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New Orleans Pelicans vs Boston Celtics 3/29/2021 NBA Spread and Picks

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New Orleans Pelicans vs Boston Celtics 3-29-2021 NBA Spread and Picks

New Orleans Pelicans vs Boston Celtics 3/29/2021 – The Boston Celtics are beginning to feel their winning groove again taking victories in their last two games. The New Orleans Pelicans are going to pay them a visit at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts this coming Monday, March 29. The broadcast rights for this matchup are given to NBATV with the live coverage happening at exactly 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Basketball fans can also enjoy the online live stream by subscribing to NBA League Pass. The New Orleans Pelicans has been getting good production from Zion Williamson but NBA betting covers still see the Boston Celtics taking this win.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Boston Celtics 3/29/2021

When: March 29, 2021 7:30 PM ET
Where: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts
TV: NBATV
Stream: NBA League Pass

New Orleans Pelicans vs Boston Celtics 3/29/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
New Orleans Pelicans +5.5 (-110) 230.5 o (-110) +180
Boston Celtics -5.5 (-110) 230.5 u (-110) -222
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New Orleans Pelicans Betting

The New Orleans Pelicans are starting to pick it up as they won three of their last four games. This team lost to the Denver Nuggets but showed that they can bounce back immediately by taking a win over the Dallas Mavericks the next night, 112-103. Zion Williamson is living up to his promise as he scored 38 of his total of 77 points in two nights to lead the team to victory. Nickeil Alexander-Walker tallied 20 points, six three-pointers and five rebounds before fouling out. They now have a record of 20-15 and would need a win to tie the Sacramento Kings for the 11th-best record in the NBA Western Conference.

Players to watch: Z. Williamson PF 43 GP 43 GS 32.8 MIN 26.3 PTS 2.6 OR 4.5 DR 7 REB 3.5 AST 0.9 STL 0.7 BLK 2.6 TO 2.3 PF 1.4 AST/TO 28.31 PER

B. Ingram SF 45 GP 45 GS 34.4 MIN 23.8 PTS 0.6 OR 4.4 DR 5 REB 4.6 AST 0.6 STL 0.7 BLK 2.4 TO 2 PF 2 AST/TO 20.43 PER

L. Ball PG 38 GP 38 GS 31.7 MIN 14.2 PTS 0.6 OR 3.6 DR 4.2 REB 5.6 AST 1.3 STL 0.6 BLK 2 TO 2 PF 2.8 AST/TO 15.45 PER.

Boston Celtics Betting

The Boston Celtics have managed to bounce back from a tough stretch by winning back-to-back games. That pushed them above the slumping Miami Heat and tied the Atlanta Hawks with a record of 23-23. The Hawks and Celtics are now sharing the 6th and 7th position in the NBA Eastern Conference standings. This team managed to pull a victory over the mighty Milwaukee Bucks and the most recent was the Oklahoma City Thunder with a wide margin of 17 points. Jayson Tatum had 27 points to lead the team while Jaylen Brown chipped in with 25. Payton Pritchard and Carsen Edwards came off the bench with 12 points each.

Players to Watch: J. Tatum SF 40 GP 40 GS 35.5 MIN 25.1 PTS 0.7 OR 6.1 DR 6.8 REB 4.4 AST 1.3 STL 0.5 BLK 2.5 TO 1.9 PF 1.8 AST/TO 20.65 PER

J. Brown SG 43 GP 43 GS 34 MIN 24.5 PTS 1.1 OR 4.5 DR 5.6 REB 3.7 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 2.8 TO 2.9 PF 1.3 AST/TO 20.54 PER

K. Walker PG 27 GP 27 GS 30.7 MIN 18 PTS 0.3 OR 3.2 DR 3.5 REB 4.6 AST 1.2 STL 0.3 BLK 2.2 TO 1.3 PF 2.1 AST/TO 16.45 PER.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Boston Celtics 3/29/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

New Orleans Pelicans

New Orleans are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans’ last 5 games.
New Orleans are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
New Orleans are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans’ last 6 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of New Orleans’ last 14 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
New Orleans are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.

Boston Celtics

Boston are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Celtics are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games at home.
Boston are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against New Orleans.
Boston are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games this season.
Celtics are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston’s last 12 games played on a Monday.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games played on a Monday when at home.

Injuries

New Orleans Pelicans

Lonzo Ball PG Hip is “?” Monday vs Boston
Jaxson Hayes C Wrist is “?” Monday vs Boston

Boston Celtics

Tristan Thompson C Quarantine is out indefinitely
Evan Fournier SG Quarantine is “?” Monday vs New Orleans
Semi Ojeleye PF Hip is downgraded to OUT Monday vs New Orleans
Romeo Langford SG Wrist is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
New Orleans Pelicans Boston Celtics
21-24-0 Against the Spread 22-24-0
30-15-0 Straight Up 25-21-0
115 Points per Game 112
115 Points Allowed per Game 111
48.7 Offensive FG% 46.98
73.75 Offensive FT% 76.02
35.53 Offensive 3PT% 37.83
47.24 Defensive FG% 46.58
80.53 Defensive FT% 78.92
39.12 Defensive 3PT% 36.78

New Orleans Pelicans vs Boston Celtics Betting Picks

The Boston Celtics are more consistent throughout the season as compared to the overhyped New Orleans Pelicans. The online sportsbook has the Celtics as the favorites to win over the young Pelicans.

Moneyline: The ML was given to the Pelicans as the underdogs are at +180 while the Celtics are -222.

ATS: The ATS between both teams is at 5.5 points. The Pelicans are at +5.5 while the Celtics sit at -5.5.

TOTALs: The given total for both teams to dance on is at 236.5 with the Celtics going under and the Pelicans are over.

Score Prediction: 115 – 111, Celtics