Pelicans vs. Trail Blazers NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 16

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Pelicans vs. Trail Blazers NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 16

Pelicans vs. Trail Blazers Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, March 16, 2024
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • Venue: Smoothie King Center -- New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Coverage: BSNO and ROOT Sports NW+

The Portland Trail Blazers (19-47) are big, 13-point underdogs against the New Orleans Pelicans (40-26) at Smoothie King Center on Saturday, March 16, 2024. The game starts at 7:00 PM ET on BSNO and ROOT Sports NW+. The matchup's point total is 214.

Pelicans vs. Trail Blazers Odds & Spread

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Pelicans vs. Trail Blazers Prediction & Pick

All NBA win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Pelicans win (85.7%)

Pelicans vs. Trail Blazers Betting Trends

  • The Pelicans have covered the spread 37 times in 66 games with a set spread.
  • The Trail Blazers are 31-33-2 against the spread this year.
  • This season, 28 of the Pelicans' games have gone over the point total.
  • The Trail Blazers have hit the over 47% of the time this year (31 of 66 games with a set point total).
  • In home games, New Orleans sports a better record against the spread (18-14-0) compared to its ATS record on the road (19-13-2).
  • The Pelicans have exceeded the total in 14 of 32 home games (43.8%), compared to 14 of 34 road games (41.2%).
  • This season, Portland is 14-20-1 at home against the spread (.400 winning percentage). Away, it is 17-13-1 ATS (.548).
  • Trail Blazers games have finished above the over/under 45.7% of the time at home (16 of 35), and 48.4% of the time away (15 of 31).

Pelicans Leaders

  • Brandon Ingram averages 21.2 points, 5.1 rebounds and 5.9 assists, shooting 49.1% from the floor and 36.4% from beyond the arc, with 1.4 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Zion Williamson averages 22.5 points, 5.7 rebounds and 5.1 assists, shooting 58% from the field.
  • Jonas Valanciunas averages 12.9 points, 9.4 boards and 2.2 assists, shooting 55.8% from the field.
  • CJ McCollum is averaging 18.1 points, 4.3 rebounds and 4.3 assists. Defensively, he averages 1 steal and 0.7 blocked shots.
  • Herbert Jones is averaging 11 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.5 assists. Defensively, he averages 1.3 steals and 0.9 blocked shots.

Trail Blazers Leaders

  • Jerami Grant is averaging 21 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.8 assists for the Trail Blazers.
  • Per game, Deandre Ayton provides the Trail Blazers 15.6 points, 11.1 boards and 1.6 assists. He also averages 1 steal and 0.8 blocks.
  • The Trail Blazers get 23 points per game from Anfernee Simons, plus 3.7 boards and 5.5 assists.
  • The Trail Blazers get 8.5 points per game from Jabari Walker, plus 6.5 rebounds and 0.9 assists.
  • The Trail Blazers are getting 7.3 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game from Toumani Camara.

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