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New Orleans Pelicans vs Phoenix Suns 04/19/2022 Tips, Basketball Forecast and Analysis
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New Orleans Pelicans vs Phoenix Suns 04/19/2022 – The Phoenix Suns showed why they are the best team in the NBA regular season by opening up their best-of-seven series against the New Orleans Pelicans with a strong win. Both teams are set to meet again this Tuesday, April 19 and it will be held at the Footprint Center located in Phoenix, Arizona. TNT Sports will have the game live on television at exactly 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be shown simultaneously through an online live stream for NBA League Pass subscribers. According to NBA game odds, the Phoenix Suns are going up to 2-0 against the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 2.
New Orleans Pelicans vs Phoenix Suns 04/19/2022
New Orleans Pelicans vs Phoenix Suns 04/19/2022 Betting Odds
New Orleans Pelicans Betting
The New Orleans Pelicans are the upset team that made it to the playoffs after coming out of the NBA Western Conference play. This team fought a good fight in Game 1 and lost by 11 points against the league-leading Phoenix Suns, 99-110. CJ McCullum led the charge doing 25 points along with eight rebounds, six assists, and three triples. He got good help from Jonas Valanciounas and Brandon Ingram providing 18 points each. Larry Nance came off the bench with 14 points but the team needs more from other players to make them compete better entering Game 2.
Players to watch: CJ McCollum SG * (1 GP 1 GS 43 MIN 25 PTS 3 OR 5 DR 8 REB 6 AST 1 STL 1 BLK 3 TO 2 PF 2 AST/TO 13.06 PER), Jonas Valanciunas C (1 GP 1 GS 31 MIN 18 PTS 13 OR 12 DR 25 REB 3 AST 0 STL 0 BLK 1 TO 2 PF 3 AST/TO 23.26 PER), Brandon Ingram SF (1 GP 1 GS 39 MIN 18 PTS 1 OR 4 DR 5 REB 4 AST 1 STL 0 BLK 5 TO 3 PF 0.8 AST/TO 6.03 PER).
Phoenix Suns Betting
The Phoenix Suns were running in high gear to start their drive to return to the NBA Finals. Chris Paul went vintage doing 30 points, 10 assists, seven rebounds, three steals, four three-pointers and even a block. DeAndre Ayton was the team’s interior presence giving the team a near double-double of 21 points and nine boards while Devin Booker added another scoring punch doing 25 points, eight assists, and four rebounds. Cam Johnson also had a good game and combined with Mikal Bridges, they chipped in with 24 points. There are so many weapons that the Suns can unleash against the Pelicans.
Players to Watch: Chris Paul PG (1 GP 1 GS 35 MIN 30 PTS 0 OR 7 DR 7 REB 10 AST 3 STL 1 BLK 2 TO 2 PF 5 AST/TO 38.61 PER),Devin Booker SG (1 GP 1 GS 41 MIN 25 PTS 0 OR 4 DR 4 REB 8 AST 1 STL 0 BLK 1 TO 2 PF 8 AST/TO 18.35 PER), Deandre Ayton C (1 GP 1 GS 34 MIN 21 PTS 2 OR 7 DR 9 REB 2 AST 0 STL 4 BLK 1 TO 4 PF 2 AST/TO 23.69 PER).
New Orleans Pelicans vs Phoenix Suns 04/19/2022 Betting Numbers
New Orleans Pelicans
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of New Orleans’ last 16 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Phoenix’s last 6 games.
New Orleans Pelicans
Z. Williamson PF Foot is out indefinitely
D. Saric PF Knee is out indefinitely
New Orleans Pelicans vs Phoenix Suns Betting Picks
The Phoenix Suns had an easy win in Game 1 but we should see the New Orleans Pelicans do better in this upcoming game. The top online sportsbook still sees the Suns prevailing and owning this matchup.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Suns in their home court is -1600 while the Pelicans are +800 if they win Game 2.
ATS: As much as 10.5 points is between both teams on the ATS with the Suns getting the -10.5 while the Pelicans are +10.5.
TOTALs: The total set for Game 2 is 222.5 points with the Pelicans going over while the Suns are under.
Score Prediction: 118-111, Suns win.