Pelicans vs Suns Game Breakdown & Projections – Sun, Apr 7th 2024

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New Orleans Pelicans

Pelicans

45W-32L

New Orleans Pelicans

April 07, 2024

06:00PM EST

Odds: 221.5 o/u

Suns

46W-31L

Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns

Strap in, hoop heads! We’ve got a sizzling showdown tonight as the New Orleans Pelicans, boasting a solid 45-32 record, are swooping into the Footprint Center to take on the fiery Phoenix Suns, who are hot on their tail with a 46-31 record. This Western conference clash is set to tip off at 6:00 PM EST, with the Pelicans trailing by a mere 2 games and the Suns not far behind at 3 games back. The bookies are calling for an over/under of 221.5, with the Pelicans perched at 6.5 and the Suns burning at -6.5. The Suns are still basking in the glow of their 97-87 victory over the Timberwolves, while the Pelicans are looking to bounce back from a narrow 109-111 defeat to the Spurs. So, whether you’re a betting man or just a basketball junkie, tonight’s game promises to be a real feather-ruffler. After all, when the Suns and Pelicans collide, it’s bound to be a sky-high spectacle!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: April 07, 2024 06:00PM EST
Location: Footprint Center, Phoenix

Vegas Odds

NOP ML PHX ML Over/Under Line
Open +210 -250 222.0 6.5/-6.5
Recent +210 -250 221.5 6.5/-6.5
Difference 0 0 -0.5

Team Performance

nop Team Logo
LAST 10
4W-6L
AWAY
24W-14L

32.3% Win Probability

phx Team Logo
LAST 10
7W-3L
HOME
24W-14L

67.7% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
04/01/24 Phoenix Suns PHX 46 28 29 21 124 Over
New Orleans Pelicans NOP 28 26 36 21 111
01/19/24 Phoenix Suns PHX 41 28 31 23 123 Over
New Orleans Pelicans NOP 28 24 28 29 109
12/17/22 New Orleans Pelicans NOP 34 29 26 25 114 Over
Phoenix Suns PHX 27 19 38 34 118
12/11/22 Phoenix Suns PHX 36 22 35 24 7 124 Over
New Orleans Pelicans NOP 29 28 41 19 12 129
12/09/22 Phoenix Suns PHX 27 25 30 35 117 Over
New Orleans Pelicans NOP 26 29 40 33 128
10/28/22 New Orleans Pelicans NOP 27 25 31 28 111 Over
Phoenix Suns PHX 21 36 36 31 124
03/15/22 Phoenix Suns PHX 33 34 31 33 131 Over
New Orleans Pelicans NOP 29 30 26 30 115
02/25/22 New Orleans Pelicans NOP 31 22 42 22 117 Under
Phoenix Suns PHX 22 28 31 21 102
01/04/22 Phoenix Suns PHX 42 22 31 28 123 Over
New Orleans Pelicans NOP 31 23 30 26 110
11/02/21 New Orleans Pelicans NOP 36 23 23 18 100 Under
Phoenix Suns PHX 22 26 28 36 112

Pelicans Vs Over/Under

Suns Vs Over/Under

Pelicans Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
04/05 @ SAS 109-111L 41 28 17 87
04/03 @ ORL 108-117L 35 21 14 76
04/01 @ PHX 111-124L 37 29 9 89
03/30 @ BOS 92-104L 41 22 9 86
03/28 @ MIL 107-100W 48 22 6 91
03/26 @ OKL 112-119L 37 26 9 86
03/24 vs DET 114-101W 41 27 10 81
03/22 vs MIA 111-88W 56 25 12 82
03/21 vs ORL 106-121L 33 24 18 78
03/19 vs BRO 104-91W 48 29 13 83

Suns Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
04/05 @ MIN 97-87W 49 29 18 76
04/03 @ CLE 122-101W 43 32 15 87
04/01 vs NOP 124-111W 49 29 12 87
03/29 vs OKL 103-128L 39 26 14 87
03/27 vs DEN 104-97W 51 29 16 83
03/25 vs SAS 102-104L 47 28 14 83
03/23 vs SAS 131-106W 39 38 8 94
03/21 @ ATL 128-115W 38 28 17 75
03/20 @ PHI 115-102W 55 34 23 90
03/17 vs MIL 129-140L 39 36 12 87

Starting Lineups

Pelicans Notable Injuries

  • Jeremiah Robinson-Earl (PF/C): Avg: 3.2pts, 2.1reb, 0.6ast, 9.1 minutes. Last game: 04/03/24. Impact: 1.0

Suns Notable Injuries

  • David Roddy (SF/PF): Avg: 6.8pts, 3.3reb, 1.2ast, 18.6 minutes. Last game: 04/03/24. Impact: 0.5
  • Thaddeus Young (C): Avg: 4.4pts, 3.3reb, 1.8ast, 13.7 minutes. Last game: 04/05/24. Impact: 1.9
  • Saben Lee (PG): Avg: 3.1pts, 1.4reb, 1.4ast, 8.1 minutes. Last game: 04/03/24. Impact: 1.2
  • Nassir Little (SF/PF): Avg: 3.3pts, 1.7reb, 0.4ast, 10.4 minutes. Last game: 04/05/24. Impact: 0.5
  • Udoka Azubuike (C): Avg: 2.2pts, 2.0reb, 0.2ast, 7.1 minutes. Last game: 04/05/24. Impact: 0.6
  • Isaiah Thomas (PG): Avg: 1.2pts, 0.0reb, 0.5ast, 3.4 minutes. Last game: 04/05/24. Impact: 1.2

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.

Pelicans Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #19 #24 #7 #21 3.2%
PF #11 #13 #21 #10 -4.8%
PG #27 #8 #17 #26 12.9%
SF #3 #21 #26 #20 4.5%
SG #10 #1 #14 #3 -8.4%

Suns Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #14 #2 #16 #5 -7.4%
PF #27 #12 #13 #23 4.9%
PG #29 #26 #18 #29 23.0%
SF #17 #26 #27 #28 17.3%
SG #3 #3 #25 #10 -4.5%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
108.4
114.1
Rebounds per Game
42.0
45.7
Assists per Game
26.2
29.4
Steals per Game
8.3
6.7
Blocks per Game
3.9
5.5
Shots per Game
84.3
86.2
3-Pointers Made per Game
11.1
13.8
2-Pt Percentage per Game
54.7
57.1
3-Pt Percentage per Game
36.1
40.5
Turnovers per Game
11.3
14.3
Fouls per Game
17.6
16.9

Recent Trends

  • CJ McCollum (PG) is on a notable streak, exceeding 30 points in 2 consecutive games.
  • Dyson Daniels (PG/SG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 42.0% to 27.9, 19.7 min average previous 3 games.
  • Larry Nance Jr. (C): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 32.5% to 17.6, 26.0 min average previous 3 games.
  • Jusuf Nurkic (C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 45.9% to 31.2, 21.4 min average previous 3 games.
  • Jonas Valanciunas (C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 42.9% to 23.4, 16.3 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Pelicans have a 2-game winning streak on the road. Overall, they are on a 4-game losing streak. The Suns have a 2-game winning streak at home.
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