Knicks Vs Pelicans: NBA Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – January 20, 2022

Written By Staff on January 19, 2022

The New Orleans Pelicans (16-28) will visit the New York Knicks (22-23) after losing five road games in a row. The Knicks (-4 on the spread, -180 to win) take on the Pelicans on Thursday at 7:30 PM ET on TNT. The matchup has an over/under set at 209.5 points.

This article uses odds updated as of January 20, 2022 at 6:08 PM ET. Find all the current odds for this contest in the table below and click here to claim your free sports bet (up to $1,001) at Caesars!

Knicks vs Pelicans Betting Odds

Knicks Vs. Pelicans Player Props

Injury Report as of January 20

Knicks:
Cam Reddish: Out (Ankle),
Nerlens Noel: Out (Knee),
Ryan Arcidiacono: Out (Ankle),
Derrick Rose: Out (Ankle)

Pelicans:
Devonte’ Graham: Day To Day (Ankle),
Kira Lewis Jr.: Out For Season (Knee),
Zion Williamson: Out (Foot)

Stat Rankings

Knicks Offense Stats (Rank) Pelicans Defense
104.3 (27) Points/Gm 110.1 (22)
18.9 (20) Possessions/Game 21.8 (22)
43.8 (25) Field Goal % 46.9 (26)
35.9 (9) 3PT % 37.3 (29)
51.4 (25) Effective FG % 54.5 (28)
54.8 (22) True Shooting % 57.8 (27)
Pelicans Offense Stats (Rank) Knicks Defense
105.5 (24) Points/Gm 104.6 (5)
21.8 (9) Possessions/Game 18.9 (11)
43.8 (25) Field Goal % 43.9 (4)
33.7 (23) 3PT % 34.6 (15)
50.2 (26) Effective FG % 51.4 (7)
54 (26) True Shooting % 54.9 (9)
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Knicks and Pelicans Betting Records

  • New York has compiled a 22-23-0 record against the spread this season.
  • The Knicks have an ATS record of 8-6 when playing as at least 4-point favorites this season.
  • New York and its opponents have combined to hit the over 19 out of 45 times this season.
  • New Orleans has compiled a 19-24-1 record against the spread this year.
  • The Pelicans have an ATS record of 10-16-1 when playing as at least 4-point underdogs this year.
  • So far this season, 18 out of New Orleans’ 44 games with an over/under have gone over the point total.

Head to Head

In their last meeting, the Knicks defeated the Pelicans . RJ Barrett led the Knicks with 35 points, and Jonas Valanciunas paced the Pelicans with 27. The Pelicans covered the spread as 8.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 240 total points to go over the 213-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Result
10/30/2021 Knicks Pelicans -8.5 213 123-117 NY*
  • 10/30/2021 DNP – Pelicans: Brandon Ingram

Knicks Leaders

  • Julius Randle leads the Knicks in scoring (19.1 points per game), rebounding (10.1 per game) and assists (5.1 per game).
  • The Knicks are led by Evan Fournier from beyond the arc. He hits 2.7 shots from deep per game.
  • New York’s steals leader is Alec Burks, who averages 1.2 per game. Mitchell Robinson leads the team averaging 1.6 blocks a contest.

Pelicans Leaders

  • Brandon Ingram’s strong showing this season give him the top spot on the Pelicans scoring and assists leaderboards with 22.7 points per game and 5.2 assists per game.
  • When it comes to rebounds, Valanciunas is the New Orleans leader with 12 per game.
  • Devonte’ Graham makes more threes per game than any other member of the Pelicans, cashing in three treys per game.
  • Herbert Jones is a defensive force for New Orleans, leading the team in both steals (1.4 per game) and blocks (one per game).

Predictions

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