Pelicans Vs Warriors: NBA Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – May 4, 2021

Posted By Staff on May 4, 2021

The Golden State Warriors (33-32) visit the New Orleans Pelicans (29-36) as  underdogs after Stephen Curry put up 41 points in the Warriors’ 123-108 victory over the Pelicans. The game airs on BSNO at 8:00 PM ET on Tuesday, May 4. The matchup has an over/under set at points.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of May 4, 2021, 6:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Pelicans vs Warriors Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of May 4

Didi Louzada: Out (Not With Team),
Steven Adams: Out (Toe),
Nickeil Alexander-Walker: Out (Ankle),
Josh Hart: Out (Thumb)

Damion Lee: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Klay Thompson: Out For Season (Right Achilles),
Eric Paschall: Out (Hip),
Kelly Oubre Jr.: Out (Wrist),
James Wiseman: Out For Season (Knee)

Pelicans and Warriors Records ATS

  • New Orleans is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 29-34-1
  • The Pelicans have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 2 points, going 11-20-1 this season.
  • New Orleans and its opponents have hit the over in 38 of 64 games this season (59.4%).
  • Golden State has a 31-34 record against the spread this season.
  • The Warriors earn a 12-11 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 2-point underdog.
  • 37 of Golden State’s 65 games (56.9%) this season have fallen short of the over/under.

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Head to Head

In their last meeting, the Warriors defeated the Pelicans 123-108. Zion Williamson led the Pelicans with 32 points, and Curry paced the Warriors with 41. The Warriors covered the spread as 2-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 231 total points to go under the 236.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
5/3/2021 Pelicans Pelicans -2 236.5 -129 107 Regular Season 123-108 GS

Scoring Trends

  • New Orleans’ games this season have gone over the point total for Tuesday’s matchup point total (234.5 points) in 38.5% of opportunities (25 out of 65 matchups).
  • In 26.2% of Golden State’s games this season (17 of 65), the total points scored was greater than Tuesday’s 234.5-point over/under.
  • The Pelicans have seen a 230.2 average over/under in their games this season, 4.3 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • Warriors’ games have an over/under of 226.2 points this season, 8.3 points fewer than the total points bet for this game.
  • The Pelicans have an average implied point total of 115.9 this season, which is 2.1 points lower than their implied total in Tuesday’s game (118).
  • New Orleans has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (118) 24 times this season.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Warriors (116.9) is 0.9 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (116).
  • Golden State has scored more than 116 points 27 times this season.
  • The Pelicans are the league’s sixth-highest scoring team (115.2 PPG), while the Warriors allow the 21st-fewest points per game (113.1) in NBA action.
  • The Pelicans have out-scored their opponents by only 12 points this season (0.2 points per game on average), and opponents of the Warriors have out-scored them by just three more points on the year (zero per game).

Pelicans Leaders

  • The Pelicans scoring leader is Williamson, who puts up 27.1 points per game.
  • Williamson’s points prop over/under for the contest is set at 28.5, 1.4 points greater than his season average of 27.1.
  • Lonzo Ball leads New Orleans with 5.9 assists a game and Steven Adams paces the team with 8.9 rebounds per contest.
  • Adams’ rebounding prop over/under for the game is listed at 9.5 rebounds, 0.6 rebounds higher than his season average of 8.9.
  • The Pelicans are led by Ball from beyond the arc. He makes 3.0 shots from deep per game.
  • Ball’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 3.5, 0.5 shots higher than his season average of 3.0.
  • New Orleans’ blocks leader is James Johnson, who averages 0.9 per game. Ball leads the team averaging 1.5 steals a contest.
  • Ball’s steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, equal to his season average of 1.5.

Warriors Leaders

  • Draymond Green holds the top spot on the Warriors rebounds and assists leaderboard, with 7.0 rebounds per game and 8.7 assists per game.
  • Green’s assists prop total for the matchup is listed at 9.5 assists, 0.8 assists higher than his season average of 8.7.
  • Curry scores 31.4 points per game to pace Golden State.
  • Curry’s points prop total for the contest is set at 37.5, 6.1 points higher than his season average of 31.4.
  • Curry leads the Warriors in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 5.2 made threes per game.
  • Curry’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 6.5, 1.3 shots higher than his season average of 5.2.
  • Nobody on Golden State grabs more steals than Green (1.7 per game) or blocks more shots than Andrew Wiggins (1.0 per game).
  • Green’s steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals less than his season average of 1.7.


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