2/23/2024 New Orleans v. Miami Game Preview

February 23, 2024 at 8:00 PM ET
Regular Season

Smoothie King Center
New Orleans, Louisiana

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Pelicans vs. Heat Prediction: Odds, Spread & Insights for February 23

The New Orleans Pelicans (34-22), on Friday, February 23, 2024 at Smoothie King Center, will attempt to extend a four-game winning run when hosting the Miami Heat (30-25). This contest is at 8:00 PM ET on BSNO and BSSUN.

The Pelicans will take on the Heat, and are favored by 3 points. The over/under for this game has been set at 218.5 points.

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Pelicans vs. Heat game info

  • Date: Friday, February 23, 2024
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: BSNO and BSSUN
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo (Regional restrictions may apply)
  • Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Venue: Smoothie King Center
  • Spread: New Orleans -3
  • Moneylines: New Orleans -146, Miami +123
  • Total: 218.5 points

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Prediction: Who will win the Pelicans vs. Heat game?

  • Prediction: Pelicans 117 - Heat 108
  • Pick ATS: Pelicans (- 3)
  • Pick OU: Over (218.5)

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Pelicans vs. Heat Odds, Spread, Over/Under

Favorite Spread Total
Pelicans -3 218.5

Pelicans vs. Heat betting insights

  • New Orleans has beaten the spread 31 times in 56 games.
  • The Pelicans are 14-11-1 as 3-point favorites or more.
  • Against the spread, Miami is 25-27-3 this season.
  • The Heat's ATS record as 3-point underdogs or greater is 9-9.
  • New Orleans' games have finished with more than 218.5 points 43 times so far this season.
  • Heat games have had over 218.5 points 28 times this season.
  • New Orleans and Miami combine to average 227.2 points per contest, which is 8.7 more than the total for this game.

Pelicans vs. Heat stat comparison

Pelicans Rank Pelicans AVG Heat AVG Heat Rank
14th 116.6 Points Scored 110.6 27th
8th 112.1 Points Allowed 110.4 4th
10th 44.2 Rebounds 42.2 23rd
14th 10.9 Off. Rebounds 9.6 25th
18th 12.2 3pt Made 12.4 16th
11th 27.2 Assists 25.9 21st
12th 12.6 Turnovers 12.2 9th

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Pelicans top performers

  • Brandon Ingram: 21.4 PTS, 5.8 AST, 49 FG%, 36.2 3PT% (72-for-199)
  • Jonas Valančiūnas: 13.8 PTS, 9.5 REB, 57.7 FG%, 35.6 3PT% (32-for-90)
  • Zion Williamson: 22.5 PTS, 58.5 FG%, 36.4 3PT% (4-for-11)
  • CJ McCollum: 19.2 PTS, 1.1 STL, 46.3 FG%, 42.1 3PT% (143-for-340)
  • Herbert Jones: 11.1 PTS, 1.3 STL, 50.1 FG%, 41.2 3PT% (75-for-182)

Heat top performers

  • Bam Adebayo: 20.2 PTS, 10.6 REB, 1.1 STL, 51 FG%
  • Jimmy Butler: 21.4 PTS, 1.3 STL, 50 FG%, 44 3PT% (37-for-84)
  • Tyler Herro: 21 PTS, 43.7 FG%, 39.6 3PT% (114-for-288)
  • Jaime Jaquez: 12.9 PTS, 1.1 STL, 49.2 FG%, 32.1 3PT% (45-for-140)
  • Duncan Robinson: 13.3 PTS, 45.9 FG%, 41.2 3PT% (140-for-340)
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Season Series - Miami leads 1-0

Date Away Team Home Team Score Winner Game Type Venue
Feb 23, 2024 Miami New Orleans 106 - 95 Miami Regular Season Smoothie King Center
Mar 22, 2024 New Orleans Miami Preview - Regular Season FTX Arena

2023-2024 Team Stats

GPMPGPPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%ORBDRBTRBAPGSPGBPGTOVPF
Miami6048.1110.639.785.5.46512.433.1.37418.823.0.8199.632.542.026.07.43.413.017.9
New Orleans6148.0116.242.988.0.48812.332.3.37918.123.8.76410.933.544.426.98.34.913.319.0
MIA Opponents6048.1109.940.686.3.47113.336.6.36215.420.0.7709.533.442.926.67.05.014.019.4
NOP Opponents6148.1111.740.688.0.46213.438.7.34617.021.8.78210.432.142.427.06.65.314.019.0


