Pelicans vs Trail Blazers: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 17, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 17, 2021

The Portland Trail Blazers (17-10) are underdogs () as they try to extend a five-game win streak when they visit the New Orleans Pelicans (12-15) at 9:00 PM ET on Wednesday, February 17 at Smoothie King Center. The matchup airs on NBCS-NW. The point total is set at  for the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from William Hill Sportsbook as of February 16, 2021, 11:55 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Pelicans vs Trail Blazers Betting Odds

Pelicans vs Trail Blazers Props

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Injury Report as of February 17

Josh Hart: Day To Day (Back)

Trail Blazers:
Rodney Hood: Out (Foot),
Jusuf Nurkic: Out (Wrist),
CJ McCollum: Out (Left foot),
Zach Collins: Out (Ankle),
Harry Giles III: Out (Calf)

Pelicans and Trail Blazers Records ATS

  • New Orleans’ record against the spread is 12-15 this season.
  • The Pelicans have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 3 points, going 3-5 this season.
  • New Orleans and its opponents have hit the over in 18 of 27 games this season (66.7%).
  • Portland has consistently covered the spread this season with a record of 15-12.
  • As at least a 3-point underdog, the Trail Blazers often cover the spread with an 8-7 record against the spread.
  • 44.4% of Portland’s 27 games this season have missed the over/under.

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Scoring Trends

  • In New Orleans’ matchups this season, the Pelicans and their opponents have exceeded Wednesday’s point total of 232.5 points 10 times (35.7% of opportunities).
  • In 40.7% of Portland’s games this season (11 of 27), the total points scored was greater than Wednesday’s 232.5-point over/under.
  • On average, the over/under in Pelicans games is 4.8 points fewer than the over/under of 232.5 points in this contest.
  • Trail Blazers’ games have an over/under of 230.2 points this season, 2.3 points fewer than the total points bet for this matchup.
  • The Pelicans have an average implied point total of 113.9 this season, which is 4.1 points lower than their implied total in Wednesday’s game (118).
  • New Orleans has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (118) 10 times.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Trail Blazers (117.4) is 2.4 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (115).
  • Portland has scored more than 115 points in 16 games this season.
  • The Pelicans are the league’s 10th-highest scoring team (110.2 PPG), while the Trail Blazers allow the 25th-fewest points per game (114.8) in NBA play.
  • The Pelicans have a -102-point scoring differential on the season (-3.7 per game). The Trail Blazers have out-scored opponents by only 18 points on the season (0.6 more per game).

Pelicans Leaders

  • Zion Williamson leads the Pelicans scoring 24.6 points per game.
  • Williamson’s points prop over/under for the contest is set at 22.5, 2.1 points lower than his season average of 24.6.
  • New Orleans is led in rebounding by Steven Adams’ 9.1 rebounds per game and assisting by Brandon Ingram’s 4.8 assists per game .
  • Ingram’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 30.5, 3.6 less than his season average of 34.1.
  • Lonzo Ball is the top three-point shooter for the Pelicans, hitting 2.8 per game.
  • Ball’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.3 shots less than his season average of 2.8.
  • Ball leads the team with 1.3 steals per game. Ingram collects 1.0 block a contest to pace New Orleans.
  • Ball’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals higher than his season average of 1.3.

Trail Blazers Leaders

  • The Trail Blazers go-to guy, Damian Lillard, leads the team in both scoring (29.3 points per game) and assists (7.4 assists per game).
  • Lillard’s assists prop total for the contest is listed at 8.5 assists, 1.1 assists greater than his season average of 7.4.
  • When it comes to rebounds, Enes Kanter is the Portland leader with 11.3 per game.
  • Kanter’s rebounding prop over/under for the matchup is set at 8.5 rebounds, 2.8 rebounds less than his season average of 11.3.
  • CJ McCollum is tops from three-point range for the Trail Blazers, hitting 4.8 threes per game.
  • McCollum’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 2.5, 2.3 shots less than his season average of 4.8.
  • Portland’s Robert Covington has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.6 per game and Derrick Jones Jr. is first in blocks with 0.9 per game.
  • Covington’s steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.1 steals lower than his season average of 1.6.


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