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New Orleans Pelicans Vs Phoenix Suns Prediction, Head to Head, Betting Odds, Best Picks, Predicted Line-ups, Match Preview-26 April

The tie looks absolutely neck to neck as the Pelicans take on the Suns to grab a lead in the playoff round in Game 5 on Tuesday.

New Orleans Pelicans and Phoenix Suns have expressed their eagerness and enthusiasm about progressing to the next round and both have dominated each other over the matches and punished every mistake when they found the scope. The playoff tie over the last 4 games has taken a new shape after the shock defeat to the Suns last Sunday who would be kicking themselves to have given the Pelicans a chance to comeback. The Pelicans have defended really well and the credit goes to Herb Jones who has managed to keep both Chris Paul and Jae Crowder quiet.

The defense of Pelicans has managed to keep the dangerous outscoring Chris Paul quiet, but the star of the night was Brandon Ingram who bagged 30 points in the last game with 5 assists and 4 rebounds. His fellow teammates Valanciunas also managed to finish with 26 points and it was with the magical work of both CJ McCollum and Herb Jones that combined over 31 points which ensure the Pelicans a stellar victory over the Suns.

New Orleans Pelicans Match Preview

The Pelicans would consider themselves lucky to win the last match after a poor display from the Suns in Game 4 who had the chance to take a 3-1 lead, but taking nothing away from Brandon Ingram’s performance who has been absolutely amazing. The Pelicans would also count on the offensive abilities of Jonas Valunciunas who bagged a lot of rebounds in the last game and Herbert Jones will also pose troubles for the Suns players who managed to keep Chris Paul quiet the other day.

Phoenix Suns Match Preview

Monty Williams’s men will be looking to take the lead in the tie and they will have to stop the inform Ingram who keeps on marching ahead and can take the game away from them. Ayton has been in a stellar form as well and will need to be supported by Bridges who hasn’t yet lived up to his expectations, as the absence of Devin Booker still continues to haunt the Suns. Chris Paul will also is looking to get back to his form after a series of bad matches in the past.

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Best Picks

Brandon Ingram

Brandon has been in a breathtaking form all season long and last game was no different as he notched up 30 points, with 4 rebounds and 5 assists which ensured a great win for his team. He will be looking to carry this run of form and take his team to the next round.

Chris Paul

Although Chris was kept quiet for almost the whole match in his last game, he will be ready for redemption and will no doubt be hungry to prove himself as he is one of the top assists providers in the NBA stat-lists for this season.

Jonas Valunciunas

Jonas Valunciunas is in a stellar form and will continue to deliver for his team with his offensive abilities. He managed to pick up 26 points with 15 rebounds and 4 assists in the last game and it’s a no brainer to expect a great from Jonas today.

Match Details

Fixture: New Orleans Pelicans Vs Phoenix Suns
Host: Phoenix Suns
Date & Time: 26 April, 9:30 p.m. (US Time)
Venue: Footprint Center

New Orleans Pelicans Vs Phoenix Suns Predicted Lineup:

New Orleans Pelicans: Brandon Ingram (F), Jaxson Hayes (F), Jonas Valunciunas (C), Christian James McCollum (G), Herb Jones (G).
Phoenix Suns: Mikal Bridges (F), Jae Crowder (F), Deandre Ayton (C), Chris Paul (G), Cameron Johnson (G).

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New Orleans Pelicans Vs Phoenix Suns Betting Odds & Spreads:

The Pelicans have an odd of (+220) to win the game whereas the Suns have an odd of (-278).

New Orleans Pelicans Vs Phoenix Suns Head to Head Stats:

The head to head is pretty much even, with the Suns having won 36 times and the Pelicans having won 32 times. Pelicans have lost three out of the four regular season games to the Suns this season.

New Orleans Pelicans Vs Phoenix Suns Match Prediction

The tie looks absolutely even as both teams has expressed their enthusiasm and eagerness to progress to win this best-of-seven series and progress to the next round, the Suns have a huge task in their hand to make it count as they have had the better of the Pelicans in the regular season games and no doubt are considered the favorites to progress to the next round. Whereas the Pelicans also look to shutter their hopes and believe that this will be their year to rejoice considering their run of form.

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