Spurs vs. Pelicans: A Battle of Division Struggles in the Western Conference

Pelicans on 3-game losing streak take on the Spurs

On Friday, at 8 p.m. EDT, the San Antonio Spurs (18-58, 15th in the Western Conference) will face off against the New Orleans Pelicans (45-31, seventh in the Western Conference) in New Orleans. The Spurs are struggling within their division with a 1-13 record, while the Pelicans are 9-6 against opponents in the Southwest Division.

The Pelicans have been performing well recently, going 5-5 in their last 10 games and averaging 109.1 points per game. They rank eighth in the league in points allowed, giving up just 110.6 per game and holding opponents to 46.1% shooting. However, they are on a three-game losing streak going into this matchup.

On the other hand, the Spurs have struggled to keep up with their opponents this season, particularly in games decided by 10 points or more where they have gone 10-30 this season. When it comes to shooting, the Pelicans allow opponents to shoot at an average of 49% while the Spurs allow opponents to shoot at an average of 46%. The Spurs shoot slightly above their opponents’ average of 46%, shooting at an average of 46.2% from the field.

This will be the fourth meeting between these two teams this season and they had won each one before Zion Williamson put up a huge game for New Orleans with his impressive performance on February third where he scored

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