The New Orleans Pelicans (10-7) are favored by seven points against the San Antonio Spurs (6-12) on November 23, 2022 at AT&T Center in a contest that pits one of the highest-scoring teams in the NBA (Pelicans, fourth in points scored per game) against one of the worst defensively (Spurs, 30th in points allowed). The matchup has a 230 point total.
How to bet Pelicans vs. Spurs
New Orleans Pelicans vs. San Antonio Spurs Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 7 points, with bookmakers listing the Pelicans as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Pelicans have -273 odds to pick up the win, while the Spurs are listed at +221 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 230 points.
Pelicans vs. Spurs Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, November 23, 2022
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSSW
- Location: San Antonio, Texas
- Arena: AT&T Center
Pelicans vs. Spurs Betting Trends
The Pelicans have played 17 games, with nine wins against the spread. New Orleans has won in seven, or 63.6%, of the 11 contests it has been named as the odds-on favorite in this year. The Pelicans have eclipsed the over/under in 50% of their opportunities this year (nine times in 18 games with a set point total).
Against the spread, the Spurs are 9-9-0 this year. San Antonio has won 29.4% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (5-12). Spurs games this year have hit the over eight times in 18 opportunities (44.4%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Pelicans vs. Spurs Injury Report
Spurs: Zach Collins: Probable (Heel), Jakob Poeltl: Questionable (Knee), Josh Richardson: Doubtful (Ankle), Blake Wesley: Out (Knee), Joshua Primo: Out (Undisclosed)
What you need to know about the New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans has been led by its offense, as it ranks fourth-best in the NBA by averaging 116.9 points per game. It ranks 11th in the league in points allowed (110.6 per contest). The Pelicans are scoring 115.1 points per game when playing at home. Away from home, they are performing better on offense, averaging 119 points per contest. In their last 10 games, the Pelicans have been racking up 116 points per contest, an average that’s slightly lower than the 116.9 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
With 11.5 threes per game, New Orleans is 20th in the NBA. It sports a 38.2% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranks sixth in the league. Of the shots attempted by the Pelicans in 2022-23, 66.9% of them have been two-pointers (73.9% of the team’s made baskets) and 33.1% have been from beyond the arc (26.1%).
What you need to know about the San Antonio Spurs
In 2022-23, San Antonio is 20th in the league offensively (110.1 points scored per game) and worst on defense (120.3 points conceded). At home the Spurs are scoring 110.8 points per game, 1.3 more than they are averaging on the road (109.5). The Spurs have fared worse offensively over their previous 10 games, scoring 105.5 points per contest, 4.6 fewer points their than season average of 110.1.
San Antonio makes 12.1 3-pointers per game and shoots 35.5% from beyond the arc, ranking 14th and 16th, respectively, in the NBA. The Spurs attempt 62.3% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 37.7% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 71.1% of the Spurs’ buckets are 2-pointers, and 28.9% are 3-pointers.
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