The Oklahoma City Thunder (27-28) play the New Orleans Pelicans (29-28) as slight, 2.5-point favorites on Monday, February 13, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET on BSO. The over/under is 235.5 points for this matchup.
How to bet Thunder vs. Pelicans
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. New Orleans Pelicans Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Thunder as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Thunder have -140 odds to pick up the win, while the Pelicans are listed at +118 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 235.5 points.
Thunder vs. Pelicans Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Monday, February 13, 2023
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSO
- Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
- Arena: Paycom Center
Thunder vs. Pelicans Betting Trends
The Thunder have 35 wins against the spread in 55 games this season. Oklahoma City has come away with seven wins in the 15 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. Thunder games this year have hit the over on 31 of 57 set point totals.
Against the spread, the Pelicans are 27-29-1 this year. New Orleans has gone 9-19 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 32.1% of those games). Pelicans games this season have eclipsed the over/under 32 times in 57 opportunities (56.1%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Thunder vs. Pelicans Injury Report
Pelicans: Dyson Daniels: Out (Ankle), Zion Williamson: Out (Hamstring), CJ McCollum: Questionable (Ankle), Josh Richardson: Out (Trade Pending), EJ Liddell: Out (Knee)
What you need to know about the Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City has been lifted by its offense, as it ranks third-best in the NBA by tallying 117.9 points per game. It ranks 21st in the league in points allowed (116.9 per contest). In home games, the Thunder are posting 5.2 more points per game (120.6) than they are in away games (115.4). On the offensive side of the ball, the Thunder have increased their production slightly over their last 10 games, scoring 122.2 points per contest over that span compared to the 117.9 they’ve racked up over the course of this season.
With 12.3 threes per game, Oklahoma City is 13th in the NBA. It owns a 36.7% shooting percentage from three-point land, which ranks ninth in the league. So far this year, the Thunder have taken 63.9% two-pointers, accounting for 71.9% of the team’s buckets. They have shot 36.1% three-pointers (28.1% of the team’s baskets).
What you need to know about the New Orleans Pelicans
On offense New Orleans is the 11th-ranked squad in the NBA (115.3 points per game). On defense it is 15th (113.6 points allowed per game). The Pelicans average 115.5 points per game at home, and 115.1 away. The Pelicans are scoring 112.2 points per game over their previous 10 games, which is 3.1 fewer points than their average for the season (115.3).
In 2022-23, New Orleans is 22nd in the league in 3-point makes (10.9 per game) and 18th in 3-point percentage (35.7%). In 2022-23, the Pelicans have taken 34.4% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 65.6% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 25.6% of the Pelicans’ baskets have been 3-pointers, and 74.4% have been 2-pointers.
Thunder vs. Pelicans Predictions and Pick
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