New Orleans Pelicans at Los Angeles Lakers - 2/27/22 NBA Picks and Prediction

New Orleans Pelicans at Los Angeles Lakers - 2/27/22 NBA Picks and Prediction Photo by Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

Los Angeles Lakers (27-32) vs New Orleans Pelicans (24-36)

Game Info: Sunday, February 27, 2022 at 10:00 pm (Crypto.com Arena)

Betting Odds: Los Angeles Lakers -2 -- Over/Under: 225 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The New Orleans Pelicans and Los Angeles Lakers meet Sunday in NBA action at the crypto.com Arena. The New Orleans Pelicans look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Los Angeles Lakers need a win after losing eight of their last 11 games. 

The New Orleans Pelicans are averaging 106.5 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 109.4 points on 46.5 percent shooting. CJ McCollum is averaging 29 points and 6 rebounds, while Brandon Ingram is averaging 22.2 points and 5.7 rebounds. Jonas Valanciunas is the third double-digit scorer and Devonte’ Graham is grabbing 2.5 rebounds. The New Orleans Pelicans are shooting 32.7 percent from beyond the arc and 79.4 percent from the free throw line. The New Orleans Pelicans are allowing 36.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.2 rebounds per game.

The Los Angeles Lakers are averaging 110.8 points on 46.5 percent shooting and allowing 112.3 points on 45.7 percent shooting. LeBron James is averaging 28.9 points and 8 rebounds, while Anthony Davis is averaging 23.1 points and 9.7 rebounds. Russell Westbrook is the third double-digit scorer and Carmelo Anthony is grabbing 4.2 rebounds. The Los Angeles Lakers are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 72.1 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Lakers are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.8 rebounds per game.

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The Pelicans are 7-0 ATS in their last 7 road games. The Lakers are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Sunday games and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS loss. The under is 9-3-1 in Pelicans last 13 overall. The under is 5-2 in Lakers last 7 home games. The Pelicans are 0-4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Los Angeles and 1-4-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.

I don't have a ton of trust in the New Orleans Pelicans due to inconsistency issues, but they have shown flashes here and there, and they need to win games like this if they're going to sneak into a play-in game. The Los Angeles Lakers continue to be a mess, they're not playing a lick of defense, and now they could be without LeBron, as he's listed as questionable with knee soreness. The Lakers in the favorite role regardless of opponent is tough to justify. Give me the Pels and free bucket. 

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Randy’s Pick New Orleans Pelicans +2

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