Portland Trail Blazers vs New Orleans Pelicans Prediction, Odds, Lines, Team Props – NBA, Nov. 10

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Nov 10, 2022, 5:22 PM
  • The Pelicans (11-8) are favorites vs. the Trail Blazers (11-8)
  • Total (Over/Under): Total points
  • Thursday, November 10, 2022 at 8:00pm EST
  • 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 EST in New Orleans.

The Pelicans are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -8.5 (-115).

The Trail Blazers vs Pelicans Over/Under is 221.5 total points for the game.

So far this NBA season, the Trail Blazers are 9-2 against the spread, while the Pelicans are 5-6 against the spread.


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

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Portland Trail Blazers+8.5 -105O 221.5 -110290
New Orleans Pelicans -8.5 -115U 221.5 -110-375

Pelicans vs Trail Blazers Prediction for Tonight’s Game:

Based on recent trends, the winning team model predicts the Pelicans will win Thursday‘s game with 56% confidence.

Pelicans vs Trail Blazers Spread Prediction for Tonight’s Game:

Based on recent against-the-spread (ATS) trends, the model predicts the Trail Blazers will cover the spread for Thursday‘s game with 54% confidence.

These predictions factor in up-to-date player injuries for both the Trail Blazers and Pelicans, plus recent team & player performances and defensive & offensive matchups over the last several NBA games.


  • Away – Positive ATS Trends
  • Home – Positive ATS Trends

Against the spread this NBA season, the Trail Blazers have gone 9-2 (+6.8 Units / 56.2% 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)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Pelicans have gone 5-6 (-1.6 Units / -13.22% 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)
  • Home – Negative ATS Trends
  • Away – Negative ATS Trends

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

The Trail Blazers were 8-31 (.205) when their opponent attempts 25 or more free throws last season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .450

The Trail Blazers were 7-22 (.241) when allowing 15 or more second chance points last season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .453

The Trail Blazers are 8-31 (.205) when their opponent attempts 25 or more free throws since the start of the 2021-22 season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .450

The Trail Blazers were 3-32 (.086) when allowing their opponent to shoot 50% or better from the field last season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .200

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

The Pelicans are 2-17 (.105) when allowing 15 or more fastbreak points since the start of the 2021-22 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .426

The Pelicans were 2-17 (.105) when allowing 15 or more fastbreak points last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .426

The Pelicans are 15-33 (.312) when allowing 15 or more fastbreak points since the start of the 2020-21 season — 8th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .420

The Pelicans are 5-17 (.227) when allowing 15 or more three-pointers since the start of the 2021-22 season — tied for 8th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .321

Injury Report: Pelicans vs. Trail BlazersThursday‘s Game, Nov. 10

  • E.J. Liddell (Pelicans): The Pelicans announced that E.J. Liddell tore his right ACL and will miss most of the season.
  • Kira Lewis Jr. (Pelicans): The Pelicans announced that Lewis Jr. suffered a torn ACL and a grade 2 MCL sprain.
  • Brandon Ingram (Pelicans): Ingram is doubtful for Monday’s (Nov. 28) game against Oklahoma City.
  • CJ McCollum (Pelicans): McCollum is out for Monday’s (Nov. 28) game against Oklahoma City.
  • Naji Marshall (Pelicans): Marshall is questionable for Monday’s (Nov. 28) game against Oklahoma City.
  • Larry Nance Jr. (Pelicans): Nance Jr. is questionable for Monday’s (Nov. 28) game against Oklahoma City.
  • Keon Johnson (Trail Blazers): Johnson has not played since Nov. 5 and no timetable has been announced for his return to action.
  • Gary Payton II (Trail Blazers): Payton II will make his season debut at the earliest on Nov. 15 against San Antonio, according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports.
  • Damian Lillard (Trail Blazers): Lillard will be sidelined for a brief period with a calf strain, according to Chris Haynes of TNT.

Portland Trail Blazers Offensive Stats & Trends

The Trail Blazers had an assist to turnover ratio of 1.7 (1,880 assists/ 1,122 TOs) last season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.9

The Trail Blazers averaged 9.9 fast break points per game (404 points/41 games) on the road last season — tied for lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.0

The Trail Blazers averaged 1.20 points per shot (4,201 points/3,509 shots) in the second half last season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.27

The Trail Blazers had an assist to turnover ratio of 1.7 (951 assists/ 544 TOs) at home last season — tied for lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.9

New Orleans Pelicans Offensive Stats & Trends

The Pelicans shot 32% from three (427/1,345) in the first half last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 36%

The Pelicans have averaged 11.9 offensive rebounds per game (1,826 rebounds/154 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 10.1

The Pelicans are shooting 32% from three (427/1,345) in the first half since the start of the 2021-22 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 36%

The Pelicans made 10.6 three-pointers per game last season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.4

Portland Trail Blazers Defensive Stats & Trends

The Trail Blazers averaged 32.5 defensive rebounds per game (2,661 rebounds/82 games) last season — tied for 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 33.9

The Trail Blazers have averaged 33.1 defensive rebounds per game (5,100 rebounds/154 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 8th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.1

The Trail Blazers have averaged 8.0 steals per game (656 steals/82 games) since the start of the 2021-22 season — 8th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

The Trail Blazers stole the ball 656 times last season — 8th most among NBA teams

New Orleans Pelicans Defensive Stats & Trends

The Pelicans averaged 8.3 steals per game (678 steals/82 games) last season — 7th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

The Pelicans averaged 4.0 blocks per game (327 blocks/82 games) last season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.7

The Pelicans have averaged 7.9 steals per game (1,223 steals/154 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 7th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

The Pelicans averaged 33.2 defensive rebounds per game (2,721 rebounds/82 games) last season — tied for 7th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 33.9


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