Phoenix Suns vs New Orleans Pelicans Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Apr. 24

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Apr 24, 2022, 4:30 PM
  • The Suns are -2.5 favorites vs. the Pelicans
  • Total (Over/Under): 214.5 points
  • Sunday, April 24, 2022 at 9:30pm EDT
  • Watch the game on BSNO & BSAZ

The Phoenix Suns visit Smoothie King Center to take on the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday. Tipoff is scheduled for 9:30pm EDT in New Orleans.

The Suns are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -2.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Suns are 46-39 against the spread, while the Pelicans are 44-42 against the spread.

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


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Suns vs. Pelicans Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Phoenix Suns-2.5 -110O 214.5 -115-135
New Orleans Pelicans +2.5 -110U 214.5 -115115

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

  • 46-39 against the Spread (+3.05 Units / 3.26% ROI)
  • 66-19 against the Moneyline (+11 Units / 3.44% ROI)
  • 43-42 against the Over for game total points (-3.25 Units / -3.47% ROI)
  • 42-43 against the Under for game total points (-5.3 Units / -5.67% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have covered the 4Q Spread in 48 of their last 72 games (+23.86 Units / 30% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have hit the 2H Moneyline in 58 of their last 81 games (+20.32 Units / 13% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have hit the Moneyline in 65 of their last 81 games (+16.85 Units / 5% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have covered the Spread in 20 of their last 30 away games (+8.95 Units / 27% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have hit the Team Total Under in 10 of their last 11 games (+8.90 Units / 73% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only hit the 3Q Game Total Over in 34 of their last 82 games (-15.70 Units / -17% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 36 of their last 84 games (-15.53 Units / -17% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 36 of their last 85 games (-14.14 Units / -15% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only hit the Team Total Over in 24 of their last 56 games (-13.64 Units / -21% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only hit the Game Total Under in 32 of their last 71 games (-10.90 Units / -14% ROI)
  • Against the spread this NBA season, the Pelicans have gone:

    • 44-42 against the Spread (-2.3 Units / -2.4% ROI)
    • 39-48 against the Moneyline (+3.9 Units / 2.84% ROI)
    • 36-51 against the Over for game total points (-20.05 Units / -20.96% ROI)
    • 51-36 against the Under for game total points (+11.4 Units / 11.91% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have covered the 3Q Spread in 42 of their last 61 games (+21.07 Units / 31% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 37 of their last 57 games (+14.79 Units / 23% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have hit the 2H Moneyline in 29 of their last 46 games (+13.78 Units / 23% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have hit the 4Q Game Total Over in 24 of their last 41 games at home (+7.46 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have hit the Team Total Over in 39 of their last 66 games (+7.27 Units / 9% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the 1H Game Total Over in 35 of their last 87 games (-20.77 Units / -22% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 20 of their last 57 games (-20.40 Units / -33% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the 1H Moneyline in 25 of their last 64 games (-20.30 Units / -23% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the Game Total Over in 36 of their last 87 games (-20.05 Units / -21% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 21 of their last 59 games (-19.73 Units / -30% ROI)
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    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

    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

    Injury Report: Pelicans vs. SunsSunday‘s Game, Apr. 24

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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 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

    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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