New Orleans Pelicans vs Los Angeles Lakers Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Feb. 27

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Feb 27, 2022, 5:17 PM
  • The Lakers (27-31) are -1.5 favorites vs. the Pelicans (23-36)
  • Total (Over/Under): 222.5 points
  • Sunday, February 27, 2022 at 10:00pm EST
  • Watch the game on SportsNet LA & BSNO

The New Orleans Pelicans visit Crypto.com Arena to take on the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. Tipoff is scheduled for 10:00pm EST in Los Angeles.

The Lakers are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -1.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Pelicans are 29-30 against the spread, while the Lakers are 26-32 against the spread.

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


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Pelicans vs. Lakers Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
New Orleans Pelicans+1.5 -110O 222.5 -110100
Los Angeles Lakers -1.5 -110U 222.5 -110-120

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

  • 29-30 against the Spread (-4.05 Units / -6.13% ROI)
  • 24-36 against the Moneyline (-0.15 Units / -0.21% ROI)
  • 25-35 against the Over for game total points (-13.45 Units / -20.39% ROI)
  • 35-25 against the Under for game total points (+7.5 Units / 11.36% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have covered the 1H Game Total Under in 37 of their last 60 games (+12.93 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have covered the 2Q Game Total Under in 36 of their last 58 games (+12.76 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have covered the 3Q Game Total Over in 22 of their last 32 games (+12.04 Units / 34% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have covered the Moneyline in 21 of their last 41 games (+11.70 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have covered the 3Q Spread in 23 of their last 34 games (+10.93 Units / 29% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only covered the 1H Game Total Over in 22 of their last 60 games (-18.40 Units / -28% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 21 of their last 58 games (-18.33 Units / -29% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only covered the 3Q Game Total Under in 9 of their last 32 games (-15.23 Units / -43% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only covered the Game Total Over in 25 of their last 60 games (-13.45 Units / -20% ROI)
  • The New Orleans Pelicans have only covered the Team Total Under in 16 of their last 41 games (-12.16 Units / -26% ROI)

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

  • 26-32 against the Spread (-9.15 Units / -14.11% ROI)
  • 27-32 against the Moneyline (-18.55 Units / -16.57% ROI)
  • 33-26 against the Over for game total points (+4.35 Units / 6.7% ROI)
  • 26-33 against the Under for game total points (-10.3 Units / -15.88% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 29 of their last 42 games (+15.80 Units / 34% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 22 of their last 31 games at home (+11.88 Units / 34% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have covered the 4Q Game Total Under in 33 of their last 56 games (+8.85 Units / 14% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have covered the 2H Moneyline in 16 of their last 23 games (+8.84 Units / 30% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have covered the 4Q Spread in 17 of their last 26 games (+8.10 Units / 28% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only covered the 1H Moneyline in 23 of their last 58 games (-23.72 Units / -27% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only covered the 2Q Game Total Under in 19 of their last 57 games (-20.51 Units / -33% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only covered the 2Q Spread in 18 of their last 52 games (-19.29 Units / -34% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 22 of their last 58 games (-17.13 Units / -27% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only covered the 1H Spread in 20 of their last 54 games (-16.43 Units / -28% ROI)

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New Orleans Pelicans: Keys to the Game vs. the Los Angeles Lakers

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

Los Angeles Lakers: Keys to the Game vs. the New Orleans Pelicans

The Lakers were 13-8 (.619) when allowing 15 or more second chance points last season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .450

The Lakers are 36-16 (.692) when they win the turnover margin since the start of the 2020-21 season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .556

The Lakers were 19-8 (.704) when they win the turnover margin last season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .552

Injury Report: Lakers vs. Pelicans - Sunday's Game, Feb. 27

  • LeBron James (Lakers): The Lakers have listed James as QUESTIONABLE for Sunday's game (Feb. 27) against the Pelicans.
  • Anthony Davis (Lakers): The Lakers announced Anthony Davis has a mid-foot sprain and will be re-evaluated in 4 weeks.
  • Kendrick Nunn (Lakers): Nunn suffered a setback as he tried to ramp-up activity on his knee, according to Matt Peralta of Lakersnation.com. There is no timetable for his return.
  • Avery Bradley (Lakers): The Lakers have listed Bradley as OUT for Sunday's game (Feb. 27) against the Pelicans.
  • Larry Nance Jr. (Pelicans): Nance Jr. had setback from recovering from his knee injury and will be re-evaluated, according to Jay Allen of Rip City Radio 620. There is no timetable for his return.
  • Kira Lewis Jr. (Pelicans): The Pelicans announced that Lewis Jr. suffered a torn ACL and a grade 2 MCL sprain.
  • Zion Williamson (Pelicans): The Pelicans announced that Williamson suffered a setback in his recovery from a foot injury. There is no timetable for his return.

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%

Los Angeles Lakers Offensive Stats & Trends

The Lakers averaged 0.51 points per possession (7,887 points/16,015 possessions) last season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.54

The Lakers averaged 14.7 turnovers per game (1,060 turnovers/72 games) last season — 2nd highest among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

The Lakers have averaged 111.3 points per game (5,009 points/45 games) this season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 107.8

The Lakers shot 74% from the free throw line (1,241/1,679) last season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 78%

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

Los Angeles Lakers Defensive Stats & Trends

The Lakers have 364 steals this season — 7th most among NBA teams

The Lakers have averaged 5.7 blocks per game (255 blocks/45 games) this season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Lakers have blocked 641 shots since the start of the 2020-21 season — 5th most among NBA teams

The Lakers have averaged 5.5 blocks per game (641 blocks/117 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9


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