Pelicans vs Kings: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – April 12, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 12, 2021 - Last Updated on April 13, 2021

The Sacramento Kings (22-31) visit the New Orleans Pelicans (24-29) after losing three straight road games. The Pelicans are favored by  in the matchup, which tips at 9:00 PM ET on Monday, April 12. The matchup has an over/under of points.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of April 12, 2021, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Pelicans vs Kings Betting Odds

Pelicans vs Kings Props

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Injury Report as of April 12

Pelicans:
Lonzo Ball: Out (Hip),
Nickeil Alexander-Walker: Out (Ankle),
Josh Hart: Out (Thumb)

Kings:
Marvin Bagley III: Out (Hand)

Pelicans and Kings Records ATS

  • New Orleans is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 24-28
  • The Pelicans are 6-10 against the spread this season when they are at least a 3.5-point favorite.
  • 33 of 52 New Orleans games this season (63.5%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • Sacramento has a 23-30 record against the spread this season.
  • The Kings only hold a 4-7 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 3.5-point underdog.
  • 30 of Sacramento’s 53 games (56.6%) this season have gone over the over/under.

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Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/1/2021 Pelicans Pelicans -2.5 234.5 -137 114 Regular Season 118-109 SAC
1/17/2021 Pelicans Kings -2.5 226.5 -139 116 Regular Season 128-123 NO

Scoring Trends

  • New Orleans’ games this year have gone over the point total for Monday’s matchup point total (231.5 points) in 43.4% of opportunities (23 out of 53 matchups).
  • In 29 out of Sacramento’s 53 games this year (54.7%), the competing teams scored more points than the total in Monday’s matchup.
  • This season the average total for Pelicans games is 229.6 points, 1.9 fewer than the over/under of 231.5 points for this contest.
  • Kings’ games have a total points bet of 233 points this season, 1.5 points more than the over/under for this game.
  • The Pelicans have an average implied point total of 115.6 this season, which is 2.4 points lower than their implied total in Monday’s game (118).
  • New Orleans has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (118) 20 times.
  • The 117.6-point average implied total on the season for the Kings is 3.6 more points than the team’s 114-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Sacramento has scored more than 114 points in 28 games this season.
  • The Pelicans are the NBA’s eighth-highest scoring team (114.6 PPG), while the Kings allow their opponents the most points per game (118.7) in the league.
  • The Pelicans have been out-scored by 22 points this season (0.5 points per game on average), and opponents of the Kings have out-scored them by 232 more points on the year (4.4 per game).

Pelicans Leaders

  • Zion Williamson leads the Pelicans in scoring, putting up 26.8 points per game.
  • Williamson’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 45.5, 7.9 higher than his season average of 37.6.
  • New Orleans is led in rebounding by Steven Adams’ 8.8 rebounds per game and assisting by Lonzo Ball’s 5.7 assists per game .
  • Ball’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 31.5, 7.2 higher than his season average of 24.3.
  • Ball makes 3.1 threes per game to lead the Pelicans.
  • Ball’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 5.5, 2.4 shots higher than his season average of 3.1.
  • New Orleans’ steals leader is Ball, who averages 1.4 per game. James Johnson leads the team averaging 0.9 blocks a contest.
  • Ball’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, 1.1 steals greater than his season average of 1.4.

Kings Leaders

  • De’Aaron Fox’s strong performances this season give him the top spot on the Kings scoring and assists leaderboards with 24.7 points per game and 7.2 assists per game.
  • Fox’s assists prop over/under for the matchup is set at 5.5 assists, 1.7 assists less than his season average of 7.2.
  • Richaun Holmes’ 9.0 rebounds per game paces Sacramento’s rebounding effort. He also adds 14.4 points per game.
  • Holmes’ rebounding prop total for the game is listed at 10.5 rebounds, 1.5 rebounds greater than his season average of 9.0.
  • Buddy Hield makes more threes per game than any other member of the Kings, cashing in 4.0 treys per game.
  • Hield’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.5 shots less than his season average of 4.0.
  • Sacramento’s Delon Wright has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.4 per game and Holmes is first in blocks with 1.7 per game.
  • Wright’s steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.1 steals higher than his season average of 1.4.

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