September 27, 2022
Suns vs Pelicans Game 4

Phoenix Suns vs New Orleans Pelicans Game 4 Odds, Predictions, OKBET Sportsbook Daily Picks and Predictions.

The 1-seed Phoenix Suns (2-1) will face the 8-seed New Orleans Pelican (1-2) at 9:30 pm on Sunday at the Smoothie King Center. Game 4 ET of the first round of the Western Conference Playoffs series will be broadcast on OKBET. Below, you’ll see the odds and lines of the Suns vs. Pelicans to meet expert NBA picks, predictions, and bets.

In Phoenix’s 114-111 victory in Game 3, Chris Paul put up 28 points (10-for-18 FG, 7-for-8 FT) and 14 assists.

Deandre Ayton of the Suns outscored Pelicans C Jonas Valaninas of the Pelicans 28-6, outshooting him 65.0 percent to -20.0 percent and outrebounding him 17-7.

NOLA’s top two scorers in the series, SG C.J. McCollum and SF Brandon Instagram, were delivered in Game 3 by scoring 64 points (7 to 17 from the back of the arc) with 52.4% shooting.

Suns at Pelicans odds and lines

OKBET Sportsbook provides the odds; for a complete list, go to the Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub. The lines were last updated at 11:47 a.m. ET.

  • Money line (ML): Suns -135 (bet 140 to win 100) | Pelicans +115 (bet 100 to win 115)
  • Against the spread: Suns -2.5 (-110) | Pelicans +2.5 (-110)
  • Over/Under: 214.5 (O: -112 | U: -108)

Suns at Pelicans key injuries

Suns

  • SG Devin Booker (hamstring) out

Pelicans

  • None

Suns vs Pelican Game 4: Suns at Pelicans picks and predictions

Prediction

Pelicans 107, Suns 103

Money line

LEAN PELICANS (+115) because I’d rather take any points I can get with NOLA, because if the Pelicans can do a little better against the Suns’ pick-and-roll. This series could even go back to Phoenix for Game 5.

NOLA is nearly doubling Phoenix’s rebounding rate this series, and the Suns won a nail-biting Game 3 despite shooting only 15.4 percent from beyond the arc. It’s difficult to win in today’s NBA when you shoot so poorly from behind the arc.

If CP3 or Ayton’s production drops slightly, Game 4 will be very winnable for the Pelicans, especially since role players shoot better at home, and a loss Sunday would end NOLA’s season.

However, CP3 has a knack for rising to the occasion in crucial moments, so the Suns could very well eke out a win, hence the LEAN PELICANS (+115).

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Against the spread

BET the PELICANS +2.5 (-110) because they are the home team and require Game 4 like blood In the betting market, we are also seeing “reverse-line movement” (RLM) towards NOLA.

The Suns -2.5 (-110), according to Okbet.com, have the vast majority of the money and action, but they opened as 3-point favorites. RLM is a red flag because it begs the question, “Why are sportsbooks making the more popular team cheaper?” Hmmm.

Furthermore, I’ll take any basketball team scoring points if it can dominate the glass as the Pelicans have done in this series. Basketball is all about accumulating possessions to get more shots up, and with its advantage on the glass, NOLA is almost certain to win the battle of possessions.

My favorite bet in this game is the PELICANS PLUS THE POINTS.

Over/Under

LEAN UNDER 214.5 (-108) only because we’re late to the party on the total, but the presumed “sharp” side of the market predicts a higher-scoring Suns-Pelicans Game 4.

Most people of bets are on the Over 214.5 (-112), however, roughly 90% of the money is on the beneath. While it goes against the grain, it can be worthwhile to observe the money because the “wiseguys” placed uploads more money than the “average Joe.”

But I’m only leaning below 214.5 (108). The oddsmaker responded by lowering the total from the opening price of 217 points to the current price to ensure that the worst numbers were obtained.

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