New Orleans Pelicans vs Indiana Pacers 2/5/2021 NBA Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
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
New Orleans Pelicans vs Indiana Pacers 2/5/2021 Betting Odds
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
New Orleans Pelicans
The total has gone OVER in 8 of New Orleans’ last 9 games.
Indiana are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games.
New Orleans Pelicans
Naji Marshall SF Ankle is “?” Friday vs Indiana
T.J. Warren PF Foot is out indefinitely
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