New Orleans Pelicans vs Los Angeles Lakers: Analysis & Predictions 2/15/2023

New Orleans Pelicans vs Los Angeles Lakers: Analysis & Predictions 2/15/2023

February 15, 2023



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The Lakers are looking to protect their home field and get revenge on the Pelicans team for upsetting them 11 days ago in front of the entire country. Will the Pelicans continue their hot streak against the revamped Lakers, or will LAbe able to protect Arena? Los Angeles’ window of opportunity to fight for a postseason spot is closing while the Pelicans are aiming to hold onto their current playoff spot.


LeBron James is likely to wear a uniform on Wednesday after sitting out three games since breaking the record for most points scored in NBA history. Due to a left ankle injury, he has been ruled out and will probably need to play through the injury for the remainder of the season. Although hearing it is certainly upsetting, James and the Lakers have no choice but to cope with it at this point because time is running out.


It’s possible that James will play alongside the newcomers to the roster for the first time during Wednesday’s game, so keep an eye out for that. Speaking of new players, Mo Bamba is anticipated to suit up following his suspension, so barring any unforeseen hiccups, this will be the first time we see the entire Lakers team in its current configuration.


Let’s check the latest picks, NBA news, stats and NBA expert picks for Pelicans vs Lakers. We’ve plenty of NBA predictions for you to consider.


This Pelicans team appears to have been inspired by their victory over the Lakers on February 4th as they have won three of their last four games by sizable margins. Brandon Ingram has carried the Pelicans offense during this span, with a 37% Usage Rate over the previous four contests. On 57% shooting and 46% from three-point range, he has a game average of 31 points and 5.3 assists. Ingram has been outstanding and will need to keep playing well against the tenacious Lakers defense.


However, this team hasn’t performed well lately when traveling. They have just a 1-6 overall record in their last seven away games, covering just twice in those seven contests. This squad’s issues from beyond the arc have undoubtedly impacted them this season; as a team, they have a dismal 35.6 three-point percentage, which ranks them 18th in the NBA.


New Orleans Pelicans vs Los Angeles Lakers Game Information


  • Date: 02/15/2023
  • Time: 10:10 PM ET
  • Location: Arena.
  • How to Watch Pelicans vs Lakers: Bally Sports Network
  • Live Stream: NBA Game Pass


Pelicans vs Lakers Betting Lines


Lakers are –175 according to our Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $57.14. On the other side, Pelicans are +150 according to the Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $150.

The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines have Lakers at a 63.64% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Pelicans have 40% probability of finishing the game with the W.


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