Spurs vs. Pelicans NBA Preview (4/5/24): Odds, Lineups & Injuries

Written By Editorial Team on April 5, 2024
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Spurs vs. Pelicans

The San Antonio Spurs are scheduled to play against the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday, April 5, at 8:00 p.m. The game will take place at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, LA, and will be broadcast on BSNO. NBA Betting Odds include a point spread of -11.5 in favor of the Pelicans, with an over/under set at 218.5.

Spurs vs. Pelicans pregame odds for Wednesday night

The NBA betting odds for the upcoming match between the Pelicans and the Spurs are similar across different sportsbooks. DraftKings lists the Pelicans with a point spread at -10.5, with an over/under of 219.5. Most Massachusetts sportsbooks are in line.

  • DraftKings: Pelicans -10.5, over/under 219.5
  • FanDuel: Pelicans -10.5, over/under 219
  • Caesars: Pelicans -10, over/under 219.5
  • BetMGM: Pelicans -10.5, over/under 299.5

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

Spurs vs. Pelicans projected starting lineups

Spurs starting lineup tonight

PG: Tre Jones
SG: Blake Wesley
SF: Julian Champagnie
PF: Sandro Mamukelashvili
C: Victor Wembanyama

Pelicans starting lineup tonight

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

Projected lineups and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.io

Spurs vs. Pelicans injuries for tonight’s game

For the Pelicans, Brandon Ingram (Knee) and Jose Alvarado (Hip) are out. Zion Williamson (Finger) is questionable. For the Spurs, Cedi Osman (Ankle), Devin Vassell (Foot), Charles Bassey (Left Knee), and Dominick Barlow (Knee) are out. Keldon Johnson (Foot) is questionable.

Team standings and stats for today’s game

San Antonio Spurs team stats

The San Antonio Spurs stand at 18-58, placing them 15th in the Western Conference and 5th in the Southwest Division. Their last game resulted in a loss to the Denver Nuggets, losing 110-105. Season stats for the Spurs are as follows:

  • PPG: 112.1
  • Points Allowed per Game: 119.1
  • Rebounds per Game: 43.9
  • Assists per Game: 29.8
  • FG%: 46.2
  • 3PT%: 34.7

New Orleans Pelicans team stats

The New Orleans Pelicans, with a record of 45-31, are currently 7th in the Western Conference and 2nd in the Southwest Division. Their recent game against the Orlando Magic ended in a loss, with a final score of 117-108. Here are the Pelicans’ season stats:

  • PPG: 115.1
  • Points Allowed per Game: 110.5
  • Rebounds per Game: 44.2
  • Assists per Game: 26.9
  • FG%: 48.6
  • 3PT%: 37.9

Player Stats for Spurs vs. Pelicans for April 5

San Antonio Spurs leaders before tonight’s game

On the other side, the Spurs’ recent away game against Denver highlighted key performances, especially from Victor Wembanyama. Here are the top Spurs players from that game:

  • Victor Wembanyama (PF): 23 PTS, 15 RBS, 8 ASTS
  • Malaki Branham (SG): 24 PTS, 3 RBS, 1 AST
  • Tre Jones (PG): 10 PTS, 12 RBS, 11 ASTS
  • Zach Collins (C): 13 PTS, 8 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Julian Champagnie (SF): 11 PTS, 5 RBS, 2 ASTS

Throughout the season, Spurs players have been led by rookie, Victor Wembenyama:

  • Victor Wembanyama (PF): 21.2 PPG, 10.5 RPG, 3.7 APG
  • Devin Vassell (SG): 19.5 PPG, 3.8 RPG, 4.1 APG
  • Keldon Johnson (SF): 15.8 PPG, 5.5 RPG, 2.9 APG
  • Jeremy Sochan (PF): 11.6 PPG, 6.4 RPG, 3.4 APG
  • Tre Jones (PG): 9.8 PPG, 3.6 RPG, 6.2 APG

New Orleans Pelicans leaders before tonight’s game

The Pelicans showcased a strong performance in their recent home game against Orlando, with CJ McCollum leading the charge. Here are the top Pelicans players from that game:

  • CJ McCollum (PG): 36 PTS, 10 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • Dyson Daniels (PG): 16 PTS, 2 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Zion Williamson (PF): 15 PTS, 2 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Trey Murphy III (SF): 14 PTS, 7 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Jonas Valanciunas (C): 11 PTS, 6 RBS, 1 AST

For the season, the Pelicans have several players contributing significantly across various stats:

  • Zion Williamson (PF): 22.8 PPG, 5.8 RPG, 5.0 APG
  • Brandon Ingram (SF): 20.9 PPG, 5.1 RPG, 5.8 APG
  • CJ McCollum (PG): 19.1 PPG, 4.3 RPG, 4.6 APG
  • Jonas Valanciunas (C): 12.3 PPG, 9.0 RPG, 2.1 APG
  • Herbert Jones (SF): 11.1 PPG, 3.5 RPG, 2.6 APG
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