The Golden State Warriors (39-37) take the court against the New Orleans Pelicans (38-37) as 8.5-point favorites on Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at 10:00 PM ET on TNT. The over/under is 234.5 points for this matchup.
How to bet Warriors vs. Pelicans
Golden State Warriors vs. New Orleans Pelicans Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 8.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Warriors as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Warriors have -361 odds to pick up the win, while the Pelicans are listed at +287 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 234.5 points.
Warriors vs. Pelicans Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Tuesday, March 28, 2023
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: TNT
- Location: San Francisco, California
- Arena: Chase Center
Warriors vs. Pelicans Betting Trends
Against the spread, the Warriors are 35-40-1 this season. Golden State has won 32, or 61.5%, of the 52 contests in which it was the favorite this year. Warriors games this year have gone over the point total 56% of the time (42 out of 75 games with a set point total).
The Pelicans have played 75 games, with 36 wins against the spread. New Orleans is 14-24 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 36.8% of those games). Pelicans games this season have hit the over on 36 of 75 set point totals (48%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Warriors vs. Pelicans Injury Report
Pelicans: Jose Alvarado: Out (Lower Leg), Zion Williamson: Out (Hamstring)
What you need to know about the Golden State Warriors
Golden State has been lifted by its offense, as it ranks second-best in the NBA by scoring 118.2 points per game. It ranks 23rd in the league in points allowed (117.7 per contest). Offensively the Warriors have played better in home games this season, averaging 119 points per game, compared to 117.3 per game away from home. In their last 10 games, the Warriors have been putting up 118.6 points per contest, an average that’s slightly higher than the 118.2 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
In terms of three-point shooting, things are clicking for Golden State, who is sinking 16.5 threes per game (best in NBA) and shooting 38.2% from downtown (third-best). Of the shots taken by the Warriors in 2022-23, 52.1% of them have been two-pointers (61.6% of the team’s made baskets) and 47.9% have been threes (38.4%).
What you need to know about the New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans puts up 114.4 points per game and give up 112.4, ranking them 15th in the league on offense and seventh defensively. The Pelicans average 114.5 points per game at home, and 114.3 away. The Pelicans are posting 116.2 points per contest over their last 10 games, which is 1.8 more than their average for the season (114.4).
New Orleans is 22nd in the NBA in 3-pointers made (11 per game) and 16th in 3-point percentage (36.1%). The Pelicans attempt 34.8% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 26.1% of their made baskets are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they attempt 65.2% of their shots, with 73.9% of their makes coming from there.
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