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Pelicans vs Cavaliers: NBA Basketball Betting Odds & Trends | 4/11/2021

The Cleveland Cavaliers (19-33) host the New Orleans Pelicans (23-29) after losing three home games in a row. The Pelicans are favored by 7 points in the contest, which starts at 7:00 PM ET on Sunday, April 11, 2021. The matchup’s over/under is set at 226.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of April 11, 2021, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

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Injury Report as of April 11

Pelicans:
Lonzo Ball: Out (Hip),
Nickeil Alexander-Walker: Out (Ankle),
Josh Hart: Out (Thumb)

Cavaliers:
Jarrett Allen: Out (Concussion),
Larry Nance Jr.: Out (Illness),
Dylan Windler: Out (Knee)

Pelicans and Cavaliers Records ATS

  • New Orleans has covered the spread in less than half its games this season, putting together a record of 24-27 against the spread.
  • When favored by at least 7 points, the Pelicans are 1-5 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • New Orleans and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 62.7% of its games this season (32/51).
  • Cleveland has a 21-31 record ATS this season.
  • 46.2% of Cleveland’s 52 games this season have reached the over/under.

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Head to Head

In their last meeting, the Pelicans knocked off the Cavaliers 116-82. Brandon Ingram led the Pelicans with 28 points, and Collin Sexton paced the Cavaliers with 19. The Pelicans covered the spread as 6.5-point favorites, and the teams put up a total of 198 total points to go under the 225.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/12/2021 Pelicans Pelicans -6.5 225.5 -268 216 Regular Season 116-82 NO

Scoring Trends

  • New Orleans and its opponents have hit the over on Sunday’s 226 total in 33 out of 52 games (63.5%) this season.
  • In 32.7% of Cleveland’s games this season (17 of 52), the total points scored was greater than Sunday’s 226-point over/under.
  • This season, the average total for Pelicans games is 229.7 points, 3.7 more than the over/under of 226 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 10.8 points separates this matchup’s over/under (226 points) and the average total points bet in Cavaliers’ games (215.2 points) this season.
  • The average implied total for the Pelicans this season is 115.6 points, 1.4 fewer points than their implied total of 117 points in Sunday’s game.
  • So far this season, New Orleans has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (117) 20 times.
  • The 112.2-point average implied total on the season for the Cavaliers is 2.2 more points than the team’s 110-point implied total in this matchup.
  • This season, Cleveland has scored more than this game’s implied total of 110 points 19 times.
  • The Pelicans are at the eighth spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (114.6 PPG), while the Cavaliers allow the 13th-fewest points per game (111.3) in the league.
  • The Pelicans have a negative point differential on the season (-29 total points, -0.6 per game), as do the Cavaliers (-387 total points, -7.4 per game).

Pelicans Leaders

  • Zion Williamson leads the Pelicans scoring 26.5 points per game.
  • Williamson’s PRA prop total for the matchup is set at 46.5, 9.2 higher than his season average of 37.3.
  • Lonzo Ball leads New Orleans with 5.7 assists a game and Steven Adams paces the squad with 8.8 rebounds per matchup.
  • Adams’ PRA prop total for the game is set at 14.5, 4.1 less than his season average of 18.6.
  • Ball is the top three-point shooter for the Pelicans, hitting 3.1 per game.
  • Ball’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 5.5, 2.4 shots higher than his season average of 3.1.
  • Ball leads the team with 1.4 steals per game. James Johnson collects 1.0 block an outing to pace New Orleans.
  • Johnson’s blocks prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.5 blocks higher than his season average of 1.0.

Cavaliers Leaders

  • Sexton owns the Cavaliers top spot in scoring with 24.1 points per game and also tacks on 2.8 rebounds and 4.2 assists per contest.
  • Sexton’s points prop total for the contest is set at 23.5, 0.6 points less than his season average of 24.1.
  • The Cleveland leaders in rebounds and assists are Jarrett Allen (9.9 rebounds per game) and Darius Garland (5.9 assists per game).
  • Allen’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 26.5, 1.8 greater than his season average of 24.7.
  • Garland leads the Cavaliers in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 1.9 made threes per game.
  • Garland’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.4 shots less than his season average of 1.9.
  • Cleveland’s Larry Nance Jr. has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.8 per game and Allen is first in blocks with 1.7 per game.
  • Allen’s blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.2 blocks lower than his season average of 1.7.

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