Grizzlies vs Pelicans: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 16, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 15, 2021 - Last Updated on February 16, 2021

The New Orleans Pelicans (11-15) will attempt to stop a three-game losing streak when they hit the road to play the Memphis Grizzlies (11-11) on Tuesday, February 16 at FedExForum as  underdogs. The matchup airs at 7:30 PM ET on TNT. The matchup has a point total of .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of February 15, 2021, 4:42 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Grizzlies vs Pelicans Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 15

Grizzlies:
De’Anthony Melton: Day To Day (Shoulder),
Justise Winslow: Out (Hip),
Desmond Bane: Day To Day (Personal),
Jaren Jackson Jr.: Out (Knee),
Killian Tillie: Day To Day (Foot)

Pelicans: None

Grizzlies and Pelicans Records ATS

  • Memphis has compiled a 12-10 record against the spread this season.
  • The Grizzlies have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 0.5 points, going 4-5 this season.
  • Memphis and its opponents have gone over the set over/under in 11 of 22 games this season (50%).
  • New Orleans has a 12-14 record ATS this season.
  • The Pelicans only hold a 5-8 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 0.5-point underdog.
  • 16 of New Orleans’ 26 games (61.5%) this season have gone over the over/under.

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Head to Head

Zion Williamson (29 points) led the Pelicans past Jonas Valanciunas (23 points) and the Grizzlies 118-109 in their most recent matchup on February 6, 2021. The Grizzlies were favored by 1 point in the game, which pushed. The 227 total points in the matchup also pushed.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/6/2021 Grizzlies Pelicans -1 227 -115 -106 Regular Season 118-109 NO*
  • 2/6/2021 DNP – Grizzlies: Brandon Clarke;
    Pelicans: Nickeil Alexander-Walker

Scoring Trends

  • Memphis and its opponents have gone over Tuesday’s 230 total in nine out of 22 games (40.9%) this year.
  • 12 New Orleans games this year (44.4% of its matchups) ended with a final point total higher than Tuesday’s over/under of 230 points.
  • The Grizzlies have seen a 222.3 average over/under in their games this season, 7.7 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • Pelicans’ games have an over/under of 226.6 points this season, 3.4 points fewer than the total points bet for this game.
  • The Grizzlies have an average implied point total of 113 this season, which is three points lower than their implied total in Tuesday’s game (116).
  • Memphis has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (116) eight times this season.
  • The Pelicans’ average implied point total on the season (113.8 points) is 0.2 points lower than their implied total in this matchup (114 points).
  • This season, New Orleans has scored more than this game’s implied total of 114 points 12 times.
  • The Grizzlies are the NBA’s 18th-highest scoring team (111.3 PPG), while the Pelicans allow their opponents the 23rd-fewest points per game (113.9) in the league.
  • The Grizzlies have totaled only five more points than their opponents this year (an average of 0.3 per game), while the Pelicans have been out-scored by opponents on average this year (by 133 total points, -4.9 per game).

Grizzlies Leaders

  • Ja Morant leads the Grizzlies in scoring (18.4 points per game) and assisting (8.0 assists per game).
  • Morant’s points prop over/under for the game is set at 18.5, 0.1 points higher than his season average of 18.4.
  • Memphis’ rebounding leader is Valanciunas, who pulls down 11.1 per game.
  • Valanciunas’ PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 28.5, 1.3 lower than his season average of 29.8.
  • Grayson Allen hits 2.1 threes per game to lead the Grizzlies.
  • Allen’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.6 shots less than his season average of 2.1.
  • Dillon Brooks leads the team with 1.4 steals per game. De’Anthony Melton collects 1.0 block a game to pace Memphis.
  • Melton’s blocks prop total for the game is set at 0.5, 0.5 blocks lower than his season average of 1.0.

Pelicans Leaders

  • Williamson outpaced his teammates on the Pelicans scoring front by putting up 24.4 points per game. He adds 6.8 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game this season.
  • Williamson’s points prop total for the game is set at 22.5, 1.9 points less than his season average of 24.4.
  • The New Orleans leaders in rebounds and assists are Steven Adams (9.2 rebounds per game) and Lonzo Ball (4.7 assists per game).
  • Adams’ PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 21.5, 1.7 higher than his season average of 19.8.
  • Ball leads the Pelicans in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.8 made threes per game.
  • Ball’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.3 shots less than his season average of 2.8.
  • New Orleans’ Ball has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.2 per game and Brandon Ingram is first in blocks with 1.0 per game.
  • Ball’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.3 steals higher than his season average of 1.2.

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