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Pelicans vs. Thunder NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 26

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Pelicans vs. Thunder NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 26

Pelicans vs. Thunder Game Info

  • Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2024
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • Venue: Smoothie King Center -- New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Coverage: WVUE and BSOK

The Oklahoma City Thunder (49-21) are favored by 1 point against the New Orleans Pelicans (44-27) on Tuesday, March 26, 2024 at 8:00 PM ET. The matchup airs on WVUE and BSOK. The matchup has a point total of 223.

Pelicans vs. Thunder Odds & Spread

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Pelicans vs. Thunder Prediction & Pick

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Pelicans vs. Thunder Betting Trends

  • The Thunder are 40-29-1 against the spread this season.
  • The Pelicans have 40 wins against the spread in 71 games this year.
  • This season, 37 of the Thunder's games have gone over the point total out of 71 chances.
  • Pelicans games this season have hit the over 30 times in 71 opportunities (42.3%).
  • Oklahoma City has a better record against the spread at home (22-13-0) than it does on the road (18-16-1).
  • When playing at home, the Thunder go over the total 51.4% of the time (18 of 35 games). They hit the over more often in away games, topping the total in 54.3% of games (19 of 35).
  • New Orleans' winning percentage against the spread at home is .576 (19-14-0). On the road, it is .553 (21-15-2).
  • Pelicans games have finished above the over/under more frequently at home (15 times out of 33) than on the road (15 of 38) this year.

Thunder Leaders

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 30.5 points, 5.6 boards and 6.3 assists. Defensively, he averages 2.1 steals (first in NBA) and 0.9 blocked shots.
  • Chet Holmgren is averaging 17 points, 7.9 boards and 2.6 assists. Defensively, he averages 0.7 steals and 2.4 blocked shots (fourth in NBA).
  • Jalen Williams is averaging 19.2 points, 4 rebounds and 4.5 assists. At the other end, he averages 1.1 steals and 0.6 blocked shots.
  • Josh Giddey is averaging 11.6 points, 4.5 assists and 6.1 boards.
  • Luguentz Dort averages 10.8 points, 3.7 boards and 1.4 assists, shooting 44.4% from the floor and 40.4% from beyond the arc, with 2 made treys per game.

Pelicans Leaders

  • Zion Williamson averages 22.6 points for the Pelicans, plus 5.9 boards and 5 assists.
  • Jonas Valanciunas averages 12.5 points, 9.2 boards and 2.1 assists. He is also making 56.3% of his shots from the field.
  • CJ McCollum's numbers on the season are 18.6 points, 4.2 rebounds and 4.5 assists per contest. He is draining 46.1% of his shots from the floor and 41.7% from beyond the arc, with an average of 3.4 triples (third in league).
  • The Pelicans get 11.1 points per game from Herbert Jones, plus 3.6 rebounds and 2.5 assists.
  • Per game, Trey Murphy III gives the Pelicans 14 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2 assists, plus 0.8 steals and 0.5 blocks.

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