Clippers vs Pelicans Game Breakdown & Projections – Fri, Mar 15th 2024

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Los Angeles Clippers

Clippers

42W-23L

Los Angeles Clippers

March 15, 2024

08:00PM EST

Odds: 217.0 o/u

Pelicans

39W-26L

New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans Pelicans

Hold onto your seats, sports fans! The Los Angeles Clippers, who’ve been slicing and dicing their way through the season with a solid 42W-23L record, are ready to bring the heat to the Smoothie King Center. They’re squaring off against the New Orleans Pelicans, a team that’s been flying high despite their recent tumble against the Cavaliers. The Pelicans, standing at 39W-26L, are ready to shake off their feathers and dive back into action at 08:00PM EST. Both teams are nose-to-nose in the Western conference, making this showdown as juicy as it gets. The betting lines have been drawn in the sand, with the over/under at 217.0. The Clippers are standing tall at a 6.0 line, while the Pelicans are soaring at -6.0. After the Clippers’ recent triumph over the Bulls, they’re ready to clip the wings of the Pelicans, who are eager to bounce back from their defeat against the Cavaliers. So, whether you’re a Clipper ready to cut through the competition or a Pelican looking to scoop up a victory, it’s time to buckle up because this game is set to be a real slam ‘dunk’!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 15, 2024 08:00PM EST
Location: Smoothie King Center, New Orleans

Vegas Odds

LAC ML NOP ML Over/Under Line
Open +230 -280 217.0 6.0/-6.0
Recent +185 -225 217.0 7.5/-7.5
Difference -45 +55 0

Team Performance

lac Team Logo
LAST 10
5W-5L
AWAY
19W-13L

35.1% Win Probability

nop Team Logo
LAST 10
6W-4L
HOME
17W-12L

64.9% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
02/07/24 New Orleans Pelicans NOP 36 19 24 38 117 Over
Los Angeles Clippers LAC 19 28 22 37 106
01/05/24 Los Angeles Clippers LAC 26 30 36 19 111 Under
New Orleans Pelicans NOP 26 15 27 27 95
11/24/23 New Orleans Pelicans NOP 36 20 29 31 116 Over
Los Angeles Clippers LAC 23 32 28 23 106
04/01/23 Los Angeles Clippers LAC 31 25 34 24 114 Over
New Orleans Pelicans NOP 21 34 36 31 122
03/25/23 New Orleans Pelicans NOP 37 31 31 32 131 Over
Los Angeles Clippers LAC 26 30 29 25 110
10/30/22 New Orleans Pelicans NOP 18 34 26 34 112 Under
Los Angeles Clippers LAC 25 27 15 24 91
04/03/22 New Orleans Pelicans NOP 31 13 27 29 100 Over
Los Angeles Clippers LAC 37 29 26 27 119
01/13/22 Los Angeles Clippers LAC 15 19 29 26 89 Under
New Orleans Pelicans NOP 28 25 34 26 113
11/29/21 New Orleans Pelicans NOP 37 30 23 33 123 Over
Los Angeles Clippers LAC 22 30 26 26 104
11/19/21 Los Angeles Clippers LAC 29 26 14 12 81 Under
New Orleans Pelicans NOP 16 27 29 22 94

Clippers Vs Over/Under

Pelicans Vs Over/Under

Clippers Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/14 vs CHI 126-111W 35 32 9 80
03/12 @ MIN 100-118L 34 22 18 71
03/10 @ MIL 117-124L 52 30 10 104
03/09 @ CHI 112-102W 45 29 13 84
03/06 vs HOU 122-116W 41 19 9 80
03/04 vs MIL 106-113L 38 25 13 84
03/03 vs MIN 89-91L 40 17 9 86
03/01 @ WAS 140-115W 49 32 8 95
02/28 @ LAL 112-116L 36 29 12 90
02/25 @ SAC 107-123L 39 23 15 82

Pelicans Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/13 @ CLE 95-116L 43 22 11 80
03/10 vs ATL 116-103W 43 32 12 75
03/08 vs PHI 103-95W 48 22 12 83
03/05 vs TOR 139-98W 62 38 11 106
03/01 @ IND 129-102W 47 25 17 87
02/28 vs IND 114-123L 40 26 10 90
02/27 vs NYK 115-92W 44 23 14 78
02/25 @ CHI 106-114L 49 25 19 88
02/23 @ MIA 95-106L 54 20 11 105
02/22 @ HOU 127-107W 43 35 13 96

Starting Lineups

Clippers Notable Injuries

  • Russell Westbrook (PG): Avg: 11.1pts, 5.1reb, 4.4ast, 22.6 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 3.2
  • P.J. Tucker (PF/C): Avg: 1.5pts, 2.9reb, 0.6ast, 15.7 minutes. Last game: 03/10/24. Impact: 1.1
  • Moussa Diabate (C): Avg: 2.6pts, 2.2reb, 0.4ast, 5.8 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 1.1
  • Brandon Boston Jr. (SG): Avg: 3.4pts, 0.9reb, 0.3ast, 7.2 minutes. Last game: 03/14/24. Impact: 1.0
  • Kobe Brown (PF): Avg: 1.6pts, 1.3reb, 0.4ast, 7.8 minutes. Last game: 03/12/24. Impact: 0.3
  • Jordan Miller (SG): Avg: 1.9pts, 0.7reb, 0.0ast, 3.7 minutes. Last game: 03/12/24. Impact: 0.5
  • Xavier Moon (PG): Avg: 1.0pts, 0.5reb, 0.8ast, 4.5 minutes. Last game: 03/14/24. Impact: 1.0
  • Joshua Primo (SG): Avg: 1.0pts, 0.5reb, 0.0ast, 5.1 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 2.2

Pelicans Notable Injuries

  • Cody Zeller (C): Avg: 2.0pts, 2.8reb, 1.0ast, 7.9 minutes. Last game: 03/05/24. Impact: 1.1
  • Izaiah Brockington (SG): Avg: 4.0pts, 2.0reb, 0.0ast, 3.4 minutes. Last game: 03/05/24. Impact: 1.1

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.

Clippers Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #7 #15 #29 #13 -5.7%
PF #22 #21 #27 #22 5.9%
PG #29 #24 #19 #30 15.1%
SF #13 #3 #18 #4 -11.0%
SG #15 #13 #6 #11 -3.8%

Pelicans Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #23 #25 #1 #21 5.0%
PF #14 #16 #11 #13 -3.0%
PG #3 #14 #25 #4 -11.2%
SF #14 #28 #17 #21 5.3%
SG #18 #7 #25 #19 1.9%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
113.0
115.6
Rebounds per Game
42.3
46.5
Assists per Game
25.6
27.6
Steals per Game
6.8
7.9
Blocks per Game
4.2
6.1
Shots per Game
86.3
88.8
3-Pointers Made per Game
12.5
13.3
2-Pt Percentage per Game
57.2
54.4
3-Pt Percentage per Game
36.0
39.5
Turnovers per Game
12.5
12.7
Fouls per Game
17.4
17.1

Recent Trends

  • Bones Hyland (PG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 103.5% to 23.5, 11.6 min average previous 3 games.
  • Larry Nance Jr. (C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 36.1% to 24.2, 17.8 min average previous 3 games.
  • Joshua Primo (SG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 49.3% to 11.6, 22.9 min average previous 3 games.
  • Russell Westbrook (PG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 34.3% to 15.3, 23.3 min average previous 3 games.
  • Zion Williamson (PF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 33.5% to 35.3, 26.5 min average previous 3 games.
  • Ivica Zubac (C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 33.2% to 28.1, 21.1 min average previous 3 games.
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