Portland Trail Blazers vs New Orleans Pelicans Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Apr. 7

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Apr 07, 2022, 4:30 PM
  • The Pelicans are -16.5 favorites vs. the Trail Blazers
  • Total (Over/Under): 222.5 points
  • Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 8:00pm EDT
  • Watch the game on BSNO & ROOT Sports NW+

The Portland Trail Blazers visit Smoothie King Center to take on the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday. Tipoff is scheduled for 8:00pm EDT in New Orleans.

The Pelicans are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -16.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Trail Blazers are against the spread, while the Pelicans are against the spread.

The Trail Blazers vs Pelicans Over/Under is 222.5 total points for the game.


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

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Portland Trail Blazers+16.5 -110O 222.5 -110850
New Orleans Pelicans -16.5 -110U 222.5 -110-1600

Against the spread this NBA season, the Trail Blazers have gone:

  • Away Spread Record against the Spread (Away Spread Units Units / Away Spread ROI ROI)
  • Away Moneyline Record against the Moneyline (Away ML Units Units / Away ML ROI ROI)
  • Away Record Over against the Over for game total points (Away Over Units Units / Away Over ROI ROI)
  • Away Under Record against the Under for game total points (Away Under Units Units / Away Under ROI ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have hit the 1H Moneyline in 13 of their last 23 away games (+22.68 Units / 94% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have hit the Team Total Under in 46 of their last 77 games (+13.32 Units / 15% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the 1Q Spread in 23 of their last 34 away games (+11.07 Units / 30% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the 2Q Spread in 44 of their last 78 games (+9.01 Units / 11% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 24 of their last 39 away games (+8.65 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only hit the 2H Moneyline in 18 of their last 74 games (-39.99 Units / -47% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 4Q Spread in 22 of their last 74 games (-33.01 Units / -41% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only hit the Team Total Over in 29 of their last 77 games (-24.55 Units / -27% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the Spread in 27 of their last 74 games (-23.65 Units / -29% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 3Q Spread in 27 of their last 74 games (-23.37 Units / -29% ROI)
  • Against the spread this NBA season, the Pelicans have gone:

    • Home Spread Record against the Spread (Home Spread Units Units / Home Spread ROI ROI)
    • Home Moneyline Record against the Moneyline (Home ML Units Units / Home ML ROI ROI)
    • Home Over Record against the Over for game total points (Home Over Units Units / Home Over ROI ROI)
    • Home Under Record against the Under for game total points (Home Under Units Units / Home Under ROI ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have covered the 3Q Spread in 36 of their last 53 games (+17.32 Units / 30% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 32 of their last 49 games (+13.08 Units / 24% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have hit the 1H Game Total Under in 47 of their last 79 games (+12.95 Units / 15% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have hit the 2H Moneyline in 25 of their last 38 games (+12.82 Units / 26% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have hit the Game Total Under in 46 of their last 77 games (+11.90 Units / 14% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the 1H Game Total Over in 31 of their last 79 games (-20.47 Units / -24% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the Game Total Over in 32 of their last 79 games (-19.65 Units / -23% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only covered the 1Q Spread in 24 of their last 63 games (-18.91 Units / -27% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the 1H Moneyline in 22 of their last 56 games (-18.30 Units / -25% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 17 of their last 49 games (-17.90 Units / -34% ROI)
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    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

    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

    Injury Report: Pelicans vs. Trail Blazers - Thursday's Game, Apr. 7

  • 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.
  • Jonas Valanciunas (Pelicans): Valanciunas is questionable for Thursday's (Apr. 7) game against Portland.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Brandon Williams (Trail Blazers): Williams is questionable for Thursday's (Apr. 7) game against New Orleans.
  • 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): Winslow is out for Thursday's (Apr. 7) game against New Orleans.
  • 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 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 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

    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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