Pelicans vs Knicks: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – April 14, 2021

Written By Staff on April 14, 2021

The New Orleans Pelicans (25-29) will look to build on a three-game winning streak when they host the New York Knicks (28-27) at 8:00 PM ET on Wednesday, April 14 as  favorites. The Knicks have also won three games in a row. The over/under is set at for the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of April 14, 2021, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Pelicans vs Knicks Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of April 14

Pelicans:
James Johnson: Day To Day (Wrist),
Lonzo Ball: Day To Day (Hip),
Nickeil Alexander-Walker: Out (Ankle),
Josh Hart: Out (Thumb)

Knicks:
Mitchell Robinson: Out (Ankle),
John Henson: Out (Calf)

Pelicans and Knicks Records ATS

  • New Orleans’ record against the spread is 25-28 this season.
  • The Pelicans have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 2.5 points, going 9-12 this season.
  • New Orleans and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 62.3% of its games this season (33/53).
  • New York has a 34-21 record ATS this season.
  • For the 13th time this season, the Knicks are at least a 2.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 8-4 against the spread.
  • 33 of New York’s 55 games (60%) this season have fallen short of the over/under.

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Scoring Trends

  • New Orleans’ games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Wednesday’s matchup total (220.5 points) in 41 out of 54 opportunities (75.9% of matchups).
  • 14 New York games this year (25.5% of its matchups) ended with a final point total higher than Wednesday’s total of 220.5 points.
  • This season, the average total for Pelicans games is 229.6 points, 9.1 more than the over/under of 220.5 points for this contest.
  • Knicks’ games have an over/under of 209.7 points this season, 10.8 points fewer than the total points bet for this contest.
  • The Pelicans’ average implied point total this season is 3.7 more points than their implied total in Wednesday’s game (115.7 implied points on average compared to 112 implied points in this game).
  • New Orleans has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (112) 35 times this season.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Knicks (109.4) is 0.4 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (109).
  • New York has scored more than this game’s implied total of 109 points 22 times this season.
  • The Pelicans are the league’s eighth-highest scoring team (114.7 PPG), while the Knicks allow the fewest points per game (104.2) in NBA action.
  • The Pelicans have a negative point differential on the season (-15 total points, -0.3 per game), while the Knicks have scored 67 more points than their opponents (1.2 per game).

Pelicans Leaders

  • Zion Williamson leads the Pelicans scoring 26.8 points per game.
  • Williamson’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 39.5, 1.9 higher than his season average of 37.6.
  • Lonzo Ball leads New Orleans with 5.7 assists a game and Steven Adams paces the team with 8.9 rebounds per contest.
  • Ball’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 32.5, 8.2 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 total for the contest is set at 4.5, 1.4 shots higher than his season average of 3.1.
  • Ball leads the team with 1.4 steals per game. James Johnson collects 0.9 blocks an outing to pace New Orleans.
  • Ball’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 1.1 steals greater than his season average of 1.4.

Knicks Leaders

  • Julius Randle leads the Knicks in all things points, rebounds and assists, scoring 23.0 points, 10.7 pulling down rebounds and serving up 6.0 assists per game.
  • Randle’s points prop total for the game is set at 21.5, 1.5 points less than his season average of 23.0.
  • Reggie Bullock is tops from three-point range for the Knicks, knocking down 2.2 threes per game.
  • Bullock’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.3 shots greater than his season average of 2.2.
  • Nobody on New York grabs more steals than Mitchell Robinson (1.2 per game) or blocks more shots than Nerlens Noel (2.1 per game).
  • Robinson’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 0.5, 0.7 steals less than his season average of 1.2.

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