Pelicans vs Warriors Prediction: Statistical Analysis

Pelicans vs Warriors Prediction: Statistical Analysis

Pelicans vs Warriors Prediction: The New Orleans Pelicans are expected to win the upcoming game against the Golden State Warriors as per the latest prediction.

The New Orleans Pelicans will aim to bounce back when they host the Golden State Warriors in the upcoming NBA fixture on Monday night. The Pelicans failed to continue their 3-game winning streak as they faced a 109-117 loss to the Boston Celtics. They need to win the next fixture to remain strong in the top half of the Western Conference.

The Golden State Warriors will look to improve their away record when they meet the Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center Arena on Monday. The reigning NBA champions have failed to perform as per their reputation till now. They have a lot to do to get to a better position in the Western Conference.

Key Insights

The Pelicans were dominated by the Celtics in the last game.

The New Orleans Pelicans got a poor start to the last game as they went on a 25-40 trail in the first quarter. Boston further increased the lead to 18 points in the second quarter. The Pelicans tried to make a comeback with a 17-4 run that cut the deficit to 5 points. However, the Celtics ensured to regain the lead and gave no chance to the Pelicans in the second half.

Brandom Ingram gave a stellar performance for the Pelicans as he finished with 25 points and 7 assists. C.J. McCollum also played well and added 18 points with 5 rebounds and 3 assists.

The trio of Curry, Wiggins, and Thompson were the stars in the Warriors’ win over the Knicks.

The Golden State Warriors got a blazing start to the last game against the Knicks. The defense gave very few chances to New York. The Warriors got a shooting accuracy of 45.1% from the field. They restricted New York to just 34.5%. Golden State outrebounded New York by 51-45. In the end, it was a comfortable win by the Warriors.

Stephen Curry was the leading scorer for the Warriors yet again. He finished with 24 points, 6 rebounds, and 10 assists. Andrew Wiggins and Klay Thompson looked good too and secured 40 points, 10 rebounds, and 4 assists together.

Pelicans vs Warriors Prediction: Recent Form

New Orleans Pelicans

The New Orleans Pelicans have had a decent campaign so far. They are at 9-7 currently in the 9th position in the Western Conference. New Orleans won 3 of the last 5 games. The Pelicans won 5 of the 8 home fixtures. Their away record stands at 4-4 as of now.

Golden State Warriors

The Golden State Warriors would be very disappointed with their performance this season. They are at 7-9 in the 11th position in the Western Conference. Golden State also won 3 of the last 5 matchups. The Warriors have been very strong at home as the record stands at 7-1 so far. On the road trips, the Warriors have struggled as they are yet to win an away clash.

Pelicans vs Warriors Prediction: Winning Odds

The Golden State Warriors have scored at a better rate than the New Orleans Pelicans. However, the Pelicans are slightly ahead in shooting accuracy. The Pelican’s defense has looked more formidable than the Warriors.

The Pelicans already handed a defeat to the Warriors this season. They have been good in their home arena so far. On the other hand, the Warriors have looked clueless in away fixtures. Zion Williamson has played with an average of 23.5 points per game for New Orleans. Golden State, on the other hand, will hope for another dominating performance from Stephen Curry. Curry is scoring 32.2 points per game this season.

Spread

  • New Orleans Pelicans: -5.5(-102)
  • Golden State Warriors: +5.5(-102)

MoneyLine

  • New Orleans Pelicans: -200
  • Golden State Warriors: +170

Winning Probability:

  • New Orleans Pelicans: 64%
  • Golden State Warriors: 36%

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Pelicans vs Warriors Prediction: Team Stats

New Orleans Pelicans

  • The New Orleans Pelicans are averaging 116.3 points per game. They shot 48.1% from the field and 38.5% from the 3-point line. The Pelicans’ average number of assists per game is currently at 27.0.
  • The Pelicans rebounded with an average of 44.7 points per game along with 8.1 steals and 4.2 blocks per game.

Golden State Warriors

  • The Golden State Warriors maintained a scoring rate of 117.1 points per game. The shooting accuracy is 47.6% for field goals and 37.6% for 3-pointers. They played with an average of 29.2 assists per game.
  • The Warriors played with an average of 42.0 rebounds per game. The average number of steals per game stands at 7.0 per game, while the average number of blocks per game is currently at 3.8 per game.

Pelicans vs Warriors Head-to-Head Stats

There have been 68 regular season encounters between these two teams in the NBA. The Golden State Warriors have the upper hand with 43 wins, while the New Orleans Pelicans managed to win 25 games.

If we check out the results of the last 5 meetings, 3 games were won by the Warriors and 2 by the Pelicans. The previous meeting took place in the current season on 4 November 2022. The New Orleans Pelicans won that game with a score of 114-105.

Pelicans vs Warriors Prediction: Players to Watch Out

New Orleans Pelicans

Zion Williamson (Power Forward)

Points Per Game: 23.5 | Rebounds Per Game: 6.4 | Assists Per Game: 3.9

Brandon Ingram (Small Forward)

Points Per Game: 21.1 | Rebounds Per Game: 5.3 | Assists Per Game: 4.5

C.J. McCollum (Shooting Guard)

Points Per Game: 18.9 | Assists Per Game: 6.4 | Rebounds Per Game: 5.2

Golden State Warriors

Stephen Curry (Point Guard)

Points Per Game: 32.2 | Rebounds Per Game: 6.7 | Assists Per Game: 6.6

Andrew Wiggins (Small Forward)

Points Per Game: 18.1 | Rebounds Per Game: 5.6 | Steals Per Game: 1.2

Jordan Poole (Shooting Guard)

Points Per Game: 15.9 | Assists Per Game: 4.5 | Steals Per Game: 1.1

Pelicans vs Warriors Injuries

New Orleans Pelicans

  • Trey Murphy III (Shooting Guard)
  • E.J. Liddell (Forward)

Golden State Warriors

  • Andre Iguodala (Forward)

Pelicans vs Warriors Prediction: Predicted Winner

The New Orleans Pelicans have played well in their home arena so far. They will aim for their second consecutive win over the defending champions on Monday. On the other hand, the Golden State Warriors need to bring out their best to avoid another away defeat. They have a squad consisting of highly skilled players. A complete team effort can be enough to trouble the Pelicans. All the predictions and betting platforms are favoring the Pelicans for this contest.

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