Pelicans vs. Pistons Player Props | Jonas Valanciunas | Friday


By Lester Mackay | December 9, 2021 6:22 PM

Jonas Valanciunas and the New Orleans Pelicans will match up against the Detroit Pistons at 8:00 PM ET on Friday. At 12.0 rebounds per game, Valanciunas is ranked fourth in the NBA.

In this piece, we dig into all of Valanciunas’ prop bets for this matchup, and provide stats and trends to help you figure out the best wagers.

Welcome to the BestOdds NBA player props betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze Jonas Valanciunas’ chances of cashing in on his player prop totals in this game.

Valanciunas Season Stats

  • Valanciunas is tops on the Pelicans at 12.0 rebounds per game, while also averaging 2.4 assists and 18.9 points. He is fourth in the league in rebounding.
  • Friday’s over/under for Valanciunas is 18.5 points. That’s 0.4 fewer than his season average of 18.9.
  • Valanciunas has averaged 12.0 rebounds per game, 0.5 more than his prop bet for Friday’s game (11.5).
  • Valanciunas has recorded 30.9 combined points and rebounds per game, 0.4 more than his 30.5 PR over/under for Friday’s game.
  • Valanciunas has appeared in 27 games this season, recording more than 18.5 points in 14 of them.
  • Over 27 games played this season, Valanciunas’ single-game rebound total has gone over 11.5 boards 14 times.

Valanciunas’ Notable Teammates

Name PTS PTS Share REB REB Share AST 3PM 3PM Share 3PT % FGM Share FG %
Jonas Valanciunas 18.9 18.2% 12.0 26.0% 2.4 1.1 10.5% 46.3% 18.8% 51.5%
Brandon Ingram 22.6 16.1% 6.3 10.2% 4.7 1.8 11.8% 36.1% 16.2% 44.6%
Nickeil Alexander-Walker 13.6 13.1% 4.0 8.6% 2.7 2.0 18.6% 30.7% 13.1% 36.9%
Devonte’ Graham 13.6 11.7% 2.4 4.7% 4.5 2.8 22.6% 34.5% 10.7% 37.2%
Josh Hart 11.1 7.9% 6.4 10.2% 4.1 0.8 5.4% 32.7% 8.0% 48.5%
Herbert Jones 7.0 6.0% 3.3 6.4% 1.7 0.4 3.0% 39.1% 6.6% 47.6%

Player Performance vs. Detroit

  • Valanciunas is averaging 2.8 fewer points per game against the Pistons than his point prop bet total for this game.
  • Valanciunas’ 9.9 rebounds per game in matchups with the Pistons are 1.6 fewer than his prop bet over/under for this game.
  • Valanciunas averages 1.1 assists in matchups with the Pistons, 1.4 fewer than his prop bet over/under for this game.
  • In matchups with the Pistons, Valanciunas averages 0.3 fewer made three-pointers (0.2) than this contest’s over/under (0.5).
  • Valanciunas has a points, rebounds and assists average against the Pistons that is 5.8 lower than his prop bet total for this matchup.
  • Valanciunas accumulates 25.6 combined points and rebounds per game in matchups with the Pistons, and that is 4.9 fewer than his PR prop total for this outing.
  • Valanciunas has put up 16.8 combined points and assists per game against the Pistons, 3.7 more than his prop bet over/under in this matchup.

Detroit Pistons Stat Rankings

Average Per Game Rank
Points Scored 99.8 29
Points Allowed 109.2 22
Assists Allowed 24.0 19
Rebounds Allowed 46.0 19

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