Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Pelicans and Warriors. The game is starting at 8:30 ET on ABC, and it’s hosted by the Warriors at Chase Center in San Francisco, CA. Get ready to place your bets! The Pelicans are the favorites in this Western conference matchup the against the Warriors. The over/under for the game is set at 233 points.

NEW ORLEANS PELICANS VS GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS BETTING PICK

The Pick: New Orleans Pelicans -1

This game will be played at Chase Center at 8:30 ET on Wednesday, January 10th.

WHY BET THE NEW ORLEANS PELICANS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 115-112 in favor of the Pelicans.
  • Our projections have Brandon Ingram finishing with Brandon Ingram points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Pelicans finishing with a field goal percentage of 47.7% and knocking down 13 threes.

Can the Pelicans Offense Score Enough in San Francisco?

Heading into today’s game, the Pelicans are 22-15 overall and are currently 6th in the Western Conference. In non-conference games, they are 7-2 compared to 15-13 against other Western Conference teams.

On the road, the Pelicans have won six straight games and are 10-7 this season. Their average scoring margin on the road is +3.3 points per game, and they have an ATS record of 9-8 on the road.

When it comes to being favored, the Pelicans have a record of 12-8 and have won three straight games as the favorite. Their average scoring margin in these games is 6.4 points per game. Overall, they have an ATS record of 21-16.

So far, 17 of the Pelicans’ 37 games have seen them listed as the underdog, and they have an underdog record of 10-7. Their average scoring margin in these games is 1.6 points per game.

The Pelicans’ O/U record for the season is 17-20, and their last two games have gone under the over/under line. On average, their games have seen a combined 227.4 points per game.

So far this season, the Pelicans are averaging 115.8 points per game, which is 12th in the league. However, when playing on the road, they are scoring slightly more at 116.1 points per game.

When it comes to pace, the Pelicans are 19th in the NBA at 98.5 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 8th in the league at 48%. This has helped them to a top-10 ranking in true shooting percentage.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Pelicans have been attempting the 28th most threes in the NBA, but they are 7th in three-point shooting percentage at 37%. Overall, they are 9th in assists and 14th in offensive rebounds.

Coming into today’s game, the Pelicans’ defense is giving up an average of 111.6 points per contest. In the terms of takeaways, Pelicans are causing 13 turnovers per game, ranking 16th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 21st in rejections, averaging 4.9 blocked shots each game.

Is an Upset Waiting to Happen at Home?

Golden State is 17-19 overall and 16-19 against the spread. In the Western Conference, they are 11-15 compared to 6-4 in non-conference games. At home, the Warriors are 11-10 straight up and 7-13 ATS.

As the underdog, Golden State is 3-11 straight up and 9-4 ATS. They have failed to cover the spread in their last two games and have an average scoring margin of -1.6 points per game as the underdog.

When playing on the road, the Warriors have an average scoring margin of +1.4 points per game and are 9-6 ATS. At home, their scoring margin is -0.7 points per game.

So far, 22 of Golden State’s 36 games have seen them listed as the favorite. They have gone 14-8 in those games and are 7-15 ATS. Their current ATS losing streak as the favorite is two games.

On average, the Warriors’ games have seen a combined 234.1 points scored per game. Their over/under record for the season is 20-15-1. In games with over/under lines lower than today’s line of 233, Golden State is 11-9-1 O/U.

The Warriors’ offense has been one of the best in the league, averaging 117.1 points per game (10th). They have been a better offensive team on the road (118.3 PPG) compared to at home (116.3 PPG).

Golden State has been a high-volume three-point shooting team, ranking 4th in both three-point attempts (40.1) and makes (14.8) per game. Overall, they are shooting 36% from beyond the arc (15th).

When it comes to two-point shooting, the Warriors are 19th in the league at 53%. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 23rd at 46%.

On defense, the Warriors come into the game ranked 21st in the league in points allowed at 116.9 per game. Over their last three games, the team is allowing 124 points per contest (20th). In the terms of takeaways, Warriors are causing 14.2 turnovers per game, ranking 25th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 28th in rejections, averaging 3.6 blocked shots each game.