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New Orleans Pelicans vs Washington Wizards: Don Best NBA Odds & Trends for 4/16/2021

Zion Williamson and the New Orleans Pelicans (25-30) will look to fend off Bradley Beal's Washington Wizards (21-33) on April 16, 2021. The Pelicans are a 2.5-point favorite. The over/under for the game is 242.5.

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How to Watch

Time: 7:00 PM EST
TV Channel: NBCS-DC

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Pelicans vs. Wizards Betting Data

Pelicans vs Wizards Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Pelicans -2.5 -115 -105 242.5 -110 -110

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Pelicans Betting Data

  • New Orleans has a losing 26-29 record against the spread this season.
  • The Pelicans' record against the spread as at least a 2.5-point favorite is below .500 at 9-12.
  • New Orleans often hits the over, eclipsing the point total in 35 of 55 games (63.6%).

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Wizards Betting Data

  • Washington has a winning record against the spread this season, 28-26.
  • When the Wizards are underdogs of at least 2.5 points, they're 3-3 against the spread.
  • Washington has gone over the point total in 50% of its games (27 of 54 games).

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Point Total Insights

  • In New Orleans' matchups this season, the Pelicans and their opponents have exceeded Friday's total of 242.5 points 15 times (27.3% of opportunities).
  • 19 Washington games this year (35.2% of its matchups) finished with a final total higher than Friday's point total of 242.5 points.
  • The over/under for the contest of 242.5 is 14.2 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Pelicans (114.5 points per game) and the Wizards (113.8 points per game).
  • This game's total is 8.9 fewer points than the 233.6 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the over/under in Pelicans games is 13.0 points fewer than the over/under of 242.5 points in this matchup.
  • Wizards' games have an over/under of 232.4 points this season, 10.1 points fewer than the total points bet for this game.

Previous Matchups

New Orleans has won a majority of its last 10 games against Washington, going 6-4, while the Pelicans also perform better against the spread, putting together a 2-0 record ATS in those contests against the Wizards.

Pelicans vs Wizards in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/27/2021 - Pelicans - - - - Regular Season 124-106 NO
1/27/2021 Pelicans Pelicans -8 227.5 -338 271 Regular Season 124-106 NO
8/7/2020 Pelicans Pelicans -8 236 -336 270 Regular Season 118-107 NO
11/28/2018 - Pelicans - - - - Regular Season 125-104 NO
11/28/2018 - Pelicans - - - - Regular Season 125-104 NO
11/28/2018 - Pelicans - - - - Regular Season 125-104 NO
11/24/2018 - Wizards - - - - Regular Season 124-114 WAS
11/24/2018 - Wizards - - - - Regular Season 124-114 WAS
11/24/2018 - Wizards - - - - Regular Season 124-114 WAS
3/9/2018 - Pelicans - - - - Regular Season 116-97 WAS

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Pelicans Players to Watch

  • The scoring leader for the Pelicans this season is Williamson, who averages 26.8 points, 7.2 rebounds, and 3.7 assists per game.
  • New Orleans' leading rebounder is Steven Adams averaging 8.9 boards per game and its best passer is Lonzo Ball and his 5.7 assists per game.
  • The Pelicans get the most three-point shooting production out of Ball, who knocks down 3.1 threes per game.
  • Ball is New Orleans' leader in steals, averaging 1.4 steals per game, while James Johnson leads them in blocks with 0.9 per contest.

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Wizards Players to Watch

  • Russell Westbrook leads the Wizards in both rebounds and assists with 10.8 rebounds and 10.9 assists per game.
  • Washington's Beal puts up 31.0 points, 4.8 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game, making him the top scorer on the squad.
  • Davis Bertans is reliable from three-point range and leads the Wizards with 2.9 made threes per game.
  • Westbrook (1.3 steals per game) is the steal leader for Washington while Daniel Gafford (1.1 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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Injury Report

Pelicans:

Nickeil Alexander-Walker: Out (Ankle),

Josh Hart: Out (Thumb)

Wizards:

Thomas Bryant: Out For Season (Left knee)

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