In the Western Conference, the New Orleans Pelicans are set to take on the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday. The New Orleans Pelicans standings show that they come into the game with a 30-21 record on the season. New Orleans is 6th in the Western Conference. New Orleans has won four straight games and six out of their last 10 overall. The Pelicans beat the Clippers on Wednesday.
Pelicans vs Lakers Picks
Bet New Orleans -105 over the Lakers on Friday.
- Pick: New Orleans -105.
For the Lakers, they come into the game with a 27-26 record on the season. The Lakers lost by 8 against the Nuggets on Thursday. Los Angeles is 9th in the Western Conference. The New Orleans Pelicans beat the Los Angeles Lakers 129-109 on December 31st, 2023. Let’s get to our Pelicans vs Lakers picks and parlays:
New Orleans Pelicans vs Los Angeles Lakers Odds
Before our Pelicans vs Lakers picks and parlays, the latest NBA odds today:
- Spread: Los Angeles Lakers -1.5, New Orleans Pelicans +1.5
- Total: 235.5
- Moneyline: Los Angeles Lakers -115, New Orleans Pelicans -105
New Orleans Pelicans vs Los Angeles Lakers Picks & Parlays
Here are our Pelicans vs Lakers picks and parlays:
New Orleans Pelicans vs Los Angeles Lakers Pick
- New Orleans Pelicans -105
The fresh Pelicans are able to take advantage of the Lakers playing a big game Thursday, and this game the next day. Take the Pelicans to win this game on the road.
New Orleans Pelicans vs Los Angeles Lakers Parlay
- New Orleans Pelicans -105
- UNDER 235.5
The Lakers start slow and finish slow. Barely getting to 100 points. The Pelicans win this game by 12. The Pelicans win 114-102. Take the UNDER as part of your picks and parlays!
New Orleans Pelicans vs Los Angeles Lakers Information
New Orleans Pelicans (30-21) vs Los Angeles Lakers (27-26)
Location of the game: Crypto.com Arena; Los Angeles, CA
Date & Time: Friday February 9th, 2024; 7:30pm PST
How to Watch: NBA TV
NO Pelicans vs LA Lakers Betting Analysis
The last loss for the Pelicans was on January 29th in Boston. Since then, they have scored 110, 114, 138, and 117 in four straight wins. The Pelicans have moved up to 13th in the league with more than 116 points per game. The Pelicans are one of the top three-point shooting teams in the league; at nearly 38%.
Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram are the top scorers for New Orleans. Williamson has been relatively healthy this season and is scoring 22.1 points per game according to the NBA player stats. Ingram is next with 21.7 per game as well. CJ McCollum has come up big for the Pelicans as well scoring 19.4 points per game in 37 games.
The Pelicans remain on the road for two more NBA matchups after this. They are in Portland on Saturday and Memphis on Monday. The next home game is February 14th against the Washington Wizards.
The Lakers lost on Kobe Bryant night, also a rematch of the Western Conference Finals. The Lakers were able to get 32 points from Anthony Davis, and 25 from LeBron James, but it was not enough. When looking at the season Los Angeles Lakers stats, those two lead the way with just under 25 per game.
Los Angeles will remain at home for a game on Tuesday against the Pistons. After that, they finish the first half of the season at the Jazz. When the second half starts, the Lakers are on the road at the Warriors.
New Orleans Pelicans vs Los Angeles Lakers Picks
The New Orleans Pelicans seem to be playing better basketball. The Pelicans have a talented group and are going to be tough in this game, despite being on the road. The Lakers have a tough task playing on back-to-back nights.
Last night was a tough one against the defending champions. When we go to bet on this game, we are going to take New Orleans, which shows how important being fresh is. When betting on this game, we like the Pelicans on the moneyline. Bet New Orleans -105 over the Lakers on Friday. We also like the UNDER as the Pelicans win 114-102 over the Lakers. Enjoy the game and best of luck! Good luck with all your NBA Picks today!