Chicago Bulls vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/3/2021 NBA Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Chicago Bulls vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/3/2021 – On Wednesday, yet another non-conference game is all set to get underway as the Chicago Bulls take on the New Orleans Pelicans from Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Bulls will enter this game remaining at the 11th position in the Eastern Conference play. Chicago is trailing the Pacers and is ahead of the Hawks. As for the Pelicans, they are holding the 11th spot in the Western Conference play. The Pelicans are behind the Mavericks and are ahead of the Thunder. The NBA consensus covers are out with all the picks and predictions of this exciting game.
Chicago Bulls vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/3/2021
Chicago Bulls vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/3/2021 Betting Odds
Chicago Bulls Betting
The Chicago Bulls are 15-18 with their overall performance this season. The Bulls are three-games behind the .500 mark and they enter this game with a two-game losing streak. In their last battle against the Denver Nuggets, Chicago gave up 118 points and scored 112 in return. Their defensive end allowed the Nuggets to shoot at 53 percent with their field goal attempts. Zach LaVine was at the bright spot for his team with 23 points and nine boards. The other notable player was Coby White with 10 rebounds and 20 points in their losing effort.
Players to watch: Z. LaVine SG 33 GP 33 GS 35.6 MIN 28.5 PTS 0.7 OR 4.6 DR 5.3 REB 5 AST 1.1 STL 0.4 BLK 3.9 TO 2.7 PF 1.3 AST/TO 22.53 PER
L. Markkanen PF 14 GP 14 GS 30.4 MIN 19.1 PTS 0.6 OR 5.5 DR 6.1 REB 0.9 AST 0.6 STL 0.4 BLK 1.7 TO 2.2 PF 0.5 AST/TO 17.43 PER
C. White PG 33 GP 33 GS 33.3 MIN 16 PTS 0.5 OR 4.6 DR 5.2 REB 5.1 AST 0.3 STL 0.2 BLK 2.4 TO 2.5 PF 2.1 AST/TO 11.88 PER.
New Orleans Pelicans Betting
The New Orleans Pelicans are holding a 15-19 record on the season and they are four-game behind the .500 mark. The New Orleans Pelicans will enter this game with a winning record after their success against the Utah Jazz. It was a big victory for New Orleans as they defeated the team with the best record in the league. The Pelicans scored 129 and gave up 124 in return. Brandon Ingram had a productive game as he tossed in 26 points after going 21 for 37. Lonzo Ball did well too with 23 points and eight assists.
Players to watch: Z. Williamson PF 33 GP 33 GS 33 MIN 25.5 PTS 2.7 OR 4.5 DR 7.2 REB 3.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.7 BLK 2.6 TO 2.4 PF 1.3 AST/TO 26.96 PER
B. Ingram SF 34 GP 34 GS 35.2 MIN 24.2 PTS 0.6 OR 4.6 DR 5.2 REB 4.7 AST 0.6 STL 0.8 BLK 2.3 TO 1.9 PF 2 AST/TO 20.44 PER
L. Ball PG 31 GP 31 GS 32 MIN 14.8 PTS 0.6 OR 3.7 DR 4.3 REB 5.2 AST 1.3 STL 0.5 BLK 2 TO 2.3 PF 2.7 AST/TO 15.55 PER.
Chicago Bulls vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/3/2021 Betting Numbers
Chicago are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games against New Orleans.
New Orleans Pelicans
The total has gone OVER in 11 of New Orleans’ last 12 games.
Otto Porter Jr. SF Back is out indefinitely
New Orleans Pelicans
JJ Redick SG Hamstring is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs Chicago
Chicago Bulls vs New Orleans Pelicans Betting Picks
The NBA standings are getting better, but the weak teams are unable to do much. The Bulls and the Pelicans are struggling, but the odds are in favor of the Pelicans to win this game and cover the spread.
Moneyline: Chicago Bulls +165, New Orleans Pelicans -200.
ATS: +5 (-110) is the spread for the Bulls and the Pelicans hold a spread of -5 (-110).
TOTALs: Over 236 (-110) is the total for the Bulls and under 236 (-110) is the total for the Pelicans.
Score Prediction: 124 – 119 Pelicans