Head to Head Since 1946-1947

Date Away Team Home Team Score Winner Game Type Venue
Jan 22, 2023 New Orleans Miami 96 - 100 Miami Regular Season FTX Arena
Jan 18, 2023 Miami New Orleans 124 - 98 Miami Regular Season Smoothie King Center
Feb 10, 2022 Miami New Orleans 112 - 97 Miami Regular Season Smoothie King Center
Nov 17, 2021 New Orleans Miami 98 - 113 Miami Regular Season FTX Arena
Mar 4, 2021 Miami New Orleans 103 - 93 Miami Regular Season Smoothie King Center
Dec 25, 2020 New Orleans Miami 98 - 111 Miami Regular Season FTX Arena
Mar 6, 2020 Miami New Orleans 104 - 110 New Orleans Regular Season Smoothie King Center
Nov 16, 2019 New Orleans Miami 94 - 109 Miami Regular Season FTX Arena
Dec 16, 2018 Miami New Orleans 102 - 96 Miami Regular Season Smoothie King Center
Nov 30, 2018 New Orleans Miami 101 - 106 Miami Regular Season FTX Arena
Feb 23, 2018 Miami New Orleans 123 - 124 New Orleans Regular Season Smoothie King Center
Dec 23, 2017 New Orleans Miami 109 - 94 New Orleans Regular Season FTX Arena
Mar 15, 2017 New Orleans Miami 112 - 120 Miami Regular Season FTX Arena
Dec 23, 2016 Miami New Orleans 87 - 91 New Orleans Regular Season Smoothie King Center
Mar 22, 2016 Miami New Orleans 113 - 99 Miami Regular Season Smoothie King Center
Dec 25, 2015 New Orleans Miami 88 - 94 Miami Regular Season FTX Arena
Feb 27, 2015 Miami New Orleans 102 - 104 New Orleans Regular Season Smoothie King Center
Feb 21, 2015 New Orleans Miami 105 - 91 New Orleans Regular Season FTX Arena
Mar 22, 2014 Miami New Orleans 95 - 105 New Orleans Regular Season Smoothie King Center
Jan 7, 2014 New Orleans Miami 88 - 107 Miami Regular Season FTX Arena
Mar 29, 2013 Miami New Orleans 108 - 89 Miami Regular Season Smoothie King Center
Dec 8, 2012 New Orleans Miami 90 - 106 Miami Regular Season FTX Arena
Jan 30, 2012 New Orleans Miami 95 - 109 Miami Regular Season FTX Arena
Dec 13, 2010 New Orleans Miami 84 - 96 Miami Regular Season FTX Arena
Nov 5, 2010 Miami New Orleans 93 - 96 New Orleans Regular Season Smoothie King Center
Dec 30, 2009 Miami New Orleans 91 - 95 New Orleans Regular Season Smoothie King Center
Nov 22, 2009 New Orleans Miami 101 - 102 Miami Regular Season FTX Arena
Apr 7, 2009 New Orleans Miami 93 - 87 New Orleans Regular Season FTX Arena
Nov 8, 2008 Miami New Orleans 89 - 100 New Orleans Regular Season Smoothie King Center
Apr 2, 2008 New Orleans Miami 106 - 77 New Orleans Regular Season FTX Arena
Jan 11, 2008 Miami New Orleans 88 - 114 New Orleans Regular Season Smoothie King Center
Dec 18, 2006 New Orleans Miami 99 - 101 Miami Regular Season FTX Arena
Nov 21, 2006 Miami New Orleans 86 - 101 New Orleans Regular Season Paycom Center
Jan 4, 2006 Miami New Orleans 92 - 107 New Orleans Regular Season Paycom Center
Nov 15, 2005 New Orleans Miami 102 - 109 Miami Regular Season FTX Arena
Apr 2, 2005 Miami New Orleans 111 - 99 Miami Regular Season Smoothie King Center
Jan 23, 2005 New Orleans Miami 68 - 97 Miami Regular Season FTX Arena
May 4, 2004 New Orleans Miami 77 - 85 Miami Playoffs FTX Arena
May 2, 2004 Miami New Orleans 83 - 89 New Orleans Playoffs Smoothie King Center
Apr 30, 2004 New Orleans Miami 83 - 87 Miami Playoffs FTX Arena
Apr 27, 2004 Miami New Orleans 85 - 96 New Orleans Playoffs Smoothie King Center
Apr 24, 2004 Miami New Orleans 71 - 77 New Orleans Playoffs Smoothie King Center
Apr 21, 2004 New Orleans Miami 63 - 93 Miami Playoffs FTX Arena
Apr 18, 2004 New Orleans Miami 79 - 81 Miami Playoffs FTX Arena
Mar 16, 2004 New Orleans Miami 83 - 96 Miami Regular Season FTX Arena
Mar 10, 2004 Miami New Orleans 84 - 95 New Orleans Regular Season Smoothie King Center
Jan 31, 2004 Miami New Orleans 94 - 70 Miami Regular Season Smoothie King Center
Nov 25, 2003 New Orleans Miami 87 - 91 Miami Regular Season FTX Arena
Mar 14, 2003 New Orleans Miami 87 - 83 New Orleans Regular Season FTX Arena
Feb 26, 2003 Miami New Orleans 82 - 91 New Orleans Regular Season Smoothie King Center
Feb 11, 2003 New Orleans Miami 78 - 69 New Orleans Regular Season FTX Arena
Nov 2, 2002 Miami New Orleans 95 - 100 New Orleans Regular Season Smoothie King Center

