Cleveland Cavaliers vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/12/2021 NBA Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Cleveland Cavaliers vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/12/2021 – The New Orleans Pelicans are making a huge push to make it to the playoffs and they started off the wrong foot with a loss. This team wishes to bounce back as they host the Cleveland Cavaliers this coming Friday, March 12 at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. The game begins at exactly 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be shown through the FOX Sports Ohio television broadcast. NBA League Pass subscribers can enjoy the match through an online live stream. The New Orleans Pelicans holding the home court advantage has the edge over the Cleveland Cavaliers as seen in NBA Game Odds.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/12/2021
Cleveland Cavaliers vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/12/2021 Betting Odds
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting
The Cleveland Cavaliers are on a four-game winning streak until the momentum was halted by the Indiana Pacers before the 2021 NBA All-Star Weekend. This team is in the trade talks and they are expected to make some moves. Collin Sexton has been leading the team in scoring and against the Pacers he had 32 points along with 10 assists. Jarrett Alen and Dean Wade tallied 17 points while Darius Garland finished with 16 points in 19 minutes. The Cavs were on a great start for the season but they now find themselves third to the bottom in the NBA Eastern Conference with a 14-22 record.
Players to watch: C. Sexton PG 31 GP 31 GS 36.4 MIN 24.1 PTS 0.7 OR 1.9 DR 2.6 REB 4.5 AST 1.2 STL 0.1 BLK 2.9 TO 2.8 PF 1.5 AST/TO 17.43 PER
A. Drummond C 25 GP 25 GS 28.9 MIN 17.5 PTS 4 OR 9.4 DR 13.5 REB 2.6 AST 1.6 STL 1.2 BLK 3.2 TO 2.8 PF 0.8 AST/TO 20.85 PER
D. Garland PG 28 GP 25 GS 32.9 MIN 16.1 PTS 0.5 OR 1.8 DR 2.2 REB 5.9 AST 1.2 STL 0.1 BLK 2.9 TO 2.2 PF 2 AST/TO 12.72 PER.
New Orleans Pelicans Betting
The New Orleans Pelicans slump continues even after the NBA All-Star Weekend as they lost to the league’s worst team Minnesota Timberwolves during their last game, 105-135. The loss puts them down further in the NBA Western Conference standings at 15-22 and they are now tied with the Sacramento Kings. Zion Williamson was efficient from the floor doing 9-of-13 to finish with 25 points and five boards. Steven Adams and Brandon Ingram each had 13 for the team while Jaxson and Kira Lewis contributed 11 each from the bench. Lonzo Ball tallied 10 points and seven rebounds as the team’s starting guard.
Players to Watch: Z. Williamson PF 34 GP 34 GS 33.1 MIN 25.6 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 26.87 PER
B. Ingram SF 36 GP 36 GS 34.9 MIN 23.9 PTS 0.6 OR 4.5 DR 5.1 REB 4.8 AST 0.7 STL 0.8 BLK 2.3 TO 2 PF 2 AST/TO 20.44 PER
L. Ball PG 33 GP 33 GS 31.8 MIN 14.5 PTS 0.6 OR 3.5 DR 4.2 REB 5.1 AST 1.3 STL 0.5 BLK 2 TO 2.2 PF 2.5 AST/TO 15.08 PER.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/12/2021 Betting Numbers
Cleveland are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games.
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
New Orleans Pelicans
Cleveland Cavaliers vs New Orleans Pelicans Betting Picks
The New Orleans Pelicans are heading to this game against the Cleveland Cavaliers with a good advantage as seen in Top Online Sportsbook. The home court advantage should be maximized as the Pelicans get to a point that every game counts already.
Moneyline: The ML for the Cavaliers in this game is pegged at +275 while the Pelicans are at -350.
ATS: It is a wide eight points separating both teams in the ATS. Pelicans are -8 while the Cavs are on the far end with +8.
TOTALs: The total for both teams to dans on is 226.5. Cavs are the team over and the Pelicans are under.
Score Prediction: 118 – 108, Pelicans