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New Orleans Pelicans vs Chicago Bulls 2/6/2020 NBA Odds and Previews

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New Orleans Pelicans vs Chicago Bulls 2-6-2020 NBA Odds and Previews

New Orleans Pelicans vs Chicago Bulls 2/6/2020 – The Chicago Bulls just lost three-straight games and they are looking to stop the bleeding as they host the New Orleans Pelicans next on Thursday, February 6 at 8 pm Eastern Time in the United Center in Chicago Illinois. It will be NBC Sports Chicago that will be covering the game live on television and it will be aired via online live streaming for NBA League Pass and SofaScore. The Pelicans are on their first back-to-back losses since Zion Williamson came in the picture and they are considered the favored team by NBA Betting Lines Explained that will win on the road and the Bulls will extend their losing streak.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Chicago Bulls 2/6/2020

When: February 6, 2020 8:00 PM ET
Where: United Center, Chicago, Illinois
TV: NBC Sports Chicago
Stream: NBA League Pass / SofaScore

New Orleans Pelicans vs Chicago Bulls 2/6/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
New Orleans Pelicans -3.5 (-105) 230 o (-110) -165

Chicago Bulls
+3.5 (-115) 230 u (-110) +145
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New Orleans Pelicans Betting

The Pelicans lost their last two games but they were against contenders with the Houston Rockets and the latest was against the team that sits on top of the NBA standings, the Milwaukee Bucks by 12 points. Even with Williamson’s hype, this is still Brandon Ingram’s team to lead and the first-time NBA All-Star averages 24.9 points, 6.4 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game. Holiday has been the second-leading scorer for the team with 19.7 points along with 6.3 assists while Williamson is solid in the paint with 19.5 points and 8.2 rebounds. Against the Bulls, this team should maximize the brute force of Williamson against a weak front line while guys like JJ Redick will help him space out the floor.

Players to watch: B. Ingram SF 45 GP 45 GS 34.3 MIN 24.9 PTS 0.9 OR 5.6 DR 6.4 REB 4.3 AST 0.9 STL 0.8 BLK 3 TO 2.8 PF 1.4 AST/TO 20.62 PER

J. Holiday SG 41 GP 41 GS 35.2 MIN 19.7 PTS 1.3 OR 3.4 DR 4.7 REB 6.3 AST 1.7 STL 0.9 BLK 2.9 TO 2.1 PF 2.2 AST/TO 17.16 PER

Z. Williamson SF 6 GP 6 GS 26.3 MIN 19.5 PTS 3.5 OR 4.7 DR 8.2 REB 1.7 AST 0.5 STL 0.3 BLK 2.3 TO 1.8 PF 0.7 AST/TO 24.56 PER

Chicago Bulls Betting

The Chicago Bulls have been struggling after losing three-straight games and all of them are on the road. They have a better chance of winning at home but it is not that much. Expect this team to ride on the production of Zach LaVine who does 24.9 points. He will be supported by his very young teammates with rookie Coby White topping that list. This is another game that they will miss Lauri Markkanen and that just lessens their chances to take this home game from the Pelicans.

Players to Watch: Z. LaVine PG 52 GP 52 GS 34.4 MIN 24.9 PTS 0.7 OR 4.2 DR 4.9 REB 4.1 AST 1.4 STL 0.4 BLK 3.2 TO 2.2 PF 1.3 AST/TO 19.63 PER

C. White PG 52 GP 0 GS 23.9 MIN 11.1 PTS 0.4 OR 2.9 DR 3.4 REB 2.2 AST 0.7 STL 0.1 BLK 1.5 TO 1.6 PF 1.5 AST/TO 10.1 PER

T. Satoransky SG 52 GP 52 GS 28.7 MIN 10.1 PTS 1 OR 2.7 DR 3.7 REB 5.3 AST 1.3 STL 0.1 BLK 2 TO 2 PF 2.7 AST/TO 14.31 PER

New Orleans Pelicans vs Chicago Bulls 2/6/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

New Orleans Pelicans

New Orleans are 14-5-1 ATS in their last 20 games.
The total has gone OVER in 13 of New Orleans’ last 18 games.
New Orleans are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games against Chicago.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of New Orleans’ last 8 games on the road.
New Orleans are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games when playing on the road against Chicago.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans’ last 6 games this season.
New Orleans are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
New Orleans are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Central division.

Chicago Bulls

Chicago are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago’s last 5 games.
Chicago are 6-13 SU in their last 19 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chicago’s last 8 games against New Orleans.
Chicago are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home.
Chicago are 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games when playing at home against New Orleans.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chicago’s last 7 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Western conference.
Chicago are 5-11 SU in their last 16 games played in February.
Chicago are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games played on a Thursday.

Injuries

New Orleans Pelicans

Zion Williamson PF Toe is “?” Thursday vs Chicago

Chicago Bulls

Otto Porter Jr. SF Foot is out indefinitely
Tomas Satoransky PG Undisclosed is probable Thursday vs New Orleans
Kris Dunn PG Knee is out indefinitely
Lauri Markkanen PF Pelvis is out indefinitely
Chandler Hutchison SF Shoulder is upgraded to probable Thursday vs New Orleans
Wendell Carter Jr. C Ankle is out indefinitely
Daniel Gafford C Ankle is doubtful Thursday vs New Orleans

Head-to-Head
New Orleans Pelicans Chicago Bulls
24-24 Against the Spread 23-29
28-23 Straight Up 27-24
114 Points per Game 105
117 Points Allowed per Game 108
45.81 Offensive FG% 44.06
73.5 Offensive FT% 76.89
37.39 Offensive 3PT% 34.34
46.52 Defensive FG% 46.95
79.11 Defensive FT% 75.6
35.84 Defensive 3PT% 34.67

New Orleans Pelicans vs Chicago Bulls Betting Picks

The Pelicans are much favored to win this game according to Bet On NBA Games with Zion Willamson ready to dominate in the paint. This should be a good way for the Pelicans to bounce back after those losses and they have grown closer after that. Lessons have been learned and they will show it against Chicago.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Pelicans in this game is at -165 while the Bulls are at +145 if they win at home.

ATS: It is 3.5 points across the spread for this game. Pelicans are at -3.5 while Bulls are on the other side at +3.5.

TOTALs: 230 points are the estimated total for this match and it is the Bulls going under while Pelicans are over.

Score Prediction: 116 – 111 Pelicans