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NBA 2k20 Sim: New Orleans Pelicans vs Oklahoma City Thunder 6/3/2020 NBA Odds and Picks
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New Orleans Pelicans vs Oklahoma City Thunder 6/3/2020 – This is a battle of two exciting teams placed in the NBA Western Conference with the youthful New Orleans Pelicans going up against the surprising Oklahoma City Thunder. This game will be shown this Wednesday, June 3 at Twitch.tv/nba2klivesims. The New Orleans Pelicans are tenth in the NBA Western Conference and holds a 28-36 record. Meanwhile, the Oklahoma City Thunder were not expected to go this high as they are currently fifth in west standings with a 40-24 record. With a more balanced lineup, NBA Run Line gives the edge to the Oklahoma City Thunder over the New Orleans Pelicans but it is going to be close.
New Orleans Pelicans vs Oklahoma City Thunder 6/3/2020
New Orleans Pelicans vs Oklahoma City Thunder 6/3/2020 Betting Odds
New Orleans Pelicans Betting
The New Orleans Pelicans look like a team that has found their young core for their rebuild since Anthony Davis left. Rookie sensation Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram leads this team as both players have an 86 overall rating. Jrue Holiday mans the point guard position and this veteran has an 83 overall rating while JJ Redick stretches the floor with his shooting that comes along his 80 overall. Lonzo Ball comes off the bench to solidify their guard rotation at 79 overall. Derrick Favors is the team’s most reliable player at the center position at 79 overall and he shares minutes with Jaxon Hayes with a 78. Jahlil Okafor completes the big-man rotation with a 77 overall while Nicollo Melli is an off-the-bench stretch four with a 76 overall.
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting
The Oklahoma City Thunder changed their minds on tanking with Chris Paul proving that he is still one of the elite point guards in the league with an 87 overall rating. His basketball IQ is one of the highest in the league and gives the team the stability they need at one position. Three players that join Paul in the starting roster has an 84 overall rating. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has proved himself that he can carry the team in scoring while Steven Adams cleans the glass. Danilo Gallinari can score at any area on the court and helps spread the floor. Dennis Schroder joins Paul in the backcourt and gives that additional scoring punch with an 81 overall. Nerlens Noel and Andre Roberson come off the bench for this team and each is at least given a 76 overall.
New Orleans Pelicans vs Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Picks
The New Orleans Pelicans are still raw but they have quite some talent in their roster but the Oklahoma City Thunder proved that they can tangle with the best in the league. This is why Online Betting sees the Thunder having the edge in this match.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Pelicans in this game if they score a victory is +110 while the Thunder are at -145.
ATS: This seems to be closer than expected with the spread being at 2.5 points. Pelicans are at +2.5 while the Thunder are on the other side with -2.5.
TOTALs: 104.5 points is the total given for both teams with the Thunder going over and the Pelicans are under.
Score Prediction: 106 – 103 Thunder