Clippers vs Pelicans Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Saturday, March 25, 2023

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The Los Angeles Clippers (39-35) host the New Orleans Pelicans (36-37) at Crypto.com Arena, starting at 10:30 PM ET on Saturday, March 25, 2023. The Pelicans are 4.5-point underdogs in the game. A 223.5-point over/under has been set in this matchup.

How to bet Clippers vs. Pelicans

Los Angeles Clippers vs. New Orleans Pelicans Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 4.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Clippers as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Clippers have -193 odds to pick up the win, while the Pelicans are listed at +163 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 223.5 points.

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Clippers vs. Pelicans Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 25, 2023
  • Game Time: 10:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSNO
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Arena: Crypto.com Arena

Clippers vs. Pelicans Betting Trends

The Clippers have 37 wins against the spread in 74 games this year. Los Angeles has been the favorite in 48 games this season and has come away with the win 32 times (66.7%) in those contests. Clippers games this year have gone over the total in 33 out of 73 opportunities (45.2%).

The Pelicans are 34-38-1 against the spread this year. New Orleans has won 35.1% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (13-24). Pelicans games this year have eclipsed the over/under 47.9% of the time (35 out of 73 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Clippers

Clippers Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kawhi Leonard 45 23.9 6.3 3.9 1.5 0.5 2
Eric Gordon 62 12.5 2 2.7 0.6 0.4 1.8
Nah’Shon Hyland 48 11.6 2.3 2.9 0.7 0.3 2.1
Marcus Morris 64 11.3 4 1.8 0.7 0.3 1.8
Mason Plumlee 71 11.3 9.4 3.2 0.6 0.6 0

Pelicans

Pelicans Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Brandon Ingram 36 23.7 5 5.2 0.7 0.4 1.6
CJ McCollum 66 21 4.4 5.9 0.9 0.5 2.8
Jonas Valančiūnas 70 14.3 9.9 1.7 0.3 0.6 0.5
Trey Murphy III 70 13.5 3.7 1.4 1.1 0.5 2.4
Josh Richardson 56 10.8 2.8 2.9 1.1 0.3 1.7
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Clippers: Brandon Boston: Out (Tailbone), Norman Powell: Out (Shoulder), Paul George: Out (Knee)

Pelicans: Jose Alvarado: Out (Lower Leg), Zion Williamson: Out (Hamstring), Trey Murphy: Questionable (Toe)

What you need to know about the Los Angeles Clippers

With 112.9 points per game on offense, Los Angeles is 23rd in the NBA. At the other end of the court, it cedes 112.3 points per contest, which ranks eighth in the league. The Clippers are averaging 111.5 points per game this year when playing at home, which is 2.7 fewer points than they’re averaging away from home (114.2). On offense, the Clippers have picked up their production a little bit over their last 10 games, scoring 115.3 points per contest over that stretch compared to the 112.9 they’ve put up over the course of this season.

Los Angeles ranks fifth-best in the NBA with a three-point shooting percentage of 37.7%. It ranks 11th in the league by sinking 12.6 threes per contest. This year, the Clippers have taken 61.3% two-pointers, accounting for 69.2% of the team’s baskets. They have shot 38.7% from three-point land (30.8% of the team’s baskets).

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What you need to know about the New Orleans Pelicans

New Orleans is 16th in the league in points scored (114 per game) and 11th in points conceded (112.8). At home the Pelicans are putting up 114.5 points per game, one more than they are averaging away (113.5). In their past 10 games, the Pelicans are scoring 111.4 points per contest, compared to their season average of 114.

At 10.9 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 35.6% from beyond the arc, New Orleans is 23rd and 19th in the league, respectively, in those categories. The Pelicans take 34.8% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 65.2% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 25.9% of the Pelicans’ baskets are 3-pointers, and 74.1% are 2-pointers.

Clippers vs. Pelicans Predictions and Pick

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You can bet on Clippers vs. Pelicans at every legal online sportsbook. For more NBA odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals as well as NBA prop odds, check out the latest NBA lines as well as our guide to the best NBA betting sites.

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WRITTEN BY

Luis Escalante

Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014 and is currently the Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. Luis comes from an analytics background, leveraging his data skills with multiple years of experience in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting.

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