New Orleans Pelicans at Phoenix Suns NBA Parlay 3/1/2019
Friday, March 1, 2019
Talking Stick Resort Arena
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The New Orleans Pelicans head to Talking Stick Resort Arena to take on the Phoenix Suns on Friday, March 1, 2019. The opening line for this game has New Orleans as 4 point favorites.
The Pelicans head into this matchup with a mark of 27-36. They are 4th in the Southwest Division. They have a point differential of 0.6 as they average 115.7 points per contest while giving up 115.1 per game. The Suns have an overall mark of 12-50. They currently are 5th in the Pacific Division. They total 106.2 points per contest and give up 116.2, which is a point differential of -10.0.
Valuable New Orleans Pelicans Betting Trends
The New Orleans Pelicans are 31-31-1 against the spread this season
The New Orleans Pelicans are 33-29-0 against the over/under this year
Important Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 26-36-0 against the spread this season
The Phoenix Suns are 28-34-0 against the over/under this year
Key New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
02/27/19 SF Darius Miller Ankle is questionable Friday vs Phoenix
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
01/24/19 SF TJ Warren Ankle is out indefinitely
Anthony Davis averages 27.5 points per contest in 35.0 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.1 assists per game and 12.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%. Jrue Holiday comes into this game averaging 21.0 points per contest while playing 36.1 minutes per night. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 7.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Devin Booker averages 24.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.0 rebounds per game and dishes 6.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 85%. Deandre Ayton scores 16.4 points per contest while playing 30.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 10.5 rebounds per contest and has 1.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pelicans allow 115.1 points per contest which is 26th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 20th and 25th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 44.8 rebounds a game which ranks 16th, and they allow 26.2 assists per game which puts them in 29th place in the league. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the NBA. New Orleans averages 115.7 points per contest, which is 4th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.6 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 4th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 47.1 boards per contest and 26.9 assists per game, which ranks them 4th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 12th with 14.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Suns give up 116.2 points per game, which ranks them 28th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 48% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 29th and 27th in those defensive statistics. They rank 28th with 26.1 dimes allowed per game and 26th with 46.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Suns are 25th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.7 per contest. Phoenix is 24th in the NBA with 106.2 points per contest this season. They are 17th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -10.0. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 30th in the league. They are 30th in the NBA in rebounding with 40.1 boards per contest and 18th in assists per game with 24.0. The Suns are 3rd in turnovers per contest with 15.8.
The Pelicans are 8th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.7, and their defensive rating of 112.2 is ranked 23rd. In terms of pace they are 6th in the league with 102.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 11th. As a team they are 10th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 25th in the league. New Orleans is 18th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 10th in the league.
Phoenix is 2nd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 55%, which is 3rd in the NBA. The Suns are 28th in the league in defensive rating with 114.7, and their offensive rating of 104.9 is ranked 29th. They are 14th in the NBA in pace with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 24th. As a unit they are 23rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 18th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Phoenix +4 and under 239 total points
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