2023-2024 Miami Heat Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters T. Rozier D. Robinson J. Butler N. Jovic B. Adebayo
Rotation T. Herro   J. Jaquez, Jr. C. Martin K. Love
Rotation D. Wright     H. Highsmith O. Robinson
Lim PT J. Richardson A. Williams J. Cain C. Swider T. Bryant
Lim PT D. Smith        

2023-2024 New Orleans Pelicans Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters C. McCollum H. Jones B. Ingram Z. Williamson J. Valanciunas
Rotation J. Alvarado T. Murphy III N. Marshall J. Robinson-Earl L. Nance, Jr.
Rotation   J. Hawkins M. Ryan    
Lim PT D. Daniels D. Seabron M. Hill E. Liddell C. Zeller
Lim PT   I. Brockington      

Miami Heat Player Stats

# Player Pos GPMPGPPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%ORBDRBTRBAPGSPGBPGTOVPF
13 Bam Adebayo C 50 34.6 20.4 7.8 15.1 .517 0.0 0.2 .083 4.8 6.2 .777 2.2 8.2 10.4 4.1 1.0 1.0 2.5 2.5
31 Thomas Bryant C 25 10.4 4.2 1.8 3.1 .571 0.0 0.2 .000 0.7 0.9 .818 1.0 2.1 3.1 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.6 1.0
22 Jimmy Butler GF 41 33.9 21.8 6.9 13.6 .505 1.0 2.3 .457 7.1 8.3 .855 2.0 3.5 5.5 4.8 1.4 0.4 1.7 1.1
8 Jamal Cain F 16 14.1 5.2 1.8 4.3 .420 0.5 1.6 .308 1.1 1.4 .783 0.8 1.2 2.0 0.2 0.6 0.2 0.3 1.1
14 Tyler Herro SG 36 33.6 20.8 7.9 18.0 .437 3.2 8.1 .399 1.8 2.2 .835 0.5 4.8 5.3 4.4 0.8 0.1 2.1 1.4
24 Haywood Highsmith F 44 20.9 5.9 2.2 5.0 .432 1.1 3.0 .366 0.5 0.6 .808 0.9 2.0 2.8 1.0 1.0 0.5 0.6 2.0
11 Jaime Jaquez, Jr. GF 54 29.5 12.7 4.9 10.0 .492 0.9 2.8 .318 2.0 2.4 .809 1.3 2.6 3.9 2.6 1.1 0.2 1.7 2.3
5 Nikola Jovic F 26 17.1 6.0 2.2 5.0 .434 1.2 2.7 .449 0.5 1.0 .538 0.7 3.4 4.1 1.9 0.4 0.3 1.0 1.8
42 Kevin Love FC 47 17.5 9.0 2.9 6.5 .443 1.6 4.5 .349 1.7 2.2 .779 1.1 5.1 6.2 2.2 0.3 0.2 0.8 1.8
16 Caleb Martin F 43 27.0 10.3 3.9 8.6 .454 1.3 3.2 .388 1.3 1.6 .771 1.2 3.4 4.6 2.1 0.7 0.4 1.2 2.1
0 Josh Richardson G 43 25.6 9.9 3.6 8.1 .444 1.5 4.4 .347 1.2 1.3 .944 0.4 2.4 2.8 2.4 0.6 0.3 0.8 1.8
55 Duncan Robinson F 55 28.1 13.3 4.6 10.1 .453 2.8 6.9 .405 1.3 1.4 .886 0.2 2.2 2.5 3.0 0.7 0.2 1.4 2.3
25 Orlando Robinson PF 26 10.2 3.4 1.2 2.5 .500 0.3 0.5 .500 0.7 0.9 .750 0.8 2.0 2.8 1.1 0.3 0.3 0.6 1.3
2 Terry Rozier G 13 30.4 13.7 4.9 12.8 .386 1.2 4.8 .242 2.7 2.8 .946 0.8 3.5 4.3 5.5 0.8 0.3 1.4 1.7
9 Dru Smith SG 9 14.5 4.3 1.7 3.7 .455 0.8 1.9 .412 0.2 0.2 1.000 0.7 0.9 1.6 1.6 1.0 0.3 0.6 1.3
21 Cole Swider F 11 5.0 2.3 0.8 2.3 .360 0.5 1.7 .263 0.2 0.2 1.000 0.1 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.5 0.2
15 Alondes Williams G 2 4.7 0.0 0.0 1.5 .000 0.0 1.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0
4 Delon Wright G 3 18.5 5.0 1.3 3.0 .444 0.7 1.3 .500 1.7 2.0 .833 0.3 1.0 1.3 3.0 1.0 0.3 0.0 0.3

