Suns vs. Pelicans Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/28/2022

by | Apr 27, 2022

Phoenix is as a 2.5-point favorite against New Orleans when Devin Booker’s Suns (64-18) and the Jonas Valanciunas-led Pelicans (36-46) play on April 28, 2022. A 214.5-point total is set for the game. 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 -2.5 214.5 -110 -110 -135 114

Suns vs. Pelicans Game Info

  • Game Day: Thursday, April 28, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Arena: Smoothie King Center

Computer Predictions for Suns vs. Pelicans

Computer picks for Suns vs Pelicans
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Suns (-2.5) Over (214.5) Suns 113 Pelicans 108

Suns vs. Pelicans Betting Trends

  • Phoenix had 40 wins in 71 games against the spread last season.
  • Against the spread, as 2.5-point favorites or more, the Suns went 25-19-2 last year.
  • Last year, 40 of Phoenix’s 71 games went over the point total.
  • Phoenix Suns Leaders

  • Chris Paul paced the Suns at 8.7 assists per game last year, while also averaging 4.4 rebounds and 16.1 points. He was fourth in the NBA in assists.
  • Devin Booker put up a team-high 25.2 points per contest last season. He also posted 4.1 rebounds and 4.3 assists, shooting 48.4% from the floor and 33.8% from beyond the arc with 1.8 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Deandre Ayton was tops on the Suns at 10.4 rebounds per contest last year, while also averaging 1.4 assists and 14.3 points. He is ninth in the league in rebounding.
  • Mikal Bridges posted 13.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game last season, shooting 54.3% from the floor and 42.9% from beyond the arc with 1.8 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Elfrid Payton put up 10.0 points, 3.4 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game last year. Defensively, he posted 0.7 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • 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 44 wins in 82 games against the spread this season.
  • The Pelicans are 25-32 as 2.5-point underdogs or greater.
  • New Orleans has seen 37 of its 82 games hit the over.
  • New Orleans Pelicans Leaders

  • Jonas Valanciunas has the top spot on the Pelicans leaderboards for scoring and rebounding with 17.8 points and 11.4 rebounds per game.
  • New Orleans’ assist leader is Devonte’ Graham with 4.2 per game. He also averages 11.9 points per game and grabs 2.3 rebounds per game.
  • New Orleans’ leader in steals is Herbert Jones (1.7 per game), and its leader in blocks is Valanciunas (0.8 per game).
  • 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), Devin Booker: Out (Hamstring)
      Pelicans: Kira Lewis Jr.: Out For Season (Knee), Zion Williamson: Out (Foot)

    Betting Tips for Suns vs. Pelicans

    After analyzing all of the key trends and statistics for this matchup, our best bet against the spread is Suns (-2.5). Our computer prediction sees the scoring going over the total of 214.5 points, with the teams finishing with a final score of Suns 113, Pelicans 108 once the game has been played.

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