Pacers vs. Pelicans: High-Octane Hoops Showdown in the Big Easy!

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Indiana Pacers

Pacers

34W-26L

Indiana Pacers

March 01, 2024

09:00PM EST

Odds: 238.0 o/u

Pelicans

35W-25L

New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans Pelicans

Get ready to rumble, hoop heads! Tonight, our 34W-26L Indiana Pacers are packing their bags and heading down to the Big Easy, ready to stir up a storm at the Smoothie King Center against the 35W-25L New Orleans Pelicans. With tipoff set for 09:00PM EST, we’re in for a night of high-octane basketball action. The Pacers, trailing by a mere 5 games in the Eastern conference, are ready to close the gap. On the flip side, the Pelicans are sitting pretty, 0.0 games back in the Western conference. Looking at the betting lines, the over/under is set at a whopping 238.0, with the Pacers line at 4.5, and the Pelicans at -4.5. Remember, the last time these two met, the Pacers emerged victorious, while the Pelicans are still smarting from that 123-114 loss. Let’s see if the Pelicans can flip the script tonight or if the Pacers will continue their winning streak. Buckle up, it’s going to be a wild ride!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 01, 2024 09:00PM EST
Location: Smoothie King Center, New Orleans

Vegas Odds

Opening Odds: Indiana Pacers +165, New Orleans Pelicans -195; Over/Under: 238.0 points
Recent Odds: Indiana Pacers +135 -30, New Orleans Pelicans -180 +15; Over/Under: 238.0 points 0

Team Performance

ind Team Logo
LAST 10
7W-3L
AWAY
14W-14L

42.6% Win Probability

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LAST 10
6W-4L
HOME
16W-11L

57.4% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
02/28/24 New Orleans Pelicans NOP 24 29 33 28 114 Under
Indiana Pacers IND 40 24 32 27 123
12/26/22 Indiana Pacers IND 18 20 24 31 93 Under
New Orleans Pelicans NOP 24 33 33 23 113
11/07/22 New Orleans Pelicans NOP 30 25 36 31 122 Over
Indiana Pacers IND 32 26 42 29 129
01/24/22 Indiana Pacers IND 32 30 17 34 113 Under
New Orleans Pelicans NOP 31 30 22 34 117
11/20/21 New Orleans Pelicans NOP 19 27 18 30 94 Under
Indiana Pacers IND 32 26 38 15 111

Starting Lineups

Pacers Notable Injuries

Pelicans Notable Injuries

  • Trey Murphy III GTD (SG/SF): Avg: 12.7pts, 4.0reb, 1.9ast, 26.7 minutes. Last game: 02/28/24. Impact: 4.7
  • Jose Alvarado OUT (PG): Avg: 7.0pts, 2.2reb, 2.0ast, 16.9 minutes. Last game: 02/23/24. Impact: 2.9

Top Player Props

This article, published more than 6 hours prior to game time, focuses exclusively on Over prop bets due to the propensity for NBA teams to make last-minute injury adjustments. For the most current prop bets, including any updates closer to tip-off, please refer to the link provided below the table.

Pacers Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #18 #21 #20 #13 -3.7%
PF #5 #10 #5 #5 -10.9%
PG #28 #24 #1 #18 3.2%
SF #23 #23 #27 #27 8.5%
SG #19 #23 #12 #16 0.3%

Pelicans Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #19 #22 #19 #21 4.1%
PF #17 #12 #3 #7 -7.8%
PG #1 #19 #23 #4 -12.4%
SF #4 #7 #24 #6 -9.1%
SG #24 #3 #14 #21 1.5%
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Team Comparison

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Points per Game
120.3
113.8
Rebounds per Game
40.0
44.5
Assists per Game
31.0
27.4
Steals per Game
8.5
8.8
Blocks per Game
5.2
5.5
Shots per Game
90.9
89.5
3-Pointers Made per Game
12.8
12.4
2-Pt Percentage per Game
59.7
55.0
3-Pt Percentage per Game
38.1
36.8
Turnovers per Game
12.4
12.5
Fouls per Game
18.2
18.0

Recent Trends

  • Bennedict Mathurin (SG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 38.9% to 33.8, 24.3 min average previous 3 games.
  • Matt Ryan (SG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 33.4% to 11.1, 16.7 min average previous 3 games.
  • Ben Sheppard (PG/SG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 46.3% to 18.7, 12.8 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Pacers recently won a game, but have no significant streak. The Pelicans recently lost a game, but have no significant streak.

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