Raptors vs. Pelicans: A Sky-High Scoring Showdown on the Horizon!

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New Orleans Pelicans

Pelicans

36W-25L

New Orleans Pelicans

March 05, 2024

08:30PM EST

Odds: 230.0 o/u

Raptors

23W-38L

Toronto Raptors
Toronto Raptors

Hold onto your basketball shorts, folks, because the 36W-25L New Orleans Pelicans are swooping into the Scotiabank Arena tonight to take on the 23W-38L Toronto Raptors. The Pelicans, sitting pretty with a zero-game deficit in the Western conference, are ready to show the Raptors, who are sadly 25.5 games back in the Eastern conference, how it’s done. The game kicks off at 08:30PM EST, so make sure your snacks are ready and your fantasy lineup is locked in. With an over/under set at a whopping 230.0, the Pelicans are flying high with a line at -7.5, leaving the Raptors trailing with a line at 7.5. The Raptors are fresh off a 111-106 victory against CHA on 03/03/24, while the Pelicans are still buzzing from their 129-102 win over IND on 03/01/24. Get ready for a clash of titans, folks. It’s going to be a wild ride.

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 05, 2024 08:30PM EST
Location: Scotiabank Arena, Toronto

Vegas Odds

Opening Odds: New Orleans Pelicans -340, Toronto Raptors +270; Over/Under: 229.0 points
Recent Odds: New Orleans Pelicans -470 -130, Toronto Raptors +345 +75; Over/Under: 230.0 points +1.0

Team Performance

nop Team Logo
LAST 10
6W-4L
AWAY
18W-13L

82.5% Win Probability

tor Team Logo
LAST 10
5W-5L
HOME
13W-17L

17.5% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
02/05/24 Toronto Raptors TOR 19 31 21 29 100 Over
New Orleans Pelicans NOP 36 31 38 33 138
02/23/23 New Orleans Pelicans NOP 19 26 32 33 110 Under
Toronto Raptors TOR 23 31 38 23 115
11/30/22 Toronto Raptors TOR 29 18 31 30 108 Over
New Orleans Pelicans NOP 40 34 28 24 126
02/14/22 Toronto Raptors TOR 17 27 25 21 90 Under
New Orleans Pelicans NOP 29 31 34 26 120
01/09/22 New Orleans Pelicans NOP 26 22 29 24 101 Under
Toronto Raptors TOR 27 22 30 26 105

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Pelicans Notable Injuries

Raptors Notable Injuries

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 #23 #22 #4 #19 3.7%
PF #21 #8 #8 #8 -5.2%
PG #1 #10 #26 #4 -15.7%
SF #6 #14 #27 #12 -2.9%
SG #21 #3 #13 #13 -2.2%

Raptors Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #18 #21 #17 #20 4.2%
PF #16 #15 #16 #17 0.7%
PG #5 #20 #21 #11 -2.7%
SF #30 #19 #19 #29 16.0%
SG #24 #27 #20 #27 8.0%
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Team Comparison

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Points per Game
115.4
114.7
Rebounds per Game
44.2
44.9
Assists per Game
27.7
29.5
Steals per Game
8.8
7.5
Blocks per Game
5.5
5.2
Shots per Game
89.4
94.1
3-Pointers Made per Game
13.2
11.8
2-Pt Percentage per Game
54.8
52.7
3-Pt Percentage per Game
38.6
35.1
Turnovers per Game
12.9
12.7
Fouls per Game
17.7
17.1

Recent Trends

  • Naji Marshall (PF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 37.7% to 26.0, 18.8 min average previous 3 games.
  • Jonas Valanciunas (C): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 30.9% to 18.6, 26.9 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Pelicans recently won a game, but have no significant streak. The Raptors recently won a game, but have no significant streak.

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