Phoenix Suns vs. New Orleans Pelicans 2/19/2021 Betting Preview: Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on February 19, 2021

Zion Williamson leads the New Orleans Pelicans (12-16) into a matchup against the Phoenix Suns (17-10) after scoring 36 points in a 126-124 loss to the Trail Blazers. The Pelicans are 2.5-point underdogs in the game on Friday, February 19, 2021, which starts at 8:00 PM ET on FS-NO. The matchup has an over/under set at 230.5 points.

Betting Information

Suns vs Pelicans Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Suns -2.5 -115 -105 230.5 -115 -105
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Head to Head

In the last 10 head-to-head matchups, New Orleans has a 6-4 record against Phoenix.

Suns vs Pelicans in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/3/2021 Suns Pelicans -2.5 223.5 -137 115 Regular Season 123-101 NO
12/29/2020 Suns Suns -2 222 -130 108 Regular Season 111-86 PHO
12/5/2019 Pelicans Pelicans -4 235.5 -178 148 Regular Season 139-132 PHO
11/21/2019 Suns Suns -3.5 234 -163 136 Regular Season 124-121 NO
4/5/2019 Suns Regular Season 133-126 PHO
3/16/2019 Pelicans Regular Season 138-136 PHO
3/1/2019 Suns Regular Season 130-116 NO
11/10/2018 Pelicans Regular Season 119-99 NO
4/6/2018 Suns Regular Season 122-103 NO
2/26/2018 Pelicans Regular Season 125-116 NO
  • 12/5/2019 DNP – Suns: Deandre Ayton, Aron Baynes Pelicans: Zion Williamson
  • 11/21/2019 DNP – Suns: Deandre Ayton, Ricky Rubio, Aron Baynes Pelicans: Zion Williamson
  • Suns Betting Information

    • Phoenix has been good against the spread this season, posting a 17-10 record.
    • When favored by at least 2.5 points, the Suns have put up a 7-7 record ATS.
    • Phoenix has more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the over, doing so 12 times in 27 contests (44.4%).
    Bet on the Phoenix Suns to win the NBA Championship.

    Pelicans Betting Information

    • New Orleans has covered the spread in fewer than half of its contests, going 13-16 ATS.
    • When they are at least 2.5-point underdogs, the Pelicans have a record ATS of 4-8.
    • New Orleans and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their matchups this season — 19 of 29 (65.5%).
    Bet on the New Orleans Pelicans to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • In nine of 27 opportunities (33.3%) this season, the Suns and their opponents have totaled at least this matchup’s over/under of 230.5 points.
    • New Orleans and its opponents have combined to score more than 230.5 points in 41.4% of their matchups this season (12 of 29 opportunities).
    • The Suns and the Pelicans combine to average 4.8 fewer points per game than the total of 230.5 set for this matchup.
    • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 222.3 points per game, 8.2 fewer than the point total for this matchup.
    • The average total the Suns have had set in matchups this year is 11.3 less points than this outing’s point total.
    • Pelicans games this year have averaged a total of 228.5 points, 2.0 less than the point total in this matchup.
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    Suns Leaders

    • Devin Booker leads the Suns scoring 24.4 points per game.
    • Chris Paul leads Phoenix with 8.2 assists a game and Deandre Ayton paces the squad with 12.2 rebounds per outing.
    • Jae Crowder knocks down 2.4 threes per game to lead the Suns.
    • Paul leads the team with 1.3 steals per game. Ayton collects 1.0 block an outing to pace Phoenix.

    Pelicans Leaders

    • Williamson owns the Pelicans top spot in scoring with 25.0 points per game and also tacks on 6.8 rebounds and 3.1 assists per contest.
    • When it comes to New Orleans leaders in rebounds and assists, the team has two players at the top: Steven Adams with 8.9 rebounds per game and Brandon Ingram with 4.8 assists per game.
    • Lonzo Ball leads the Pelicans in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.9 made threes per game.
    • Ball is at the top of New Orleans’ steals hierarchy with 1.2 steals per game and Ingram leads the squad in blocks with 0.9 per game.
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