Portland Trail Blazers at New Orleans Pelicans Matchup 3/16/2024

The New Orleans Pelicans (40-26) host the Portland Trail Blazers (19-47) at Smoothie King Center, tipping off at 7:00 PM ET on Saturday, March 16, 2024. The Pelicans are 13.5-point favorites in the game, the second matchup between the squads this season. The matchup has an over/under of 212.

Odds Comparison

Over/Under History
Season Home Away
32-35-0 16-19-0 16-16-0
29-37-1 15-18-0 14-19-1
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
220 or Less 9-14-0 1-10-0 8-4-0 6-5-0 4-2-0 2-3-0
220.5 to 225 8-5-1 4-5-0 4-0-1 6-3-1 2-2-0 4-1-1
225.5 to 229 4-3-0 2-2-0 2-1-0 8-4-0 4-2-0 4-2-0
229.5 to 235 6-9-0 4-3-0 2-6-0 10-6-0 4-2-0 6-4-0
235.5 to 240 3-4-0 3-1-0 0-3-0 7-9-0 5-6-0 2-3-0
240.5 and over 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0
Against the Spread(ATS) History
Season Home Away
31-35-1 14-21-0 17-14-1
38-28-1 19-14-0 19-14-1
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
-10.5 or More 9-7-1 0-0-0 9-7-1 4-1-0 4-1-0 0-0-0
-7 to -10 5-4-0 0-0-0 5-4-0 3-5-0 2-3-0 1-2-0
-3.5 to -6.5 2-5-0 1-3-0 1-2-0 12-7-0 6-4-0 6-3-0
-0.5 to -3 2-3-0 0-2-0 2-1-0 3-5-0 1-3-0 2-2-0
0 to 3 1-2-0 1-2-0 0-0-0 5-5-0 3-2-0 2-3-0
+3.5 to +6.5 7-4-0 7-4-0 0-0-0 5-3-0 2-1-0 3-2-0
+7 to +10 2-7-0 2-7-0 0-0-0 6-2-1 1-0-0 5-2-1
+10.5 or more 3-3-0 3-3-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0

Bet Splits

Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Away 8-23 25.8% 56.5 106.7
Underdog 18-42 30% 50.8 107.3
After Losses 10-27 27% 45.9 110.4
Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Home 19-13 59.4% 56.2 116.3
Favorite 26-14 65% 53.8 117.4
After Win 17-12 58.6% 58.6 115.8

Scoring

Offense Scoring (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
109.9 27.8 25.4 29.4 27.3
114.1 29.5 28.3 28.1 28.2
Defense Scoring Allowed (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
122.9 31.6 30.8 31.5 29
113.5 28.3 28.5 28.7 28
Offense Scoring (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
114.5 29.5 30.5 27.7 26.8
109.8 27.2 28.2 28.5 25.9
Defense Scoring Allowed (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
110.2 26.5 26.3 29.3 28.1
109.7 29.1 27 27.2 26.4

Portland Trail Blazers Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
2/28/24 POR 96 vs MIA 106 +6.5 212.5 40.7% 19 15 32.3% 17 52.9% 26 6 53.8% 18
2/16/24 POR 91 vs MIN 128 +9.5 217 37.3% 30 9 27.6% 15 51.7% 27 11 36.7% 13
2/14/24 POR 109 vs MIN 121 +8.5 213.5 44.8% 25 12 37.9% 16 46.4% 34 12 39.4% 12
2/9/24 POR 122 vs DET 128 -4.5 226.5 46.1% 33 11 36.7% 15 48.4% 31 16 59.3% 16
2/5/24 POR 103 @ DEN 112 -15 220.5 45.9% 15 15 35.5% 13 48.8% 19 14 42.9% 8

