Golden State Warriors vs. New Orleans Pelicans NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 14, 2021

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BetMGM Aug 18, 2021, 5:03 AM

The Golden State Warriors (37-33) are favored (-5.5) to build on a four-game winning streak when they host the New Orleans Pelicans (31-39) at 9:30 PM ET on Friday, May 14, 2021 at Chase Center. The game airs on NBCS-BA. The matchup's point total is set at 230.5.

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Warriors vs Pelicans Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Warriors-5.5-105-115230.5-110-110

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Point Total Insights

  • Golden State's games this season have gone over the point total for Friday's matchup total (230.5 points) in 40% of opportunities (28 out of 70 matchups).
  • In 32 out of New Orleans' 70 games this year (45.7%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the total in Friday's matchup.
  • The Warriors average 113.6 points per game against the Pelicans' 114.7, amounting to 2.2 points under the game's point total of 230.5.
  • These two teams give up a combined 227.5 points per game, 3.0 points less than this contest's over/under.
  • The Warriors have seen a 226.2 average over/under in their games this season, 4.3 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • Pelicans' games have an over/under of 229.5 points this season, 1.0 point fewer than the total points bet for this game.

Warriors Betting Data

  • Golden State holds a winning record against the spread this year, going 33-32 ATS.
  • The Warriors have fared well as a 5.5-point favorite, going 13-3 against the spread when favored by at least 5.5 points.
  • Golden State and its opponents have hit the over in just 43.1% of games (28 out of 65 matchups).

Warriors Key Players

  • Draymond Green leads the Warriors in both rebounds (7.1 per game) and assists (8.9 per game).
  • Stephen Curry paces Golden State with 31.8 points per game.
  • Curry is the top three-point shooter for the Warriors, knocking down 5.3 per game.
  • Green leads the team with 1.7 steals per game. Andrew Wiggins collects 1.0 block a game to pace Golden State.

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Warriors Last 10 Games

Warriors Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalWarriors MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/11/2021Suns122-116 GSNoHome+7.5240.5310-400Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/10/2021Jazz119-116 GSYesHome-2.5210.5-165140Regular SeasonYesOver
5/8/2021Thunder136-97 GSYesHome-30.5221.5-100003300Regular SeasonYesOver
5/6/2021Thunder118-97 GSYesHome-16.5216.5-50001350Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/4/2021Pelicans108-103 NOYesAway-5.5225.5-375290Regular SeasonNoUnder
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
7-38-24-6-0226.9116.8110.1-1.934.1%

Warriors Injuries

Warriors:Eric Paschall: Day To Day (Hip),Damion Lee: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),Andrew Wiggins: Day To Day (Knee),Draymond Green: Day To Day (Finger),Klay Thompson: Out For Season (Right Achilles),Mychal Mulder: Day To Day (Knee),Kelly Oubre Jr.: Out (Wrist),Stephen Curry: Day To Day (Tailbone),James Wiseman: Out For Season (Knee)

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Pelicans Betting Data

  • New Orleans has failed to cover the spread in more than half of its contests, going 33-36 ATS.
  • The Pelicans have not fared well when playing as an underdog by 5.5 points or more, going 8-12 against the spread.
  • New Orleans and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their games this season -- 39 of 69 (56.5%).

Pelicans Key Players

  • Zion Williamson is the top scorer for the Pelicans with 27.0 points per game. He also adds 7.2 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game to his statistics.
  • New Orleans' leader in rebounds is Steven Adams with 8.9 per game, and its leader in assists is Lonzo Ball with 5.7 per game.
  • Ball makes 3.1 three-pointers per game, the most on the Pelicans.
  • New Orleans' leader in steals is Ball with 1.5 per game, and its leader in blocks is James Johnson with 0.9 per game.

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Pelicans Last 10 Games

DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalPelicans MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/12/2021Mavericks125-107 DALNoAway+8.5236.5--Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/10/2021Grizzlies115-110 MEMNoAway+11.5240.5700-1100Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/9/2021Hornets112-110 NONoAway+4.5243.5180-225Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/7/202176ers109-107 PHINoAway+16.5237.51300-3000Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/4/2021Warriors108-103 NONoHome+5.5225.5290-375Regular SeasonYesUnder
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
5-57-33-7-0226.6113.3113.3+2.934.1%

Pelicans Injuries

Pelicans:Wes Iwundu: Day To Day (Shoulder),Steven Adams: Day To Day (Toe),Lonzo Ball: Out (Thumb),Zion Williamson: Out (Finger),Brandon Ingram: Day To Day (Ankle),Josh Hart: Out (Thumb)

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