Pelicans vs. Kings NBA Preview (4/11/24): Odds, Lineups & Injuries

Written By Editorial Team on April 11, 2024
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Pelicans vs. Kings

The New Orleans Pelicans are scheduled to play against the Sacramento Kings on Thursday, April 11, at 10:00 PM ET. The game will take place at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA, and will be broadcast on TNT. NBA betting odds are set with a point spread of -1.0 in favor of the Kings and an over/under of 217.0.

Pelicans vs. Kings pregame odds tonight

The NBA pregame odds for the upcoming game between the Kings and the Pelicans show a tight contest. DraftKings lists the Kings at -115 and the Pelicans at -105, with a point spread of -1/+1 and an over/under of 216.5. FanDuel and Caesars offer similar odds, with slight variations in moneyline and over/under values. Massachusetts sportsbooks odds are as followed:

  • DraftKingsKings -1.5, over/under 216.5
  • FanDuelKings -1, over/under 215.5
  • CaesarsKings -1.5, over/under 216.5
  • BetMGMKings -1.5, over/under 216.5

Odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the Pelicans vs. Kings. 

Pelicans vs. Kings projected starting lineups (4/11/24)

Pelicans starting lineup tonight

  • PG: CJ McCollum
  • SG: Herbert Jones
  • SF: Trey Murphy III
  • PF: Zion Williamson
  • C: Jonas Valanciunas

Kings starting lineup tonight

  • PG: De’Aaron Fox
  • SG: Keon Ellis
  • SF: Harrison Barnes
  • PF: Keegan Murray
  • C: Domantas Sabonis

Projected starting lineups & injuries for each team are provided by Sportsdata.

Pelicans vs. Kings injuries tonight

The Pelicans will miss Brandon Ingram (SF) due to a knee injury, a significant loss for their scoring and wing defense. Naji Marshall (SF) is questionable, which could further impact the Pelicans’ wing rotation.

For the Kings, Malik Monk (SG) and Kevin Huerter (SG) are out with knee and shoulder injuries respectively, impacting the team’s shooting guard rotation. Jordan Ford (PG) and Keegan Murray (PF) are questionable, potentially affecting the Kings’ frontcourt depth.

Team standings and stats for today’s NBA game

New Orleans Pelicans team stats

The New Orleans Pelicans have secured 47-32, ranking them 6th in the Western Conference and 2nd in the Southwest Division. In their recent victory over the Trail Blazers, they scored 110 points. The Pelicans’ season statistics are impressive:

  • PPG: 114.9
  • Points Allowed per Game: 110.3
  • Rebounds per Game: 44.2
  • Assists per Game: 26.9
  • FG%: 48.6
  • 3PT%: 37.8

Sacramento Kings team stats

The Sacramento Kings hold a record of 45-34, positioning them 8th in the Western Conference and 3rd in the Pacific Division. Their performance in the last game against the Thunder resulted in a loss, with a final score of 112-105. The Kings’ season averages are notable:

  • PPG: 116.5
  • Points Allowed per Game: 115.1
  • Rebounds per Game: 44.2
  • Assists per Game: 28.4
  • FG%: 47.6
  • 3PT%: 36.5

Player Stats for Kings vs. Pelicans for April 11

Pelicans team leaders

On the Pelicans side, their recent game showcased strong performances, setting the stage for an exciting matchup. Here are the top Pelicans players from their last outing:

  • Trey Murphy III (SF): 31 PTS, 8 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • CJ McCollum (PG): 29 PTS, 5 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Zion Williamson (PF): 22 PTS, 7 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Jonas Valanciunas (C): 11 PTS, 8 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Dyson Daniels (PG): 4 PTS, 6 RBS, 5 ASTS

Looking at the season stats, the Pelicans have key players contributing across the board:

  • Zion Williamson (PF): 22.9 PPG, 5.8 RPG, 5.0 APG
  • Brandon Ingram (SF): 20.9 PPG, 5.1 RPG, 5.8 APG
  • CJ McCollum (PG): 19.6 PPG, 4.3 RPG, 4.5 APG
  • Jonas Valanciunas (C): 12.4 PPG, 8.9 RPG, 2.1 APG
  • Herbert Jones (SG): 11.0 PPG, 3.5 RPG, 2.6 APG

Kings team leaders

The Kings are gearing up for their next NBA showdown against the Pelicans, with both teams looking to capitalize on their recent performances. Here are the top Kings players from their last game:

  • De’Aaron Fox (PG): 33 PTS, 8 RBS, 6 ASTS
  • Keon Ellis (SG): 26 PTS, 6 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Keegan Murray (PF): 15 PTS, 10 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Domantas Sabonis (C): 8 PTS, 13 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Harrison Barnes (SF): 10 PTS, 6 RBS

For the season, the Kings have several players making significant contributions:

  • Domantas Sabonis (C): 19.4 PPG, 13.8 RPG, 8.2 APG
  • De’Aaron Fox (PF): 26.6 PPG, 4.6 RPG, 5.6 APG
  • Keegan Murray (PF): 15.1 PPG, 5.4 RPG, 1.7 APG
  • Malik Monk (SG): 15.4 PPG, 2.9 RPG, 5.1 APG
  • Harrison Barnes (SF): 12.0 PPG, 2.9 RPG, 1.1 APG
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