New Orleans Pelicans Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
3/6/24 NO 139 @ TOR 98 +9.5 229.5 50.5% 11 17 49% 11 38.7% 22 11 29.5% 11
2/29/24 NO 114 @ IND 123 -4 239.5 46.7% 23 7 37.9% 10 49% 9 14 36.8% 8
2/28/24 NO 115 @ NY 92 +6.5 214 50.6% 23 10 52.9% 14 37.3% 23 13 30.4% 11
2/8/24 NO 117 @ LAC 106 -5 234.5 53.4% 16 8 37.5% 12 46.2% 26 8 37.5% 19
2/6/24 NO 138 vs TOR 100 -10.5 230.5 51% 13 17 42.2% 7 47.6% 15 10 32.3% 18

Trail Blazers vs. Pelicans Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, March 16, 2024
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: BSNO
  • Favorite: Pelicans (-13.5)
  • Total: 212

Trail Blazers vs. Pelicans Matchup Statistics

  • The Pelicans average 116 points per game, only 0.3 more points than the 115.7 the Trail Blazers give up.
  • The Pelicans are outscoring opponents by 4.9 points per game with a +326 scoring differential overall. They put up 116 points per game (13th in the NBA) and allow 111.1 per outing (eighth in the league).
  • The Trail Blazers' -527 scoring differential (being outscored by eight points per game) is a result of putting up 107.7 points per game (28th in NBA) while giving up 115.7 per contest (17th in league).
  • Offensively New Orleans has played better at home this year, putting up 116.3 points per game, compared to 115.7 per game when playing on the road.
  • At home, Portland scores 108.6 points per game. On the road, it scores 106.7.
  • The Pelicans have been putting up 112.4 points per game in their last 10 times on the court, an average that's a little lower than the 116 they've scored over the course of the 2023-24 season.
  • The Trail Blazers have played better offensively over their last 10 games, generating 109.2 points per contest, 1.5 more than their season average of 107.7.

Trail Blazers vs. Pelicans Previous Meetings

Pelicans vs Trail Blazers (Last 10 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
2/10/2024 Pelicans -8.5 219 -360 +285 93-84 NO
3/27/2023 Pelicans -12 226.5 -700 +510 124-90 NO
3/12/2023 Pelicans -3 221.5 -150 +130 127-110 NO
3/1/2023 Trail Blazers -3 234.5 -150 +130 121-110 NO
11/10/2022 Pelicans -10 222 -435 +350 106-95 POR

Pelicans Leaders

  • Brandon Ingram averages 21.2 points, 5.1 boards and 5.9 assists.
  • Zion Williamson is averaging 22.5 points, 5.7 rebounds and 5.1 assists. At the other end, he averages 0.9 steals and 0.6 blocked shots.
  • Jonas Valanciunas is averaging 12.9 points, 2.2 assists and 9.4 rebounds.
  • CJ McCollum is averaging 18.1 points, 4.3 boards and 4.3 assists. At the other end, he averages 1.0 steal and 0.7 blocked shots.
  • Herbert Jones is averaging 11.0 points, 2.5 assists and 3.6 boards.

Trail Blazers Leaders

  • Jerami Grant's numbers on the season are 21.0 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.8 assists per contest. He is also draining 45.1% of his shots from the floor and 40.2% from beyond the arc, with an average of 2.1 triples.
  • The Trail Blazers get 15.6 points per game from Deandre Ayton, plus 11.1 rebounds and 1.6 assists.
  • Anfernee Simons averages 23.0 points, 3.7 rebounds and 5.5 assists. He is draining 42.9% of his shots from the floor and 38.7% from 3-point range, with 3.4 treys per game.
  • Jabari Walker averages 8.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 0.9 assists. He is making 46.9% of his shots from the field.
  • The Trail Blazers are getting 7.3 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game from Toumani Camara.

Trail Blazers vs. Pelicans Injury Report

  • Pelicans Injuries: Dyson Daniels: Out (Knee)
  • Trail Blazers Injuries: Malcolm Brogdon: Out (Illness), Robert Williams III: Out (Knee), Shaedon Sharpe: Out (Abdomen), Jerami Grant: Doubtful (Hamstring), Anfernee Simons: Probable (Knee), Matisse Thybulle: Questionable (Ankle), Rayan Rupert: Probable (Ankle), Jabari Walker: Doubtful (Hip)