Pacers vs. Pelicans Player Props, Odds & Predictions – Wednesday, Feb 28

Nov 21, 2023; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Indiana Pacers guard Tyrese Haliburton (0) goes to the basket against the Atlanta Hawks during the second half at State Farm Arena.
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If you’re looking for Pacers vs. Pelicans predictions, you’ve come to the right place. The Pelicans are on the move to take on the Pacers on Wednesday, Feb 28 at 7:30 ET. At present, the total is set at 238.5, and the Pacers are favored by 5.5 at home. Keep reading to get our Pacers vs. Pelicans player props and predictions.

Pacers vs. Pelicans Odds

  • Spread: Pacers -5.5
  • Total 238.5

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Game Info

  • Date: Wednesday, Feb 28
  • Time: 7:30 ET
  • Location: Gainbridge Fieldhouse, Indianapolis IN
  • TV: ESPN

Pelicans Betting Trends

  • Over their last five games, the Pelicans have an over/under record of 2-3 and are 2-3 vs. the spread.
  • Across the Pelicans last ten road games, the team averaged 111 points per game while allowing 110. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 5-5, while going 6-4 straight-up.
  • Spanning across their last five games as the betting underdog, the Pelicans have gone 3-2 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 2-3.

Pacers Betting Trends

  • In their last five games, the Pacers have an over/under record of 2-3 and are 2-3 vs. the spread.
  • In their last three home games, the Pacers have a straight up record of 2-1 while going 1-2 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 118 points per game in these contests.
  • Over the team’s last three games as the favorite, the Pacers struggled vs the spread going just 1-2. However, they still had a straight up mark of 2-1.

Does New Orleans Have a Shot at a Road Win?

In Pelicans games this season, the average over/under line is 229.6, which is lower than today’s line of 238.5. The team has hit the under in three straight games and has a season record of 27-32 on the O/U.

On the road, the Pelicans have an ATS record of 16-14, going 18-12 straight up. As the underdog, they are 15-9 ATS, with three straight ATS wins as the underdog.

New Orleans’ O/U record in non-conference games is 11-6, and their games have averaged 227.7 points per game. Today, they are looking for their fourth straight win as the underdog.

The Pelicans won their last game against the Knicks by a score of 115-92. The O/U line for that game was 214 points. New Orleans covered the spread as 6.5-point favorites.

In the Western Conference, the Pelicans are currently in 5th place with a record of 35-24. Against the West, they are 24-18 and have a 9-6 record against other teams in the Southwest Division.

So far this season, the Pelicans are averaging 116.1 points per game, which is 14th in the NBA. On the road, they are scoring 115.4 points per game.

When it comes to pace, New Orleans is 19th in the league at 98 possessions per game.

When it comes to shooting, the Pelicans are 9th in field goal percentage at 48%. In terms of three-point shooting, they are 9th in percentage but just 23rd in attempts.

So far, the Pelicans defense is giving up 111.7 points per contest, which has them sitting 8th in the NBA. One thing to note, is they have given up more points than their season average in three straight matchups. New Orleans’ defense is currently forcing 12.7 turnovers per game, which is 13th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 20th in blocked shots, with an average of 4.9 rejections per game.

Will the Pacers’ Defense Show Up at Home?

In Pacers games this season, the average over/under line has been 243.7 points. Today’s line is set at 238.5 points, and Indiana has played in 44 games with higher O/U lines than that. Overall, the team’s O/U record is 33-26.

Indiana’s last game against the Raptors finished with a combined score of 252 points, surpassing the O/U line of 246. The Pacers lost the game by a score of 130-122. Coming into the game, Indiana was favored by 5.5 points.

This season, Indiana has gone 31-26 against the spread, including a 15-12 record on the road and 16-14 at home. The Pacers have failed to cover the spread in their last two road games.

As the favorite this season, Indiana is 17-11 and 13-15 ATS. On average, they have outscored their opponents by 6.9 points per game as the favorite. As the favorite, they have a scoring differential of +5.2 PPG at home.

In the Eastern Conference, the Pacers are currently in 8th place with a record of 33-26. Against the East, they are 25-15 compared to 8-11 in non-conference games.

The Pacers are the top-scoring team in the NBA, averaging 123.9 points per game. At home, they are averaging 126.4 points per game.

Indiana’s offense is built around their ability to get to the rim. They are first in the league in two-point field goal percentage at 58% and are also first in two-point field goals made per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Pacers are 6th in the league at 38%. Overall, they are shooting 50% from the field, which is the best mark in the NBA.

Looking at the Pacers defense, they will be looking for a better performance considering they are currently conceding 122.1 points per game (28th). In their previous game, the Pacers’ defense struggled against the Raptors, giving up 130 points on a field goal percentage of 55%.

Pacers vs. Pelicans Player Prop

A player prop we are looking at is Tyrese Haliburton and his points prop of 18.5. Currently, the over for this prop is sitting at a payout of -109 while the under is at -125. Based on our projections, Tyrese Haliburton is expected to go 8/15 from the field, resulting in 21 points. We recommend taking the over on his prop bet, which offers a payout of -109.

  • The Prop: Tyrese Haliburton Over 18.5 Points (-109)

Pacers vs. Pelicans Predictions

We’re calling a win for the Pacers, with a final score of 135-111, and we’re taking them to cover the spread. Our recommendation is to bet on the Pacers at -5.5.

As for the over/under, the line is currently at 238.5, and our model projects the Pelicans and Pacers to reach a combined total of 246 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

The Pick: Pacers -5.5 | at Fanduel Sportsbook