Thunder vs. Pelicans Player Props | Shai Gilgeous-Alexander | Wednesday


By Lester Mackay | December 14, 2021, 6:16 pm

The Oklahoma City Thunder, including Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, play the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday at 8:00 PM ET. At 21.2 points per game, Gilgeous-Alexander is 19th in the league.

In this story, we are breaking down Gilgeous-Alexander’s stats and trends to help you make the best picks among his prop bets for this outing.

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 Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s chances of cashing in on his player prop totals in this game.

Gilgeous-Alexander Season Stats

  • Gilgeous-Alexander is tops on the Thunder at 21.2 points per contest, while also putting up 5.0 assists and 4.6 rebounds.
  • The 21.5 point total set for Gilgeous-Alexander on Wednesday is 0.3 more than his scoring average on the season (21.2).
  • Gilgeous-Alexander has collected 4.6 rebounds per game, 0.1 more than his prop bet for Wednesday’s game (4.5).
  • Gilgeous-Alexander’s combined points and rebounds average (25.8 per game) is 0.7 fewer than the over/under of 26.5 set in Wednesday’s matchup.
  • Gilgeous-Alexander has put up more than 21.5 points 12 times this season (through 23 games).
  • Gilgeous-Alexander’s single-game rebound total has exceeded 4.5 boards 10 times over 23 games played this season.

Gilgeous-Alexander’s Notable Teammates

Name PTS PTS Share REB REB Share AST 3PM 3PM Share 3PT % FGM Share FG %
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander 21.2 19.0% 4.6 8.9% 5.0 1.9 14.2% 29.5% 17.6% 41.0%
Josh Giddey 10.4 9.8% 6.7 13.6% 5.8 0.9 7.0% 24.7% 11.1% 39.4%
Luguentz Dort 17.0 16.5% 3.8 8.0% 1.8 2.5 20.5% 33.2% 15.4% 42.3%
Darius Bazley 8.8 8.9% 6.5 14.2% 1.3 1.0 8.9% 28.7% 9.1% 37.6%
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl 7.0 7.1% 5.8 12.7% 0.8 1.1 9.6% 34.9% 7.3% 42.1%
Kenrich Williams 6.6 5.9% 3.5 6.8% 2.0 0.7 5.6% 37.0% 6.3% 44.7%

Player Performance vs. New Orleans

  • Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 7.9 fewer points per game against the Pelicans than his point prop bet total for this game.
  • Gilgeous-Alexander averages 4.3 rebounds in games against the Pelicans. That is 0.2 less than his prop total (4.5) for this contest.
  • Gilgeous-Alexander dishes out assists against the Pelicans at a lower rate — 0.5 less per game — than his prop bet over/under for this matchup.
  • In matchups with the Pelicans, Gilgeous-Alexander averages 0.1 more made three-pointers (1.6) than this contest’s over/under (1.5).
  • Gilgeous-Alexander’s PRA (points, rebounds, assists) average against the Pelicans is 8.6 fewer than his prop bet over/under for this contest.
  • Gilgeous-Alexander combines for 17.9 points and rebounds per game against the Pelicans. That is 8.6 less than his PR prop total for this game.
  • Gilgeous-Alexander’s 17.6 combined points and assists in games against the Pelicans are 8.9 less than his prop in this matchup.
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New Orleans Pelicans Stat Rankings

Average Per Game Rank
Points Scored 103.7 27
Points Allowed 109.9 24
Assists Allowed 24.5 21
Rebounds Allowed 43.0 6

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