New Orleans Pelicans vs Phoenix Suns – NBA: Pelicans and Suns face off at the Smoothie King Center, in New Orleans.
The Pelicans are very fierce on the fight for a spot in the play-offs, currently occupying the 7th place of the Western Conference with a record of 33 wins and 26 losses, that results on a win-rate of 55.9%.
The team has been improving, with 5 consecutive wins over Bucks, Heat, Lakers, Pistons and Nets.
The team has gone through a small period of instability after DeMarcus Cousins’ contusion.
However, that period is now past them and the team has found itself on court again.
Their win-rate at home is a little bit better than their win-rate on the road, with 16 wins and 12 losses, which means they have won 57.1% of their games.
Their last games at home were:
Pelicans 103 x 112 Clippers
Pelicans 103 x 114 Kings
Pelicans 109 x 133 Jazz
Pelicans 139 x 117 Lakers
Pelicans 124 x 123 Heat
The team doesn’t have any new absence and they should start with: Moore, Davis, Okafor, Holiday and Rondo.
The Suns are full steam ahead with their tanking project. The team currently has the worst record in the NBA with 18 wins and 43 losses and they haven’t won for over 10 games.
The team’s chances of finishing with the worst overall record is big and the team shouldn’t spare any efforts on their objective of trying to get more tickets for the Draft Lottery.
Their record on the road shows 9 wins and 20 losses, which means they win 31% of their games on the road. Their last games in that condition were:
Rockets 113 x 102 Suns
Grizzlies 120 x 109 Suns
Lakers 112 x 93 Suns
Warriors 129 x 83 Suns
Jazz 107 x 97 Suns
The team doesn’t have any new absence and they should start with: Warren, Bender, Lin, Booker and Payton.
New Orleans Pelicans vs Phoenix Suns – Betting Tip and Prediction:
The Pelicans can’t even think about messing around in a game like this, even more with the tough fight for the play-off spots on the Western Conference.
The team shouldn’t have any troubles beating the weak Suns and they should easily cover this Handicap.