New Orleans Pelicans chosen to beat Phoenix Suns in seven-game series

the The Phoenix Suns have a 3-2 lead over the New Orleans Pelicans after winning Game 5 on Tuesday night, 112-97.

However, a sports television personality doesn’t have much of a chance of winning the series.

Fox Sports’ Shannon Sharpe predicted the Pelicans would beat the Suns in Game 6 Thursday night and Game 7 Saturday on her show, The Undisputed, Wednesday morning.

“I believe they’re coming back to Phoenix for Game 7,” Sharpe said. “I don’t believe Mikal Bridges can have another game like this, as CJ (McCollum) is fighting like he’s struggled the last two games. … I believe the Pelicans are coming back to Phoenix for Game 7 All the pressure will be on the Suns to win Game 7 and I think the Pels will get there.”

You can listen to Sharpe’s full argument for New Orleans beating Phoenix in the series in the tweet below.

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Skip Bayless didn’t entirely agree with Sharpe’s take on the show.

“I’m not going to bet against Chris Paul in a must-have home game at this stage of the season,” Bayless said on The Undisputed. “I’m going to agree with you, I don’t think the Suns can go back to New Orleans and win a game. I just think it’s too crazy there. … The Suns will fall and then come back for a game. Game 7. I won’t bet against Chris Paul in a Game 7 at home.”

You can listen to Bayless’ full argument on why the Suns will beat the Pelicans in seven games in the tweet below.

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April 26, 2022;  Phoenix, Arizona, USA;  Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker pleads for a call against the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 5 of the Western Conference playoffs.

the The Suns are a 1.5 point favorite in the game Thursday night, according to Tipico Sportsbook.

Phoenix is ​​at -125 on the money line and New Orleans at +102.

The over/under of the match is set at 208.5 points.

the the game is due to start at 4:30 p.m. and can be seen on TNT, Bally Sports Arizona and Bally Sports New Orleans.

What do you think will happen?

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