Cleveland Cavaliers vs New Orleans Pelicans 2/28/2020 NBA Odds and Picks
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Cleveland Cavaliers vs New Orleans Pelicans 2/28/2020 – The Cleveland Cavaliers have won two straight games and they look to convert the momentum to a winning streak as they pay a visit to the New Orleans Pelicans for their next game. This match will be held on Friday, February 28 at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. The television rights are granted to Fox Sports New Orleans and the live telecast starts at 8:00 pm Eastern Time. NBA League Pass subscribers can enjoy the game via online live streaming while SofaScore is another online option. The Pelicans are coming off from a tough loss and they are forecasted by Moneyline NBA Betting as the team that will come out on top after this game.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs New Orleans Pelicans 2/28/2020
Cleveland Cavaliers vs New Orleans Pelicans 2/28/2020 Betting Odds
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting
The Cavaliers are on a roll as they won four of their last five games. If it was not for the loss against the Miami Heat back in February 22, this team could have been on a five-game winning streak. So far, this team is third to the last in the NBA Eastern Conference standings with a record of 17-41. Believe it or not, the Cavs are doing a better job on the road that at home as they won nine out of 31 games. In their last win, Collin Sexton had 28 points while Tristan Thompson had a double-double with 14 points and 13 rebounds. So far, this team looks like they are getting their groove for the first time this season.
Players to watch: C. Sexton PG 58 GP 58 GS 32.2 MIN 19.9 PTS 1 OR 2.1 DR 3.1 REB 2.8 AST 1 STL 0.1 BLK 2.2 TO 2.1 PF 1.3 AST/TO 15.97 PER
K. Love PF 49 GP 49 GS 31.3 MIN 17.4 PTS 0.9 OR 8.8 DR 9.7 REB 3 AST 0.6 STL 0.4 BLK 2.5 TO 1.6 PF 1.2 AST/TO 17.9 PER
T. Thompson C 54 GP 49 GS 30.4 MIN 12.2 PTS 4.1 OR 6.2 DR 10.3 REB 2.1 AST 0.6 STL 0.9 BLK 1.8 TO 2.2 PF 1.1 AST/TO 17.26 PER
New Orleans Pelicans Betting
In their past ten games, the New Orleans Pelicans have lost four games as this team is batling for consistency with Zion Williamson in the roster. They now hold a record of 17 wins and 41 losses to be third from the last in the NBA Eastern Conference standings. Their last two wins were against the Philadelphia 76ers and Miami Heat in overtime. Zion Williamson has been great for them this season and he has proven to be a good building block for the Pelicans future along with Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball.
Players to Watch: B. Ingram SF 50 GP 50 GS 34 MIN 24.7 PTS 0.8 OR 5.5 DR 6.3 REB 4.3 AST 1 STL 0.7 BLK 3.1 TO 2.8 PF 1.4 AST/TO 20.4 PER
Z. Williamson SF 13 GP 13 GS 28.5 MIN 23.3 PTS 3.4 OR 3.7 DR 7.1 REB 2.3 AST 0.7 STL 0.4 BLK 2.5 TO 1.6 PF 0.9 AST/TO 25.48 PER
J. Holiday SG 49 GP 49 GS 34.7 MIN 19.2 PTS 1.2 OR 3.5 DR 4.7 REB 6.8 AST 1.7 STL 0.8 BLK 3 TO 2.1 PF 2.3 AST/TO 17.01 PER
Cleveland Cavaliers vs New Orleans Pelicans 2/28/2020 Betting Numbers
Cleveland are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Andre Drummond C Calf is downgraded to OUT Friday vs New Orleans
New Orleans Pelicans
Kenrich Williams SF Back is out indefinitely
Cleveland Cavaliers vs New Orleans Pelicans Betting Picks
The Pelicans are the team that is picked by Best Sports Book to win having the game being paid at home and they have Zion Williamson in this team. It should be a long night for the Cavaliers but it will be interesting how Zion breaks down the defense of Thompson and Love.
Moneyline: The Cavaliers are handed the ML of +575 for this game while the Pelicans hold the advantage with the ML of -850.
ATS: It is a wide 11.5 points across the spread separating both teams Pelicans sit at -11.5 while on the far side are the Cavaliers with +11.5.
TOTALs: The given total for this match is 237 points with the Cleveland going over and the Pelicans are under.
Score Prediction: 118 – 105 Pelicans