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    The New Orleans Pelicans (26-23) are favored (-4) to stop a six-game losing streak when they host the Washington Wizards (22-26) at 8:00 PM ET on Saturday, January 28, 2023 at Smoothie King Center. The game airs on BSNO and NBCS-DC. The matchup’s over/under is set at 231.5.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Pelicans vs. Wizards

    • Game Day: Saturday, January 28, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: BSNO and NBCS-DC
    • Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Arena: Smoothie King Center
    Pelicans vs Wizards Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Pelicans -4 231.5

    Pelicans Betting Stats & Information

    • The Pelicans have been the moneyline favorite 26 total times this season. They’ve gone 18-8 in those games.
    • When playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -186 or shorter, New Orleans has a record of 12-3 (80% win percentage).
    • The Pelicans’ ATS record is 24-25-0 this season.
    • The Pelicans have an 8-7 record against the spread this season when favored by 4 points or more.
    • New Orleans’ average point total in matchups this year is 228.4, 3.1 points fewer than the over/under in this game.
    • The Pelicans have gone over in 27 of their 48 games with a set total (56.2%).

    Washington Betting Stats & Info

    • This season, the Wizards have won 12 out of the 31 games, or 38.7%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
    • This season, Washington has won seven of its 18 games, or 38.9%, when it is the underdog by at least +157 on the moneyline.
    • The Wizards have covered the spread 22 times in 48 games with a set spread.
    • The Wizards have an ATS record of 10-11 when playing as at least 4-point underdogs.
    • The average over/under for Washington’s games this year is 5.4 fewer points than the point total of 231.5 in this outing.
    • This season, 24 of the Wizards’ games have gone over the point total.

    Pelicans vs. Wizards Season Stat Comparison

    Pelicans Rank Pelicans AVG Wizards AVG Wizards Rank
    11th 115.3 Points Scored 112.7 20th
    14th 113.1 Points Allowed 113.4 16th
    8th 44.4 Rebounds 44.2 9th
    11th 11.2 Off. Rebounds 9.6 22nd
    23rd 11 3pt Made 11.1 22nd
    9th 25.9 Assists 25.2 13th
    23rd 14.6 Turnovers 13.2 10th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    New Orleans Pelicans Leaders

    • The Pelicans active leader in points and assists this season is CJ McCollum, who scores 21.2 points per game along with 5.8 assists.
    • Jonas Valanciunas’ averages this season are 14.8 points, 9.9 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game.
    • McCollum leads active Pelicans in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of three shots per game from beyond the arc.

    Washington Wizards Leaders

    • This season, Kyle Kuzma averages 22.2 points per game and adds 7.6 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game.
    • Monte Morris adds 10.4 points, 3.4 rebounds and 5.4 assists per game to the team’s offensive production, while Kristaps Porzingis averages 22.1 points, 8.8 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game.
    • Kuzma is reliable from distance with 2.6 made threes per game.
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