The Toronto Raptors face the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday, 23rd of February, 08:30 PM EST at Scotiabank Arena. The Raptors are currently sitting in 10th place in the Eastern Conference, having 28 wins and 31 losses and the Pelicans are at the #7 position in the Western Conference.
Toronto Raptors vs New Orleans Pelicans Head to Head
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When the Toronto Raptors last stood up against New Orleans in November of 2022 at Smoothie King Center, the game ended with the score of 126-108 in favor of the Pelicans. Zion Williamson had a great game and finished with a double-double to his name, scoring 33 points, grabbing 10 rebounds and providing 5 assists. On the other half of the floor, Gary Trent Jr. was the top performer, concluding with an overall of 35 points, 1 rebound and 1 assist. This was not enough for his team to steal the victory. The New Orleans Pelicans have been a clear favourite when it comes to the latest five head-to-head clashes with the Toronto Raptors, as they won 4 out of those. Those five games ended with an average of 219.6 pts.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Toronto Raptors Form
02-14-2023 02-12-2023 02-10-2023 02-08-2023 02-05-2023 02-03-2023 02-01-2023 01-30-2023 01-28-2023 01-27-2023 123:113vs Orlando Magic 119:118vs Detroit Pistons 116:122vs Utah Jazz 112:98vs San Antonio Spurs 103:106@ Memphis Grizzlies 111:117@ Houston Rockets 131:128@ Utah Jazz 114:106@ Phoenix Suns 105:123@ Portland Trail Blazers 129:117@ Golden State Warriors
The Raptors did a good job on 02/14 when winning 123-113 against the Orlando Magic on home floor. Jakob Poeltl scored 30 points, added 9 rebounds and 2 assists, which proved enough to secure the victory for his team. Toronto finished the match averaging 60.2% field goals, 75.0% from the foul line and 33.3% three pointers. They lost 4 of their previous 10 outings, while triumphing 6 times in the process and at the moment are on W2 streak. The Raptors are performing on a mediocre level at the Scotiabank Arena with an 18-13 home record. The franchise will come up against the Detroit Pistons in the next game, which is set for 02-25-2023.
Toronto Raptors Averages this Season
- Points For113.30
- Points Against112.50
- Points Difference0.80
Field Goal Percentage
Free Throw Percentage
Toronto Raptors Standout Performer
Pascal Siakam has taken the mantle as the team's top performer this season, averaging 25.2 points, 6.1 assists and 7.8 rebounds for 37.7 minutes on the floor.
Toronto Raptors Missing Players
New Orleans Pelicans Form
02-15-2023 02-13-2023 02-10-2023 02-07-2023 02-05-2023 02-04-2023 02-02-2023 01-31-2023 01-29-2023 01-28-2023 120:102@ Los Angeles Lakers 100:103@ Oklahoma City Thunder 107:118vs Cleveland Cavaliers 116:107vs Atlanta Hawks 136:104vs Sacramento Kings 131:126vs Los Angeles Lakers 111:106@ Dallas Mavericks 122:113@ Denver Nuggets 135:110@ Milwaukee Bucks 103:113vs Washington Wizards
In their latest outing the New Orleans Pelicans recorded a 120-102 loss versus the Los Angeles Lakers, played on 02/15/2023 on the road. Brandon Ingram was the leading scorer on the roster, dropping 25 points, grabbing 4 rebounds and delivering the final pass on 1 occasion. Despite his best efforts his team failed to win. The Pels averaged at a fair 43.8% field goal percentage, an abysmal 28.0% when shooting from distance and 70.8% at the free throws. They won 4 of their last 10 meetings, while losing 6 for the period and right now are on a L1 streak. New Orleans has been performing poorly when visiting this campaign with a balance of 10-19 on the road. The Pelicans’ next showing will be against the New York Knicks on 02/25/2023 when they will travel to the Madison Square Garden.
New Orleans Pelicans Averages This Season
- Points For114.90
- Points Against113.50
- Points Difference1.40
Field Goal Percentage
Free Throw Percentage
New Orleans Pelicans Standout Performer
Despite being injured as of 01/02, Zion Williamson is the organization's star performer for this term, averaging 26.0 points. He stays 33.0 minutes on court, helps with 4.6 final passes and catches 7.0 rebounds.
New Orleans Pelicans Missing Players
- E.J. LiddellKnee
- Zion WilliamsonHamstring
- Dyson DanielsAnkle
- Larry Nance Jr.Groin
Field Goals Made4339
Field Goals Attempts9284
3 pts Made913
3 pts Attempts3130
Free Throws Made2019
Free Throws Attempts2525
|Gary Trent Jr.||37||6||16||37.5||3||8||37.5||3||3||100.0||0||0||0||1||2||0||2||1||18||+9|
|Jeff Dowtin Jr.||19||2||4||50.0||1||2||50.0||0||0||0||1||0||1||3||0||0||0||3||5||-1|
New Orleans Pelicans
|Trey Murphy III||23||3||8||37.5||1||5||20.0||2||2||100.0||1||1||2||0||1||0||1||2||9||0|
|Larry Nance Jr.||19||1||3||33.3||0||1||0.0||1||2||50.0||2||4||6||3||0||0||0||2||3||-4|