Tonight, basketball fans get to see some NBA Western Conference Action at the Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona! In this basketball matchup, the New Orleans Pelicans have a 23-26 record while the Phoenix Suns have a 49-10 record. Despite the long sports betting odds against the Pelicans, which team will reign supreme? Find out with our Suns vs Pelicans Betting Pick from our basketball betting experts.
Anyone who bets on basketball knows that the Phoenix Suns are the best team in the NBA this season. The only team that comes close to their record are the Warriors with a 43-17 record. However, the New Orleans Pelicans are another story. This is because they rank close to the bottom of the NBA Western conference at number 12.
Suns vs Pelicans Betting Prediction and Analysis for 02/25/2022
The Phoenix Suns are at an 8-game winning streak and sportsbooks have them as a clear favorite for this game. According to the latest betting odds, they began as 6.5 points favorite earlier in the week. However, they are now an 8-point favorite making it costly to bet on the spread with the Suns.
The Suns have been dominating the league this season with no sign of stopping. In fact, the lead the league by 6.5 games over the Golden State Warriors. Last night’s game against Oklahoma City was a total blowout with a 124-104 victory for Phoenix.
All-Star G Devin Booker had a team-high of 25 points to go along with 12 assists and six steals. Furthermore, Cameron Johnson and Mikal Bridges each made 21 points for the Suns. Statistically speaking, the Suns had 32 assists on 46 of their field goals made and shot 54 percent overall.
Online sports wagering websites do not have a lot of hope for the Pelicans making the NBA playoffs. This is because at this point, the only chance they have is to reach the play-in spots. The Pelicans have lost their last 2 games and lost 125-118 in their last game against the Mavericks. During the game, they had 8 fouls and made 18 of their 40 shots outside the perimeter.
The Pelicans are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 road games and are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games. On the other hand, the Suns are 2-5 AT in their last 7 games against a team with losing record.
Suns vs Pelicans Betting Pick
Game time: 02/25/2021 at 9:00 PM EDT
Bet on The New Orleans Pelicans at +7
Despite the long odds, some basketball betting experts have some hope for the Pelicans. This is because they Suns will be playing Ayton and McGee around the rim. Therefore, they will be vulnerable in terms of defense.
In addition, Chris Paul will miss the next 6-8 weeks with a fractured right thumb. Furthermore, since the Pelicans have an extra day to prepare, we do not see a blowout game. We predict the Suns will win with a final score of 114-111.