Los Angeles Lakers vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/01/2020 NBA Odds and Picks
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Los Angeles Lakers vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/01/2020 – The Los Angeles Lakers got their winning streak snapped by the Memphis Grizzlies on the road and they are on back-to-back games with their next game there will be another super rookie that they will face in Zion Williamson and the New Orleans Pelicans. This match will take place this time at the home court of the Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana and it will be televised live on ESPN this Sunday, March 1 at 8:00 pm Eastern Time. The same feed will be given to NBA League Pass and SofaScore for basketball fans to have the online option. Even coming from a loss, the Lakers are favored by NBA Betting Lines Explained to win over the Pelicans in this game.
Los Angeles Lakers vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/01/2020
Los Angeles Lakers vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/01/2020 Betting Odds
Los Angeles Lakers Betting
The Los Angeles Lakers got their seven-game winning streak snapped by the Memphis Grizzlies by a wide margin of 17 points. LeBron James got his numbers as he provided the team with 19 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds while Anthony Davis did 15 points, nine rebounds and four assists. Alex Caruso got his starting stint and finished with 9 points. Not much has been given by Avery Bradley in this game as hee just had 6 points in eight shots. Davis had only 24 minutes in this game and rumor has it that the Lakers wanted to face the Grizzlies in the first round of the playoffs and they gave the win to give them a cushion. That being said, they don’t want the Pelicans to be catching the Grizzlies and they will see to it that they will win this game at all costs.
Players to watch: A. Davis PF 50 GP 50 GS 34.5 MIN 26.6 PTS 2.3 OR 7.2 DR 9.4 REB 3.2 AST 1.5 STL 2.5 BLK 2.5 TO 2.4 PF 1.3 AST/TO 28.2 PER
L. James SF 54 GP 54 GS 34.9 MIN 25.5 PTS 1 OR 6.8 DR 7.7 REB 10.6 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 4 TO 1.7 PF 2.7 AST/TO 25.62 PER
K. Kuzma PF 48 GP 6 GS 24.5 MIN 12.6 PTS 0.9 OR 3.4 DR 4.3 REB 1.3 AST 0.4 STL 0.4 BLK 1.6 TO 1.9 PF 0.8 AST/TO 11.85 PER
New Orleans Pelicans Betting
The New Orleans Pelicans have lost their first encounter with the Los Angeles Lakers and they are glad to be hosting this game to show their adjustments in their own crowd. They also have a chance to battle a fatigued Lakers who are coming from back-to-back games. Over the past ten games, the Pelicans have won six and mainly because of the tandem of Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram. The rookie is averaging 23.3 points and 7.1 rebounds per game while Brandon Ingram leads the team in scoring with 24.7 points a night.
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
Los Angeles Lakers vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/01/2020 Betting Numbers
Los Angeles Lakers
LA Lakers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games.
Los Angeles Lakers
Danny Green SG Hip is “?” Sunday vs New Orleans
New Orleans Pelicans
JJ Redick SG Hamstring is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs LA Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers vs New Orleans Pelicans Betting Picks
Judging from how they performed in their last encounter, the Pelicans are seen by Bet On NBA Games as the underdogs in their home court against the Lakers. It will be an interesting night with Anthony Davis visiting his former team and fans are clamoring for Zion Willamson to match up with him.
Moneyline: Carrying the slight upper hand in this game, Lakers are given the ML of -135 while the Pelicans are +115 at home.
ATS: Just two points between both teams across the spread with the Pelicans at +2 and the Lakers own the -2.
TOTALs: The given total for this game is 234 points with the Lakers going over and the Pelicans are under.
Score Prediction: 118 – 114 Lakers