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New Orleans Pelicans vs. Sacramento Kings – NBA – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

Southwest Division opponents meet when the New Orleans Pelicans (25-36) host the Sacramento Kings (23-40) at Smoothie King Center, starting at 8:00 PM ET on Wednesday, March 2, 2022. The Kings are 4.5-point underdogs in the game, the third matchup between the squads this season. The matchup has an over/under of 235.5.

Pelicans vs. Kings Predictions

Pelicans vs. Kings Betting Odds

Pelicans vs Kings Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Pelicans -4.5 235.5 points

Pelicans vs. Kings Last 10 Games

  • New Orleans has a 6-4 record straight-up in its last 10 contests, while covering the spread six times in those games.
  • New Orleans and its opponents have hit the over in four of those 10 games.
  • The last 10 Pelicans games averaged 224.1 total points, 11.4 fewer points than this matchup’s point total.
  • During their past 10 games, the Pelicans have scored 7.3 more points per contest compared to their season-long scoring average.
  • Sacramento is 4-6 overall and 6-4-0 against the spread in its last 10 games.
  • Sacramento and its opponents have hit the over in eight of the past 10 games.
  • The last 10 Kings games averaged 229.6 total points, 5.9 fewer points than this matchup’s point total.
  • In their past 10 games, the Kings have a 115.0 points-per-game average, 4.8 points above their season-long scoring average.

Pelicans vs. Kings Betting Trends

  • New Orleans is 31-30-0 against the spread this season.
  • The Pelicans are 4-2 ATS when playing as at least 4.5-point favorites.
  • This season, 25 of New Orleans’ games have gone over the point total.
  • The Pelicans make 44.8% of their shots from the field this season, which is 2.8 percentage points lower than the Kings have allowed to their opponents (47.6%).
  • New Orleans has a 12-6 record against the spread and an 11-7 straight-up record in games it shoots higher than 47.6% from the field.
  • Sacramento has compiled a 29-34-0 record against the spread this year.
  • In games this season when an underdog by 4.5 points or more, the Kings have gone 13-15 against the spread.
  • Sacramento games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 33 times this year.
  • The Kings are shooting 45.8% from the field, 0.7% lower than the 46.5% the Pelicans’ opponents have shot this season.
  • This season, Sacramento has a 19-8 record against the spread and a 17-10 record overall in games the team collectively shoots above 46.5% from the field.

Pelicans vs. Kings Over/Under Trends

  • This season, New Orleans games have seen a combined score higher than this matchup’s 235.5-point total seven times.
  • This season, 20 of Sacramento’s games have ended with a score higher than 235.5 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 217 points per game, 18.5 points fewer than the total of 235.5 for this game.
  • This matchup’s point total is 11.3 fewer points than the 224.2 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020.
  • This season the average total for Pelicans games is 217.6 points, 17.9 fewer than the over/under of 235.5 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 10.4 points separates this game’s over/under (235.5 points) and the average total points bet in Kings’ games (225.1 points) this season.

Pelicans Team Leaders

  • Jonas Valančiūnas: 18.0 PTS, 11.6 REB, 53.8 FG%, 37.8 3PT% (48-for-127)
  • Brandon Ingram: 22.1 PTS, 5.4 AST, 45.0 FG%, 32.7 3PT% (66-for-202)
  • Devonte’ Graham: 12.9 PTS, 36.2 FG%, 34.2 3PT% (157-for-459)
  • Herbert Jones: 9.5 PTS, 1.5 STL, 48.4 FG%, 34.5 3PT% (38-for-110)
  • Jaxson Hayes: 8.7 PTS, 65.1 FG%, 29.6 3PT% (8-for-27)

Kings Team Leaders

  • De’Aaron Fox: 22.0 PTS, 5.3 AST, 1.1 STL, 46.7 FG%, 26.8 3PT% (52-for-194)
  • Harrison Barnes: 17.2 PTS, 46.7 FG%, 40.8 3PT% (111-for-272)
  • Davion Mitchell: 10.2 PTS, 40.4 FG%, 31.7 3PT% (76-for-240)
  • Terence Davis II: 10.4 PTS, 42.3 FG%, 32.9 3PT% (49-for-149)
  • Alex Len: 6.1 PTS, 52.9 FG%, 31.6 3PT% (6-for-19)

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