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New Orleans Pelicans vs Indiana Pacers 2/5/2021 NBA Picks and Previews

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New Orleans Pelicans vs Indiana Pacers 2-5-2021 NBA Picks and Previews

New Orleans Pelicans vs Indiana Pacers 2/5/2021 – A non-conference game between the New Orleans Pelicans and Indiana Pacers is all set to take place from Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Pelicans are one of the worst teams in the Western Conference play as they sit at the 13th spot. Indiana Pacers are sitting at the fifth spot in the Eastern Conference play and they are maintaining their position ahead of the Hornets. The Pacers will try to rebound from their last defeat while the Pelicans try to continue their success. The basketball spread betting predictions are up with a detailed analysis on each team’s performance.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Indiana Pacers 2/5/2021

When: February 5, 2021 7:00 PM ET
Where: Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana
TV: NBA TV
Stream: NBA League Pass

New Orleans Pelicans vs Indiana Pacers 2/5/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
New Orleans Pelicans +5 (-110) 227 o (-110) +165

Indiana Pacers
-5 (-110) 227 u (-110) -200
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New Orleans Pelicans Betting

The New Orleans Pelicans won just eight of their 20 games this season and are trailing the Thunder in the 12th spot. The Pelicans managed to defeat the Phoenix Suns in their last game with a final score of 123-101. Zion Williamson took the lead for the Pelicans with seven boards, six assists and 28 points. Brandon Ingram contributed 23 points and six assists in their success. The Pelicans were solid from their field goal attempts as they converted 46 of their 90 field goal attempts. The Pelicans shot at close to 52 percent and touched close to 43 percent from their three-point radar.

Players to watch: Z. Williamson PF (19 GP 19 GS 32.7 MIN 23.7 PTS 2.8 OR 4.7 DR 7.5 REB 2.5 AST 1.1 STL 0.6 BLK 2.5 TO 2.5 PF 1 AST/TO 24.59 PER)

B. Ingram SF 20 (GP 20 GS 34.9 MIN 23.4 PTS 0.6 OR 4.6 DR 5.2 REB 4.7 AST 0.7 STL 1 BLK 2.6 TO 1.6 PF 1.8 AST/TO 19.94 PER)

E. Bledsoe SG 19 (GP 18 GS 30.1 MIN 13.8 PTS 0.6 OR 3.1 DR 3.6 REB 3.7 AST 0.7 STL 0.3 BLK 2 TO 1.6 PF 1.8 AST/TO 13.04 PER).

Indiana Pacers Betting

Indiana Pacers won 12 of their 22 games on the season and they are two games ahead of the .500 mark. The Pacers are behind the Celtics and they look forward to making up for their last defeat against Milwaukee Bucks. Indiana scored 110 and gave up 130 in return. The Pacers converted 43 of their 95 field goal attempts and shot at close to 33 percent from the three-point radar. Domantas Sabonis took the lead with a team-high of 33 points, six assists and a dozen boards. Justin Holiday tossed in 15 points and contributed eight boards in their losing effort.

Players to watch: M. Brogdon PG (22 GP 22 GS 36.1 MIN 22.4 PTS 0.6 OR 3.5 DR 4.1 REB 6.8 AST 1.4 STL 0.2 BLK 2 TO 1.9 PF 3.5 AST/TO 19.83 PER)

D. Sabonis PF (22 GP 22 GS 36.5 MIN 21.6 PTS 2.8 OR 9.2 DR 12 REB 5.7 AST 0.8 STL 0.3 BLK 3.5 TO 3.4 PF 1.6 AST/TO 21.29 PER)

M. Turner C (20 GP 20 GS 31.9 MIN 14 PTS 1.3 OR 5.4 DR 6.7 REB 1.2 AST 1.3 STL 3.8 BLK 1.6 TO 3.5 PF 0.8 AST/TO 18.24 PER).

New Orleans Pelicans vs Indiana Pacers 2/5/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

New Orleans Pelicans

The total has gone OVER in 8 of New Orleans’ last 9 games.
New Orleans are 4-10 SU in their last 14 games.
Pelicans are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games against Indiana.
New Orleans are 5-14 SU in their last 19 games against Indiana.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Orleans’ last 6 games on the road.
New Orleans are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Indiana.
The total has gone OVER in 13 of New Orleans’ last 15 games this season.
New Orleans are 12-5 SU in their last 17 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
New Orleans are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.

Indiana Pacers

Indiana are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Indiana’s last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Indiana’s last 7 games at home.
Indiana are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games when playing at home against New Orleans.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Indiana’s last 5 games this season.
Indiana are 10-5 SU in their last 15 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Pacers are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.
Indiana are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games played in February.

Injuries

New Orleans Pelicans

Naji Marshall SF Ankle is “?” Friday vs Indiana

Indiana Pacers

T.J. Warren PF Foot is out indefinitely
Caris LeVert SF Kidney is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
New Orleans Pelicans Indiana Pacers
8-12-2000 Against the Spread 11-11-2000
13-7-2000 Straight Up 13-8-2001
111 Points per Game 114
113 Points Allowed per Game 112
46.63 Offensive FG% 48.16
71.77 Offensive FT% 76.86
34.47 Offensive 3PT% 36.34
45.91 Defensive FG% 46.27
81.06 Defensive FT% 77.55
37.21 Defensive 3PT% 39.28

New Orleans Pelicans vs Indiana Pacers Betting Picks

The Pelicans are any day better than the Pacers and they certainly hold the key to success in this game. The NBA basketball picks are in favor of the Pelicans to win this game and cover the spread with ease.

Moneyline: The ML allocated for the Pelicans is +165 and the ML allocated for the Pacers is -200.

ATS: +5 (-110) is the set spread for New Orleans and -5 (-110) is the spread for the Pacers.

TOTALs: The total will go over 227 (-110) for the Pelicans and the same will go under for the Pacers.

Score Prediction: 119 – 115 Pelicans