San Antonio Spurs vs New Orleans Pelicans Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Apr. 13

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Apr 13, 2022, 4:30 PM
  • The Pelicans are -5.5 favorites vs. the Spurs
  • Total (Over/Under): 223.5 points
  • Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at 9:30pm EDT
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The San Antonio Spurs visit Smoothie King Center to take on the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday. Tipoff is scheduled for 9:30pm EDT in New Orleans.

The Pelicans are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -5.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Spurs are 44-37 against the spread, while the Pelicans are 41-40 against the spread.

The Spurs vs Pelicans Over/Under is 223.5 total points for the game.


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Spurs vs. Pelicans Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
San Antonio Spurs+5.5 -110O 223.5 -115180
New Orleans Pelicans -5.5 -110U 223.5 -115-225

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

  • 44-37 against the Spread (+3.3 Units / 3.66% ROI)
  • 34-48 against the Moneyline (-3.4 Units / -2.41% ROI)
  • 38-40 against the Over for game total points (-6 Units / -6.65% ROI)
  • 40-38 against the Under for game total points (-1.8 Units / -2% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have covered the 1Q Spread in 24 of their last 32 away games (+16.25 Units / 46% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have hit the Moneyline in 16 of their last 32 away games (+14.70 Units / 32% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 37 of their last 62 games (+12.75 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have only hit the 2H Moneyline in 30 of their last 80 games (-24.72 Units / -25% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have only hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 22 of their last 62 games (-18.70 Units / -27% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 33 of their last 80 games (-16.25 Units / -19% ROI)
  • Against the spread this NBA season, the Pelicans have gone:

    • 41-40 against the Spread (-3.1 Units / -3.43% ROI)
    • 36-46 against the Moneyline (-0.35 Units / -0.27% ROI)
    • 34-48 against the Over for game total points (-18.75 Units / -20.8% ROI)
    • 48-34 against the Under for game total points (+10.6 Units / 11.75% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have covered the 3Q Spread in 38 of their last 56 games (+18.22 Units / 30% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 34 of their last 52 games (+13.98 Units / 24% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have hit the 2H Moneyline in 26 of their last 41 games (+11.82 Units / 21% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only covered the 1Q Spread in 24 of their last 66 games (-21.06 Units / -29% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the 1H Moneyline in 23 of their last 59 games (-19.30 Units / -24% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 18 of their last 52 games (-19.10 Units / -34% ROI)
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    San Antonio Spurs: Keys to the Game vs. the New Orleans Pelicans

    The Spurs are 21-42 (.333) when scoring fewer second chance points than their opponent since the start of the 2020-21 season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .461

    The Spurs are 8-19 (.296) when allowing 15 or more second chance points this season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .468

    The Spurs are 6-14 (.300) when they lose the turnover margin this season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .439

    The Spurs are 6-27 (.182) when losing the rebounding margin this season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .298

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

    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

    Injury Report: Pelicans vs. SpursWednesday‘s Game, Apr. 13

  • Herbert Jones (Pelicans): Jones did not play in Sunday’s (Apr. 10) game against Golden State.
  • Devonte’ Graham (Pelicans): Graham did not play in Sunday’s (Apr. 10) game against Golden State.
  • Jonas Valanciunas (Pelicans): Valanciunas did not play in Sunday’s (Apr. 10) game against Golden State.
  • Brandon Ingram (Pelicans): Ingram did not play in Sunday’s (Apr. 10) game against Golden State.
  • 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.
  • Lonnie Walker IV (Spurs): Walker IV did not play in Sunday’s (Apr. 10) game against Dallas.
  • Doug McDermott (Spurs): McDermott will miss the rest of the season with a Grade 3 ankle sprain, according to Jeff McDonald of The San Antonio Express-News.
  • San Antonio Spurs Offensive Stats & Trends

    The Spurs have an assist to turnover ratio of 2.2 (1,238 assists/ 567 TOs) this season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.8

    The Spurs had an assist to turnover ratio of 2.2 (1,759 assists/ 791 TOs) last season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.9

    The Spurs have a 20% free throw rate (831 free throw attempts/4,200 field goal attempts) this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 24%

    The Spurs averaged 11.0 turnovers per game (791 turnovers/72 games) last season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

    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%

    San Antonio Spurs Defensive Stats & Trends

    The Spurs have blocked 236 shots this season — 8th most among NBA teams

    The Spurs blocked 366 shots last season — 10th most among NBA teams

    The Spurs have 350 steals this season — 10th most among NBA teams

    The Spurs have blocked 602 shots since the start of the 2020-21 season — 8th most among NBA teams

    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


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