New Orleans Pelicans vs Phoenix Suns Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Apr. 26

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Apr 26, 2022, 4:30 PM
  • The Suns are -6.5 favorites vs. the Pelicans
  • Total (Over/Under): 214.5 points
  • Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at 10:00pm EDT
  • Watch the game on BSAZ & BSNO

The New Orleans Pelicans visit Footprint Center to take on the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday. Tipoff is scheduled for 10:00pm EDT in Phoenix.

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

So far this NBA season, the Pelicans are 45-42 against the spread, while the Suns are 46-40 against the spread.

The Pelicans vs Suns Over/Under is 214.5 total points for the game.


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Pelicans vs. Suns Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
New Orleans Pelicans+6.5 -105O 214.5 -110220
Phoenix Suns -6.5 -115U 214.5 -110-275

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

  • 45-42 against the Spread (-1.3 Units / -1.34% ROI)
  • 40-48 against the Moneyline (+5.05 Units / 3.65% ROI)
  • 37-51 against the Over for game total points (-19.05 Units / -19.69% ROI)
  • 51-37 against the Under for game total points (+10.3 Units / 10.64% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have covered the 3Q Spread in 43 of their last 62 games (+22.07 Units / 32% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have hit the Moneyline in 37 of their last 69 games (+16.90 Units / 14% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 38 of their last 58 games (+15.79 Units / 25% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have hit the 3Q Game Total Over in 38 of their last 60 games (+14.79 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have hit the 2H Moneyline in 30 of their last 47 games (+14.78 Units / 24% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the 1H Game Total Over in 35 of their last 88 games (-21.80 Units / -23% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 20 of their last 58 games (-21.50 Units / -34% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the 1H Moneyline in 25 of their last 65 games (-21.30 Units / -24% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 21 of their last 60 games (-20.83 Units / -32% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the Game Total Over in 37 of their last 88 games (-19.05 Units / -20% ROI)
  • Against the spread this NBA season, the Suns have gone:

    • 46-40 against the Spread (+1.95 Units / 2.06% ROI)
    • 66-20 against the Moneyline (+9.65 Units / 3% ROI)
    • 44-42 against the Over for game total points (-2.25 Units / -2.38% ROI)
    • 42-44 against the Under for game total points (-6.4 Units / -6.77% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have covered the 4Q Spread in 48 of their last 73 games (+22.76 Units / 28% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have hit the 2H Moneyline in 58 of their last 82 games (+19.10 Units / 12% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have hit the Moneyline in 65 of their last 82 games (+15.50 Units / 5% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have hit the Team Total Under in 11 of their last 12 games (+9.90 Units / 74% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 23 of their last 38 games at home (+8.60 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 36 of their last 85 games (-16.63 Units / -18% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 36 of their last 86 games (-15.24 Units / -16% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only hit the Team Total Over in 24 of their last 57 games (-14.84 Units / -22% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only hit the 3Q Game Total Over in 35 of their last 83 games (-14.70 Units / -16% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only hit the 1H Moneyline in 18 of their last 27 games at home (-13.11 Units / -15% ROI)
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    New Orleans Pelicans: Keys to the Game vs. the Phoenix Suns

    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

    Phoenix Suns: Keys to the Game vs. the New Orleans Pelicans

    The Suns are 33-9 (.786) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .508

    The Suns are 20-3 (.870) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .514

    The Suns are 35-2 (.946) when scoring 110 or more points this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .726

    The Suns were 29-8 (.784) when they win the turnover margin last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .552

    Injury Report: Suns vs. Pelicans - Tuesday's Game, Apr. 26

  • Dario Saric (Suns): The Suns announced that Sario has a torn ACL in his right knee.
  • Devin Booker (Suns): The Suns announced that there's no timetable for Booker's return from a mild right hamstring strain.
  • 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%

    Phoenix Suns Offensive Stats & Trends

    The Suns averaged 0.57 points per possession (8,300 points/15,190 possessions) last season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.54

    The Suns had an assist to turnover ratio of 2.2 (1,939 assists/ 864 TOs) last season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.9

    The Suns have averaged 0.54 points per possession (4,839 points/9,461 possessions) this season — tied for 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.52

    The Suns are shooting 48% (4,946/10,198) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 46%

    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

    Phoenix Suns Defensive Stats & Trends

    The Suns have averaged 36.0 defensive rebounds per game (1,546 rebounds/43 games) this season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

    The Suns have 371 steals this season — 6th most among NBA teams

    The Suns have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (180 blocks/43 games) this season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

    The Suns have averaged 4.3 blocks per game (249 blocks/58 games) at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 5.0


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