San Antonio Spurs vs. New Orleans Pelicans – NBA – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

Southwest Division foes meet when the San Antonio Spurs (9-16) host the New Orleans Pelicans (8-20) at AT&T Center, beginning at 7:00 PM ET on Sunday, December 12, 2021. The Pelicans are 2.5-point underdogs in the game, the first matchup between the squads this season. The point total is set at 220 for the matchup.

Spurs vs. Pelicans Predictions

Spurs vs. Pelicans Betting Odds

Spurs vs Pelicans Betting Information
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Spurs -2.5 220 points

Spurs vs. Pelicans Last 10 Games

  • San Antonio covered the spread seven times in its past 10 contests while putting up a 5-5 record straight-up in those games.
  • San Antonio’s last 10 outings saw five hit the over.
  • The past 10 Spurs games averaged 3.1 fewer points (216.9) than this matchup’s over/under.
  • In the last 10 games, the Spurs are scoring 1.9 points more per game compared to their season average.
  • New Orleans has a 5-5 record straight-up in its past 10 matchups, while covering the spread five times in those games.
  • The final scores of the past 10 New Orleans games have exceeded the set total six times.
  • The last 10 Pelicans games averaged 214.6 total points, 5.4 fewer points than this matchup’s over/under.
  • During their past 10 games, the Pelicans have scored 5.5 more points per contest compared to their 103.9 PPG season-long scoring average.

Spurs vs. Pelicans Betting Trends

  • San Antonio has covered the spread in a matchup 14 times this season (14-11-0).
  • The Spurs are 2-1 ATS when playing as at least 2.5-point favorites.
  • San Antonio’s games have gone over the total 12 times this season.
  • This season, the Spurs have a 46.7% shooting percentage from the field, which is 0.5% lower than the 47.2% of shots the Pelicans’ opponents have knocked down.
  • San Antonio has a 9-3 record against the spread and a 6-6 straight-up record in games it shoots better than 47.2% from the field.
  • New Orleans has covered the spread 12 times over 28 games with a set spread.
  • In games this year when an underdog by 2.5 points or more, the Pelicans are 11-13 against the spread.
  • This season, 11 of New Orleans’ games have gone over the point total.
  • The Pelicans are shooting 43.2% from the field, 2.7% lower than the 45.9% the Spurs’ opponents have shot this season.
  • New Orleans has compiled a 3-2 record against the spread and a 2-3 straight up record in games it shoots higher than 45.9% from the field.

Spurs vs. Pelicans Over/Under Trends

  • San Antonio and its opponents have hit the over on this game’s total (220 points) 12 times this season.
  • This season, 10 of New Orleans’ games have ended with a score higher than 220 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 212.3 points per game, 7.7 points fewer than the point total of 220 for this game.
  • The 218.9 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 1.1 fewer than the 220 over/under in this contest.
  • This season the average total for Spurs games is 218.2 points, 1.8 fewer than the over/under of 220 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 4.2 points separates this contest’s over/under (220 points) and the average total points bet in Pelicans’ games (215.8 points) this season.

Spurs Team Leaders

  • Dejounte Murray: 18.4 PTS, 8.2 REB, 8.3 AST, 1.9 STL, 44.4 FG%, 34.3 3PT% (35-for-102)
  • Derrick White: 13.5 PTS, 5.0 AST, 1.1 STL, 41.3 FG%, 29.1 3PT% (39-for-134)
  • Keldon Johnson: 14.4 PTS, 47.2 FG%, 43.3 3PT% (29-for-67)
  • Jakob Poeltl: 11.8 PTS, 8.9 REB, 1.6 BLK, 61.1 FG%
  • Lonnie Walker IV: 10.6 PTS, 38.6 FG%, 29.7 3PT% (38-for-128)

Pelicans Team Leaders

  • Jonas Valanciunas: 18.8 PTS, 11.9 REB, 51.7 FG%, 46.3 3PT% (31-for-67)
  • Brandon Ingram: 22.7 PTS, 44.7 FG%, 37.1 3PT% (39-for-105)
  • Nickeil Alexander-Walker: 13.6 PTS, 36.7 FG%, 30.5 3PT% (57-for-187)
  • Devonte’ Graham: 13.4 PTS, 1.2 STL, 37.1 FG%, 34.8 3PT% (70-for-201)
  • Josh Hart: 11.2 PTS, 50.0 FG%, 32.7 3PT% (16-for-49)

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