Los Angeles Lakers at New Orleans Pelicans NBA Parlay 3/31/2019
Sunday, March 31, 2019
Smoothie King Center
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The Los Angeles Lakers head to Smoothie King Center to take on the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday, March 31, 2019. The opening line for this game has New Orleans as 2.5 point favorites.
The Lakers head into this matchup with a mark of 34-42. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -1.9 as they average 111.9 points per contest while giving up 113.8 per game. The Pelicans have an overall mark of 32-45. They currently are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They total 115.5 points per contest and give up 116.3, which is a point differential of -0.8.
Valuable Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 29-44-2 against the spread this season
The Los Angeles Lakers are 29-46-0 against the over/under this year
Important New Orleans Pelicans Betting Trends
The New Orleans Pelicans are 36-40-1 against the spread this season
The New Orleans Pelicans are 41-35-0 against the over/under this year
Key Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
03/29/19 C Tyson Chandler Flu is questionable Sunday vs New Orleans
03/29/19 SF Reggie Bullock Foot is questionable Sunday vs New Orleans
03/28/19 G Josh Hart Knee is out for season
03/09/19 SF Brandon Ingram Shoulder is out for season
01/20/19 PG Lonzo Ball Ankle is out for season
Key New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
03/29/19 SF Darius Miller Thigh is out indefinitely
03/29/19 F Anthony Davis Back is questionable Sunday vs LA Lakers
03/07/19 G E'Twaun Moore Quad is out indefinitely
03/07/19 PG Jrue Holiday Abdominal is out indefinitely
LeBron James averages 27.4 points per contest in 35.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 8.3 assists per game and 8.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 67%. Kyle Kuzma comes into this game averaging 18.7 points per contest while playing 33.1 minutes per night. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Julius Randle averages 21.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 8.6 rebounds per game and dishes 3.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Anthony Davis scores 25.9 points per contest while playing 33.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 12.0 rebounds per contest and has 3.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lakers allow 113.8 points per contest which is 24th in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 9th and 13th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 47.0 rebounds a game which ranks 27th, and they allow 25.0 assists per game which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Los Angeles averages 111.9 points per contest, which is 16th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 7th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 29th in the NBA. They average 46.3 boards per contest and 25.4 assists per game, which ranks them 8th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 3rd with 15.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pelicans give up 116.3 points per game, which ranks them 28th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 21st and 23rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 29th with 26.6 dimes allowed per game and 19th with 45.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Pelicans are 15th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per contest. New Orleans is 3rd in the NBA with 115.5 points per contest this season. They are 6th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -0.8. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 25th in the league. They are 5th in the NBA in rebounding with 47.2 boards per contest and 3rd in assists per game with 27.1. The Pelicans are 7th in turnovers per contest with 14.7.
The Lakers are 22nd in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.9, and their defensive rating of 109.7 is ranked 13th. In terms of pace they are 4th in the league with 103.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 13th. As a team they are 18th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 19th in the league. Los Angeles is 3rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 20th in the league.
New Orleans is 14th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 9th in the league. The Pelicans are 11th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.5, and their defensive rating of 112.3 is ranked 23rd. In terms of pace they are 3rd in the league with 103.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 11th. As a team they are 12th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 24th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take New Orleans -2.5 and under 224 total points
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