The New Orleans Pelicans (30-21) will attempt to continue a four-game winning run when they visit the Los Angeles Lakers (27-26) at 10:30 PM ET on Friday, February 9, 2024 at Crypto.com Arena. The game airs on NBA TV, SportsNet LA, and WVUE.

The Pelicans enter their game as a 2.5-point favorite against the Lakers. The matchup features a point total of 233.5.

Pelicans vs. Lakers Betting Odds

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  • Spread: New Orleans -2.5
  • Total: 233.5
  • Moneyline: New Orleans -138, Los Angeles +117

Pelicans at Lakers odds, spread, & more

Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Lakers (+ 2.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (233.5)

  • Prediction:
    Pelicans 117 – Lakers 115

Moneyline

  • New Orleans has been the favorite in 26 games this season and has come away with the win 16 times (61.5%) in those contests.
  • This year, New Orleans has won 16 of 23 games when listed as at least -138 or better on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies New Orleans has a 58% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Los Angeles has won 34.8% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (8-15).
  • When it has played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +117 or longer, Los Angeles has a record of 6-11 (35.3%).
  • The implied moneyline probablility for this matchup gives Los Angeles a 46.1% chance to win.

Against the spread

  • The Pelicans score only 0.2 fewer points per game (116.9) than the Lakers allow (117.1).
  • When New Orleans puts up more than 117.1 points, it is 18-3 against the spread and 17-4 overall.
  • When it scores more than 112.5 points, Los Angeles is 15-13 against the spread and 19-9 overall.
  • New Orleans’ record is 23-9-1 against the spread and 26-7 overall when it allows fewer than 116 points.
  • The Pelicans are the NBA’s 13th-ranked scoring team (116.9 PPG), while the Lakers rank 18th in points per game allowed (117.1) in the league.
  • The 14th-ranked scoring NBA team (116 PPG) is Los Angeles, while the New Orleans squad ranks ninth in the league defensively (112.5 PPG).
  • The Pelicans have totaled 225 more points than their opponents this season (4.4 per game on average), while the Lakers have been out-scored by 54 total points (1.1 per game average differential).
  • New Orleans has an average implied point total of 117.8 this season, which is 0.2 points lower than its implied total in Friday’s game (118).
  • So far this season, New Orleans has scored more than 118 points in 21 games.
  • The average implied point total on the year for Los Angeles (118.1) is 2.1 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (116).

How to watch Pelicans vs. Lakers

  • Game Day: Friday, February 9, 2024
  • Game Time: 10:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBA TV, SportsNet LA, and WVUE
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Arena: Crypto.com Arena
  • TV Channel: NBA TV
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