New Orleans Pelicans vs Brooklyn Nets 4/7/2021 NBA Spread and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
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
New Orleans Pelicans vs Brooklyn Nets 4/7/2021 Betting Odds
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
New Orleans Pelicans
Pelicans are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against Brooklyn.
Brooklyn are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games.
New Orleans Pelicans
Brandon Ingram SF Foot is “?” Wednesday vs Brooklyn
Kevin Durant SF Hamstring is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs New Orleans
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