New Orleans Pelicans Player Stats

# Player Pos GPMPGPPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%ORBDRBTRBAPGSPGBPGTOVPF
15 Jose Alvarado G 40 17.0 7.0 2.5 6.1 .418 1.2 3.5 .355 0.7 1.0 .675 0.4 1.8 2.2 1.9 1.1 0.3 0.8 1.5
10 Jalen Crutcher G 1 2.6 0.0 0.0 1.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
11 Dyson Daniels GF 52 21.9 5.5 2.2 4.9 .438 0.6 2.1 .291 0.6 1.0 .640 1.0 2.7 3.7 2.6 1.4 0.4 1.0 1.6
24 Jordan Hawkins G 54 19.7 9.3 3.1 7.8 .393 1.9 5.2 .373 1.2 1.4 .853 0.5 2.1 2.6 1.2 0.3 0.1 0.7 1.2
33 Malcolm Hill G - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Brandon Ingram SF 55 33.3 21.9 8.1 16.6 .491 1.4 4.0 .361 4.2 5.2 .804 0.7 4.3 5.0 5.8 0.8 0.6 2.6 2.3
5 Herb Jones SF 56 29.4 11.4 4.1 7.9 .514 1.5 3.5 .429 1.8 2.1 .852 1.1 2.5 3.6 2.4 1.3 0.8 1.2 2.9
32 E.J. Liddell PF 8 2.9 0.5 0.1 0.8 .167 0.0 0.6 .000 0.2 0.2 1.000 0.0 0.6 0.6 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
8 Naji Marshall SF 49 18.9 6.9 2.4 5.4 .447 0.8 2.2 .370 1.3 1.6 .785 0.9 2.6 3.5 2.0 0.7 0.2 1.1 1.4
3 C.J. McCollum G 45 31.6 18.8 6.8 14.9 .458 3.4 8.0 .425 1.8 2.3 .794 0.6 3.7 4.3 4.5 1.1 0.8 1.5 2.1
25 Trey Murphy III G 36 27.0 13.1 4.4 10.2 .429 2.6 7.4 .358 1.7 2.2 .765 0.6 3.5 4.1 1.8 0.9 0.5 0.4 1.3
22 Larry Nance, Jr. SF 43 18.4 5.3 2.1 3.6 .588 0.5 1.1 .426 0.7 0.9 .718 1.5 3.7 5.1 1.6 0.9 0.4 0.9 1.5
50 Jeremiah Robinson-Earl PF 26 9.8 3.6 1.3 2.6 .515 0.5 1.1 .414 0.5 0.6 .800 0.7 1.5 2.2 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.5 0.7
37 Matt Ryan SF 18 19.0 7.8 2.5 5.6 .450 2.1 4.5 .469 0.7 0.8 .929 0.3 1.7 2.1 0.8 0.3 0.1 1.0 1.6
0 Dereon Seabron SG 6 9.2 2.3 0.7 2.2 .308 0.2 0.3 .500 0.8 1.0 .833 0.2 1.0 1.2 0.8 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.7
17 Jonas Valanciunas C 61 25.2 13.5 5.4 9.5 .569 0.5 1.5 .351 2.2 2.7 .795 2.6 6.9 9.5 2.2 0.4 1.0 1.4 2.8
1 Zion Williamson PF 50 30.6 22.1 8.7 15.2 .575 0.1 0.3 .385 4.6 6.7 .685 1.7 3.7 5.5 5.1 0.9 0.5 2.6 2.3
40 Cody Zeller F 38 7.8 1.8 0.6 1.5 .411 0.0 0.1 .333 0.6 0.9 .600 1.1 1.6 2.7 0.9 0.2 0.1 0.4 1.1

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