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New Orleans Pelicans vs Detroit Pistons 2/14/2021 NBA Spread and Picks

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New Orleans Pelicans vs Detroit Pistons 2-14-2021 NBA Spread and Picks

New Orleans Pelicans vs Detroit Pistons 2/14/2021 – Two weak teams from the Eastern and Western Conference play will clash in a non-conference game that is all set to take place from Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The Pelicans will hit the road in this game to square-off against Detroit Pistons. The New Orleans Pelicans are a struggling team as they are worse than the average mark in the 13th spot of the Western Conference play. As for the Pistons, they are one step behind at the 14th position in the Eastern Conference play. The top online sportsbook predictions are out as these teams battle to increase their overall record.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Detroit Pistons 2/14/2021

When: February 14, 2021 7:00 PM ET
Where: Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan
TV: NBATV
Stream: NBA League Pass

New Orleans Pelicans vs Detroit Pistons 2/14/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
New Orleans Pelicans -4 (-110) 222.5 o (-110) -167

Detroit Pistons
+4 (-110) 222.5 u (-110) +138
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New Orleans Pelicans Betting

The New Orleans Pelicans are holding an 11-14 record on the season and they are three games below the .500 mark. New Orleans will enter this game riding a two-game losing streak. In their last battle against the Mavericks, they lost in a high scoring game with a final score of 143-130. The Pelicans scoring offense is touching an average of close to 114 points per game. Their defense is not too good as they are almost surrendering the same as their scoring offense. From the rebounding department, they are averaging close to 47 boards per game.

Players to watch: Z. Williamson PF 24 GP 24 GS 32.6 MIN 24.3 PTS 2.5 OR 4.3 DR 6.8 REB 2.9 AST 1 STL 0.7 BLK 2.4 TO 2.7 PF 1.2 AST/TO 25.85 PER

B. Ingram SF 25 GP 25 GS 34.8 MIN 23.9 PTS 0.6 OR 4.9 DR 5.5 REB 4.6 AST 0.6 STL 1 BLK 2.4 TO 1.7 PF 1.9 AST/TO 20.68 PER

L. Ball PG 22 GP 22 GS 30.8 MIN 13.8 PTS 0.6 OR 3.9 DR 4.5 REB 4.8 AST 1.3 STL 0.5 BLK 1.9 TO 2.4 PF 2.5 AST/TO 14.5 PER.

Detroit Pistons Betting

Detroit Pistons are holding a 7-19 record on the season and they have a long way to climb the ladder. The Pistons are trialing the Cavaliers and are ahead of the Wizards in the last spot. However, they managed to win their last game against the Boston Celtics with a final score of 108-102. Detroit is touching an average of close to 109 points with their scoring offense and their defense is surrendering 113 points to opponents. When it comes to rebounds, they are touching close to 43 boards per game.

Players to watch: J. Grant SF 26 GP 26 GS 36.2 MIN 23.3 PTS 0.9 OR 4.6 DR 5.5 REB 3 AST 0.8 STL 1.2 BLK 1.7 TO 2.7 PF 1.8 AST/TO 18.76 PER

J. Jackson SG 24 GP 6 GS 24.1 MIN 12.6 PTS 0.7 OR 3.2 DR 3.9 REB 2 AST 1 STL 1 BLK 2.4 TO 2.8 PF 0.8 AST/TO 12.33 PER

B. Griffin PF 20 GP 20 GS 31.3 MIN 12.3 PTS 0.4 OR 4.9 DR 5.2 REB 3.9 AST 0.7 STL 0.1 BLK 1.6 TO 2.1 PF 2.4 AST/TO 10.07 PER.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Detroit Pistons 2/14/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

New Orleans Pelicans

New Orleans are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 16 of New Orleans’ last 20 games.
New Orleans are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
Pelicans are 11-5 ATS in their last 16 games against Detroit.
New Orleans are 13-3 SU in their last 16 games against Detroit.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of New Orleans’ last 7 games on the road.
New Orleans are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Detroit.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of New Orleans’ last 10 games this season.
New Orleans are 13-6 SU in their last 19 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
New Orleans are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.

Detroit Pistons

Detroit are 4-10 SU in their last 14 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit’s last 5 games against New Orleans.
Detroit are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games at home.
Detroit are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games when playing at home against New Orleans.
Pistons are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games this season.
Detroit are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit’s last 5 games played on a Sunday.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit’s last 8 games played on a Sunday when at home.

Injuries

New Orleans Pelicans

Josh Hart SG Back is “?” Sunday vs Detroit
Nickeil Alexander-Walker SG Ankle is “?” Sunday vs Detroit

Detroit Pistons

Mason Plumlee C Elbow missed last game, is “?” Sunday vs New Orleans
Jahlil Okafor C Knee is out indefinitely
Frank Jackson PG Illness is probable Sunday vs Boston
Sekou Doumbouya SF Concussion is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs New Orleans
Killian Hayes PG Hip is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
New Orleans Pelicans Detroit Pistons
11-14-0 Against the Spread 14-11-2001
17-8-2000 Straight Up 14-12-2000
113 Points per Game 108
114 Points Allowed per Game 113
47.69 Offensive FG% 43.39
72.58 Offensive FT% 78.11
36.23 Offensive 3PT% 35.12
46.58 Defensive FG% 48.5
79.41 Defensive FT% 75.3
38.71 Defensive 3PT% 39

New Orleans Pelicans vs Detroit Pistons Betting Picks

The best sportsbook odds are turning towards the Pelicans to win this game and cover the spread. The Pelicans have a better defense than the Pistons and their scoring offense is decent enough to outscore the Pistons with ease.

Moneyline: The ML set for the Pelicans is -167 and the ML set for the Pistons is +138.

ATS: A spread of -4 (-110) is out for the Pelicans and a spread of +4 (-110) is set for the Pistons.

TOTALs: The total will go over 222.5 (-110) for New Orleans and the same will go under for the Pistons.

Score Prediction: 122 – 110 Pelicans