The San Antonio Spurs take a trip to New Orleans to face off against the Pelicans on Thursday. San Antonio is holding a 10-20 record and has the 2nd worst record in the Western Conference. New Orleans comes into this game at 18-12 on the season, but has hit a rough patch after briefly holding the top spot in the Western Conference. With four straight losses, the Pelicans now sit in third place in the Western Conference standings.
The San Antonio Spurs continue to push forward in this rebuilding season and have won four of their last six games. The Spurs are currently holding a 10-20 record this season and are heading into this one after a dominating win over the Rockets on Monday night. Devin Vassell led the way with 26 points in a 124-105 thrashing of a young Rockets team.
The win halted a streak of two straight losses by the Spurs. The victory was even more impressive by the fact that San Antonio won the match without their top scorer, Keldon Johnson. Johnson missed the game with a lower back contusion. In his absence, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich was able to juggle his lineup to lead his team to victory.
The New Orleans Pelicans have suddenly gone cold and have lost four straight games, pushing them out of first place in the Western Conference. The four consecutive losses come on the heels of a seven-game winning streak for the Pelicans. In their most recent outing, the Pelicans fell to the Eastern Conference-leading Milwaukee Bucks 128-119 on Monday night.
The Bucks jumped out to an early lead and survived a 22-7 Pelicans run to hand New Orleans its fourth straight loss. Center Jonas Valanciunas led the Pelicans with 37 points and 18 rebounds. Zion Williamson, who had averaged more than 30 points in his previous nine games, could only score
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San Antonio Spurs vs New Orleans Pelicans Game Information
- Date: 12/22/2022
- Time: 08:10 PM ET
- Location: Smoothie King Center, New Orleans, LA.
- How to Watch Spurs vs Pelicans: Bally Sports NO
- Live Stream: NBA Game Pass
Spurs vs Pelicans Betting Lines
Spurs are +270 according to our Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $270. On the other side, Pelicans are -330 according to the Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $30.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines have Spurs at a 27.03% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Pelicans have 76.74% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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