The New Orleans Pelicans (12 – 22) play host to the Cleveland Cavaliers (20 – 13) at 8:00pm EST on Tuesday 28th December 2021.

New Orleans open as 4.5-point underdogs at home to Cleveland. So far this season the Pelicans are 15-19 against the spread (ATS) and 9-6 ATS when playing at home. The Pelicans lost their last game 117-112 away at Oklahoma City.

The visiting Cavaliers are 25-6-2 ATS and 12-3-1 ATS on the road. They’re 7-3 in their last 10 games and are seeking to put together two wins in a row.

Pelicans vs Cavaliers Betting Odds

Pelicans Spread+4.5
Cavaliers Spread-4.5
Over/UnderLatest Odds
Time8:00pm EST
TVNBA TV
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  • The Pelicans are 6-4 in their last 10 games.
  • New Orleans are 15-19 ATS and 9-6 ATS at home.
  • Totals have gone under in 19 of the Pelicans’ 34 games
  • The Cavaliers are 7-3 in their last 10 games.
  • Cleveland are 25-6-2 ATS and 12-3-1 ATS on the road.
  • Totals have gone under in 21 of the Cavaliers’ 33 games

Pelicans and Cavaliers Head to Head

  • Apr 11, 2021: New Orleans Pelicans 116 @ Cleveland Cavaliers 109
  • Mar 12, 2021: Cleveland Cavaliers 82 @ New Orleans Pelicans 116

Pelicans vs. Cavaliers Team Statistics

Pelicans vs. Cavaliers Team Statistics
New Orleans Pelicans team logoStatistics Cleveland Cavaliers team logo
105 26thPoints Per Game107.9 16th
43.6% 26thField Goal %46.3% 8th
33.8% 23rd3PT %35.9% 10th
46.7% 4thRebounds45.5% 12th
24.6% 10thAssists25.5% 7th
14.9% 23rdTurnovers15.7% 27th
7.5% 17thSteals7.8% 12th
4% 28thBlocks4.4% 25th
19.5% 19thFouls17% 1st

Pelicans vs. Cavaliers Injury Report

New Orleans Pelicans Injuries

PlayerPositionInjuryStatus
Josh HartSFAnkleGame Time Decision
Jonas ValanciunasCIllnessGame Time Decision
Brandon IngramSFAchillesGame Time Decision
Nickeil Alexander-WalkerSGCovid-19Expected to be out until at least Jan 1
Naji MarshallSFCovid-19Expected to be out until at least Jan 3
Zion WilliamsonPFFootExpected to be out until at least Jan 31
Kira Lewis Jr.PGKneeOut for the season

Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries

PlayerPositionInjuryStatus
Lamar StevensPFCovid-19Expected to be out until at least Dec 30
Evan MobleyPFCovid-19Expected to be out until at least Dec 30
Cedi OsmanSFCovid-19Expected to be out until at least Dec 30
Dylan WindlerSGCovid-19Expected to be out until at least Dec 30
Jarrett AllenCCovid-19Expected to be out until at least Dec 30
Isaac OkoroSGCovid-19Game Time Decision
Ed DavisPFCovid-19Expected to be out until at least Dec 31
Collin SextonSGKneeOut for the season

Key players to watch

New Orleans Pelicans Key Player

Devonte’ Graham 13.6 ppg, 4.5 apg, 2.4 rpg, 1.2 spg

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Cleveland Cavaliers Key Player

Darius Garland 19.5 ppg, 7.2 apg, 2.9 rpg, 1.2 spg

The New Orleans Pelicans are hosting the Cleveland Cavaliers at 8:00pm EST on Tuesday 28th December 2021.

The Pelicans vs Cavaliers game is available on NBA TV.

Tonight’s NBA game between the New Orleans Pelicans and Cleveland Cavaliers is at 8:00pm EST.

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A game-time decision will be made. Josh Hart is dealing with an injury to the Ankle.

A game-time decision will be made. Jonas Valanciunas is dealing with an injury to the Illness.

A game-time decision will be made. Brandon Ingram is dealing with an injury to the Achilles.

A game-time decision will be made. Isaac Okoro is dealing with Covid-19.

Nickeil Alexander-Walker is dealing with Covid-19 and is expected to be out until at least jan 1.

Naji Marshall is dealing with Covid-19 and is expected to be out until at least jan 3.

Zion Williamson is dealing with an injury to the Foot and is expected to be out until at least jan 31.

Kira Lewis Jr. is dealing with an injury to the Knee and is out for the season.

Lamar Stevens is dealing with Covid-19 and is expected to be out until at least dec 30.

Evan Mobley is dealing with Covid-19 and is expected to be out until at least dec 30.

Cedi Osman is dealing with Covid-19 and is expected to be out until at least dec 30.

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Dylan Windler is dealing with Covid-19 and is expected to be out until at least dec 30.

Jarrett Allen is dealing with Covid-19 and is expected to be out until at least dec 30.

Ed Davis is dealing with Covid-19 and is expected to be out until at least dec 31.

Collin Sexton is dealing with an injury to the Knee and is out for the season.

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