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New Orleans Pelicans vs. Los Angeles Lakers – NBA – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The New Orleans Pelicans (31-42) play the Los Angeles Lakers (31-42) as just 2.5-point favorites on Sunday, March 27, 2022 at 7:00 PM ET. The matchup’s over/under is set at 228.5.

Pelicans vs. Lakers Predictions

Pelicans vs. Lakers Betting Odds

Pelicans vs Lakers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Pelicans -2.5 228.5 points

Pelicans vs. Lakers Last 10 Games

  • New Orleans covered the spread five times in its past 10 contests while putting up a 4-6 record straight-up in those games.
  • New Orleans’ last 10 contests saw five hit the over.
  • The past 10 Pelicans games averaged 1.4 more points (229.9) than this matchup’s over/under.
  • The Pelicans’ per-game scoring average over their past 10 games is 6.3 points higher than their season-long average.
  • Los Angeles has a 3-7 record straight-up in its last 10 contests, while covering the spread four times in those games.
  • Los Angeles’ past 10 games saw seven hit the over.
  • The Lakers’ last 10 outings have ended with an average of 230.8 points scored. That’s 2.3 more points than this contest’s over/under.
  • Over the last 10 games, the Lakers are scoring 117.9 points per game compared to their 111.6 season average.

Pelicans vs. Lakers Betting Trends

  • New Orleans is 38-36-0 against the spread this season.
  • In games they have played as 2.5-point favorites or more, the Pelicans have an ATS record of 9-6.
  • New Orleans games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 31 times out of 74 chances this season.
  • This season, the Pelicans have a 45.5% shooting percentage from the field, which is 1.1% lower than the 46.6% of shots the Lakers’ opponents have hit.
  • In games New Orleans shoots higher than 46.6% from the field, it is 18-9 against the spread and 17-10 overall.
  • Los Angeles has put together a 32-41-0 record against the spread this season.
  • The Lakers have an ATS record of 14-14 when playing as at least 2.5-point underdogs.
  • Games involving Los Angeles have hit the over 42 times this year.
  • The Lakers have shot at a 46.8% rate from the field this season, 0.1 percentage points above the 46.7% shooting opponents of the Pelicans have averaged.
  • This season, Los Angeles has a 23-16 record against the spread and a 26-13 record overall in games the team collectively shoots higher than 46.7% from the field.

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Pelicans vs. Lakers Over/Under Trends

  • A total of 22 New Orleans games this season have gone over Sunday’s total of 228.5 points.
  • There have been 35 Los Angeles games that have finished with a combined score higher than 228.5 points this season.
  • The point total for the contest of 228.5 is 8.1 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Pelicans (108.8 points per game) and the Lakers (111.6 points per game).
  • These two teams give up a combined 224.1 points per game, 4.4 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the over/under in Pelicans games is 8.8 points fewer than the over/under of 228.5 points in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 5.3 points more than the average over/under in Lakers’ games this season (223.2 points).

Pelicans Team Leaders

  • Jonas Valančiūnas: 17.8 PTS, 11.5 REB, 53.9 FG%, 35.9 3PT% (55-for-153)
  • Brandon Ingram: 22.8 PTS, 5.5 AST, 46.2 FG%, 33.5 3PT% (72-for-215)
  • Devonte’ Graham: 12.4 PTS, 36.5 FG%, 34.8 3PT% (184-for-529)
  • Herbert Jones: 9.5 PTS, 1.5 STL, 48.9 FG%, 35.5 3PT% (50-for-141)
  • Jaxson Hayes: 8.9 PTS, 63.1 FG%, 35.7 3PT% (15-for-42)

Lakers Team Leaders

  • LeBron James: 30.0 PTS, 8.2 REB, 6.3 AST, 1.3 STL, 1.1 BLK, 52.3 FG%, 35.4 3PT% (151-for-427)
  • Russell Westbrook: 18.2 PTS, 7.5 REB, 7.2 AST, 43.8 FG%, 29.4 3PT% (72-for-245)
  • Malik Monk: 13.1 PTS, 46.8 FG%, 38.9 3PT% (148-for-380)
  • Carmelo Anthony: 13.6 PTS, 44.6 FG%, 38.7 3PT% (145-for-375)
  • Talen Horton-Tucker: 9.4 PTS, 40.9 FG%, 26.8 3PT% (42-for-157)

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