since the start of the 2021-22 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 36%

San Antonio Spurs Offensive Stats & Trends

The Spurs have an assist to turnover ratio of 2.3 (2,185 assists/ 964 TOs) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.8

The Spurs have averaged 28.6 assists per game (1,314 assists/46 games) on the road since the start of the 2021-22 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 24.2

The Spurs have averaged 52.9 points in the paint per game (5,026 points/95 games) since the start of the 2021-22 season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 47.2

The Spurs have averaged 16.9 turnovers per game (220 turnovers/13 games) this season — 2nd highest among NBA teams; League Avg: 14.3

New Orleans Pelicans Defensive Stats & Trends

The Pelicans have averaged 33.1 defensive rebounds per game (3,149 rebounds/95 games) since the start of the 2021-22 season — tied for 6th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 33.8

The Pelicans have averaged 8.5 steals per game (111 steals/13 games) this season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.4

The Pelicans have averaged 8.5 steals per game (417 steals/49 games) on the road since the start of the 2021-22 season — 6th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

The Pelicans have averaged 8.3 steals per game (789 steals/95 games) since the start of the 2021-22 season — 7th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

San Antonio Spurs Defensive Stats & Trends

The Spurs have averaged 4.9 blocks per game (465 blocks/95 games) since the start of the 2021-22 season — tied for 10th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.7

The Spurs have averaged 5.0 blocks per game (831 blocks/167 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 8th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Spurs have averaged 4.8 blocks per game (220 blocks/46 games) on the road since the start of the 2021-22 season — 9th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.6

The Spurs have averaged 5.1 blocks per game (430 blocks/85 games) at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 9th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9


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