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Miami Heat vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/6/2020 Odds Picks and Previews

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Miami Heat vs New Orleans Pelicans 3-6-2020 Odds Picks and Previews

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

When: March 6, 2020 8:00 PM ET
Where: Smoothie King Center, New Orleans, Louisiana
TV: ESPN
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Miami Heat vs New Orleans Pelicans 3/6/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Miami Heat +1.5 (-115) 235.5 o (-110) +106

New Orleans Pelicans
-1.5 (-105) 235.5 u (-110) -120
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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

Trends

Miami Heat

Miami are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Miami’s last 9 games.
Miami are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Miami are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games against New Orleans.
Heat are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games against New Orleans.
Miami are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games on the road.
Miami are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games when playing on the road against New Orleans.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami’s last 5 games this season.
Miami are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Miami are 16-4 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.

New Orleans Pelicans

New Orleans are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of New Orleans’ last 11 games.
New Orleans are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans’ last 5 games against Miami.
New Orleans are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games at home.
New Orleans are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games when playing at home against Miami.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of New Orleans’ last 10 games this season.
New Orleans are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
New Orleans are 1-8 SU in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Orleans’ last 5 games played in March.

Injuries

Miami Heat

Meyers Leonard C Ankle is out indefinitely
Tyler Herro SG Foot is out indefinitely

New Orleans Pelicans

JJ Redick SG Hamstring is OUT 2-3 weeks
Kenrich Williams SF Back is upgraded to probable Friday vs Miami

Head-to-Head
Miami Heat New Orleans Pelicans
31-29 Against the Spread 29-29
38-23 Straight Up 35-27
112 Points per Game 116
109 Points Allowed per Game 117
46.98 Offensive FG% 46.21
77.92 Offensive FT% 73.41
38.05 Offensive 3PT% 37.3
44.84 Defensive FG% 46.56
77.7 Defensive FT% 78.45
34.28 Defensive 3PT% 35.56

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