New York Knicks vs New Orleans Pelicans: Prediction & Odds, Betting Tips 26/02/2023 | Team News & Preview
Bookmaker Ratings: Prediction #1 – Handicap (-2) for Knicks – 1.825.
Bookmaker Ratings: Prediction #2 – Total Points Over 224 – 1.965.
Match Predict – Handicap (-2) for Knicks
Bookmakers’ analysts believe the New York Knicks are favourites for the encounter. We can agree with them. The Pelicans don’t look like themselves without Williamson. Even if he does return to the pack, we shouldn’t expect him to be flashy right away.
Total Points Over 224
The Knicks average 114 home points, the Pelicans – 114 away. The teams’ head-to-head encounters tend to be quite productive. In the last two out of three games, the 230-point mark has been surpassed.
New York Knicks vs New Orleans Pelicans: Key Numbers & Markets
Preliminary review and match prediction for New York Knicks vs New Orleans Pelicans
New York Knicks:
The New York Knicks have a three-match winning streak that has not yet been broken. Thibodeau’s squad is on track to reach projected capacity, and it will be difficult for their opponents to match up with these teams.
In the last game, the Knicks took on the Atlanta Hawks (122-101). Brunson and Randle combined for 53 points, nearly half the team’s total.
The New York Knicks are currently in sixth place in the Eastern Conference. Thibodeau’s squad won 33 games and lost 27. It should be easy against the New Orleans Pelicans, as they are as bloodless as possible.
The Knicks have won five of the last six meetings.
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— NEW YORK KNICKS (@nyknicks) February 25, 2023
New Orleans Pelicans:
The New Orleans Pelicans could only win once in their last four games, with Oklahoma City Thunder (103-100). Without Williamson, the Pelicans are struggling.
The Pelicans lost their last game to the Toronto Raptors and Brendan Ingram’s 36 points in that game were still not enough for an overall win for the Louisiana team.
The Pelicans’ position in the standings is not very enviable. The Louisiana team now has 30 wins and 30 losses each and ranks eighth in the Western Conference, though the New Orleans Pelicans have been in the lead for some time.
The Pelicans look disastrous on the road, having lost eight of their last nine games.
The Pelicans are conceding 116.8 points per game on the season on the road.
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— New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) February 25, 2023
New York Knicks vs New Orleans Pelicans Probable Lineups
In our opinion, the teams will take to the field with the following line-ups:
New York Knicks: Jalen Brunson – Quentin Grimes – RJ Barrett – Julius Randle – Jericho Sims.
New Orleans Pelicans: CJ McCollum – Josh Richardson – Herbert Jones – Brandon Ingram – Jonas Valančiūnas.
New York Knicks vs New Orleans Pelicans Team News
Only Evan Fournier (Out) is injured for the New York Knicks.
E.J. Liddell (Out), Zion Williamson (Out) and Dyson Daniels (Out) are injured for the New Orleans Pelicans.
FAQ for New York Knicks vs New Orleans Pelicans
Where will this fixture be played?
The fixture will be played at Madison Square Garden (19.812) in New York City, New York, USA.
When will the game take place?
This starting whistle will sound on the 26th of February, 2023, at 00:30 UK Time.
Which bookmaker has the best odds for this game?
We recommend checking out the odds for the NBA: New York Knicks vs New Orleans Pelicans at 1xBet and VBET.
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