The Los Angeles Lakers look to get back on track after having their seven-game winning streak snapped when they take on the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday. The Lakers (45-13) are 31-7 against conference foes, while the Pelicans (26-33) are 16-22 against Western Conference opponents. Tip-off is set for 8 p.m. ET from the Smoothie King Center.
Los Angeles leads the all-time series 38-22. The Lakers are 2.5-point favorites in the latest Lakers vs. Pelicans odds, while the over-under for total points scored is 234.5. Before making any Pelicans vs. Lakers picks, check out the NBA predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Lakers vs. Pelicans. You can visit SportsLine now to see the picks. Here are the NBA odds and trends for Lakers vs. Pelicans:
Lakers vs. Pelicans spread: Lakers -2.5
Lakers vs. Pelicans over-under: 234.5 points
Lakers vs. Pelicans money line: Lakers -136, Pelicans +114
LAL: Seventh in the NBA in points per game at 114
NO: Third in the league in 3-point percentage at 37.5