Raptors vs Pelicans Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Wednesday, November 30, 2022

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The Toronto Raptors (11-9) visit the New Orleans Pelicans (12-8) at Smoothie King Center, starting at 8:00 PM ET on Wednesday, November 30, 2022. The Raptors are just 2.5-point favorites in the game. The over/under for the matchup is 221.5 points.

How to bet Raptors vs. Pelicans

Toronto Raptors vs. New Orleans Pelicans Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Raptors as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Raptors have -141 odds to pick up the win, while the Pelicans are listed at +120 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 221.5 points.

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Raptors vs. Pelicans Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Wednesday, November 30, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSNO
  • Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Arena: Smoothie King Center

Raptors vs. Pelicans Betting Trends

Against the spread, the Raptors are 12-8-0 this year. Toronto has won in eight of the 10 contests it has been named as the odds-on favorite in this year. Raptors games this year have gone over the point total nine times in 20 opportunities (45%).

The Pelicans are 10-10-0 against the spread this year. New Orleans has been the moneyline underdog seven total times this season. NOLA has finished 3-4 in those games. Pelicans games this year have gone over the total in 11 of 20 opportunities (55%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Raptors

Raptors Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Pascal Siakam 10 24.1 9.5 7.4 0.8 0.5 1.4
OG Anunoby 20 19 6 2.2 2.4 1 1.7
Fred VanVleet 14 18.6 3.4 6.6 1.8 0.5 3.2
Gary Trent Jr. 17 16.1 2.3 1.6 1.6 0.2 2.1
Scottie Barnes 17 14.4 6.6 5.2 0.9 0.9 1.4

Pelicans

Pelicans Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Zion Williamson 15 22.5 6.4 4 1.1 0.5 0.2
Brandon Ingram 15 20.8 5.1 4.7 0.9 0.7 1.9
CJ McCollum 17 18.7 5.1 6.1 1.2 0.6 2.4
Jonas Valančiūnas 20 12.9 9.1 2 0.4 0.3 0.6
Trey Murphy III 18 12.3 4.4 1.2 1.1 0.4 2.2
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Raptors: Otto Porter: Out (Foot), Precious Achiuwa: Out (Ankle)

Pelicans: Larry Nance: Probable (Shoulder), CJ McCollum: Out (Conditioning), Naji Marshall: Out (Illness), Brandon Ingram: Out (Toe), EJ Liddell: Out (Knee)

What you need to know about the Toronto Raptors

Toronto is posting 110.8 points per game (19th-ranked in NBA) this year, while allowing 108.5 points per contest (seventh-ranked). Offensively, the Raptors score 110 points per game when playing at home, compared to 111.6 points per game on the road. The Raptors have been scoring 108.2 points per contest in their last 10 times on the court, an average that’s a little lower than the 110.8 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

Toronto is 24th in the NBA with 10.9 threes per game this season. Meanwhile, it ranks 23rd with a 33.4% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. The Raptors are attempting 58.4 two-pointers per game this season, which account for 64.1% of the shots they’ve attempted (and 73.1% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 32.7 threes per contest, which are 35.9% of their shots (and 26.9% of the team’s buckets).

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What you need to know about the New Orleans Pelicans

New Orleans is the fourth-best team in the league in points scored (116.7 per game) and 11th in points allowed (111.2). At home the Pelicans are scoring 114.1 points per game, 5.1 fewer points than they are averaging on the road (119.2). Over their last 10 games, the Pelicans are averaging 114.8 points per game, compared to their season average of 116.7.

Beyond the arc, New Orleans is 19th in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (11.4). It is fifth-best in 3-point percentage at 37.6%. In 2022-23, the Pelicans have attempted 33.8% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 66.2% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 26.2% of the Pelicans’ baskets have been 3-pointers, and 73.8% have been 2-pointers.

Our prediction to win this matchup is the Pelicans, and we predict that Pelicans will cover the spread (Raptors -2.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 221.5 points.

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WRITTEN BY

Dan Smullen

Hailing all the way from Dublin, Ireland, Dan Smullen has BSC. in the Sports and Exercise Sciences from the University of Limerick. He is data obsessed. In the past he has worked both as a video performance analyst and provided biometric performance testing and analysis for professional rugby teams. Dan is obsessed about helping the average punter become more successful at sports betting through the assistance of good sports betting data analysis. He has worked with over 200 journalists at multiple editorial teams in his previous role as Head of Search for the largest national news publisher in Ireland.

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