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New Orleans Pelicans vs Brooklyn Nets 4/7/2021 NBA Spread and Picks

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New Orleans Pelicans vs Brooklyn Nets 4-7-2021 NBA Spread and Picks

New Orleans Pelicans vs Brooklyn Nets 4/7/2021 – The New Orleans Pelicans are doing their best this season but always fall short in the end game. They will try to turn things around and take advantage of a depleted Brooklyn Nets this April 7, Wednesday. It will be held at their home court in the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York while ESPN will be taking care of the television broadcast that starts live at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass subscribers can enjoy the game through an online live stream. Even with a short-handed roster, the Brooklyn Nets are forecasted in NBA lines to win over the New Orleans Pelicans.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Brooklyn Nets 4/7/2021

When: April 7, 2021 7:30 PM ET
Where: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York
TV: ESPN
Stream: NBA League Pass

New Orleans Pelicans vs Brooklyn Nets 4/7/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
New Orleans Pelicans +10.5 (-111) 231.5 o (-115) +500
Brooklyn Nets -10.5 (-111) 231.5 u (-105) -700
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New Orleans Pelicans Betting

The New Orleans Pelicans have only won once in the last four games and they will have a crack at the depleted Brooklyn Nets for their next matchup. They are now 1.5 games behind the Golden State Warriors for the 10th-best record in the NBA Western Conference standings at a record of 22-28. The Atlanta Hawks were their most recent matchup and lost by a wide margin of 16 points, 107-123. Zion Williamson charged with 34 points, five rebounds and two assists and it was not enough to keep the game close. Eric Bledsoe tried to help with 14 points while Lonzo Ball tallied a double-double of 12 points and 11 assists.

Players to watch: Z. Williamson PF 44 GP 44 GS 32.8 MIN 26.4 PTS 2.6 OR 4.5 DR 7.1 REB 3.5 AST 0.9 STL 0.7 BLK 2.6 TO 2.3 PF 1.4 AST/TO 31.94 PER

B. Ingram SF 46 GP 46 GS 34.4 MIN 23.8 PTS 0.6 OR 4.3 DR 4.9 REB 4.7 AST 0.6 STL 0.7 BLK 2.4 TO 2 PF 2 AST/TO 22.97 PER

J. Johnson PF * 3 GP 3 GS 30.3 MIN 17 PTS 0.7 OR 4 DR 4.7 REB 3.7 AST 1.3 STL 2.3 BLK 2 TO 3 PF 1.8 AST/TO 23.37 PER.

Brooklyn Nets Betting

The Brooklyn Nets are still in a tight battle for the best record in the NBA Eastern Conference with the Philadelphia 76ers. They are tied with a record of 35-16 and both squads bounced back from a tough loss. Their most recent matchup was with the New York Knicks and won by only 2 points, 114-112. James Harden only played four minutes and went down with an injury. He will be out for the next ten days but Kevin Durant should be coming back soon. Kyrie Irving carried the team to victory doing 40 points, seven assists and five three-pointers. Jeff Green stepped up with 23 points to help Irving with the scoring load.

Players to Watch: K. Durant PF 19 GP 18 GS 35.8 MIN 29 PTS 0.4 OR 6.9 DR 7.3 REB 5.3 AST 0.7 STL 1.4 BLK 3.5 TO 2.3 PF 1.5 AST/TO 29.13 PER

K. Irving PG 36 GP 36 GS 35.7 MIN 28 PTS 1.1 OR 3.8 DR 4.9 REB 6.2 AST 1.3 STL 0.6 BLK 2.3 TO 2.8 PF 2.7 AST/TO 28.68 PER

J. Harden SG * 34 GP 34 GS 37.3 MIN 25.4 PTS 0.9 OR 7.8 DR 8.7 REB 11 AST 1.3 STL 0.7 BLK 4.1 TO 2.4 PF 2.7 AST/TO 28.82 PER.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Brooklyn Nets 4/7/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

New Orleans Pelicans

Pelicans are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against Brooklyn.
New Orleans are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games against Brooklyn.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans’ last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of New Orleans’ last 10 games when playing on the road against Brooklyn.
New Orleans are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Pelicans are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.
New Orleans are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games played in April.

Brooklyn Nets

Brooklyn are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Brooklyn’s last 5 games.
Brooklyn are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Brooklyn’s last 7 games against New Orleans.
Brooklyn are 8-0 SU in their last 8 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Brooklyn’s last 10 games when playing at home against New Orleans.
Brooklyn are 13-3 SU in their last 16 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Brooklyn’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Brooklyn are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.
Brooklyn are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games played in April.

Injuries

New Orleans Pelicans

Brandon Ingram SF Foot is “?” Wednesday vs Brooklyn
Josh Hart SG Thumb is out indefinitely
Nickeil Alexander-Walker SG Ankle is out indefinitely
Kira Lewis Jr. PG Calf is “?” Wednesday vs Brooklyn

Brooklyn Nets

Kevin Durant SF Hamstring is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs New Orleans
James Harden SG Hamstring is out indefinitely
Spencer Dinwiddie PG ACL is out for season
Tyler Johnson SG Knee is out indefinitely
Landry Shamet PG Ankle is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs New Orleans

Head-to-Head
New Orleans Pelicans Brooklyn Nets
23-26-0 Against the Spread 24-27-0
33-16-0 Straight Up 30-21-0
115 Points per Game 119
115 Points Allowed per Game 114
48.45 Offensive FG% 49.32
73.35 Offensive FT% 79.95
36 Offensive 3PT% 39.08
47.19 Defensive FG% 46.32
80.22 Defensive FT% 77.79
38.83 Defensive 3PT% 36.54

New Orleans Pelicans vs Brooklyn Nets Betting Picks

Even with a depleted roster, the Brooklyn Nets are picked by the online sportsbook to win by a blowout over the New Orleans Pelicans. Brandon Ingram will not be suiting up and that gives the game away for New Orleans.

Moneyline: The ML handed to the Knicks is at +500 while the Nets at their home court is on wide -700.

ATS: It is a huge 10.5 points between both teams across the spread with the Pelicans having the +10.5 while the Nets own the -10.5.

TOTALs: The total for this game is pegged at 231.5 points with the Pelicans going over and the Nets are under.

Score Prediction: 114 – 111, Nets