Pelicans vs Warriors Prediction - NBA Picks 3/3/23

Golden State Warriors (32-30) vs New Orleans Pelicans (31-32)

Game Info: Friday, March 3, 2023 at 10:00 pm (Chase Center)

Betting Odds: Golden State Warriors -5.5 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The New Orleans Pelicans and Golden State Warriors meet Friday in NBA action at the Chase Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.

The New Orleans Pelicans Betting Preview

The New Orleans Pelicans are averaging 114.7 points on 47.8 percent shooting and allowing 113.8 points on 47.5 percent shooting. Zion Williamson is averaging 26 points and 7 rebounds, while Brandon Ingram is averaging 22.8 points and 5 rebounds. CJ McCollum is the third double-digit scorer and Jonas Valanciunas is grabbing 9.8 rebounds. The New Orleans Pelicans are shooting 35.3 percent from beyond the arc and 78.1 percent from the free throw line. The New Orleans Pelicans are allowing 34 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44 rebounds per game.

The Golden State Warriors Betting Preview

The Golden State Warriors are averaging 118.4 points on 47.7 percent shooting and allowing 117.9 points on 47.2 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 29.4 points and 6.4 assists, while Klay Thompson is averaging 22.1 points and 2.5 assists. Jordan Poole is the third double-digit scorer and Andrew Wiggins is dishing 2.3 assists. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 38.6 percent from beyond the arc and 78.9 percent from the free throw line. The Golden State Warriors are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44 rebounds per game.

Pelicans vs Warriors Trends

The Pelicans are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Warriors are 36-16-1 ATS in their last 53 home games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The under is 5-1 in Pelicans last 6 overall. The under is 5-0 in Warriors last 5 overall. The Pelicans are 1-4-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Golden State.

Randy’s Free Pick

The New Orleans Pelicans haven't been good since Zion went down, and they're losing their last 5 games by an average of 8.4 points. The Golden State Warriors have injuries of their own, but they're at home, where they win by an average of 7.8 points. The chalk is reasonable, I'll take my chances with the Warriors at home.

Randy’s Pick Golden State Warriors -5.5

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