New Orleans Pelicans (40-48, 43-42-1 ATS) @ Phoenix Suns (66-20, 46-40 ATS), 10 p.m. ET
Lines/News: The Suns are 6.5-point favorites to take a 3-2 series lead. The O/U is 215.5. The Pelicans won Game 4, 118-103, in New Orleans. The Pelicans are 6-4 straight up over their last 10 games. The Suns are 4-6 straight up over their last 10. The Pelicans are 35-49-2 to the Over and the Suns 43-42-1.
Pelicans Trends: The Pelicans are 2-5 against the spread (ATS) as underdogs in their last seven games. The Pelicans are 14-5 ATS in the playoffs in their last 19 games. They are 3-5 ATS against the Suns this season.
Suns Trends: The Suns are 2-7 ATS as favorites in their last nine games. The Suns are 2-6 ATS in the playoffs in their last eight games. The Over is 7-3 after the last Suns game went over the points total (last 10 instances).
Player Trends: New Orleans Pelicans Brandon Ingram (O/U 26.5 points) has scored 27+ points in five of his last six (83.33%, avg. 29.3). He’s scored 27+ points in three of his last 12 (25%) games when he scored at least 30 points the prior game (avg. 22.2).
Phoenix Suns Chris Paul (O/U 12.5 assists) recorded 13+ assists in 3 of his last 74 (4.05%) playoff games (avg. 7.5 per gm). He’s recorded 13+ assists in six of his last nine (66.67%) home games (avg. 13.11).