New Orleans Pelicans vs. Houston Rockets – NBA – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The New Orleans Pelicans (20-32) hit the road in Southwest Division play against the Houston Rockets (15-37) on Sunday, February 6, 2022 at 7:00 PM ET. The Pelicans are 4.5-point favorites in the game, the second matchup between the teams this season. The over/under is set at 230.5 for the matchup.

Pelicans vs. Rockets Predictions

Pelicans vs. Rockets Betting Odds

Pelicans vs Rockets Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Pelicans -4.5 230.5 points

Pelicans vs. Rockets Last 10 Games

  • New Orleans is 4-6 overall and 6-4-0 against the spread over its past 10 games.
  • The final combined score of the last 10 Pelicans games has gone over the set total two times.
  • The last 10 Pelicans games averaged 216.8 total points, 13.7 fewer points than this matchup’s point total.
  • In the past 10 games, the Pelicans are scoring 1.6 points less per game compared to their season average.
  • Houston covered the spread five times in its past 10 contests while putting up a 4-6 record straight-up in those games.
  • Houston’s last 10 games saw five hit the over.
  • The Rockets’ last 10 outings have ended with an average of 232.6 points scored. That’s 2.1 more points than this contest’s over/under.
  • Across their past 10 games, the Rockets have scored 3.8 more points per contest compared to their 108.4 PPG season-long scoring average.

Pelicans vs. Rockets Betting Trends

  • New Orleans has put together a 26-26-0 record against the spread this season.
  • In games they have played as 4.5-point favorites or more, the Pelicans have an ATS record of 2-1.
  • Games involving New Orleans have hit the over 21 times this season.
  • The Pelicans make 44.0% of their shots from the field this season, which is 3.7 percentage points lower than the Rockets have allowed to their opponents (47.7%).
  • In games New Orleans shoots higher than 47.7% from the field, it is 8-3 against the spread and 7-4 overall.
  • Houston is 22-29-1 against the spread this year.
  • In games they have played as 4.5-point underdogs or more, the Rockets have an ATS record of 16-24-1.
  • This season, 29 of Houston’s games have gone over the point total.
  • The Rockets’ 45.1% shooting percentage from the field this season is the same as the Pelicans have given up to their opponents.
  • Houston is 15-6 against the spread and 13-8 overall when it shoots higher than 46.8% from the field.

Pelicans vs. Rockets Over/Under Trends

  • New Orleans and its opponents have combined to outscore Sunday’s over/under (230.5 points) nine times this season.
  • This season, 20 games Houston played finished with a combined score higher than 230.5 points.
  • The over/under for the game of 230.5 is 16.6 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Pelicans (105.5 points per game) and the Rockets (108.4 points per game).
  • These two teams give up a combined 226.4 points per game, 4.1 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • This season the average total for Pelicans games is 216.4 points, 14.1 fewer than the over/under of 230.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 7.1 points more than the average over/under in Rockets’ games this season (223.4 points).

Pelicans Team Leaders

  • Jonas Valančiūnas: 18.2 PTS, 11.8 REB, 52.7 FG%, 40.0 3PT% (44-for-110)
  • Brandon Ingram: 22.6 PTS, 5.4 AST, 44.2 FG%, 34.1 3PT% (59-for-173)
  • Josh Hart: 13.4 PTS, 7.8 REB, 1.1 STL, 50.5 FG%, 32.3 3PT% (41-for-127)
  • Devonte’ Graham: 13.8 PTS, 36.5 FG%, 34.9 3PT% (140-for-401)
  • Nickeil Alexander-Walker: 12.9 PTS, 37.4 FG%, 31.0 3PT% (93-for-300)

Rockets Team Leaders

  • Christian Wood: 17.6 PTS, 10.3 REB, 48.5 FG%, 37.1 3PT% (89-for-240)
  • Jae’Sean Tate: 12.3 PTS, 50.2 FG%, 30.0 3PT% (39-for-130)
  • Eric Gordon: 14.2 PTS, 49.1 FG%, 42.7 3PT% (100-for-234)
  • Alperen Sengun: 8.8 PTS, 48.4 FG%, 27.5 3PT% (14-for-51)
  • Kenyon Martin Jr.: 8.4 PTS, 53.1 FG%, 29.2 3PT% (26-for-89)

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