New Orleans Pelicans vs Portland Trail Blazers Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 30

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  • The Pelicans (23-36) are -14.5 favorites vs. the Trail Blazers (25-35)
  • Total (Over/Under): 225.5 points
  • Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 10:00pm EDT
  • Watch the game on ROOT Sports NW & BSNO

The New Orleans Pelicans visit Moda Center to take on the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday. Tipoff is scheduled for 10:00pm EDT in Portland.

The Pelicans are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -14.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Pelicans are 38-36 against the spread, while the Trail Blazers are 29-45 against the spread.

The Pelicans vs Trail Blazers Over/Under is 225.5 total points for the game.


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Pelicans vs. Trail Blazers Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
New Orleans Pelicans-14.5 -110O 225.5 -110-1100
Portland Trail Blazers +14.5 -110U 225.5 -110700

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

  • 38-36 against the Spread (-1.7 Units / -2.06% ROI)
  • 32-43 against the Moneyline (-1.45 Units / -1.51% ROI)
  • 31-44 against the Over for game total points (-17.35 Units / -21.04% ROI)
  • 44-31 against the Under for game total points (+9.9 Units / 11.99% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have covered the 3Q Spread in 33 of their last 49 games (+15.42 Units / 29% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 30 of their last 45 games (+13.33 Units / 27% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have hit the 1H Game Total Under in 45 of their last 75 games (+13.22 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have hit the Moneyline in 13 of their last 26 away games (+11.40 Units / 37% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have hit the Team Total Over in 34 of their last 54 games (+10.55 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the 1H Game Total Over in 29 of their last 75 games (-20.32 Units / -25% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the Team Total Under in 21 of their last 56 games (-18.55 Units / -29% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 15 of their last 45 games (-17.70 Units / -36% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the Game Total Over in 31 of their last 75 games (-17.35 Units / -21% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 17 of their last 47 games (-14.93 Units / -29% ROI)
  • Against the spread this NBA season, the Trail Blazers have gone:

    • 29-45 against the Spread (-20.55 Units / -24.86% ROI)
    • 27-48 against the Moneyline (-5.85 Units / -5.92% ROI)
    • 37-38 against the Over for game total points (-4.8 Units / -5.82% ROI)
    • 38-37 against the Under for game total points (-2.7 Units / -3.27% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have hit the 2Q Game Total Over in 28 of their last 39 games at home (+15.95 Units / 37% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have hit the Team Total Under in 44 of their last 73 games (+13.58 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 43 of their last 75 games (+8.84 Units / 11% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the 2Q Spread in 41 of their last 74 games (+7.09 Units / 9% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 21 of their last 34 games (+6.67 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only hit the 2H Moneyline in 17 of their last 70 games (-39.39 Units / -49% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 4Q Spread in 21 of their last 70 games (-30.74 Units / -40% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only hit the Team Total Over in 27 of their last 73 games (-24.26 Units / -28% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 3Q Spread in 25 of their last 70 games (-23.22 Units / -30% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the Spread in 26 of their last 70 games (-21.35 Units / -28% ROI)
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    New Orleans Pelicans: Keys to the Game vs. the Portland Trail Blazers

    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

    Portland Trail Blazers: Keys to the Game vs. the New Orleans Pelicans

    The Trail Blazers were 14-3 (.824) when allowing fewer than 10 fastbreak points last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .558

    The Trail Blazers were 10-3 (.769) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points last season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .553

    The Trail Blazers are 40-7 (.833) when shooting 40% or better from three since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .738

    Injury Report: Trail Blazers vs. Pelicans - Wednesday's Game, Mar. 30

  • Greg Brown III (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers have listed Brown III as PROBABLE for Wednesday's game (Mar. 30) against the Pelicans.
  • Nassir Little (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers announced that Little will undergo surgery and miss the remainder of the season.
  • Josh Hart (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers announced that Hart will be re-evaluated in one week.
  • Jusuf Nurkic (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers announced that Nurkic won't return this season.
  • Didi Louzada (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers have listed Louzada as PROBABLE for Wednesday's game (Mar. 30) against the Pelicans.
  • Damian Lillard (Trail Blazers): Lillard will not return this season, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.
  • Trendon Watford (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers announced that Watford will be re-evaluated in one week.
  • Eric Bledsoe (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers announced that Bledsoe won't return this season.
  • Anfernee Simons (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers announced that Simons won't return this season.
  • Joe Ingles (Trail Blazers): Ingles suffered a torn left ACL in Sunday's (Jan. 30) game against Minnesota.
  • Justise Winslow (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers have listed Winslow as OUT for Wednesday's game (Mar. 30) 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.
  • Larry Nance Jr. (Pelicans): The Grizzlies have listed Nance Jr. as PROBABLE for Wednesday's game (Mar. 30) against the Trail Blazers.
  • Jonas Valanciunas (Pelicans): The Grizzlies have listed Valanciunas as QUESTIONABLE for Wednesday's game (Mar. 30) against the Trail Blazers.
  • 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%

    Portland Trail Blazers Offensive Stats & Trends

    The Trail Blazers averaged 10.8 turnovers per game (775 turnovers/72 games) last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

    The Trail Blazers averaged 5.4 turnovers per game (388 turnovers/72 games) in the second half last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 6.6

    The Trail Blazers averaged 21.2 assists per game (1,526 assists/72 games) last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 24.7

    The Trail Blazers averaged 11.0 assists per game (794 assists/72 games) in the first half last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.8

    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

    Portland Trail Blazers Defensive Stats & Trends

    The Trail Blazers have blocked 307 shots at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — 10th most among NBA teams


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