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Phoenix Suns vs New Orleans Pelicans 04/22/2022 NBA Predictions and Odds

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Phoenix Suns vs New Orleans Pelicans 04-22-2022 NBA Predictions and Odds

Phoenix Suns vs New Orleans Pelicans 04/22/2022The New Orleans Pelicans were able to pull off a huge upset in Game 2 to even up the series against the best team in the NBA right now. The Phoenix Suns will now have to regain control of the series on the road as Game 3 happens this Friday, April 22 at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. ESPN has the television broadcast rights and the live telecast happens at 9:30 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass subscribers have the game up through an online live stream. The Phoenix Suns are still the favored team to win in NBA betting lines over the New Orleans Pelicans. 

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When:April 22, Friday 9:30 PM EST
Where:Smoothie King Center, New Orleans, Louisiana
TV:ESPN
Stream:NBA League Pass


Phoenix Suns vs New Orleans Pelicans 04/22/2022 Betting Odds
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
Phoenix Suns-1 (-110)222 o (-110)-110
New Orleans Pelicans+1 (-110)222 u (-110)-110

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Phoenix Suns Betting

The Phoenix Suns were surprised by the New Orleans Pelicans with their aggressiveness in Game 2 and limited them to only tally 114 points. Devin Booker was the team’s best offensive weapon last match with 31 points while shooting 12-of-19 from the field. Chris Paul had his normal numbers of 17 points and 14 assists while Mikal Bridges chipped in with 19 points, six boards and two assists. Center DeAndre Ayton was only able to provide a subpar 19 points and nine boards while Cam Johnson summed up the double-digit scores from the bench with 11 points. 

Players to watch: Devin Booker SG 2 GP 2 GS 32.5 MIN 28 PTS 0.5 OR 2.5 DR 3 REB 4.5 AST 0.5 STL 0 BLK 1.5 TO 2.5 PF 3 AST/TO 23.00 PER

Chris Paul PG 2 GP 2 GS 35.5 MIN 23.5 PTS 0 OR 4 DR 4 REB 12 AST 2 STL 0.5 BLK 1 TO 2.5 PF 12 AST/TO 26.81 PER

Deandre Ayton C 2 GP 2 GS 33.5 MIN 15.5 PTS 2.5 OR 6.5 DR 9 REB 3 AST 0 STL 2 BLK 0.5 TO 3.5 PF 6 AST/TO 19.07 PER

New Orleans Pelicans Betting

The New Orleans Pelicans shocked the basketball world by picking up a win on the road against the Phoenix Suns. Brandon Ingram caught fire and he gave a near triple-double performance of 37 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists. CJ McCullom followed it up with 23 points, nine assists and eight boards while Herbert Jones contributed 14 points. Jonas Valanciounas had better matchup numbers against DeAndre Ayton as he finished with 10 points and 13 rebounds while Larry Nance Jr. came off the bench with 13 points. This team had a total of 17 three-pointers in Game 2 and that was the main reason why they sealed the win.

Players to Watch: Brandon Ingram SF 2 GP 2 GS 39 MIN 27.5 PTS 1 OR 7 DR 8 REB 6.5 AST 1 STL 0.5 BLK 4.5 TO 2 PF 1.4 AST/TO 18.69 PER

CJ McCollum SG 2 GP 2 GS 41.5 MIN 24 PTS 2.5 OR 5.5 DR 8 REB 7.5 AST 0.5 STL 1 BLK 3 TO 1.5 PF 2.5 AST/TO 14.22 PER

Jonas Valanciunas C 2 GP 2 GS 28.5 MIN 14 PTS 8 OR 11 DR 19 REB 3 AST 0.5 STL 0 BLK 2.5 TO 3 PF 1.2 AST/TO 16.39 PER

Phoenix Suns vs New Orleans Pelicans 04/22/2022 Betting Numbers

Trends

Phoenix Suns

Phoenix are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Phoenix’s last 7 games.
Suns are 12-5 SU in their last 17 games.
Phoenix are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games against New Orleans.
Suns are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games against New Orleans.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix’s last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Phoenix’s last 5 games when playing on the road against New Orleans.
Phoenix are 11-5 SU in their last 16 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Suns are 16-4 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.
Phoenix are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games played on a Friday.

New Orleans Pelicans

The total has gone UNDER in 12 of New Orleans’ last 17 games.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of New Orleans’ last 14 games against Phoenix.
New Orleans are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans’ last 5 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Orleans’ last 5 games when playing at home against Phoenix.
New Orleans are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
New Orleans are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.
Pelicans are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games played in April.
New Orleans are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games played on a Friday.

Injuries

Phoenix Suns

D. Booker SG Hamstring is downgraded to doubtful Friday vs New Orleans
D. Saric PF Knee is out indefinitely

Chicago Bulls

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


Head-to-Head
Phoenix SunsNew Orleans Pelicans
45-39-0Against the Spread42-41-1
41-42-1Straight Up33-49-2
115Points per Game110
Points Allowed per Game
48.54Offensive FG%45.83
79.69Offensive FT%78.37
36.37Offensive 3PT%33.53
44.43Defensive FG%47.07
76.04Defensive FT%78.25
34.24Defensive 3PT%36.41

Phoenix Suns vs New Orleans Pelicans Betting Picks

The Phoenix Suns after Game 2 are still the favored team in this upcoming match but the top online sportsbook sees a closer finish with the New Orleans Pelicans. DeAndre Ayton must show that he is a force inside for the Suns to edge out their opponents.

Moneyline: The Suns as the safer pick to make are given an ML of -110 while the Pelicans also have the same.

ATS: Only a point is between both teams across the spread with the Suns getting -1 while the Pelicans are on the other side with +1.

TOTALs: 222 points is the total for this matchup with the Pelicans going under while the Suns are over.

Score Prediction: 115-110, Suns win