Phoenix Suns vs. New Orleans Pelicans NBA Playoffs Game 2 Betting Tips and Best Bets

by | Apr 18, 2022

The Phoenix Suns (64-18) head into their game against the New Orleans Pelicans (36-46) on April 19, 2022 as double-digit favorites. Phoenix is favored by 10.5 points. The matchup features a point total of 221.5. Find more below on the Suns vs. Pelicans betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Suns vs. Pelicans Spread and Betting Line

Suns vs Pelicans Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Suns -10.5 221.5 -111 -110 -561 411

Suns vs. Pelicans Game Info

  • Game Day: Tuesday, April 19, 2022
  • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Arena: Footprint Center

Computer Predictions for Suns vs. Pelicans

Computer picks for Suns vs Pelicans
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Suns (-10.5) Under (221.5) Suns 116 Pelicans 104

Suns vs. Pelicans Betting Trends

  • Phoenix had 40 wins in 71 games against the spread last year.
  • The Suns went 7-6 as 10.5-point favorites or more last season.
  • Phoenix had 40 of its 71 games hit the over last season.
  • Phoenix Suns Leaders

  • Chris Paul led his squad in assists per game (8.7) last season, and also averaged 16.1 points and 4.4 rebounds. At the other end, he delivered 1.4 steals and 0.3 blocks.
  • Devin Booker was tops on his team in points per contest (25.2) last season, and also posted 4.1 rebounds and 4.3 assists. Defensively, he delivered 0.8 steals and 0.2 blocks.
  • Deandre Ayton was tops on the Suns at 10.4 rebounds per contest last season, while also posting 1.4 assists and 14.3 points. He is ninth in the NBA in rebounding.
  • Mikal Bridges posted 13.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game last year, shooting 54.3% from the field and 42.9% from beyond the arc with 1.8 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Elfrid Payton posted 10.0 points, 3.4 rebounds and 3.2 assists per contest last year, shooting 43.1% from the floor.
  • Phoenix Suns Season Stats

    Stat Rank
    Field Goal % 48.5 1
    Opp. Field Goal % 44.4 3
    Rebounds Per Game 45.3 8
    Opp. Rebounds Per Game 44.5 19
    Turnovers Per Game 12.3 6
    Opp. Turnovers Per Game 14.0 6

    Pelicans vs. Suns Betting Trends

  • New Orleans has 42 wins in 82 games against the spread this season.
  • As a 10.5-point underdog or greater, the Pelicans have two wins ATS (2-2).
  • Out of 82 New Orleans games so far this season, 34 have gone over the total.
  • New Orleans Pelicans Leaders

  • The Pelicans’ leader in scoring and rebounding is Jonas Valanciunas with 17.8 points and 11.4 rebounds per game.
  • Devonte’ Graham’s assist statline leads New Orleans; he records 4.2 assists per game.
  • Herbert Jones (1.7 steals per game) is the steal leader for New Orleans while Valanciunas (0.8 blocks per game) is the block leader.
  • New Orleans Pelicans Season Stats

    Stat Rank
    Field Goal % 45.7 22
    Opp. Field Goal % 47.1 23
    Rebounds Per Game 45.2 11
    Opp. Rebounds Per Game 41.8 3
    Turnovers Per Game 13.3 17
    Opp. Turnovers Per Game 13.7 8

    Suns and Pelicans Injury Report

    Suns: Dario Saric: Out (Knee), Landry Shamet: Day To Day (Foot)
      Pelicans: Kira Lewis Jr.: Out For Season (Knee), Zion Williamson: Out (Foot)

    Betting Tips for Suns vs. Pelicans

    We have the Suns (-10.5) as our best bet in this game after looking at all of the key trends and stats for this matchup. Our computer projects the scoring will finish under the total of 221.5 points, with a final score of Suns 116, Pelicans 104.

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