Prediction and Analysis: Thunder vs Pelicans April 29, 2024

Prediction and Analysis: Thunder vs Pelicans April 29, 2024

April 29, 2024


Thunder vs Pelicans Game Preview

In the NBA Playoffs’ first round matchup between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the New Orleans Pelicans, a pivotal Game 4 is scheduled at Smoothie King Center. Keep reading this article to get the most in depth basketball analysis about this coming game.


Thunder Analysis: They’re looking to sweep the Pelicans

Not to be deterred by their first road playoff game, Oklahoma City seized control of the match in the last five minutes of the first half and coasted to victory. With a dominating 3-0 series lead going into this one, the Thunder might win this one to wrap things up. In the third game, Oklahoma City had a four-point lead at the end of the first quarter, was ahead by one with 4:39 remaining in the first half, then finished the half on a 20-7 run to lead 60-46 at the half. Throughout the remainder of the game, the Thunder never allowed the Pelicans to get closer than ten points to win.


Pelicans Analysis: They’ve lost 3 in a row

After missing the opportunity to win Game 1 of the series, New Orleans hasn’t been able to maintain that level of energy in the following two games. The Pelicans are behind 3-0 in the series after losing their last two games by a combined 53 points. In the third game against Oklahoma City, New Orleans had an early 7-2 lead but fell behind by four points in the first quarter. The Pelicans never managed to stay in the game for the final three quarters; they pulled within one with 4:39 remaining in the first half, but were outscored 20-7 to trail by 14 at the break. Losing team New Orleans never got closer than ten points in the second half.

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Oklahoma City Thunder vs New Orleans Pelicans Game Information

Date: 04/29/2024
Time: 08:30 PM EST
Location: Smoothie King Center.
How to Watch Thunder vs Pelicans: ESPN2
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