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    The New Orleans Pelicans (30-32) visit the Portland Trail Blazers (29-32) after losing three road games in a row. The Trail Blazers are favored by just 1.5 points in the matchup, which starts at 10:00 PM ET on Wednesday, March 1, 2023. The matchup’s over/under is 233.

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    How do I watch Trail Blazers vs. Pelicans

    • Game Day: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
    • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN, ROOT Sports NW, and BSNO
    • Location: Portland, Oregon
    • Arena: Moda Center

    Betting Lines for Portland vs. New Orleans

    Trail Blazers vs Pelicans Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Trail Blazers -1.5 233

    Trail Blazers Betting Stats & Information

    • The Trail Blazers have won 60% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (18-12).
    • Portland has a record of 18-10 when it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -122 or shorter (winning 64.3%).
    • So far this season, the Trail Blazers have compiled a 29-31-1 record against the spread.
    • The Trail Blazers have a 16-12 record against the spread when favored by 1.5 points or more this season.
    • The average point total for Portland’s games this season is 2.6 fewer points than the over/under of 233 in this matchup.
    • Trail Blazers games have gone over the point total in 30 out of 62 opportunities (48.4%).

    New Orleans Betting Stats & Info

    • This season, the Pelicans have won 10 out of the 32 games, or 31.2%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
    • New Orleans has a record of 8-21, a 27.6% win rate, when it is set as the underdog by +103 or more by sportsbooks this season.
    • The Pelicans have gone 28-33-1 against the spread this season.
    • In games this year when an underdog by 1.5 points or more, the Pelicans are 12-18-1 against the spread.
    • New Orleans’ games this season have averaged a total of 227.9 points, 5.1 fewer than the point total in this matchup.
    • Pelicans games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 33 times this year.

    Trail Blazers vs. Pelicans Season Stat Comparison

    Trail Blazers Rank Trail Blazers AVG Pelicans AVG Pelicans Rank
    12th 115 Points Scored 114.3 15th
    18th 115.4 Points Allowed 113.5 17th
    27th 41.2 Rebounds 43.9 11th
    19th 9.8 Off. Rebounds 11 11th
    8th 13.2 3pt Made 10.7 25th
    21st 24.2 Assists 25.6 8th
    18th 13.8 Turnovers 14.2 22nd

    Trail Blazers vs. Pelicans Injury Updates

    Trail Blazers

    Name Game Status Injury
    Jusuf Nurkic Out Calf
    Justise Winslow Out Ankle
    Ryan Arcidiacono Questionable Back
    Anfernee Simons Out Ankle

    Pelicans

    Name Game Status Injury
    Jonas Valančiūnas Questionable Calf
    Josh Richardson Questionable Quadricep
    Larry Nance Jr. Out Ankle
    Zion Williamson Out Hamstring
    Jose Alvarado Out Tibia

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Portland Trail Blazers Leaders

    • The Trail Blazers active leader in points and assists this season is Damian Lillard, who puts up 32.1 points per game along with 7.2 assists.
    • Jusuf Nurkic averages 13.8 points per game and adds 9.4 rebounds and 2.9 assists for the Trail Blazers.
    • Lillard makes more threes per game than any other (active) member of the Trail Blazers, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 4.3 per contest.

    New Orleans Pelicans Leaders

    • CJ McCollum’s statline this season includes 21 points, 5.9 assists and 4.3 rebounds per game.
    • Jonas Valanciunas also adds 14.2 points, 9.7 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game.
    • McCollum averages 2.8 three-pointers per game.

    Recent Performance

    Trail Blazers

    Trail Blazers Last Five Games
    Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Trail Blazers Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
    2/28/2023 Warriors 123-105 No Away +4.5 234.5 158 -187 Playoffs No Under
    2/26/2023 Rockets 131-114 Yes Home -9.5 230.5 -433 338 Playoffs Yes Over
    2/23/2023 Kings 133-116 No Away +11 234.5 404 -538 Playoffs No Over
    2/14/2023 Wizards 126-101 No Home +1.5 236.5 103 -122 Playoffs No Under
    2/13/2023 Lakers 127-115 Yes Home -2 238.5 -133 112 Playoffs Yes Over

    Pelicans

    Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Pelicans Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
    2/27/2023 Magic 101-93 Yes Home -4.5 229.5 -187 158 Playoffs No Under
    2/25/2023 Knicks 128-106 No Away +4 223.5 147 -174 Playoffs No Over
    2/23/2023 Raptors 115-110 No Away +4.5 226 179 -215 Playoffs No Under
    2/15/2023 Lakers 120-102 No Away +4.5 235 160 -190 Playoffs No Under
    2/13/2023 Thunder 103-100 No Away +2.5 235 136 -158 Playoffs Yes Under
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