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New Orleans Pelicans vs Oklahoma City Thunder: Don Best NBA Odds & Trends for 4/29/2021

Odds are against Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and the Oklahoma City Thunder (21-41), who are a 9-point underdog when they square off with Zion Williamson and the New Orleans Pelicans (27-35) on April 29, 2021. The matchup's point total is 231.5.

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Time: 9:00 PM EST
TV Channel: BSOK

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Pelicans vs. Thunder Betting Data

Pelicans vs Thunder Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Pelicans -9 -110 -110 231.5 -110 -110

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Pelicans Betting Data

  • New Orleans has failed to beat the spread more often than not this season, going 29-33.
  • The Pelicans have fared well as a 9-point favorite, going 2-1 against the spread when favored by at least 9 points.
  • New Orleans and its opponents have hit the over in 61.3% of games (38 out of 62 matchups).

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Thunder Betting Data

  • Oklahoma City has a losing (28-33-1) record against the spread this season.
  • Oklahoma City has failed to hit the over in a majority of their games this season, going over the point total in just 30 of 62 outings.

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Point Total Insights

  • New Orleans and its opponents have gone over Thursday's 231.5 total in 27 out of 62 games (43.5%) this season.
  • In 24.2% of Oklahoma City's games this season (15 of 62), the total points scored was more than Thursday's 231.5-point over/under.
  • The Pelicans average 115 points per game against the Thunder's 105.5, totaling 11.0 points under the game's total of 231.5.
  • This game's total is 1.8 fewer points than the 229.7 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • The Pelicans have seen a 229.9 average over/under in their games this season, 1.6 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 11.2 points separates this matchup's over/under (231.5 points) and the average total points bet in Thunder's games (220.3 points) this season.

Previous Matchups

In their last 10 matchups, Oklahoma City has a 7-3 record in games against New Orleans, while the Thunder also hold a 4-1-1 advantage against the spread when matched up with the Pelicans.

Pelicans vs Thunder in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/6/2021 Pelicans Pelicans -8 213.5 -335 268 Regular Season 111-110 OKC
1/6/2021 - Pelicans - - - - Regular Season 111-110 OKC
1/6/2021 - Pelicans - - - - Regular Season 111-110 OKC
12/31/2020 - Thunder - - - - Regular Season 113-80 NO
12/31/2020 - Thunder - - - - Regular Season 113-80 NO
12/31/2020 Pelicans Thunder -5.5 214.5 -220 180 Regular Season 113-80 NO
2/13/2020 Pelicans Pelicans -3 235 -159 133 Regular Season 123-118 OKC
12/1/2019 Pelicans Pelicans -3 228.5 -146 123 Regular Season 107-104 OKC
11/29/2019 Thunder Thunder -5 229 -212 176 Regular Season 109-104 OKC
11/2/2019 Thunder Thunder -2.5 228 -133 113 Regular Season 115-104 OKC

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Pelicans Players to Watch

  • Williamson leads the Pelicans in scoring, tallying 26.8 points per game to go with 7.1 rebounds and 3.6 assists.
  • Steven Adams is New Orleans' leading rebounder, pulling down 8.9 per game, while Lonzo Ball is its best passer, distributing 5.8 assists in each contest.
  • Ball leads the Pelicans in three-point shooting, making an average of 3.0 shots per game from beyond the arc.
  • Ball and James Johnson lead New Orleans on the defensive end, with Ball leading the team in steals averaging 1.5 per game and Johnson in blocks averaging 0.9 per contest.

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Thunder Players to Watch

  • Gilgeous-Alexander's points (23.7 per game) and assists (5.9 per game) stat lines give him the top scoring and assists spots on the Thunder's leaderboards.
  • Moses Brown grabs 8.2 rebounds per game (he also scores 8.5 points per game and adds 0.2 assists per game) which puts him at the top of the Oklahoma City rebounding leaderboard.
  • Ty Jerome is the most prolific from distance for the Thunder, hitting 2.1 threes per game.
  • Oklahoma City's leader in steals is Theo Maledon (0.9 per game), and its leader in blocks is Aleksej Pokusevski (1.1 per game).

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Injury Report

Pelicans:

Steven Adams: Out (Toe),

Nickeil Alexander-Walker: Out (Ankle),

Josh Hart: Out (Thumb)

Thunder:

Mike Muscala: Out (Ankle),

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: Out (Foot)

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