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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 Tips Basketball Forecast and Analysis

New Orleans Pelicans vs Phoenix Suns 04/19/2022The 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

When:Tuesday, April 19, 10:00 PM ET
Where:Footprint Center, Phoenix, Arizona
TV:TNT
Stream:NBA League Pass


New Orleans Pelicans vs Phoenix Suns 04/19/2022 Betting Odds
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
New Orleans Pelicans+10.5 (-111)222.5 o (-111)+800
Phoenix Suns-10.5 (-111)222.5 u (-111)-1600

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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

Trends

New Orleans Pelicans

The total has gone UNDER in 12 of New Orleans’ last 16 games.
New Orleans are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against Phoenix.
New Orleans are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Phoenix.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of New Orleans’ last 10 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans’ last 5 games when playing on the road against Phoenix.
Pelicans are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.
New Orleans are 8-4 ATS in their last 12 games played in April.
New Orleans are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing as the underdog.

Phoenix Suns

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Phoenix’s last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Phoenix’s last 13 games against New Orleans.
Suns are 12-4 SU in their last 16 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Phoenix’s last 5 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix’s last 5 games when playing at home against New Orleans.
Suns are 11-4 SU in their last 15 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Phoenix are 17-3 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.
Phoenix are 8-4 ATS in their last 12 games played on a Tuesday.
Suns are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games when playing as the favourite.

Injuries

New Orleans Pelicans

Z. Williamson PF Foot is out indefinitely
K. Lewis Jr. PG ACL is out for season

Phoenix Suns

D. Saric PF Knee is out indefinitely


Head-to-Head
New Orleans PelicansPhoenix Suns
41-41-1Against the Spread45-38-0
32-49-2Straight Up40-42-1
109Points per Game107
Points Allowed per Game
45.72Offensive FG%48.53
78.35Offensive FT%79.65
33.27Offensive 3PT%36.36
47.03Defensive FG%44.31
78.20Defensive FT%75.99
36.40Defensive 3PT%34.00

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.