Miami Heat vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/6/2020 Odds Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Miami Heat vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/6/2020 – The Miami Heat started rolling again as they are on a four-game winning streak and they hope to catch the Boston Celtics in the NBA Playoff race. They are on the road right now and they will be matching up against Zion Willamson and the New Orleans Pelicans. This match is slated to happen on Friday, March 6 at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Lousiana with ESPN putting the game live on television at 8:00 pm Eastern Time. NBA League Pass and SofaScore also have the same feed and they will be putting the game online through live streaming. The New Orleans Pelicans have been slumping lately as they are on a three-game losing streak but they are seen carrying the slight advantage by NBA Betting Covers for this game against the Miami Heat.
Miami Heat vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/6/2020
Miami Heat vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/6/2020 Betting Odds
Miami Heat Betting
The Miami Heat turned it up again and looking to secure a safe spot in the top four of the NBA Eastern Conference standings in preparation for the playoffs. They are now on a four-game winning streak and one of the teams that they conquered is the league-leading Milwaukee Bucks. Their last victory was by three-points against the Orlando Magic where Duncan Robinson lit them up with nine three-pointers to finish the game with 27 points. Goran Dragic came off the bench with 25 points and nine rebounds while Jimmy Butler only had 12 points but made it up with eight assists and seven rebounds.
Players to watch: J. Butler SF 51 GP 51 GS 34.4 MIN 20.5 PTS 1.8 OR 4.9 DR 6.7 REB 6.2 AST 1.7 STL 0.6 BLK 2.3 TO 1.4 PF 2.7 AST/TO 23.47 PER
G. Dragic PG 50 GP 1 GS 28.5 MIN 16.3 PTS 0.5 OR 2.6 DR 3.1 REB 5.1 AST 0.6 STL 0.2 BLK 2.4 TO 1.9 PF 2.1 AST/TO 16.41 PER
B. Adebayo PF 61 GP 61 GS 34.4 MIN 16.2 PTS 2.5 OR 8 DR 10.5 REB 5.1 AST 1.2 STL 1.3 BLK 2.8 TO 2.5 PF 1.8 AST/TO 20.64 PER
New Orleans Pelicans Betting
Times have been tough for the New Orleans Pelicans as they are on a three-game losing streak which pulled them down as the favorites to chase the Memphis Grizzlies for the last spot in the NBA Western Conference playoff train. In their last match, they lost in overtime against the Dallas Mavericks by four points. Brandon Ingram led the team with 27 points, five rebounds and four assists while Lonzo Ball was across the board with 25 points, 11 rebounds, six assists, two steals and a block. Zion Willamson finished with 21 points, six rebounds and three assists.
Players to Watch: B. Ingram SF 53 GP 53 GS 34.1 MIN 24.6 PTS 0.8 OR 5.3 DR 6.2 REB 4.3 AST 1 STL 0.7 BLK 3.1 TO 2.8 PF 1.4 AST/TO 19.95 PER
Z. Williamson SF 16 GP 16 GS 29.1 MIN 24.2 PTS 3.1 OR 3.8 DR 6.9 REB 2.2 AST 0.9 STL 0.4 BLK 2.7 TO 1.8 PF 0.8 AST/TO 25.66 PER
J. Holiday SG 52 GP 52 GS 34.8 MIN 19.2 PTS 1.2 OR 3.5 DR 4.8 REB 6.9 AST 1.7 STL 0.8 BLK 2.9 TO 2.2 PF 2.3 AST/TO 17.15 PER
Miami Heat vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/6/2020 Betting Numbers
Miami are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games.
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Meyers Leonard C Ankle is out indefinitely
New Orleans Pelicans
JJ Redick SG Hamstring is OUT 2-3 weeks
Miami Heat vs New Orleans Pelicans Betting Picks
With their bad record on the road, the Miami Heat are seen by Sportsbook as the underdogs in this game as the New Orleans Pelicans need this victory to stay in contention for the final spot of the NBA Western Conference playoff picture.
Moneyline: Miami is given the ML of +106 if they pull a victory on the road while the Pelicans are at -120 in their home court.
ATS: Just a very thin 1.5 points across the spread between Miami and New Orleans. It is the Heat with +1.5 while the Pelicans are at -1.5.
TOTALs: 235.5 points is the estimated total for both teams to reach as the Heat will go over and the Pelicans are under.
Score Prediction: 120 – 117 Pelicans