Phoenix Suns vs. New Orleans Pelicans 2/3/2021 Betting Preview: Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on February 3, 2021

The Phoenix Suns (11-8) will look to extend a three-game win streak when they visit the New Orleans Pelicans (7-12) on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at Smoothie King Center as just 2.5-point favorites. The matchup airs at 9:30 PM ET on ESPN. The matchup’s point total is set at 223.

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 -110 -110 223 -110 -110
Place a bet on Phoenix Suns or the New Orleans Pelicans for Wednesday’s game.

Head to Head

After the last 10 head-to-head meetings, New Orleans has a 6-4 record against Phoenix. The Suns have an advantage against the spread (2-1) when squaring off against the Pelicans.

Suns vs Pelicans in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
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
11/24/2017 Suns Regular Season 115-91 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 an 11-8 record.
    • The Suns have posted a losing record of 3-5 against the spread when the spread is -2.5 or bigger.
    • Phoenix and its opponents have converted the over just 7 times in 19 (36.8%) games this season.
    Bet on the Phoenix Suns to win the NBA Championship.

    Pelicans Betting Information

    • New Orleans has a losing record against the spread, going 7-12 ATS (covering only 36.8% of the time).
    • The Pelicans have not fared well as a 2.5-point underdog, going 3-5 against the spread when they are at least 2.5-point underdogs.
    • New Orleans has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 63.2% of matchups this year (12 out of 19 opportunities).
    Bet on the New Orleans Pelicans to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • In five of 19 opportunities (26.3%) this year, the Suns and their opponents have combined for this matchup’s over/under of 223 points.
    • New Orleans and its opponents have combined to score at least 223 points in 10 of 19 outings (52.6%) this season.
    • These teams average a combined 220.9 points per game, 2.1 less points than the total of 223 set for this matchup.
    • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 2.4 less points per game (220.6) than this game’s total of 223 points.
    • The Suns’ average point total in outings this year is 217.9, 5.1 points less than the over/under in this game.
    • The average point total for the Pelicans this year is 0.5 points higher than this game’s over/under.
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    Suns Leaders

    • Devin Booker leads the Suns in scoring, putting up 22.9 points per game.
    • Chris Paul leads Phoenix with 8.7 assists a game and Deandre Ayton paces the team with 12.8 rebounds per outing.
    • Jae Crowder hits 2.4 threes per game to lead the Suns.
    • Paul leads the team with 1.3 steals per game. Ayton collects 1.1 blocks an outing to pace Phoenix.

    Pelicans Leaders

    • The Pelicans leader in scoring is Zion Williamson with 23.5 points per game. He also adds 7.6 rebounds per game and 2.3 assists per game.
    • The New Orleans leaders in rebounds and assists are Steven Adams (9.8 rebounds per game) and Lonzo Ball (4.8 assists per game).
    • Ball makes more threes per game than any other member of the Pelicans, averaging 2.4 treys per game.
    • Ball is at the top of New Orleans’ steals hierarchy with 1.5 steals per game and Brandon Ingram leads the squad in blocks with 0.9 per game.
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