Pelicans vs. Wizards Player Props & Predictions – Wednesday, Feb 14

Dec 2, 2023; Chicago, Illinois, USA; New Orleans Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram (14) shoots a free throw against the Chicago Bulls during the first half at United Center.
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Need a Pelicans vs. Wizards prediction? We’ve got what you need, as the Wizards hit the road to face the Pelicans on Wednesday, Feb 14 at 8:00 ET. The current total stands at 235.5, with the Pelicans being favored by 12.5 at home. Keep reading to get our Pelicans vs. Wizards player props and predictions.

Pelicans vs. Wizards Odds

  • Spread: Pelicans -12.5
  • Total 235.5

Game Info

  • Date: Wednesday, Feb 14
  • Time: 8:00 ET
  • Location: Smoothie King Center, New Orleans LA
  • TV: BSNO

Wizards Betting Trends

  • Over their last five games, the Wizards have an over/under record of 2-3 and are 3-2 vs. the spread.
  • In their last five road games, Washington has averaged 115 points per game while allowing 115. The team’s record in this stretch was 2-3 while going 5-0.
  • Spanning across their last three games as the betting underdog, the Wizards have gone 2-1 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 0-3.

Pelicans Betting Trends

  • In their last five games, the Pelicans have an over/under record of 3-2 and are 3-2 vs. the spread.
  • In their last five games at home, the Pelicans have a straight up record of 4-1 while going 2-3 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 108 points per game in these contests.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Pelicans have gone 5-5 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 7-3.

Can the Wizards Lock in a Win at New Orleans?

Washington’s O/U record for the season is 24-29, and their games have averaged 238.3 points per game. Today’s O/U line is set at 235.5, and the team has hit the under in their last two games.

In their last game, the Wizards lost to the Mavericks by a score of 112-104. Washington covered the spread as 11.5-point underdogs.

On the season, the Wizards are 9-44 and are currently on a seven-game losing streak. In the Eastern Conference, they are in 14th place and are 5th in the Southeast Division.

As the underdog, the Wizards have an ATS record of 25-24, and they have covered the spread in seven straight road games. As the underdog, they are 9-41 straight-up this season.

In non-conference games, the Wizards are 3-13 compared to 6-31 against the Eastern Conference. On the road, they are 18-9 ATS and have an average scoring differential of -7.5 points per game.

On the season, the Wizards are 17th in scoring at 114.6 points per game. They have scored 114.9 points per game on the road compared to 114.2 at home. Washington has outscored the NBA scoring average in 49.1% of their games.

So far this season, the Wizards are 1st in pace at 102.6 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 17th at 47%. Washington is 4th in two-point field goals made per game but just 20th in three-point shooting percentage (27th overall).

When it comes to free throw attempts, the Wizards are 25th in the league at 20.9 per game. They are also 28th in offensive rebounds and 9th in assists at 28 per contest.

Coming into today’s game, the Wizards’ defense is giving up an average of 123.7 points per contest. The Washington defense has allowed opponents to shoot 36.8% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 49.7% of their field goal attempts vs. Washington.

Will the Pelicans Find a Way to Win at Home?

The Pelicans have won two straight games and are currently favored by 12.5 points against the Wizards. In the Western Conference, the Pelicans are 6th with a record of 32-22.

Looking at their ATS record, the Pelicans are 30-24 for the season. At home, they are 15-10 ATS compared to 15-14 on the road. As the favorite, they are 15-15 ATS and have gone 19-11 straight-up.

On average, Pelicans games have finished with 228.1 points this season, which is lower than today’s O/U line of 235.5. The team’s O/U record for the season is 25-29.

In their last game, the Pelicans defeated the Grizzlies by a score of 96-87. The O/U line for that game was 221.0 points. The Pelicans were favored by 9.5 points going into the game.

In non-conference games, the Pelicans are 9-4 compared to 23-18 against the Western Conference. The team’s average scoring differential on the road is +2.7 PPG, and they are 17-12 on the road.

At home, the Pelicans are averaging 117.0 points per game. Overall, they are 14th in the NBA in scoring at 116.1 points per game. So far, they have outscored the NBA scoring average in 51.9% of their games.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Pelicans are 9th in the league in three-point percentage at 37%. They are also 18th in made threes per game.

Overall, the Pelicans are 9th in field goal percentage at 48%. In terms of free throws, they are 11th in made free throws per game and 7th in free throw attempts per game.

So far this season, the Pelicans defense has been performing well, ranking 8th in the NBA at 112.0 points allowed per contest. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Pelicans defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 56.0% while allowing 34.3% from downtown.

Pelicans vs. Wizards Player Props

A player prop we are looking at is Brandon Ingram and his points prop of 23.5.

Currently, the over for this prop is sitting at a payout of -129 while the under is at -106. Our model predicts that Brandon Ingram will finish with 22 points, 5 rebounds, and 6. As for his points prop, we favor the under at 23.5.

  • The Prop: Brandon Ingram Under 23.5 Points (-106)

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Pelicans vs. Wizards Predictions

For today’s matchup we are recommending to take the Pelicans to secure the win, with an expected final score of 132-112. When it comes to the spread, we believe they’ll cover at -12.5.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 235.5 and given that our model is projecting 244 points between the teams, we like the over.

The Pick: Pelicans -12.5 | at Fanduel Sportsbook