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The New Orleans Pelicans (11-14) visit the Detroit Pistons (7-19) in a matchup of Southwest Division teams at Little Caesars Arena, tipping off at 7:00 PM ET on Sunday, February 14, 2021. The Pelicans are 4-point favorites in the game, the second matchup between the squads this season. The point total for the matchup is 221.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect data from William Hill sportsbook as of February 13, 2021, 10:55 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Pelicans vs Pistons Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 14

Pelicans:
Nickeil Alexander-Walker: Day To Day (Ankle),
Josh Hart: Day To Day (Back)

Pistons:
Jahlil Okafor: Out (Knee),
Mason Plumlee: Day To Day (Elbow),
Sekou Doumbouya: Out (Concussion),
Frank Jackson: Day To Day (Illness),
Killian Hayes: Out (Hip)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Pistons (+4)
Total Pick Over (221.5)
Prediction Pistons 113, Pelicans 112

The data strongly suggests betting on the Pistons in this one. The model favors them while William Hill has the Pelicans favored and the difference between the two is 4.9 points.

The model projects a total 2.7 points higher than the one set by William Hill for this matchup.

Click here for today’s NBA betting picks from our team of experts.

Pelicans Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Zion Williamson 24 24.3 6.8 2.9 1.0 0.7 0.2
Brandon Ingram 25 23.9 5.5 4.6 0.6 1.0 2.5
Lonzo Ball 22 13.8 4.5 4.8 1.3 0.5 2.8
Eric Bledsoe 24 13.3 3.5 3.7 0.7 0.3 2.3
Nickeil Alexander-Walker 21 9.2 2.8 2.1 1.2 0.4 1.1

Pistons Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jerami Grant 26 23.3 5.5 3.0 0.8 1.2 2.5
Josh Jackson 24 12.6 3.9 2.0 0.9 1.0 1.5
Blake Griffin 20 12.3 5.2 3.9 0.8 0.2 2.0
Wayne Ellington 19 11.1 2.1 1.1 0.4 0.2 2.8
Delon Wright 26 10.2 4.6 4.9 1.4 0.6 0.9

Shooting Trends

  • The Pelicans are shooting 47.7% from the field this season, 0.9 percentage points lower than the 48.6% the Pistons allow to opponents.
  • New Orleans is 7-5 against the spread and 7-5 overall when it shoots better than 48.6% from the field.
  • Detroit has a 5-4-1 record against the spread and a 4-7 record overall when allowing its opponents to make more than 47.7% of their shots from the field.
  • The Pistons’ 43.4% shooting percentage from the field this season is 3.1 percentage points lower than the Pelicans have allowed to their opponents (46.5%).
  • This season, Detroit has a 5-1 record against the spread and a 3-3 record overall in games the team collectively shoots over 46.5% from the field.
  • This season, New Orleans has a 5-3 record against the spread and a 7-2 straight up record when it allows opponents to shoot over 43.4% from the field.
  • The Pelicans shoot 36.2% from deep, 3.1% lower than the 39.3% the Pistons allow to opponents.
  • New Orleans is 7-3 against the spread and 7-3 overall when it shoots better than 39.3% from distance.
  • Detroit is 5-3 against the spread while putting up a 4-5 straight-up record when its opponents shoot above 36.2% from beyond the arc.
  • The Pistons are hitting 35.1% of their shots from beyond the arc, which is 3.6 percentage points fewer than the 38.7% the Pelicans’ opponents are averaging on the season.
  • Detroit has an 8-2 ATS record and is 4-7 straight-up when the team makes more than 38.7% of its three-point attempts.
  • New Orleans has an 8-2 ATS record and a 9-1 straight-up record this season when it hits more than 35.1% of its three-point attempts.
  • The Pelicans connect on 11.2 three-pointers per game this season, 1.4 fewer makes per game than the Pistons give up (12.6).
  • Detroit is 9-3-1 against the spread and 5-9 overall when it makes more threes than its opponents, while New Orleans is 5-14 ATS and 6-14 straight up in games when it is out-shot from deep.
  • The Pelicans rank 23rd in the NBA in made three-pointers, while the Pistons give up the 17th-fewest made threes in the league.

Pelicans vs Pistons Stat Rankings

Pelicans Rank Pelicans AVG Pistons AVG Pistons Rank
12th 108.8 Points Scored 108.4 24th
23rd 113.5 Points Allowed 109.1 20th
4th 44.4 Rebounds 42.7 18th
3rd 10.9 Off. Rebounds 10.7 11th
23rd 11.2 3pt Made 12.6 16th
17th 23.7 Assists 23.9 21st
15th 13.1 Turnovers 13.7 18th

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