Tip-off for tonight's Western Conference matchup between the Pelicans and Kings is set for 10:00 ET at the Golden 1 Center. Sacramento (-114) is currently favored by 1 point and has an overall record of 45-34. New Orleans is 47-32 and has won two straight games.

This game will be shown on TNT. The over/under line for this game is currently sitting at 218.5 points.


The Pick: New Orleans Pelicans +1

This game will be played at Golden 1 Center at 10:00 ET on Thursday, April 11th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 113-111 in favor of the Pelicans.
  • Our projections have Zion Williamson finishing with Zion Williamson points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Pelicans finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.2% and knocking down 13 threes.

Can the Pelicans Pull Out the Win as Road Underdogs?

New Orleans has an overall record of 47-32, which is good for 6th place in the Western Conference. In their division, they are 2nd behind the Rockets. As the Pelicans have a record of 28-21 against the West and 19-11 against the East.

On the road, the Pelicans are 26-14 this season and have won four straight games. Their straight-up road record is 21-18, and they are 21-18 against the spread on the road.

Against the spread this season, the Pelicans are 41-37, and they have covered in their last four road games. As the underdog, their ATS record is 18-12, and they are 16-14 straight-up as the underdog.

The Pelicans have won two straight games, with their most recent victory coming against the Trail Blazers (110-100). In that game, the O/U line was 214, and New Orleans was favored by 14.5 points.

This season, the Pelicans have an O/U record of 34-45, and their games have averaged 225.3 points per game. In their last two games, the final score has been lower than the O/U line.

On the season, the Pelicans are 13th in the NBA in scoring at 114.9 points per game. However, they have scored less than the NBA scoring average in 53.2% of their games. In their last 12 games, they have scored below their season average.

When it comes to shooting, the Pelicans are 10th in field goal percentage at 48%. They are also 10th in true shooting percentage. In terms of three-point shooting, they are 21st in made threes per game and 25th in three-point attempts.

When it comes to getting to the free-throw line, the Pelicans are 8th in attempts and 11th in made free throws. They are also 18th in pace at 97.2 possessions per game.

So far, the Pelicans defense is giving up 110.4 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. On two point field goal attempts, the Pelicans' defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 55.3% and allowing 34.8% from beyond the arc.

Will Sacramento Come Through as Home Favorites?

In their last game, the Kings lost to the Thunder by a score of 112-105. The O/U line for that game was 227.5, and Sacramento was getting 5.5 points as the underdog.

This season, the Kings have an O/U record of 36-42-1, and their games have averaged 231.6 points per game. Today's O/U line is set at 218.5, and Sacramento has hit the under in their last three games.

Sacramento is currently 8th in the Western Conference with a record of 45-34. In the Pacific Division, they are in 3rd place. Against other Western Conference teams, the Kings are 29-20 compared to 16-14 in non-conference games.

At home, the Kings are 23-15 this season, and they are favored by 1 point in today's game. As the favorite, Sacramento has gone 34-19 this season, and they have covered the spread in three straight games.

This season, the Kings have an ATS record of 40-39, going 24-17 on the road and 16-22 at home. In their games, the average scoring margin vs. the spread is +1.8 points per game at home and +1.2 points per game on the road.

At home this season, the Kings are averaging 118.7 points per game, which is 9th in the NBA. Overall, Sacramento is 9th in the league in scoring at 116.5 points per game. They have outscored the NBA scoring average in 57% of their games.

When it comes to pace, the Kings are 14th in the league at 99.1 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, Sacramento is 15th in the NBA at 47%. From three-point range, the Kings are 4th in the league in made threes per game at 14.4.

So far this season, Sacramento has made 56% of their two-point attempts, which is 9th in the NBA. In terms of offensive rebounds, the Kings are 10th in the league at 10.9 per game. When it comes to assists, Sacramento is 7th in the NBA at 28.4 per game.

At this time, the Kings' defense is positioned 17th in the NBA, permitting 115.1 points per game. The Kings defense is coming off a game in which they held the Thunder offense to just 34.4% shooting. Overall, they gave up 112 points to Oklahoma City.