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Pelicans Vs Warriors: NBA Basketball Betting Odds & Trends

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A game after he exploded for 30 points in a 113-87 win over the Rockets, Stephen Curry leads the Golden State Warriors (32-32) on the road against the New Orleans Pelicans (29-35) on Monday, May 3. The Warriors are underdogs by  in the matchup, which tips off at 7:30 PM ET on ESPN. The point total is set at for the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of May 3, 2021, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Pelicans vs Warriors Betting Odds

Pelicans vs Warriors Props

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Injury Report as of May 3

Didi Louzada: Out (Not With Team),
Steven Adams: Day To Day (Toe),
Nickeil Alexander-Walker: Out (Ankle),
Josh Hart: Out (Thumb)

Damion Lee: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Klay Thompson: Out For Season (Right Achilles),
Eric Paschall: Out (Hip),
Kelly Oubre Jr.: Day To Day (Wrist),
James Wiseman: Out For Season (Knee)

Pelicans and Warriors Records ATS

  • New Orleans has covered the spread in less than half its games this season, playing to a record of 30-33 against the spread.
  • When favored by at least 3 points, the Pelicans are 10-12 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • New Orleans and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 60.3% of its games this season (38/63).
  • Golden State holds a losing record ATS this season with 30 wins and 34 losses ATS.
  • The Warriors manage a 12-9 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 3-point underdog.
  • Golden State and its opponents have often been held under the total points bet this season, only hitting the over in 42.2% (27) of their 64 games played.

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Scoring Trends

  • New Orleans’ games this season have gone over the point total for Monday’s matchup point total (236.5 points) in 32.8% of opportunities (21 out of 64 matchups).
  • 15 Golden State games this year (23.4% of its matchups) ended with a final score greater than Monday’s point total of 236.5 points.
  • On average, the over/under in Pelicans games is 6.3 points fewer than the over/under of 236.5 points in this contest.
  • A difference of 10.3 points separates this matchup’s over/under (236.5 points) and the average total points bet in Warriors’ games (226.2 points) this season.
  • The Pelicans have an average implied point total of 115.9 this season, which is 4.1 points lower than their implied total in Monday’s game (120).
  • New Orleans has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (120) 22 times this season.
  • The Warriors’ average implied point total on the season (116.8 points) is 0.2 points lower than their implied total in this matchup (117 points).
  • Golden State has scored more than 117 points 22 times this season.
  • The Pelicans are at the sixth spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (115.3 PPG), while the Warriors allow the 21st-fewest points per game (113.2) in the league.
  • The Pelicans have out-scored their opponents by a total of 27 points this season (0.4 points per game on average), and opponents of the Warriors have out-scored them by only 18 more points on the year (0.3 per game).

Pelicans Leaders

  • Zion Williamson leads the Pelicans scoring 27.0 points per game.
  • Williamson’s points prop total for the game is set at 28.5, 1.5 points greater than his season average of 27.0.
  • New Orleans is led in rebounding by Steven Adams’ 8.9 rebounds per game and assisting by Lonzo Ball’s 5.8 assists per game .
  • Adams’ rebounding prop over/under for the matchup is posted at 9.5 rebounds, 0.6 rebounds greater than his season average of 8.9.
  • The Pelicans are led by Ball from beyond the arc. He makes 3.1 shots from deep per game.
  • Ball’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.4 shots higher than his season average of 3.1.
  • New Orleans’ blocks leader is James Johnson, who records 0.9 per game. Ball leads the team averaging 1.5 steals a contest.
  • Johnson’s blocks prop over/under for the contest is set at 0.5, 0.4 blocks lower than his season average of 0.9.

Warriors Leaders

  • Draymond Green holds the top spot on the Warriors rebounds and assists leaderboard, with 6.9 rebounds per game and 8.6 assists per game.
  • Green’s rebounding prop total for the matchup is set at 7.5 boards, 0.6 rebounds greater than his season average of 6.9.
  • Curry has the title of Golden State’s top scorer by putting up 31.3 points per game.
  • Curry’s points prop total for the contest is set at 37.5, 6.2 points higher than his season average of 31.3.
  • Curry leads the Warriors in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 5.2 made threes per game.
  • Curry’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 6.5, 1.3 shots greater than his season average of 5.2.
  • Nobody on Golden State grabs more steals than Green (1.6 per game) or blocks more shots than Andrew Wiggins (1.0 per game).
  • Wiggins’ blocks prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.5 blocks higher than his season average of 1.0.


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